Judges 1-2

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Test your knowledge on the bible passage: Judges 1-2


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  • 1. 

    Who captured Jerusalem for the Israelites?  Judges 1:8

    • A.

      Ephraim

    • B.

      Judah

    • C.

      Manasseh

    Correct Answer
    B. Judah
    Explanation
    In Judges 1:8, it is stated that Judah captured Jerusalem for the Israelites. This indicates that the tribe of Judah was responsible for seizing control of Jerusalem.

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  • 2. 

    What did the tribe of Judah do at the city of Jerusalem after they captured it? Judges 1:8

    • A.

      They took all of the belongings of everyone who lived there

    • B.

      They sacrificed their lambs

    • C.

      They burned the city

    Correct Answer
    C. They burned the city
    Explanation
    After capturing the city of Jerusalem, the tribe of Judah decided to burn it down. This action suggests that they wanted to completely destroy the city and leave no trace of it behind. Burning the city could have been a strategic move to prevent any future resistance from the inhabitants or to send a message to other tribes in the region. Additionally, burning the city would have ensured that no one could claim the city or its belongings, as everything would have been destroyed in the fire.

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  • 3. 

    After the tribes of Judah and Simeon destroyed the city of Zephath, they changed the name of the city to "Hormah." What does the name "Hormah" mean?  Use your Strong's Concordance or the concordance at the bottom of the bible gateway website page for your reading assignment today. Judges 1:17

    • A.

      Devotion

    • B.

      Completely destroyed

    • C.

      A gift given totally to God

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The name "Hormah" means all of the above options: devotion, completely destroyed, and a gift given totally to God. This suggests that after the tribes of Judah and Simeon destroyed the city of Zephath, they not only dedicated it as a gift to God but also showed their complete devotion by completely destroying it.

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  • 4. 

    Did Israel capture Gaza?  Judges 1:17

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is yes. According to Judges 1:17, Israel captured Gaza. This verse states that Judah, one of the tribes of Israel, went with his brother Simeon and captured the city of Gaza. Therefore, based on this biblical reference, it can be concluded that Israel did capture Gaza.

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  • 5. 

    On what condition did God promise to never break his agreement with the Israelites? Judges 2:1-2

    • A.

      God's promise was unconditional

    • B.

      God would only keep his agreement/covenant with them as long as they never made an agreement with the people living in Canaan and that they destroyed their altars.

    Correct Answer
    B. God would only keep his agreement/covenant with them as long as they never made an agreement with the people living in Canaan and that they destroyed their altars.
    Explanation
    God promised to never break his agreement with the Israelites as long as they never made an agreement with the people living in Canaan and that they destroyed their altars. This condition was set to ensure that the Israelites remained faithful to God and did not engage in idolatry or worship other gods. By obeying this condition, the Israelites demonstrated their loyalty and commitment to God, and in return, God promised to uphold his covenant with them.

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  • 6. 

    After God told the Isaelites that He would no longer help them force any more people out of Canaan because of their disobedience, what did they call the place where the Lord's angel spoke these words to them? Judges 2:4

    • A.

      Bokim (aka: Bochim) (weeping, people crying)

    • B.

      Gilgal (rolling, wheel)

    • C.

      Jerusalem (teaching of peace)

    Correct Answer
    A. Bokim (aka: Bochim) (weeping, people crying)
    Explanation
    The Israelites called the place where the Lord's angel spoke these words to them "Bokim" (aka: Bochim), which means "weeping" or "people crying". This name reflects the emotional state of the Israelites upon hearing that God would no longer help them drive out more people from Canaan due to their disobedience.

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  • 7. 

    Where was Joshua buried when he died at the age of 110?  Judges 2:8

    • A.

      Bokim

    • B.

      Ephraim

    • C.

      Gilgal

    Correct Answer
    B. Ephraim
    Explanation
    Joshua was buried in Ephraim when he died at the age of 110. This information is derived from Judges 2:8.

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  • 8. 

    What were the names of the false gods that the next generation of Israel began to worship? Judges 2:10-13

    • A.

      Baal and Ashtoreth

    • B.

      Dagon and Diana

    • C.

      Zeus and Ishtar

    Correct Answer
    A. Baal and Ashtoreth
    Explanation
    In Judges 2:10-13, it is mentioned that after the death of Joshua and his generation, the Israelites turned away from the Lord and started worshiping the false gods Baal and Ashtoreth. These were pagan deities that were prevalent in the surrounding nations and were associated with fertility and prosperity. The Israelites' worship of these gods led them astray from their true faith and caused them to engage in sinful practices.

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  • 9. 

    God was angry with the Israelites, so he allowed them to be defeated by their enemies, but then he put in place certain people to help them. Who were they? Judges 2:14-16

    • A.

      Judges

    • B.

      Kings

    • C.

      Prophets

    Correct Answer
    A. Judges
    Explanation
    In Judges 2:14-16, it is mentioned that God allowed the Israelites to be defeated by their enemies as a result of his anger. However, he also appointed certain individuals known as Judges to help them in their time of need. These Judges were chosen by God to deliver the Israelites from their oppressors and lead them towards righteousness. Therefore, the correct answer is Judges.

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  • 10. 

    Did the Israelites listen to the judges? Judges 2:16

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "no" because Judges 2:16 states that after Joshua died, the Israelites did not listen to the judges that were appointed to lead them. Instead, they turned away from God and worshipped other gods, which led to their downfall and punishment. This disobedience to the judges' authority resulted in a cycle of sin and oppression for the Israelites.

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  • 11. 

    Each time bad things would happen to the Israelites because of their disobedience, causing them to cry out to God for help, what would God do? Judges 2:18

    • A.

      God would ignore them

    • B.

      God would repent of having ever made them

    • C.

      God would feel sorry for them and send them a judge to save them from their enemies

    Correct Answer
    C. God would feel sorry for them and send them a judge to save them from their enemies
    Explanation
    In Judges 2:18, it is stated that when the Israelites cried out to God for help after experiencing bad things due to their disobedience, God would feel sorry for them and send them a judge to save them from their enemies. This implies that God showed compassion and mercy towards the Israelites despite their disobedience, and intervened to rescue them from their troubles by appointing a judge.

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  • 12. 

    Why did the Lord allow the other nations to stay in Canaan/Israel? Judges 2:22

    • A.

      Because the other nations were not any worse than the Israelites in the behavior

    • B.

      Because God was going to use the other nations in the land of Canaan to test the Israelites

    Correct Answer
    B. Because God was going to use the other nations in the land of Canaan to test the Israelites
    Explanation
    The Lord allowed the other nations to stay in Canaan/Israel because He intended to use them as a test for the Israelites. This suggests that the Israelites needed to prove their faithfulness and loyalty to God amidst the presence of other nations with different beliefs and practices. By allowing the other nations to remain, God presented an opportunity for the Israelites to demonstrate their commitment to Him and to overcome the temptations and challenges posed by the surrounding nations.

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