90 Fun Bible Riddles For Adults

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Bible Riddles For Adults

1. I didn’t have faith when I was walking on the water.
A: Peter
B: Jesus
C: John

2. I wrote Paul’s letter to the Romans.
A: Tertius
B: Gaius
C: Erastus

3. I was a judge. I fell backward from my seat and died.
A: Ichabod
B: Phinehas
C: Eli

4. I was taken by the river, raised in the empire and got married in the desert.
A: Moses
B: Joseph
C: Isaac

5. Phinehas and I are the children of Eli.
A: Hophni
B: Barak
C: Elam

6. I killed more people in my death than in all my life.
A: Goliath
B: Samson
C: Eli

7. I started to reign when I was 8 years old.
A: Josiah
B: Ahab
C: Solomon

8. God created me on the first Day.
A: Earth, Space, Time and Light
B: Dry Land and Plants
C: The Animals and Men

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

10. The apostle Paul gave Alexander and I to Satan so he could punish us.
A: Hymenaeus
B: Ananias
C: Barabbas

11. I am the commander of Saul’s army.
A: Abner
B: Ahinoam
C: Abiel

12. I am a chapter on the book of Psalms, and I end all my verses the same way.
A: Psalms 142
B: Psalms 136
C: Psalms 150

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

14. God made garments off me for the man and the woman.
A: Fabric
B: Leaf
C: Skin

15. Saul went to see a medium, and she saw me coming up out of the earth.
A: Samuel
B: Elisha
C: Moses

16. I am a sacred book. On me it is written: “Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!”
A: Psalms
B: Proverbs
C: Matthew

17. I asked for the body of Jesus after his death.
A: John the Baptist
B: Joseph of Arimathea
C: Simon

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

19. I am the only apostle that went blind.
A: Paul
B: Luke
C: John

20. I am an important man, and I came to meet Jesus Christ one night to ask him questions.
A: Nicodemus
B: Simeon
C: Theophilus

21. I was sick of the mind for seven years.
A: Nebuchadnezzar
B: Darius
C: Cirius

22. I am a sacred book. The word “God” is not mentioned on me.
A: Esther
B: Leviticus
C: Ruth

23. I am the ninth commandment.
A: Remember the Sabbath
B: Honor your father and your mother
C: Shall not bear false witness

24. I am the angel that spoke to Zechariah.
A: Gabriel
B: Michael
C: Rephael

25. I am a prophetess. I was called by king Josiah to interpret the Law.
A: Meeriate
B: Huldah
C: Hushai

26. I got my two daughters pregnant.
A: Lot
B: Jephthah
C: Moab

27. I baptized Jesus.
A: Peter
B: Joseph
C: John the Baptist

28. I am a heap. I served as a witness between Jacob and Laban.
A: Galeed
B: Gilead
C: Megiddo

29. The ark of God stayed in my house for three months.
A: Obed-Edom
B: Obed-Hamiu
C: Obede-Zakuri

30. I was called the Twin.
A: Thomas
B: Lazarus
C: Nicodemus

31. I am the last book of the Bible.
A: Genesis
B: 3 John
C: Revelation

32. I rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem in 52 days.
A: Nehemiah
B: Joshua
C: Artaxerxes

33. I was the first person in the Bible to retire.
A: Jehoiachin
B: Jeremiah
C: Jacob

34. I threw a feast that lasted for 180 days.
A: Ahasuerus
B: David
C: Solomon

35. I was with Paul in prison when there was a great earthquake.
A: James
B: Silas
C: Barnabas

36. I am David’s great-grandmother.
A: Ruth
B: Naomi
C: Sarah

37. I am the only woman in the Bible whose age is mentioned.
A: Sarah
B: Ruth
C: Esther

38. I kept my faith, as if I saw him who is invisible.
A: Joshua
B: Moses
C: Abraham

39. The conversation another disciple and I had with Jesus resurrected on the road to Emmaus was very interesting, however in the New Testament only my name is mentioned.
A: Cleopas
B: Demas
C: Peter

