Genesis 43-45

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Genesis 43-45 - Quiz

Test your knowledge of the bible passage: Genesis 43-45


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     When Joseph's brothers were seated together at a table facing him, what caught them by surprise? -Gen 43:33

    • A.

      The fact that Joseph looked familiar to them

    • B.

      The fact that they had been seated in order from oldest to youngest

    • C.

      The fact that they had stopped feeling scared of Joseph

    Correct Answer
    B. The fact that they had been seated in order from oldest to youngest
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the brothers were caught by surprise when they realized that they had been seated in order from oldest to youngest. This would have been unexpected for them because it would have been difficult for Joseph to know their birth order since they had not seen him in many years. This detail would have added to their confusion and suspicion about Joseph's identity.

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  • 2. 

    Which brother received 5 times more food than the others? -Gen 43:34

    • A.

      Reuben, the only one who tried to get his brothers not to kill Jospeh

    • B.

      Judah, the one who had the idea to sell him to the Ishmaelites/Midianites

    • C.

      Benjamin, the youngest son who had the same mother as Joseph.

    Correct Answer
    C. Benjamin, the youngest son who had the same mother as Joseph.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Benjamin because he was the youngest son who had the same mother as Joseph. This implies that he was likely favored by their father, Jacob, and may have received special treatment, including more food.

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  • 3. 

    How long did the brothers continue to eat and drink with Joseph? -Gen 43:34

    • A.

      Until Benjamin had managed to eat every bite of the 5 helpings he had received

    • B.

      Until they became sick

    • C.

      Until they became drunk

    Correct Answer
    C. Until they became drunk
    Explanation
    The correct answer is until they became drunk. In Genesis 43:34, it is mentioned that Joseph's brothers continued to eat and drink with him until they became drunk. This indicates that they had a prolonged feast and indulged in excessive drinking until they reached a point of intoxication.

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  • 4. 

    Did Jacob show any partiality when he gave his brothers beautiful suits of clothes? -Gen 45:22

    • A.

      No, he gave them all the same thing

    • B.

      Yes, he gave Benjamin 5 times as many clothes and money

    • C.

      The bible doesn't tell us

    Correct Answer
    B. Yes, he gave Benjamin 5 times as many clothes and money
    Explanation
    According to the given answer, Jacob did show partiality when he gave his brothers beautiful suits of clothes. He gave Benjamin five times as many clothes and money compared to his other brothers. This indicates that Jacob favored Benjamin over his other siblings, demonstrating partiality in his actions.

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  • 5. 

    What did Joseph tell his brothers as they were leaving to go back to Canaan? Gen 45:24, ERV

    • A.

      Go straight home and don't fight along the way

    • B.

      Don't pick up any hitchhikers along the way

    • C.

      Don't drink and drive

    Correct Answer
    A. Go straight home and don't fight along the way
    Explanation
    Joseph told his brothers to go straight home and not to fight along the way. This instruction implies that Joseph wanted his brothers to prioritize their journey back to Canaan and to maintain peace among themselves during the trip. It suggests that Joseph wanted to ensure a smooth and peaceful reunion with their father Jacob, without any conflicts or distractions along the way.

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