90 Fun Bible Riddles For Adults

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Riddle me this: What is the world's oldest book? The Bible, of course! This collection of riddles in the Bible is inspired by the word of God. See how many more riddles you can get right from our Biblical riddles below!

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Bible Riddles For Adults

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1. I didn't have faith when I walked on water.

a: Peter
b: Jesus
c: John
d: Timothy

2. I wrote Paul's letter to the Romans.

a: Tertius
b: Gaius
c: Erastus
d: Julius

3. I was a judge. I fell backward from my seat and died.

a: Ichabod
b: Phinehas
c: Eli
d: Hannah

4. I was taken by the river, raised in the empire and got married in the desert.

a: Moses
b: Joseph
c: Isaac
d: Anthony

5. Phinehas and I are the children of Eli.

a: Hophni
b: Barak
c: Elam
d: Balaam

6. I killed more people in my death than in all my life.

a: Goliath
b: Samson
c: Eli
d: Barak

7. I started to reign when I was 8 years old.

a: Josiah
b: Ahab
c: Solomon
d: David

8. God created me on the first Day.

a: Earth, Space, Time and Light
b: Dry Land and Plants
c: The Animals and Men
d: Dinosaurs

9. I refused to come when the king wanted to show me off at a feast in front of his drunken guests.

a: Bathsheba
b: Esther
c: Vashti
d: Sarai

10. Paul before he was saved gave Alexander and I to Satan so he could punish us.

a: Hymenaeus
b: Ananias
c: Barabbas
d: Jonathan

11. I am the commander of Saul's army.

a: Abner
b: Ahinoam
c: Abiel
d: Joses

12. I am a chapter in the book of Psalms, and I end all my verses the same way.

a: Psalms 142
b: Psalms 136
c: Psalms 150
d: Psalms 100

13. I struck down a giant that had 6 fingers in each hand and 6 toes in each foot.

a: Jonathan
b: David
c: Hiram
d: Judah

14. God used me to make garments for Adam and Eve.

a: Fabric
b: Leaf
c: Skin
d: Sand

15. Saul went to see a medium, and she saw me coming up out of the earth.

a: Samuel
b: Elisha
c: Moses
d: Salome

16. I am a book in the Bible. Inside of me is written: "Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!"

a: Psalms
b: Proverbs
c: Matthew
d: Genesis

17. I asked for the body of Jesus after his death.

a: John the Baptist
b: Joseph of Arimathea
c: Simon
d: Martha

18. I was given to God, that is, to the priest, to be raised in the temple of God.

a: Samuel
b: Ezekiel
c: Elisha
d: Lazarus

19. I am the only Apostle that went blind.

a: Paul
b: Luke
c: John
d: James

20. I am an important figure in the Bible, I came to meet Jesus one night to ask him questions.

a: Nicodemus
b: Simeon
c: Theophilus
d: Matthias

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21. I was sick of the mind for seven years.

a: Nebuchadnezzar
b: Darius
c: Cirius
d: Abimelech

22. I am a book in the Bible. The word "God" is not mentioned anywhere in me.

a: Esther
b: Leviticus
c: Ruth
d: Ezra

23. I am the ninth in the ten commandment.

a: Remember the Sabbath
b: Honor your father and your mother
c: Shall not bear false witness
d: Shall not kill

