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Questions and Answers on 1 Kings 8-14 0

1 Kings 8-14 Questions and Answers

1 Kings 8-14 Questions and Answers In 1 Kings 8:2 it mentions the seventh month. Was this July? The Jewish calendar used by the Jews in Old Testament times had twelve months. The first day of the New Year was near the first day of our spring – sometimes in March. So the seventh month that is referred to in this verse is not July. In 1 Kings 8:14 why did the congregation stand? The congregation of Israel stood up to respect the reading of God’s Word. The congregation of Israel included all of the people of Israel who was...

Questions and answers on 2 Kings 1-7. 0

2 Kings 1-7 Questions and Answers

2 Kings 1-7 Questions and Answers Is this the same Elijah that was in 1 Kings? Yes Did the bears kill the children in 2 Kings 2:24? I really don’t know. The Bibles aid that the bears “tare” the children. I do believe that all of them died from being mauled by the bears. Is Jehoram another bad king? Yes, he was the son of Ahab, he was not as bad as his father, but he was not a good king. 2 Kings 3:2  “And he wrought evil in the sight of the LORD”; but not like his father, and...

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1 Kings 1-7 Questions and Answers

1 Kings 1-7 Questions and Answers Why Did Adonijah think that he should be king? Adonijah was older than Solomon. Solomon says in 1 Kings 2:22 “for he is mine elder brother.” He may have been the oldest surviving and capable son of David’s at this time. Some of David’s sons may have died young or if they had any physical handicap they could not be considered for this royal position. Joab helped him and David never made it clear to his sons that Solomon was to be the next king. Adonijah made the proclamation that he would be king...

Questions and answers on Deuteronomy 15-21 0

Deuteronomy 15 – 21 Questions and Answers

Bible Questions and Answers on Deuteronomy 15 – 21 Here are Verna’s questions and my answers on Deuteronomy 15-21. In Deuteronomy 15 what is a “release”? This is a time when all debts would be canceled. In Deuteronomy 15:17 what is an “awl”? An awl is a small pointed tool used for piercing holes, especially in leather. In Deuteronomy 16:1, what month are they talking about? The month of Abib in their calendar is what is the later part of our March and the beginning of our April. It was when the Passover which is near out modern day Easter...

1 Samuel 14-20 Questions and Answers 0

1 Samuel Chapters 14-20 Questions and Answers

1 Samuel 14-20 Questions and Answers What is Migron in 1 Samuel 14:2? This was a specific place in Israel. It is mentioned two times in the Bible. Saul did wrong in God’s eyes, he did not keep the commandments.When Samuel anointed Saul as king, Samuel gave him a specific commandment. 1Samuel 10:8 “And thou shalt go down before me to Gilgal; and, behold, I (Samuel) will come down unto thee, (Saul) to offer burnt offerings, and to sacrifice sacrifices of peace offerings: seven days shalt thou tarry, till I come to thee, and shew thee what thou shalt do.”...

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Judges 11-21 Questions and Answers

Judges Chapters 11-21 – Questions and Answers What does it mean “rent their clothes”? Judges 11:35 They tore their clothes in great agony. What does it mean “bewail my virginity”? Judges 11:37 She knew that she only had two months to live before her father would sacrifice her. She was grieving the fact that she would never be married, never experience sex, and possibly more importantly, never have any children. For an Israelite woman to die without was a child was a disgrace. They went through a lot of judges in Chapter 12. Yes, there were a total of 12...

Questions and Answers on 1 Samuel 21-31 0

1 Samuel 21-31 and 2 Samuel Bible Questions and Answers

1 Samuel 21-31 and 2 Samuel 1 Samuel 21-31 and 2 Samuel seems to flow naturally together. 2 Samuel continues the account of the adventures and reign of King David – a man after God’s own heart. Here is the questions and answers on 1 Samuel 21-31. Jonathan was a very good friend to David. Jonathan knew that David, not him would be the next king and he was happy not jealous. 1 Samuel 23:16 & 17 And Jonathan Saul’s son arose, and went to David into the wood, and strengthened his hand in God. And he said unto him,...

Questions and Answers on Joshua 16-24 0

Joshua Chapters 16-24 Questions and Answers

Joshua Chapters 16-24 Questions and Answers Joshua 16-24 finishes the book of Joshua.The children of Israel are now settled in the Promised Land and this book records some of their inheritances. In Joshua 16 it was the inheritance of Joseph. Yes, Joseph had two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim and Jacob (Joseph’s father) gave each of Joseph’s son’s an inheritance. Joseph got a double portion from his father and therefore each of Joseph’s sons became a tribe and as a tribe got an inheritance in the Promised Land. The children of Joseph were not happy about their inheritance in Joshua 17....

Questions and answers Deuteronomy 29-34. 0

Deuteronomy 29-34 Questions and Answers

Deuteronomy chapters 29-34 Questions and Answers Deuteronomy chapters 29-34 ends the book of Deuteronomy with the death of Moses. In Deuteronomy 29:5 what does “waxen old” mean? “Waxen old” means wearing out because of age and use. How many curses are there in the Bible? The word “curse” is mentioned in 93 verses and the word “curses” is mentioned in 8 verses. In Deuteronomy 30:4 what does it mean “uttermost parts of heaven”? This phrase is figurative meaning something like “to the ends of the earth”. In Deuteronomy 30 you are to obey the LORD and keep His commandments and...

Questions and answers on Deuteronomy 8-14 0

Deuteronomy 8-14  Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers in Deuteronomy Chapters 8-14  In Deuteronomy 8:10 it says that you should pray after you have eaten. Is this like what we do before we eat? The point is always to be always thankful to God for His blessings and His provisions for us. In Deuteronomy 8 is this where Moses died? No, he didn’t die until the end of Deuteronomy. He has this long discourse which is just about the whole book of Deuteronomy before he dies. In Deuteronomy 9:7 what does “provokedst” mean? “Provokedst” is the past tense of to be angry, to provoke to...