2 Chronicles 32-34, ESV

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2 Chronicles 32-34, ESV - Quiz

Test your knowledge of the bible passage: 2 Chronicles 32-34, ESV.


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  • 1. 

    After these things and these acts of faithfulness, Sennacherib king of ____ came and invaded Judah and encamped against the fortified cities, thinking to win them for himself. -2 Chronicles 32:1

    • A.

      Assyria

    • B.

      Babylon

    • C.

      Syria

    Correct Answer
    A. Assyria
    Explanation
    After demonstrating faithfulness and carrying out certain actions, Sennacherib, the king of Assyria, attacked and invaded Judah. He set up his army around the fortified cities with the intention of conquering them and claiming them for himself.

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  • 2. 

    he planned with his officers and his mighty men to stop the _____ that were outside the city; and they helped him. -2 Chronicles 32:3

    • A.

      Army

    • B.

      Gossip

    • C.

      Water of the spring

    Correct Answer
    C. Water of the spring
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "water of the spring" because the passage mentions the king planning with his officers and mighty men to stop something outside the city. It can be inferred that the king and his men used the water of the spring as a strategic resource or weapon to hinder the progress of the opposing force.

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  • 3. 

    A great many people were gathered, and they stopped all the springs and the brook that flowed through the land, saying, “Why should the kings of Assyria come and find much ______?” -2 Chronicles 32:4

    • A.

      Gold and silver

    • B.

      Spices

    • C.

      Water

    Correct Answer
    C. Water
    Explanation
    In this passage from 2 Chronicles 32:4, the people gathered and decided to stop all the springs and the brook that flowed through the land. They did this because they were concerned about the kings of Assyria finding "much water." This suggests that the people wanted to deprive the Assyrian kings of a valuable resource, possibly to weaken their power or prevent them from using it for their own benefit.

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  • 4. 

    He set to work resolutely and built up all the ____ that was broken down and raised towers upon it, and outside it he built another ____, and he strengthened the Millo in the city of David. He also made weapons and shields in abundance. -2 Chronicles 32:5

    • A.

      High places

    • B.

      House of the Lord

    • C.

      Wall

    Correct Answer
    C. Wall
    Explanation
    The passage states that the person mentioned in the question "built up all the ____ that was broken down and raised towers upon it, and outside it he built another ____, and he strengthened the Millo in the city of David." This suggests that the correct answer is "wall," as the person is rebuilding and strengthening structures, including towers and the Millo, which is a reference to a wall or embankment in Jerusalem. The other options, "high places" and "house of the Lord," do not fit the context of the passage.

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  • 5. 

    “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or dismayed before the king of Assyria and all the horde that is with him, for there are ____ with us than with him. -2 Chronicles 32:7

    • A.

      More

    • B.

      Stronger men

    • C.

      Wiser men

    Correct Answer
    A. More
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "more". In this verse, the speaker is encouraging others to be strong and courageous in the face of the king of Assyria and his army. They emphasize that there are more people with them than with the king of Assyria, implying that they have a greater chance of success. This statement serves to boost the morale and confidence of the people, reminding them that they are not alone in their struggle.

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  • 6. 

    With him is an arm of _____, but with us is the Lord our God, to help us and to fight our battles.” And the people took confidence from the words of Hezekiah king of Judah. -2 Chronicles 32:8

    • A.

      Flesh

    • B.

      Shields

    • C.

      Swords

    Correct Answer
    A. Flesh
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "flesh". The passage is stating that while the enemy may have physical strength and weaponry (represented by the arm of flesh), the people of Judah have the Lord their God on their side to help them and fight their battles. This implies that relying on human strength alone is not enough, but having faith in God brings confidence and assurance.

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  • 7. 

    12  Has not this same Hezekiah taken away his high places and his altars and commanded Judah and Jerusalem, “Before ____ altar you shall worship, and on it you shall burn your sacrifices”? -2 Chronicles 32:12

    • A.

      A stone

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Many of

    Correct Answer
    B. One
    Explanation
    In this verse, it is mentioned that Hezekiah, a king, has removed the high places and altars. He has commanded the people of Judah and Jerusalem to worship and burn sacrifices on one specific altar. This suggests that there is only one altar that the people are supposed to use for their worship and sacrifices.

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  • 8. 

    21 And the Lord sent an angel, who ____ all the mighty warriors and commanders and officers in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned with shame of face to his own land. And when he came into the house of his god, some of his own sons struck him down there with the sword. -2 Chronicles 32:21

    • A.

      Cut off

    • B.

      Gave over the Israelites to

    • C.

      Ministered to

    Correct Answer
    A. Cut off
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cut off." The passage states that the Lord sent an angel who cut off all the mighty warriors and commanders and officers in the camp of the king of Assyria. This means that the angel eliminated or killed all of them, causing the king of Assyria to return to his own land in shame.

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  • 9. 

    24  In those days Hezekiah became sick and was at the point of death, and he prayed to the Lord, and he answered him and gave him a ____. 25 But Hezekiah did not make return according to the benefit done to him, for his heart was proud. Therefore wrath came upon him and Judah and Jerusalem. 26 But Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the Lord did not come upon them in the days of Hezekiah. -2 Chronicles 32:24-26

    • A.

