Matthew 27-28, NKJV

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Test your knowledge on the bible passage: Matthew 27-28, NKJV


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  • 1. 

    Then Judas, His betrayer, seeing that He had been condemned, was ______ and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, saying, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood.” -Matt 27:3-4 NKJV

    • A.

      Feeling happy

    • B.

      Feeling confused

    • C.

      Remorseful

    Correct Answer
    C. Remorseful
    Explanation
    Judas, after witnessing Jesus being condemned, felt remorseful for his actions of betraying innocent blood. This is evident as he returned the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders and admitted his sin.

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  • 2. 

    Then he threw down the pieces of silver in the temple and departed, and went and ______ . -Matt 27:5

    • A.

      Prayed to God for forgiveness

    • B.

      Hanged himself

    • C.

      Lived in a far away town

    Correct Answer
    B. Hanged himself
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hanged himself." This is supported by the statement in Matthew 27:5 that after throwing down the pieces of silver in the temple, the person in question departed and went and hanged himself.

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  • 3. 

    17 Therefore, when they had gathered together, Pilate said to them, “Whom do you want me to release to you? Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?” 18 For he knew that they had handed Him over because of ____. -Matt 27:17-18

    • A.

      A lesser crime

    • B.

      Hatred

    • C.

      Envy

    Correct Answer
    C. Envy
    Explanation
    Pilate knew that the religious leaders had handed Jesus over to him out of envy. They were jealous of Jesus' popularity and influence, and saw him as a threat to their own authority and power. This envy ultimately led them to seek his crucifixion and choose Barabbas, a criminal, to be released instead of Jesus.

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  • 4. 

    19 While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent to him, saying, “Have nothing to do with that just Man, for I have suffered many things today _____ because of Him.” -Matt 27:19

    • A.

      By the rulers in the synagogue

    • B.

      By his disciples

    • C.

      In a dream

    Correct Answer
    C. In a dream
  • 5. 

    50 And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice, and yielded up His spirit. 51 Then, behold, the veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom; and the earth quaked, and the rocks were split, 52 and the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised; 53 and coming out of the graves _______, they went into the holy city and appeared to many. -Matt 27:50-53

    • A.

      At the moment he gave up his spirit

    • B.

      While he was being taken to the tomb

    • C.

      After His resurrection

    Correct Answer
    C. After His resurrection
  • 6. 

    57 Now when evening had come, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who himself had also become _______ of Jesus. 58 This man went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.  -Matt 27:57-58

    • A.

      An apostle

    • B.

      A disciple

    • C.

      A follower

    Correct Answer
    B. A disciple
    Explanation
    Joseph, a rich man from Arimathea, had become a disciple of Jesus. This means that he had chosen to follow and learn from Jesus, believing in his teachings and message. As a disciple, Joseph had likely spent time with Jesus, listening to his teachings and witnessing his miracles. In this particular instance, Joseph went to Pilate to request the body of Jesus, showing his loyalty and commitment to Jesus even after his crucifixion.

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  • 7. 

    62 On the next day, which followed the Day of Preparation, the chief priests and Pharisees gathered together to Pilate, 63 saying, “Sir, we remember, while He was still alive, how that deceiver said, ‘After three days I will rise.’ 64 Therefore command that the tomb be ______ until the third day, lest His disciples come by night and steal Him away, and say to the people, ‘He has risen from the dead.’ So the last deception will be worse than the first.” - Matt 27:62-64

    • A.

      Left alone

    • B.

      Made secure

    • C.

      Checked on occasionally

    Correct Answer
    B. Made secure
    Explanation
    The chief priests and Pharisees approached Pilate to request that the tomb be made secure until the third day. They were concerned that Jesus' disciples might come during the night and steal His body, then claim that He had risen from the dead. By making the tomb secure, they hoped to prevent any potential deception and maintain control over the situation.

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  • 8. 

    65 Pilate said to them, “You have a guard; go your way, make it as secure as you know how.” 66 So they went and made the tomb secure, ______ the stone and setting the guard. -Matt 27:65-66

    • A.

      Leaning against

    • B.

      Sealing

    • C.

      Rolling away

    Correct Answer
    B. Sealing
    Explanation
    After Pilate gave permission for the tomb to be secured, the individuals went and made the tomb secure by sealing it. This means that they would have used some kind of material, such as wax or clay, to seal the entrance of the tomb. This would have been done to prevent anyone from tampering with or entering the tomb. Additionally, they also set a guard to ensure further security.

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  • 9. 

    Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat on it. His countenance was like lightning, and his clothing as white as snow. And the guards ______. -Matt 28:1-4

    • A.

      Ran to tell Pilate

    • B.

      Became scared and climbed up a tree

    • C.

      Shook for fear of him, and became like dead men

    Correct Answer
    C. Shook for fear of him, and became like dead men
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "shook for fear of him, and became like dead men". This answer is supported by the passage, which describes an angel descending from heaven and rolling back the stone from the tomb. The guards' response to this supernatural event is to shake with fear and become like dead men. This reaction highlights the awe-inspiring power and presence of the angel.

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  • 10. 

    Some of the _____ came into the city and reported to the chief priests all the things that had happened. -Matt 28:11

    • A.

      Disciples

    • B.

      Women

    • C.

      Guard

    Correct Answer
    C. Guard
    Explanation
    In this passage from the Gospel of Matthew, it is stated that "some of the guard came into the city and reported to the chief priests all the things that had happened." This suggests that the correct answer is "guard." The guard referred to here is likely the group of Roman soldiers who were assigned to guard the tomb of Jesus after his crucifixion. These guards witnessed the events surrounding Jesus' resurrection and went to report what they had seen to the chief priests.

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  • 11. 

    12 When they had assembled with the elders and consulted together, they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers, 13 saying, “Tell them, ‘His disciples came at night and ______ while we slept.’  -Matt 28:12-13

    • A.

      Stole Him away

    • B.

      Watched him being resurrected

    • C.

      Prayed

    Correct Answer
    A. Stole Him away
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "stole Him away." This is supported by the passage from Matthew 28:12-13, where it is stated that the elders and soldiers conspired together and were given a large sum of money. They were instructed to spread the false story that Jesus' disciples came at night and stole His body while they were sleeping. This explanation aligns with the events described in the passage.

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  • 12. 

    18 And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all things that ______; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Amen. -Matt 28:18-20

    • A.

      Are in the old covenant law

    • B.

      I have commanded you

    • C.

      You say

    Correct Answer
    B. I have commanded you
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I have commanded you" because Jesus is instructing his disciples to go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them and teaching them to observe all the things that he has commanded them. This statement emphasizes the authority and responsibility given to the disciples to carry out Jesus' teachings and spread his message to the world.

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