Psalm 9-16, ESV

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Test your knowledge of the bible passage: Psalm 9-16, ESV.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    I will give thanks to the LORD with my _____; I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. 2 I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.   -Ps. 9:1-2

    • A.

      Mouth

    • B.

      Lips

    • C.

      Whole heart

    Correct Answer
    C. Whole heart
    Explanation
    In this passage, the speaker expresses their intention to give thanks to the LORD with their whole heart. This means that they will offer their gratitude and praise sincerely and wholeheartedly, without reservation or holding back. They also mention their intention to recount all of the LORD's wonderful deeds, showing their desire to remember and acknowledge the goodness and faithfulness of God. The use of "whole heart" emphasizes the speaker's genuine and complete devotion and gratitude towards the LORD.

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  • 2. 

    13 Be gracious to me, O LORD! See my ______ from those who hate me, O you who lift me up from the gates of death. 14 that I may recount all your praises, that in the gates of the daughter of Zion I may rejoice in your salvation.  -Ps. 9:13-14

    • A.

      Affliction

    • B.

      Sorrow

    • C.

      Helplessness

    Correct Answer
    A. Affliction
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "affliction". In this passage, the speaker is asking the Lord to be gracious to them and to see their affliction from those who hate them. This suggests that the speaker is experiencing some form of hardship or trouble caused by their enemies. The mention of being lifted up from the gates of death further emphasizes the severity of their affliction. The speaker then expresses their desire to recount all of God's praises and rejoice in His salvation, indicating that they believe God's intervention and deliverance will bring them out of their affliction.

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  • 3. 

    4 In the pride of his face the wicked does not seek him; all his thoughts are, “_______.”   -Ps. 10:4

    • A.

      I do not need God

    • B.

      I do not care about God

    • C.

      There is no God

    Correct Answer
    C. There is no God
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "There is no God." This answer aligns with the statement in the passage that the wicked does not seek God and their thoughts revolve around the belief that there is no God.

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  • 4. 

    4 The LORD is in his holy temple; the LORD's throne is in heaven; his eyes see, his ______ test the children of man.   -Ps. 11:4

    • A.

      Eyelids

    • B.

      Heart

    • C.

      Hands

    Correct Answer
    A. Eyelids
    Explanation
    The verse from Psalms states that the LORD is in his holy temple and his throne is in heaven. It further mentions that his eyes see and his "eyelids" test the children of man. This suggests that the LORD is watchful and observant, examining the hearts and actions of human beings. The use of "eyelids" symbolizes the attentiveness and scrutiny of the LORD, emphasizing his role as a divine judge.

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  • 5. 

    6 The words of the LORD are pure words, like silver refined in a furnace on the ground, purified _____ times.   -Ps. 12:6

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 7
    Explanation
    The verse from Psalms 12:6 states that the words of the Lord are pure, like silver that has been refined in a furnace on the ground. It further mentions that these words have been purified a certain number of times. The correct answer is 7, indicating that the words of the Lord have been purified seven times.

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  • 6. 

    2 The LORD looks down from heaven on the children of man, to see if there are any who _____, who seek after God.   -Ps. 14:2

    • A.

      Will follow him

    • B.

      Understand

    • C.

      Love others

    Correct Answer
    B. Understand
    Explanation
    The passage from Psalms states that the LORD looks down from heaven to see if there are any who understand and seek after God. This suggests that God is observing and searching for individuals who have knowledge and comprehension of Him, and who actively pursue a relationship with Him.

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  • 7. 

    7 I bless the LORD who gives me counsel; in the ____ also my heart instructs me.   -Ps. 16:7

    • A.

      Due season

    • B.

      Morning

    • C.

      Night

    Correct Answer
    C. Night
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "night". In this verse, the psalmist is expressing gratitude to the LORD for providing guidance and counsel. The mention of "night" suggests that the psalmist finds solace and receives instructions from God during the quiet and stillness of the night. It implies that the psalmist seeks God's wisdom and guidance in times of darkness and uncertainty.

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