Genesis 16-18

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Genesis 16-18 - Quiz

Test your knowledge of the bible passage: Genesis 16-18.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne him no children. She had a female _____ servant whose name was Hagar. -Gen 16:1

    • A.

      Egyptian

    • B.

      Syrian

    • C.

      Chaldean

    Correct Answer
    A. Egyptian
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Egyptian. This is because the verse states that Sarai had a female servant named Hagar, and Hagar is known to be an Egyptian.

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  • 2. 

    10 The angel of the Lord also said to her (Hagar), “I will surely _______.” -Gen 16:10

    • A.

      Cause your offspring to be forever cursed

    • B.

      Cause your offspring to be a curse to the offspring of Sarah

    • C.

      Multiply your offspring so that they cannot be numbered for multitude

    Correct Answer
    C. Multiply your offspring so that they cannot be numbered for multitude
    Explanation
    In this verse from Genesis 16:10, the angel of the Lord is speaking to Hagar and promising to multiply her offspring so much that they cannot be numbered. This implies that her descendants will be numerous and abundant in number.

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  • 3. 

    And the angel of the Lord said to her (Hagar), “Behold, you are pregnant and shall bear a son. You shall call his name Ishmael, because _____. -Gen 16:11

    • A.

      Ishmael is a princely name

    • B.

      The Lord has listened to your affliction

    • C.

      He will be a wild man

    Correct Answer
    B. The Lord has listened to your affliction
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the Lord has listened to your affliction." This is because in the biblical passage, the angel of the Lord tells Hagar that she will bear a son and instructs her to name him Ishmael. The reason for this name is given as "the Lord has listened to your affliction," implying that God has heard Hagar's suffering and is granting her a son as a result.

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  • 4. 

    13 So she called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, “You are a _______,” for she said, “Truly here I have seen him who looks after me.” -Gen 16:13

    • A.

      Beer-lahai-Roi (God of seeing)

    • B.

      God of power

    • C.

      God of hearing

    Correct Answer
    A. Beer-lahai-Roi (God of seeing)
    Explanation
    In this verse, Hagar, the servant of Sarah, calls the name of the Lord who spoke to her as "Beer-lahai-Roi," which means "God of seeing." She acknowledges that she has seen Him who looks after her, indicating that she recognizes God's presence and care in her life. This name highlights God's ability to see and understand her situation, providing comfort and assurance.

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  • 5. 

    And God said to Abraham, “As for you, you shall keep my covenant, you and your offspring after you throughout their generations. 10 This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and you and your offspring after you: every male among you _______ -Gen 17:9-10

    • A.

      Shall be obedient to me.

    • B.

      Shall be circumcised

    • C.

      Shall have a symbol placed on his forehead

    Correct Answer
    B. Shall be circumcised
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "shall be circumcised." In this passage, God is speaking to Abraham and instructing him to keep His covenant. The covenant involves circumcision, which is a physical sign of the covenant between God and Abraham and his descendants. This act of circumcision is to be performed on every male among them as a way of showing their obedience and commitment to God.

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  • 6. 

    14 Any uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin shall be ________; he has broken my covenant.”   -Gen 17:14

    • A.

      Cut off from his people

    • B.

      Marked on their forehead

    • C.

      Made to cover their head

    Correct Answer
    A. Cut off from his people
    Explanation
    This passage from Genesis 17:14 states that any uncircumcised male who has not been circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin shall be "cut off from his people." This means that they will be excluded or separated from their community or tribe. It implies that circumcision is an important cultural or religious practice that must be followed, and failure to do so will result in social exclusion or punishment.

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  • 7. 

    20 As for Ishmael, I have heard _____; behold, I have blessed him and will make him fruitful and multiply him greatly. He shall father twelve princes, and I will make him into a great nation.  Gen 17:20

    • A.

      You (Hagar)

    • B.

      You (Abraham)

    • C.

      You (Sarah)

    Correct Answer
    B. You (Abraham)
    Explanation
    Abraham is being referred to in the given statement. The speaker is saying that they have heard about Ishmael, and then goes on to bless Abraham and promise to make Ishmael fruitful and multiply him greatly. This implies that the speaker is addressing Abraham, not Hagar or Sarah.

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  • 8. 

    16 Then the men set out from there, and they looked down toward Sodom. And Abraham went with them to set them on their way. 17 The Lord said, “Shall I ________  Gen 18:16-17

    • A.

      Bring Abraham with me

    • B.

      Lock Abraham inside his tent while we go to Sodom

    • C.

      Hide from Abraham what I am about to do

    Correct Answer
    C. Hide from Abraham what I am about to do
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hide from Abraham what I am about to do." In this passage, the men are looking down toward Sodom, and Abraham is accompanying them. The Lord ponders whether He should hide His plans from Abraham. This suggests that the Lord is considering not revealing His intentions to Abraham, possibly because they involve judgment or destruction.

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  • 9. 

    23 Then Abraham drew near and said, “Will you indeed sweep away the______ with the wicked?  -Gen 18:23

    • A.

      My nephew

    • B.

      My nephew and his family

    • C.

      The righteous

    Correct Answer
    C. The righteous
    Explanation
    Abraham is questioning whether God will destroy the righteous along with the wicked. He is concerned about the fate of the righteous individuals in the midst of God's judgment. This suggests that Abraham believes in the importance of distinguishing between the righteous and the wicked, and he is seeking reassurance from God that the righteous will be spared from destruction.

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  • 10. 

     32 Then he said, “Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak again but this once. Suppose ____ are found there.” He answered, “For the sake of ___ I will not destroy it.” 33 And the Lord went his way, when he had finished speaking to Abraham, and Abraham returned to his place.  -Gen 18:32-33

    • A.

      100

    • B.

      25

    • C.

      10

    Correct Answer
    C. 10
    Explanation
    In this passage from Genesis, Abraham is pleading with the Lord not to destroy a certain place. He suggests that if there are at least ten righteous people found there, the Lord should spare it. The Lord agrees and says that for the sake of those ten righteous people, He will not destroy the place. Therefore, the correct answer is 10.

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  • 11. 

    When Abram was ninety-nine years old the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, "I am God Almighty; ______________, 2 that I may make my covenant between me and you, and may multiply you greatly."  Gen 17:1-2

    • A.

      Believe in me

    • B.

      Trust in me

    • C.

      Walk before me, and be blameless

    Correct Answer
    C. Walk before me, and be blameless
    Explanation
    In this passage, the Lord appeared to Abram and introduced Himself as God Almighty. He then instructed Abram to "walk before me, and be blameless." This statement suggests that the Lord is asking Abram to live a righteous and upright life, to follow His commandments, and to strive for moral perfection. By doing so, Abram would demonstrate his faith and trust in God, and this would pave the way for the establishment of a covenant between them. The phrase "walk before me" implies a close and obedient relationship with God, while "be blameless" emphasizes the importance of living a life free from sin and moral blemish.

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