Judges 16-18: Bible Questions! Quiz

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  • 1. 

    When Samson saw a prostitute in Gaza, what did he do? Judges 16:1, 3

    • A.

      He talked to her about the reasons why she should change her profession

    • B.

      He went in to stay with her and left at midnight

    • C.

      He sacrificed her on an altar to a false god

    Correct Answer
    B. He went in to stay with her and left at midnight
    Explanation
    In Judges 16:1, it is mentioned that Samson went to Gaza and saw a prostitute there. In verse 3, it is stated that he went in to stay with her and left at midnight. This implies that Samson engaged in sexual relations with the prostitute during his stay with her and left secretly at midnight.

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  • 2. 

    What did the rulers of the Philistines use to bribe Delilah into getting secrets from Samson about his strength? Judges 16:5

    • A.

      Fame

    • B.

      Money

    • C.

      Power

    Correct Answer
    B. Money
    Explanation
    In Judges 16:5, the rulers of the Philistines used money to bribe Delilah into getting secrets from Samson about his strength. This suggests that they believed offering her a financial incentive would persuade her to betray Samson and reveal his source of power. Money is a common motivator for individuals to act against their own interests or the interests of others, making it an effective tool for manipulation and bribery.

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  • 3. 

    Why did the Lord leave Samson? Judges 16:19-20

    • A.

      Because he slept with a prostitute

    • B.

      Because he destroyed the gates of Gaza when he left their city

    • C.

      Because his head had been shaved

    Correct Answer
    C. Because his head had been shaved
    Explanation
    The Lord left Samson because his head had been shaved. In the story of Samson, his strength was derived from his long hair, which symbolized his commitment to God as a Nazirite. When his hair was cut, it signified a breaking of his vow and a loss of his connection to God. As a result, the Lord's power left him, and he became weak and vulnerable.

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  • 4. 

    What did the Philistine men of Gaza do to Samson when they captured him? Judges 16:21

    • A.

      Tore his eyes out

    • B.

      Put him in chains

    • C.

      Put him to work grinding grain

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The Philistine men of Gaza did all of the above to Samson when they captured him. They tore his eyes out, put him in chains, and put him to work grinding grain. This was their way of punishing and humiliating him for his actions against them.

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  • 5. 

    Which false god did the Philistines worship? Judges 16:23

    • A.

      Baal

    • B.

      Dagon

    • C.

      Zeus

    Correct Answer
    B. Dagon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Dagon. According to Judges 16:23, the Philistines worshiped Dagon as their false god. Dagon was a prominent deity in the ancient Near East, particularly among the Philistines. He was often depicted as a half-human, half-fish figure. The Philistines believed that Dagon had power and authority over various aspects of life, including agriculture and fertility.

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  • 6. 

    Who did the Philistine rulers attribute their victory of capturing Samson?  Judges 16:24

    • A.

      Dagon, the false god

    • B.

      The God of the Israelites

    • C.

      Themselves

    Correct Answer
    A. Dagon, the false god
    Explanation
    The Philistine rulers attributed their victory of capturing Samson to Dagon, the false god. This is because they believed that their god Dagon had given them the power and strength to defeat Samson, who was seen as a threat to their people. They saw this victory as a validation of their faith in Dagon and his superiority over the God of the Israelites.

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  • 7. 

    About how many people were on the roof of the temple of Dagon, laughing and making fun of Samson? Judges 16:27

    • A.

      30

    • B.

      300

    • C.

      3000

    Correct Answer
    C. 3000
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3000. According to Judges 16:27, there were about 3000 people on the roof of the temple of Dagon, laughing and making fun of Samson.

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  • 8. 

    How long was Samson a judge for the Israelites? Judges 16:31

    • A.

      20 years

    • B.

      40 years

    • C.

      80 years

    Correct Answer
    A. 20 years
    Explanation
    Samson was a judge for the Israelites for 20 years. This information is derived from Judges 16:31, which states that Samson judged Israel for two decades.

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