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2 Samuel 23- 1Kings 5 October 17-23 Answers

17\2 Samuel 23

Who killed eight hundred men with a spear?

2 Sam 23:8 These are the names of David's mighty men: Josheb-Basshebeth, a Tahkemonite, was chief of the Three; he raised his spear against eight hundred men, whom he killed in one encounter. NIV

Who fought against the Philistines and his hand froze to the sword?

2 Sam 23:10 but he stood his ground and struck down the Philistines till his hand grew tired and froze to the sword. The LORD brought about a great victory that day. The troops returned to Eleazar, but only to strip the dead. NIV

What did Benaiah do on a snowy day?

2 Sam 23:20 Benaiah son of Jehoiada was a valiant fighter from Kabzeel, who performed great exploits. He struck down two of Moab's best men. He also went down into a pit on a snowy day and killed a lion. NIV

18\2 Samuel 24

Why was King David conscience-stricken?

2 Sam 24:10 David was conscience-stricken after he had counted the fighting men, and he said to the LORD, "I have sinned greatly in what I have done. Now, O LORD, I beg you, take away the guilt of your servant. I have done a very foolish thing." NIV

How many options did the Lord give David?

2 Sam 24:12 "Go and tell David, 'This is what the LORD says: I am giving you three options. Choose one of them for me to carry out against you.'" NIV

When was the plague stopped?

2 Sam 24:25 David built an altar to the LORD there and sacrificed burnt offerings and fellowship offerings. Then the LORD answered prayer in behalf of the land, and the plague on Israel was stopped. NIV

19\1 Kings 1

Who was very handsome?

1 Kings 1:5 Now Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith, put himself forward and said, "I will be king." So he got chariots and horses ready, with fifty men to run ahead of him. 6(His father had never interfered with him by asking, "Why do you behave as you do?" He was also very handsome and was born next after Absalom.) NIV

What were the names of the priest and prophet who put Solomon on King David’s mule and escorted him?

1 Kings 1:38 So Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, Benaiah son of Jehoiada, the Kerethites and the Pelethites went down and put Solomon on King David's mule and escorted him to Gihon. What did King Solomon do to Adonijah?

1 Kings 1:53 Then King Solomon sent men, and they brought him down from the altar. And Adonijah came and bowed down to King Solomon, and Solomon said, "Go to your home." NIV

20\1 Kings 2

What was King Solomon to do for the sons of Barzillai?

1 Kings 2:7 "But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai of Gilead and let them be among those who eat at your table. They stood by me when I fled from your brother Absalom. NIV

Who did Adonijah want to marry?

1 Kings 2:17 So he continued, "Please ask King Solomon-he will not refuse you-to give me Abishag the Shunammite as my wife." NIV

Who killed Shimei?

1 Kings 2:46 Then the king gave the order to Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he went out and struck Shimei down and killed him. NIV

21\1 Kings 3

Why was the Lord pleased with Solomon?

1 Kings 3:9 So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?"

10 The Lord was pleased that Solomon had asked for this. NIV

How many riches and honor would be given to King Solomon?

1 Kings 3:13 Moreover, I will give you what you have not asked for-both riches and honor-so that in your lifetime you will have no equal among kings. NIV

Who was the one whose baby was alive?

1 Kings 3:26 The woman whose son was alive was filled with compassion for her son and said to the king, "Please, my lord, give her the living baby! Don't kill him!" NIV

22\1 Kings 4

Who was from the hill country of Ephraim?

1 Kings 4:8 These are their names: Ben-Hur-in the hill country of Ephraim; NIV

How many horses did King Solomon have?

1 Kings 4:26 Solomon had four thousand stalls for chariot horses, and twelve thousand horses. NIV

How many proverbs and songs did Solomon speak?

1 Kings 4:32 He spoke three thousand proverbs and his songs numbered a thousand and five. NIV

23\1 Kings 5

What king was always friendly with David?

1 Kings 5:5:1 When Hiram king of Tyre heard that Solomon had been anointed king to succeed his father David, he sent his envoys to Solomon, because he had always been on friendly terms with David.

King Solomon provided food in exchange for what?

1 Kings 5:9 My men will haul them down from Lebanon to the sea, and I will float them in rafts by sea to the place you specify. There I will separate them and you can take them away. And you are to grant my wish by providing food for my royal household." NIV

How many stonecutters did King Solomon have?

1 Kings 5:15 Solomon had seventy thousand carriers and eighty thousand stonecutters in the hills NIV


1 Kings 6-12 October 24-30 Answers...

24\1 Kings 6

In what year of King Solomon’s reign did he begin to build the temple of the Lord?

1 Kings 6:1 In the four hundred and eightieth year after the Israelites had come out of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv, the second month, he began to build the temple of the LORD. NIV

What iron tools were heard at the temple site?

