Nehemiah 1-3, ESV

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Nehemiah 1-3, ESV - Quiz

Test your knowledge of the bible passage: Nehemiah 1-3, ESV.


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  • 1. 

    Neh 1:3 And they said to me, “The _____ there in the province who had survived the exile is in great trouble and shame. The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates are destroyed by fire.

    • A.

      Israelites

    • B.

      People of Judah

    • C.

      Remnant

    Correct Answer
    C. Remnant
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "remnant". In this verse, Nehemiah is informed about the remnant of people who had survived the exile and the difficult situation they were facing in Jerusalem. The wall of Jerusalem had been broken down and its gates were destroyed by fire.

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  • 2. 

    Neh 1:4 As soon as I heard these words I sat down and wept and mourned for days, and I continued ____ and praying before the God of heaven.

    • A.

      Praising

    • B.

      Fasting

    • C.

      Worshiping

    Correct Answer
    B. Fasting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "fasting". In Nehemiah 1:4, it is mentioned that Nehemiah sat down, wept, mourned for days, and continued fasting and praying before the God of heaven. This suggests that Nehemiah chose to abstain from food as a form of spiritual discipline while seeking guidance and intervention from God.

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  • 3. 

    Remember the word that you commanded your servant Moses, saying, ‘If you are unfaithful, I will _____ among the peoples, -Neh 1:8

    • A.

      Still cherish you

    • B.

      Scatter you

    • C.

      Uplift you

    Correct Answer
    B. Scatter you
    Explanation
    This verse is from the book of Nehemiah in the Bible. The speaker is reminding themselves of a command given to Moses, stating that if the people are unfaithful, they will be scattered among the peoples. The correct answer is "scatter you".

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  • 4. 

    And I said to the king, “If it pleases the king, let ____ be given me to the governors of the province Beyond the River, that they may let me pass through until I come to Judah, -Neh 2:7

    • A.

      Gifts of fruit

    • B.

      Gifts of gold and silver

    • C.

      Letters

    Correct Answer
    C. Letters
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "letters". In this passage, the speaker is requesting permission from the king to be given letters to the governors of the province Beyond the River. These letters would allow the speaker to pass through the province and continue on their journey to Judah.

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  • 5. 

    10 But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite servant heard this, it displeased them greatly that someone had come to seek the ____ of the people of Israel. -Neh 2:10

    • A.

      Death

    • B.

      Understanding

    • C.

      Welfare

    Correct Answer
    C. Welfare
    Explanation
    The passage states that Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite servant were displeased when someone came to seek the welfare of the people of Israel. This suggests that they did not want the people of Israel to be taken care of or to prosper. Therefore, "welfare" is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    19 But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite servant and Geshem the Arab heard of it, they ____ and said, “What is this thing that you are doing? Are you rebelling against the king?” -Neh 2:19

    • A.

      Questioned us

    • B.

      Looked at us in disbelief

    • C.

      Jeered at us and despised us

    Correct Answer
    C. Jeered at us and despised us
    Explanation
    Sanballat, Tobiah, and Geshem reacted to the actions of the people by jeering at them and despising them. They questioned the intentions of the people and accused them of rebelling against the king. Their reaction suggests that they did not approve of what the people were doing and held them in contempt.

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  • 7. 

    20 Then I replied to them, “The God of heaven will _____, and we his servants will arise and build, but you have no portion or right or claim in Jerusalem.” -Neh 2:20

    • A.

      Make us prosper

    • B.

      Strengthen us

    • C.

      Give us all we need

    Correct Answer
    A. Make us prosper
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "make us prosper." In this verse, Nehemiah is responding to those who opposed the rebuilding of Jerusalem. He confidently declares that the God of heaven will make them prosper and that he and his fellow servants will arise and build. This implies that Nehemiah believes that God's favor and blessing will be upon them as they undertake this task.

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  • 8. 

    Neh 3:5 And next to them the Tekoites repaired, but their ____ would not stoop to serve their Lord.

    • A.

      Nobles

    • B.

      Servants

    • C.

      Wives

    Correct Answer
    A. Nobles
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "nobles." This is indicated by the statement that the Tekoites repaired, but their nobles would not stoop to serve their Lord. This suggests that the nobles of the Tekoites refused to participate in the repair work, possibly due to a sense of pride or arrogance.

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