Exodus 19-21

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Exodus 19-21 - Quiz

Test your knowledge of the bible passage Exodus 19-21.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What did God say would happen if the Israelites obeyed his commands and kept his agreement (covenant)? Ex 19:5-6

    • A.

      They would be his special people

    • B.

      They would become a special nation

    • C.

      They would become a kingdom of priests

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    If the Israelites obeyed God's commands and kept his agreement (covenant), they would become his special people, a special nation, and a kingdom of priests. This means that they would have a unique and privileged relationship with God, being chosen and set apart from other nations. They would have a special role and responsibility as representatives of God, serving as priests to intercede and mediate between God and humanity. Therefore, the correct answer is all of the above.

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  • 2. 

    What was the Israelite's response to God's offer to make them a special people & nation, and kingdom of priests if they would obey all of his commands and keep his agreement? -Ex 19:8

    • A.

      They told Moses they would have to hear the commands before they could enter into an agreement

    • B.

      They told Moses that they would try to keep God's commands, regardless of what they were.

    • C.

      They said they would obey everything the Lord says

    Correct Answer
    C. They said they would obey everything the Lord says
    Explanation
    The Israelites responded to God's offer by stating that they would obey everything the Lord says. This shows their willingness to follow God's commands and keep his agreement. They acknowledged their commitment to obedience and trust in God's guidance.

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  • 3. 

    What did God say the Israelites should do to keep the Sabbath Holy?  Ex 20:8-10

    • A.

      Do not do any work

    • B.

      Go to the temple and confess their sins

    • C.

      Put on clean clothes and don't go near a woman for 3 days prior to the Sabbath

    Correct Answer
    A. Do not do any work
    Explanation
    In Exodus 20:8-10, God instructed the Israelites to keep the Sabbath holy by not doing any work. This commandment emphasized the importance of setting aside a day of rest and worship, dedicating it solely to God. By refraining from work, the Israelites were able to focus on their spiritual connection with God and prioritize their relationship with Him. This act of obedience demonstrated their faith and commitment to honoring God's commandments.

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  • 4. 

    Piercing a slaves ear with a sharp tool was called what? Ex 21:1, 6

    • A.

      An abomination

    • B.

      God's law

    • C.

      Evil

    Correct Answer
    B. God's law
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "God's law." In Exodus 21:1, 6, God provides guidelines for the treatment of slaves, including the act of piercing a slave's ear with a sharp tool. This act was not considered an abomination or evil, but rather a part of God's law, which regulated the treatment of slaves in ancient times.

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  • 5. 

    Under God's law, once a father has sold his daughter as a slave, what is the master supposed to do with the slave if he is not pleased with her? Ex 21:7

    • A.

      Sell her back to her father

    • B.

      Sell her at an auction with a sign that says 'used'

    • C.

      Keep her anyway

    Correct Answer
    A. Sell her back to her father
    Explanation
    According to Exodus 21:7, under God's law, if a master is not pleased with a slave who was sold by her father, he is supposed to sell her back to her father.

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  • 6. 

    According to God's law, if someone kills another person by accident, is the person who killed them guilty of murder? Ex 21:12-13

    • A.

      No, because God allowed that person to be killed

    • B.

      Yes, because the person who had the accident should have been more careful

    • C.

      Yes, because life is precious, accident or not

    Correct Answer
    A. No, because God allowed that person to be killed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is No, because God allowed that person to be killed. According to Ex 21:12-13, if someone kills another person by accident, they are not guilty of murder. The passage states that if it was not premeditated and God allowed it to happen, then the person who caused the accident shall be provided a safe place to flee to. This indicates that God recognizes the difference between intentional murder and accidental killing, and provides a provision for accidental deaths.

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  • 7. 

    Under God's law, what should happen if a child hits and/or curses their mother or father? Ex 21:15, 17

    • A.

      They should receive 3 strikes with a rod

    • B.

      They should not be allowed to eat for 3 days

    • C.

      They should be killed

    Correct Answer
    C. They should be killed
    Explanation
    According to Ex 21:15, 17, under God's law, if a child hits and/or curses their mother or father, the punishment is that they should be killed.

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  • 8. 

    What did Jesus say to the Pharisees about them not obeying God's law to kill their children? Matthew 15:1-7

    • A.

      They are forgiven

    • B.

      They are hypocrites

    • C.

      It was okay because it was a bad law to begin with

    Correct Answer
    B. They are hypocrites
    Explanation
    In Matthew 15:1-7, Jesus criticizes the Pharisees for their hypocrisy. He points out that they prioritize their traditions and human-made rules over the commandments of God. Jesus highlights their failure to honor their parents by using a loophole in the law, which allows them to avoid providing financial support to their parents by declaring their resources as "devoted to God." By doing so, Jesus implies that the Pharisees are hypocritical in their observance of God's law and neglecting the true essence of obedience and righteousness.

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  • 9. 

    Under God's law, why was it okay to beat your slave as long as you didn't kill them? Ex 21:20

    • A.

      Because the slave owner bought them with their own money

    • B.

      Because slaves work harder when they get a good beating

    • C.

      Because slaves were meant to be beaten from the beginning of time

    Correct Answer
    A. Because the slave owner bought them with their own money
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that it was considered acceptable to beat a slave as long as they were not killed because the slave owner had purchased the slave with their own money. This implies that since the slave was considered the property of the owner, they had the right to treat them as they saw fit, as long as they did not cause their death. This explanation reflects the historical context where slavery was prevalent and viewed as a form of ownership and control over other human beings.

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