24. I am the angel that spoke to Zechariah.

a: Gabriel
b: Michael
c: Rephael
d: None

25. I am a prophetess. I was called by king Josiah to interpret the Law.

a: Meeriate
b: Huldah
c: Hushai
d: Abigail

26. I got my two daughters pregnant unaware.

a: Lot
b: Jephthah
c: Moab
d: Noah

27. I am the only man to baptize Jesus by water.

a: Peter
b: Joseph
c: John the Baptist
d: James

28. I am a heap. I served as a witness between Jacob and Laban.

a: Galeed
b: Gilead
c: Megiddo
d: Adonijah

29. The ark of God stayed in my house for three months.

a: Obed-Edom
b: Obed-Hamiu
c: Obede-Zakuri
d: Amos

30. I was called the Twin.

a: Thomas
b: Lazarus
c: Nicodemus
d: Amram

31. I am the last book of the Bible.

a: Genesis
b: 3 John
c: Revelation
d: Matthew

32. I rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem in 52 days.

a: Nehemiah
b: Joshua
c: Artaxerxes
d: Ananias

33. I was the first person in the Bible to retire.

a: Jehoiachin
b: Jeremiah
c: Jacob
d: Aquila

34. I threw a feast that lasted for 180 days.

a: Ahasuerus
b: David
c: Solomon
d: Jairus

35. I was with Paul in prison when there was a great earthquake.

a: James
b: Silas
c: Barnabas
d: Peter

36. I am David's great-grandmother.

a: Ruth
b: Naomi
c: Sarah
d: Bathsheba

37. I am the only woman in the Bible whose age is mentioned.

a: Sarah
b: Ruth
c: Esther
d: Cleophas

38. I kept my faith, as if I saw Him who is invisible.

a: Joshua
b: Moses
c: Abraham
d: Enoch

39. I was having a conversation with another disciple about Jesus while on the road to Emmaus. However only my name is mentioned.

a: Cleopas
b: Demas
c: Peter
d: Mary

40. I am a boy, and I almost died of hunger and thirst in the desert.

a: Ishmael
b: Issachar
c: Dan
d: Cyrus

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41. I promised to serve Laban for 7 years to have his daughter in marriage.

a: David
b: Joseph
c: Jacob
d: Isaac

42. Job lived in me.

a: the land of Uz
b: the land of Egypt
c: the land of Israel
d: the land of Canaan

43. My wisdom consisted of divine knowledge.

a: Paul
b: Peter
c: John
d: Moses

44. I said: "but there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries."

a: Daniel
b: Ezekiel
c: Abraham
d: Moses

45. I am Lot's son.

a: Moab
b: Mahlon
c: Hophni
d: Absalon

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46. I walked with God and disappeared, because God took me to him.

a: Melchizedek
b: Enoch
c: Moses
d: Edom

47. I am Timothy's mother.

a: Eunice
b: Hannah
c: Sapphira
d: Delilah

48. I am a king. I made myself horns of iron when I prophesied in front of another king.

a: Zedekiah
b: Ahab
c: Jehoshaphat
d: Darius

49. I am Rachel's father.

a: Nahor
b: Ishmael
c: Laban
d: Dathan

50. During Israel's exodus from Egypt, Moses took my bones with him.

a: Joseph
b: Jacob
c: Jair
d: Lot

51. I walked with God for 300 years.

a: Enoch
b: Methuselah
c: Job
d: Noah

52. I started to reign as king when I was just 12 years old.

a: Samuel
b: David
c: Manasseh
d: Daniel

53. I was the king that reigned over Jerusalem the longest.

a: Solomon
b: Manasseh
c: Rehoboam
d: Elah

54. The books of Luke and Acts was written to me.

a: Theophilus
b: Tenorius
c: Malchijah
d: Timothy

55. As described in 1 Chronicles, I built two cities.

a: Sheerah
b: Sarai
c: Aminoa
d: Hosea

56. I prophesied that Jesus' name would be: "Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace."

a: Ezekiel
b: Jeremiah
c: Isaiah
d: Gabriel

57. I was born in Bethlehem. I saw the Spirit of God come from Heaven. I was tempted by the devil. I healed Peter's mother-in-law.

a: Jesus
b: John the Baptist
c: Paul
d: Michael

58. I was promoted from servant to prime-minister.

a: Joseph
b: Jacob
c: Ishmael
d: Jabez

59. I died for my breach of faith against the Lord, for not keeping His word and also for seeing a medium for guidance.

a: Saul
b: Uzza
c: Nero
d: Jachin

60. I am the bread that God sent from heaven, which was white as coriander seed and tasted like wafers made with honey.

a: Pita
b: Manna
c: Matzo
d: Yeast

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61. I am the paralyzed man from Lydda who was cured by Peter.