      Gift

    • B.

      Sign

    • C.

      Word

    Correct Answer
    B. Sign
    Explanation
    Hezekiah prayed to the Lord when he became sick and was about to die. The Lord answered his prayer and gave him a sign. However, Hezekiah did not respond to the Lord's goodness and became proud. As a result, God's wrath came upon him and the kingdom of Judah. But Hezekiah realized his mistake and humbled himself, along with the people of Jerusalem. Because of their humility, the Lord withheld His wrath from them during Hezekiah's reign. Therefore, the correct answer is "sign" as it refers to the sign that the Lord gave to Hezekiah.

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  • 10. 

     31 And so in the matter of the envoys of the princes of Babylon, who had been sent to him to inquire about the sign that had been done in the land, God ____, in order to test him and to know all that was in his heart.  -2 Chronicles 32:21

    • A.

      Enticed him

    • B.

      Left him to himself

    • C.

      Hurt him

    Correct Answer
    B. Left him to himself
    Explanation
    In this passage, God left Hezekiah to himself in order to test him and see what was truly in his heart. This means that God withdrew His guidance and protection from Hezekiah, allowing him to make his own decisions and face the consequences of his actions. This test was to reveal the true character and intentions of Hezekiah, showing whether he would remain faithful to God or succumb to temptation and pride.

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  • 11. 

    Manasseh was ______ years old when he began to reign, and he reigned fifty-five years in Jerusalem. -2 Chronicles 33:1

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      12

    Correct Answer
    C. 12
  • 12. 

    8 and I will no more remove the foot of Israel from the land that I appointed for your fathers, if only they will be careful to do all that I have commanded them, ____ given through Moses. -2 Chronicles 33:8

    • A.

      The ten commandments

    • B.

      The ceremonial laws

    • C.

      All the law, the statutes, and the rules

    Correct Answer
    C. All the law, the statutes, and the rules
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all the law, the statutes, and the rules." This is supported by the phrase "if only they will be careful to do all that I have commanded them," indicating that God is referring to the entirety of His commandments, statutes, and rules given through Moses. This suggests that obedience to all aspects of God's law is necessary for the foot of Israel to remain in the land appointed for their fathers.

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  • 13. 

    10 The Lord spoke to Manasseh and to his people, but they ___. -2 Chronicles 33:10

    • A.

      Already knew what he had to say

    • B.

      Had gone on a trip out of hearing range

    • C.

      Paid no attention

    Correct Answer
    C. Paid no attention
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "paid no attention." This means that when the Lord spoke to Manasseh and his people, they did not give any heed or listen to what He had to say. They ignored or disregarded His message.

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  • 14. 

    11  Therefore the Lord brought upon them the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria, who captured Manasseh with hooks and bound him with chains of bronze and brought him to _____. -2 Chronicles 33:11

    • A.

      Assyria

    • B.

      Babylon

    • C.

      China

    Correct Answer
    B. Babylon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Babylon. According to 2 Chronicles 33:11, the Lord brought the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria, who captured Manasseh with hooks and bound him with chains of bronze and brought him to Babylon.

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  • 15. 

    12 And when he was in distress, he entreated the favor of the Lord his God and ____ greatly before the God of his fathers. -2 Chronicles 33:12

    • A.

      Humbled himself

    • B.

      Cut himself

    • C.

      Tortured himself

    Correct Answer
    A. Humbled himself
    Explanation
    In this verse, the correct answer is "humbled himself". This means that when the person was in distress, he showed humility and submitted himself before the Lord his God. This could involve acknowledging his own weaknesses and sins, recognizing God's authority and power, and seeking His favor and help. By humbling himself, the person demonstrated his dependence on God and his willingness to submit to His will.

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  • 16. 

    17  Nevertheless, the people still sacrificed at the high places, but only to _____. -2 Chronicles 33:17

    • A.

      Ashterah

    • B.

      Baalim

    • C.

      The Lord their God

    Correct Answer
    C. The Lord their God
    Explanation
    In this verse from 2 Chronicles 33:17, it is stated that the people continued to offer sacrifices at the high places. However, the correct answer is "the Lord their God." This implies that despite their disobedience and worshiping other gods like Ashterah and Baalim, they still recognized the Lord their God as the true deity and continued to offer sacrifices to Him alongside their idolatrous practices.

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  • 17. 

    Josiah was ____ years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem. -2 Chronicles 34:1

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 8
    Explanation
    According to the given Bible verse, Josiah began to reign at a certain age and reigned for a specific number of years. The only option that fits this criteria is 8, as it is the only number that, when added to 31, gives us a reasonable age for someone to begin ruling a kingdom.

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  • 18. 

    19 And when the king heard the words of the Law, he ______. -2 Chronicles 34:19

    • A.

      Cut himself

    • B.

      Ran away to Egypt

    • C.

      Tore his clothes

    Correct Answer
    C. Tore his clothes
    Explanation
    In this passage from 2 Chronicles 34:19, the king's reaction to hearing the words of the Law is to tear his clothes. This action symbolizes a deep sense of grief, remorse, or repentance. Tearing one's clothes was a common expression of extreme emotion or distress in biblical times. The king's response suggests that he was deeply moved by the words of the Law and recognized the need for repentance and change.

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