Psalm 17-20, ESV

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Test your knowledge of the bible passage: Psalm 17-20, ESV.


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  • 1. 

    Ps. 17:8-9 * 8 Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your ____, 9 from the wicked who do me violence, my deadly enemies who surround me.

    • A.

      Hand

    • B.

      Rock

    • C.

      Wing

    Correct Answer
    C. Wing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "wing". In this verse from Psalms, the speaker is asking God to protect them by hiding them in the shadow of His wing. This metaphorical language suggests that the speaker is seeking refuge and safety from their enemies, who are described as wicked and violent. By using the image of a bird protecting its young under its wing, the speaker is expressing their trust in God's care and protection.

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  • 2. 

    15 As for me, I shall behold your face in righteousness; when I awake, I shall be ____ with your likeness.   -Ps. 17:15

    • A.

      Humbled

    • B.

      Indwelled

    • C.

      Satisfied

    Correct Answer
    C. Satisfied
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "satisfied". In this verse from Psalms, the speaker expresses their belief that they will see God's face and be transformed into His likeness. The word "satisfied" implies a sense of fulfillment and contentment, suggesting that the speaker will be completely fulfilled and content when they see God's face and become like Him.

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  • 3. 

    18 I love you, O LORD, my strength. 2 The LORD is my rock and my ______ and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. 3 I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised and I am saved from my enemies.   -Ps. 18:1-3

    • A.

      Fortress

    • B.

      Helper

    • C.

      Friend

    Correct Answer
    A. Fortress
    Explanation
    In this passage, the psalmist is expressing their love and trust in the Lord. They describe the Lord as their rock, deliverer, refuge, shield, horn of salvation, and stronghold. These words paint a picture of safety, protection, and security, indicating that the Lord is like a fortress for the psalmist. Therefore, the correct answer is "fortress."

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  • 4. 

    6 In my distress I called upon the LORD; to my God I cried for help. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry to him reached his ____.   -Ps. 18:6

    • A.

      Ears

    • B.

      Heavenly kingdom

    • C.

      Throne

    Correct Answer
    A. Ears
    Explanation
    The passage from Psalms 18:6 describes a situation where the speaker is in distress and calls upon the LORD for help. The speaker cries out to God, and from his temple, God hears their voice. The correct answer, "ears," is the body part that allows God to hear the cry for help and respond to it.

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  • 5. 

    15 Then the channels of the sea were seen, and the foundations of the world were laid bare at your rebuke, O LORD, at the _____ of the breath of your nostrils.    -Ps. 18:15

    • A.

      Blast

    • B.

      Gentle exhale

    • C.

      Hurricane force gust

    Correct Answer
    A. Blast
    Explanation
    The passage from Psalms 18:15 is describing a powerful and forceful action. The phrase "the channels of the sea were seen, and the foundations of the world were laid bare" suggests a significant and impactful event. The word "blast" aligns with this description as it implies a sudden and forceful release of air or energy. It conveys the idea of a strong and powerful action, which fits well with the context of the verse.

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  • 6. 

    18 They confronted me in the day of my _____, but the LORD was my support. 19 He brought me out into a broad place; he rescued me, because he delighted in me.   -Ps. 18:18-19

    • A.

      Blessings

    • B.

      Calamity

    • C.

      Salvation

    Correct Answer
    B. Calamity
    Explanation
    In this passage from Psalms, the speaker is describing a situation where they were confronted during a difficult time in their life. However, despite the adversity, the speaker finds solace in the fact that the Lord was their support. The word "calamity" fits well in this context as it represents a disaster or a great misfortune, which is the opposite of blessings or salvation. The speaker is acknowledging that they faced a calamitous situation, but they were able to overcome it because of the support and rescue provided by the Lord.

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  • 7. 

    20 The LORD dealt with me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my _____ he rewarded me.   -Ps. 18:20

    • A.

      Behavior

    • B.

      Hands

    • C.

      Heart

    Correct Answer
    B. Hands
    Explanation
    According to the given verse from Psalms 18:20, the LORD rewarded the speaker based on the cleanness of their hands. This suggests that the speaker's actions and conduct were righteous and blameless, leading to the LORD's favor and blessings. The cleanliness of one's hands symbolizes their deeds and behavior, indicating that the speaker's righteous actions were the reason for the LORD's rewards.

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  • 8. 

    24 So the LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his _____.   -Ps. 18:24

    • A.

      Earth

    • B.

      Heavenly kingdom

    • C.

      Sight

    Correct Answer
    C. Sight
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "sight". In this verse, the speaker is expressing gratitude to the Lord for rewarding them according to their righteousness and the cleanness of their hands. The word "sight" implies that the Lord has observed their actions and judged them accordingly. This suggests that the speaker believes in divine justice and acknowledges that their rewards are based on their moral conduct as witnessed by God.

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  • 9. 

    30 This God—his way is perfect; the word of the LORD proves true; he is a shield for all those who ______.   -Ps. 18:30

    • A.

      Love him

    • B.

      Have joy in him

    • C.

      Take refuge in him

    Correct Answer
    C. Take refuge in him
    Explanation
    The verse from Psalms 18:30 states that God's way is perfect and the word of the LORD proves true. It also mentions that God is a shield for all those who take refuge in him. This implies that those who seek protection and safety in God will find it. Therefore, the correct answer is "take refuge in him".

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  • 10. 

    9 O LORD, save the king! May he _____ us when we call!   -Ps. 20:9

    • A.

      Answer

    • B.

      Hear

    • C.

      Help

    Correct Answer
    A. Answer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "answer". In this verse, the psalmist is calling upon the Lord to save the king and asking that the king would answer or respond to them when they call upon him. The word "answer" fits with the context and the plea for the king to be attentive and responsive to their needs.

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