a: Onesimus
b: Aeneas
c: Demetrius
d: Jason

62. I was accused of stealing a cup from a high officer in Egypt.

a: Benjamin
b: Reuben
c: Mephibosheth
d: Simeon

63. I got wages for raising my own son.

a: Jochebed
b: Hannah
c: Hagar
d: Jehosheba

64. I am the tenth in the ten commandment.

a: Shall not covet
b: Shall not commit adultery
c: Shall not steal
d: Shall not kill

65. I was accused by the king of Israel to only prophesize evil to him.

a: Micaiah
b: Jeremiah
c: Elisha
d: Jehohanan

66. I dealt with wizardry and I burnt my own son as a sacrifice.

a: Pharaoh
b: Sheerah
c: Manasseh
d: Jair

67. I said: "So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord."

a: Paul
b: Peter
c: John
d: James

68. I am Samson's father.

a: Manoah
b: Amram
c: Gideon
d: Moab

69. I made the iron of an axe float.

a: Ben-Hadad
b: Elisha
c: Jesus
d: Gabriel

70. My brother violated me.

a: Sapphira
b: Tamira
c: Tamar
d: Asriel

71. I am Isaac's brother.

a: Ishmael
b: Israel
c: Esau
d: Silas

72. I was sold for 20 shekels of silver.

a: Judah
b: Jacob
c: Joseph
d: James

73. I am Samuel's firstborn.

a: Joel
b: Josiah
c: Jael
d: Jager

74. Paul said to the church in Corinth that I am the last enemy to be destroyed.

a: Death
b: Hunger
c: Sin
d: Sickness

75. I am the blind man who was seen and cured by Jesus, because I was crying out "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!"