40. I am a boy, and I almost died of hunger and thirst in the desert.
A: Ishmael
B: Issachar
C: Dan

41. I promised to serve Laban for 7 years to have his daughter in marriage.
A: David
B: Joseph
C: Jacob

42. Job lived on me.
A: the land of Uz
B: the land of Egypt
C: the land of Israel

43. My wisdom consisted of divine knowledge.
A: Paul
B: Peter
C: John

44. I said: “but there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries.”
A: Daniel
B: Ezekiel
C: Abraham

45. I am Lot’s son.
A: Moab
B: Mahlon
C: Hophni

46. I walked with God and disappeared, because God took me to him.
A: Melchizedek
B: Enoch
C: Moses

47. I am Timothy’s mother.
A: Eunice
B: Hannah
C: Sapphira

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

49. I am Rachel’s father.
A: Nahor
B: Ishmael
C: Laban

50. During Egypt’s exodus, Moses took my bones with him.
A: Joseph
B: Jacob
C: Jair

51. I walked with God for 300 years.
A: Enoch
B: Methuselah
C: Job

52. I started to reign when I was 12 years old.
A: Samuel
B: David
C: Manasseh

53. I was the king that reigned over Jerusalem the longest.
A: Solomon
B: Manasseh
C: Rehoboam

54. Luke wrote his book and the book of Acts to me.
A: Theophilus
B: Tenorius
C: Malchijah

55. As described in 1 Chronicles, I built two cities.
A: Sheerah
B: Sarai
C: Aminoa

56. I prophesied that Jesus’ name would be: “Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”
A: Ezekiel
B: Jeremiah
C: Isaiah

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

58. I was promoted from servant to prime-minister.
A: Joseph
B: Jacob
C: Ishmael

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

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

61. I am the paralyzed man from Lydda who was cured by Peter.
A: Onesimus
B: Aeneas
C: Demetrius

62. I was accused of stealing a cup from a high officer in Egypt.
A: Benjamin
B: Reuben
C: Mephibosheth

63. I got wages for raising my own son.
A: Jochebed
B: Hannah
C: Hagar

64. I am the tenth commandment.
A: Shall not covet
B: Shall not commit adultery
C: Shall not steal

65. I was accused by the king of Israel to only prophesize evil to him.
A: Micaiah
B: Jeremiah
C: Elisha

66. I dealt with wizardry and I burnt my own son as a sacrifice.
A: Pharaoh
B: Sheerah
C: Manasseh

67. I said: “whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s.”
A: Paul
B: Peter
C: John

68. I am Samson’s father.
A: Manoah
B: Amram
C: Gideon

69. I made the iron of an axe float.
A: Ben-Hadad
B: Elisha
C: Jesus

70. My brother violated me.
A: Sapphira
B: Tamira
C: Tamar

71. I am Isaac’s brother.
A: Ishmael
B: Israel
C: Esau

72. I was sold for 20 shekels of silver.
A: Judah
B: Jacob
C: Joseph

73. I am Samuel’s firstborn.
A: Joel
B: Josiah
C: Jael

74. Paul said to the church in Corinth that I am the last enemy to be destroyed.
A: Death
B: Hunger
C: Sin

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

76. I married my own aunt.
A: Amram
B: Aaron
C: Moses

77. I violated my sister Tamar.
A: Isaac
B: Abraham
C: Amnom

78. I was a judge.
A: Deborah
B: Rebekah
C: Naomi

79. I am Aaron’s wife.
A: Jochebed
B: Elisheba
C: Sarah

80. I was Apostle Paul’s helper on writing the first letter to the Corinthians.
A: Sosthenes
B: Timothy
C: Titus

81. I am Hannah’s (Samuel’s mother) husband.
A: Elkanah
B: Jehoram
C: Ephraim

82. I am Jesus’ mother.
A: Mary
B: Miriam
C: Martha

83. I had my lips purified with a burning coal.
A: Jeremiah
B: Isaiah
C: Elijah

84. God told me to destroy the Amalekites completely.
A: Joseph
B: David
C: Saul

85. Through prayer, I had 15 years added to my life.
A: King David
B: King Hezekiah
C: King Solomon

86. I was the first bigamous the Bible talked about.
A: Lamech
B: Jabal
C: Tubal-cain

87. Paul compared me to a covenant, to Mount Sinai and to Jerusalem.
A: Hagar
B: Titus
C: Sarah

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

89. I said this: “You have the words of eternal life.”
A: Peter
B: Paul
C: Nicodemus

90. I said: “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”
A: Jesus Christ
B: Peter
C: Paul

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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