1 Kings 6:7 In building the temple, only blocks dressed at the quarry were used, and no hammer, chisel or any other iron tool was heard at the temple site while it was being built. NIV

What was not to be seen inside the temple?

1 Kings 6:18 The inside of the temple was cedar, carved with gourds and open flowers. Everything was cedar; no stone was to be seen. NIV

On the walls around the temple, what was carved in both the inner and outer rooms?

1 Kings 6:29 On the walls all around the temple, in both the inner and outer rooms, he carved cherubim, palm trees and open flowers. NIV

25\1 Kings 7

Solomon made a throne hall, whose daughter did he make a palace for that was similar in design to the throne hall?

1 Kings 7:8 And the palace in which he was to live, set farther back, was similar in design. Solomon also made a palace like this hall for Pharaoh's daughter, whom he had married. NIV

Who was highly skilled and experienced in all kinds of bronze work?

1 Kings 7:14 whose mother was a widow from the tribe of Naphtali and whose father was a man of Tyre and a craftsman in bronze. Huram was highly skilled and experienced in all kinds of bronze work. He came to King Solomon and did all the work assigned to him.

What did King Solomon bring in the temple after everything was done?

1 Kings 7:51 When all the work King Solomon had done for the temple of the LORD was finished, he brought in the things his father David had dedicated-the silver and gold and the furnishings-and he placed them in the treasuries of the LORD's temple. NIV

26\1 Kings 8

What did the cherubim overshadow?

1 Kings 8:7 The cherubim spread their wings over the place of the ark and overshadowed the ark and its carrying poles. NIV

What prevented the priests from performing their service?

1 Kings 8:10 When the priests withdrew from the Holy Place, the cloud filled the temple of the LORD. 11 And the priests could not perform their service because of the cloud, for the glory of the LORD filled his temple.

How many cattle, sheep and goats did Solomon sacrifice for a fellowship offering?

1 Kings 8:63 Solomon offered a sacrifice of fellowship offerings to the LORD: twenty-two thousand cattle and a hundred and twenty thousand sheep and goats. So the king and all the Israelites dedicated the temple of the LORD. NIV

27\1 Kings 9

If King Solomon walked in integrity of heart and uprightness, what would God establish?

1 Kings 9:4 "As for you, if you walk before me in integrity of heart and uprightness, as David your father did, and do all I command and observe my decrees and laws, 5 I will establish your royal throne over Israel forever, as I promised David your father when I said, 'You shall never fail to have a man on the throne of Israel.' NIV

If King Solomon rejected God, what would happen?

1 Kings 9:7 then I will cut off Israel from the land I have given them and will reject this temple I have consecrated for my Name. Israel will then become a byword and an object of ridicule among all peoples.

Where did King Solomon build his ships?

1 Kings 9:26 King Solomon also built ships at Ezion Geber, which is near Elath in Edom, on the shore of the Red Sea. 27 And Hiram sent his men-sailors who knew the sea-to serve in the fleet with Solomon's men. NIV

28\1 Kings 10

Why did the Queen of Sheba go to Solomon to test him with hard questions?

1 Kings 10:10:1 When the queen of Sheba heard about the fame of Solomon and his relation to the name of the LORD, she came to test him with hard questions. NIV

According to the Queen of Sheba, King Solomon was made king to...

1 Kings 10:9 Praise be to the LORD your God, who has delighted in you and placed you on the throne of Israel. Because of the LORD's eternal love for Israel, he has made you king, to maintain justice and righteousness." NIV

In comparison to the other kings of the earth, how much wealth did King Solomon have?

1 Kings 10:23 King Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth.

29\1 Kings 11

Why was King Solomon not supposed to marry those who worshiped other gods?

1 Kings 11:2 They were from nations about which the LORD had told the Israelites, "You must not intermarry with them, because they will surely turn your hearts after their gods." Nevertheless, Solomon held fast to them in love. NIV

As Solomon grew old, what problem came up?

1 Kings 11:4 As Solomon grew old, his wives turned his heart after other gods, and his heart was not fully devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father had been. NIV

Who fled to Egypt?

1 Kings 11:40 Solomon tried to kill Jeroboam, but Jeroboam fled to Egypt, to Shishak the king, and stayed there until Solomon's death. NIV

30\1 Kings 12

Who did Rehoboam reject and whose advice did he follow?

1 Kings 12:8 But Rehoboam rejected the advice the elders gave him and consulted the young men who had grown up with him and were serving him. NIV

How many fighting men did Rehoboam gather up to fight?

1 Kings 12:21 When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered the whole house of Judah and the tribe of Benjamin-a hundred and eighty thousand fighting men-to make war against the house of Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam son of Solomon.

Jeroboam appointed priests even though they were not from what tribe?

1 Kings 12:31 Jeroboam built shrines on high places and appointed priests from all sorts of people, even though they were not Levites. NIV







































































































































































































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