a: Bartimaeus
b: Zacchaeus
c: Malchijah
d: Benjamin

76. I married my own aunt.

a: Amram
b: Aaron
c: Moses
d: Andrew

77. I violated my own sister Tamar.

a: Thomas
b: Theo
c: Amnom
d: Davis

78. I was a female judge to be called a prophet.

a: Deborah
b: Rebekah
c: Naomi
d: Hannah

79. I am Aaron's wife.

a: Jochebed
b: Elisheba
c: Sarah
d: Lydia

80. I was Apostle Paul's helper on writing the first letter to the Corinthians.

a: Sosthenes
b: Timothy
c: Titus
d: Phillip

81. I am Hannah's (Samuel's mother) husband.

a: Elkanah
b: Jehoram
c: Ephraim
d: Philemon

82. I am Jesus' earthly mother.

a: Mary
b: Miriam
c: Martha
d: Magdalene

83. I had my lips purified with a burning coal.

a: Jeremiah
b: Isaiah
c: Elijah
d: Ethan

84. God told me to destroy the Amalekites completely.

a: Joseph
b: David
c: Saul
d: Hezekiah

85. Through prayer, I had 15 years added to my life.

a: King David
b: King Hezekiah
c: King Solomon
d: King Jairus

86. I was the first bigamous the Bible talked about.

a: Lamech
b: Jabal
c: Tubal-cain
d: Othniel

87. Paul compared me to a covenant, to Mount Sinai and to Jerusalem.

a: Hagar
b: Titus
c: Sarah
d: Gideon

88. While Jesus preached, I worried about serving; I was loved by Jesus. I am also Lazarus and Mary's sister.

a: Mary Magdalene
b: Martha
c: Julia
d: Esther

89. I said this: "You have the words of eternal life."

a: Peter
b: Paul
c: Nicodemus
d: Solomon

90. I said: "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."

a: Jesus
b: Peter
c: Paul
d: James

Answers For Bible Riddles For Adults

Bible Riddles for adults
  • 1. Peter - Matthew 14:29
  • 2. Tertius - Romans 16:22
  • 3. Eli - 1 Samuel 4:18
  • 4. Moses - Exodus 2
  • 5. Hophni - 1 Samuel 1:3
  • 6. Samson - Judges 16:30
  • 7. Josiah - 2 Kings 22:1
  • 8. Earth, Space, Time and Light - Genesis 1:1-5
  • 9. Vashti - Esther 1:10-12
  • 10. Hymenaeus - 1 Timothy 1:20
  • 11. Abner - 1 Samuel 14:50
  • 12. Psalms 136
  • 13. Jonathan - 2 Samuel 21:20-21
  • 14. Skin - Genesis 3:21
  • 15. Samuel - 1 Samuel 28:14
  • 16. Psalms - Psalm 150:6
  • 17. Joseph of Arimathea - Matthew 27:58
  • 18. Samuel - 1 Samuel 1:24-28
  • 19. Paul - Acts 9:8-9
  • 20. Nicodemus - John 3:1-2
  • 21. Nebuchadnezzar - Daniel 4:31-33
  • 22. Esther
  • 23. Shall not bear false witness - Exodus 20:16
  • 24. Gabriel - Luke 1:18-19
  • 25. Huldah - 2 Kings 22:14
  • 26. Lot - Genesis 19:30-36
  • 27. John the Baptist - Matthew 3:13
  • 28. Galeed - Genesis 31:48
  • 29. Obed-Edom - 1 Chronicles 13:12-14
  • 30. Thomas - John 11:16
  • 31. Revelation - Revelation
  • 32. Nehemiah - Neh 2:5
  • 33. Jehoiachin - Jeremiah 52:33-34
  • 34. Ahasuerus - Esther 1:3-4
  • 35. Silas - Acts 16:25-26
  • 36. Ruth - Ruth 4:13-17
  • 37. Sarah - Genesis 23:1
  • 38. Moses - Heb 11:27
  • 39. Cleopas - Luke 24:18
  • 40. Ishmael - Genesis 21:14-19
  • 41. Jacob - Genesis 29:18
  • 42. the land of Uz - Job 1:1
  • 43. Paul - 1 Corinthians 2:6-7
  • 44. Daniel - Daniel 2:28
  • 45. Moab -Gen 19:37
  • 46. Enoch - Genesis 5:24
  • 47. Eunice - 2 Timothy 1:5
  • 48. Zedekiah - 2 Chronicles 18:1-10
  • 49. Laban - Genesis 29:5-6
  • 50. Joseph - Exodus 13:19
  • 51. Enoch - Genesis 5:22
  • 52. Manasseh - 2 Kings 21:1
  • 53. Manasseh - 2 Kings 21:1
  • 54. Theophilus - Luke 1:3, Acts 1:1
  • 55. Sheerah - 1 Chronicles 7:24
  • 56. Isaiah- Isaiah 9:6-7
  • 57. Jesus - Matthew 2
  • 58. Joseph - Genesis 41:40-44
  • 59. Saul - 1 Chronicles 10:13-14
  • 60. Manna - Exodus 16:31
  • 61. Aeneas - Acts 9:33
  • 62. Benjamin - Genesis 45, 46
  • 63. Jochebed - Exodus 2:8-10
  • 64. Shall not covet - Exodus 20:17
  • 65. Micaiah - 2 Chronicles 18:8-24
  • 66. Manasseh - 2 Kings 21:6-11
  • 67. Paul - Romans 14:8
  • 68. Manoah - Judges 13:2 and 24
  • 69. Elisha - 2 Kings 6:6
  • 70. Tamar - 2 Samuel 13:14
  • 71. Ishmael - Genesis 16 and 17
  • 72. Joseph - Genesis 37:28
  • 73. Joel - 1 Samuel 8:2
  • 74. Death - 1 Corinthians 15:26
  • 75. Bartimaeus - Luke 18:38
  • 76. Amram - Exodus 6:20
  • 77. Amnom - 2 Samuel 13:14
  • 78. Deborah - Judges 4:4
  • 79. Elisheba - Exodus 6:23
  • 80. Sosthenes - 1 Corinthians 1:1
  • 81. Elkanah - 1 Samuel 1:2
  • 82. Mary - Luke 2
  • 83. Isaiah - Isaiah 6:6-7
  • 84. Saul - 1 Samuel 15:3
  • 85. King Hezekiah- 2 Kings 20:1-6
  • 86. Lamech - Genesis 4:19
  • 87. Hagar - Galatians 4:21-26
  • 88. Martha - John 11
  • 89. Peter - John 6:68
  • 90. Paul - 2 Timothy 4:7

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