Numbers Bible Test
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Why is the fourth book of the Bible called Numbers?
It tells of when Moses took the census.
How many men over 20 were counted in the census at Mt. Sinai?
How many people would there have been if you added woman and children?
What are the three vows of a Nazarite?
1. They can't have win, grape juice, or raisins.
2. They must not cut their hair.
3. Do not go near a dead body.
How did the Israelites know when to move?
When the cloud lifted from above the tent they moved, and when it settled, they camped.
As the Israelites traveled across the desert, what was always put in front of the people?
The Ark of the Covenant
Who else was traveling with the Israelites?
Why did some of the Israelites want to go back to Egypt?
They did not have meat or food besides manna to eat.
What did the Israelites eat in the desert?
What did this food look like?
How was it fixed?
Ground with a handbill or crushed with a mortar, cooked with pots or made into loaves.
What did it taste like?
Where did the Israelites find it?
When did they find it?
Where did it come from?
came down like rain from God
When the people complained that they were better off in Egypt, what did Moses ask God to do?
When the Israelites said that they had been better off in Egypt, how did God punish them?
1. He made them eat meat for a solid month, which made them hate it.
2. He struck them with a severe plague while they were eating the meat.
What happened to Eldad, Medad, and the other 70 elders of Israel?
The Spirit came and rested on them and they prophesied. When the Spirit left, they weren't able to prophesy.
What kind of meat did God give the Israelites to eat?
Why did Miriam and Aaron complain against Moses?
1. He married a Cushite.
2. He got all the credit for serving the Lord.
What does this teach us about Aaron?
He was jealous.
How did God punish Miriam?
He gave her leprosy.
How many spies did Moses send to Canaan?
Why did Moses choose this number?
So there would be one from each tribe.
What were the spies supposed to find out?
The quality of the land, if the people were strong or weak, what kinds of towns they live in, and if there are trees or not.
Name three fruits the spies found in Canaan.
Grapes, pomegranates, and figs
How long did the spies spend in Canaan?
What good things did the spies report?
Flowing with milk and honey; has fruit
What bad things did the spies report?
The cities were large and very fortified; people were powerful
What two lies did they tell?
1. The people are of great size
2. Whoever lived there was devoured
What did most of the Israelites want to do after they heard the spies?
Go back to Egypt.
Which two spies knew that the Israelites could conquer Canaan?
Joshua and Caleb
What reward did they receive?
They were allowed to go into the Promised Land.
What punishment did God impose upon the Israelites?
They will wander their desert for 40 years, and they will not get to enter the Promised Land.
Why did God punish Korah and his followers?
They rose up against Moses.
How were Korah and his followers punished?
The Earth opened up and swallowed them, their families, and all of their possessions.
Why did God punish Nadab and Abihu?
They offered unauthorized fire before the Lord.
How did God punish Nadab and Abihu?
They were consumed by fire form the Lord's presence.
Nadab and Abihu were whose boys?
How did the tribe of Levi, which was given no land, survive?
They were given all the tithes of Israel for their work.
What did God tell Moses to do when the people complained about having no water?
Take the staff and speak to the rock so it will pour water.
What was the great sin of Moses and Aaron?
He said,"Listen you rebels, must we bring you water out of the rock?"
How did God punish Moses and Aaron?
He did not let them into the Promised Land.
Why did the Israelites have to go around Edom?
Eom refused to let them pass.
Why did Moses make a metal snake and put it on a pole?
So that anyone who was bitten by a snake can look upon it and live.
Who destroyed this metal snake 600 years later?
What was the name of this metal snake?
What ancient Hebrew book is quoted in Numbers 21.14?
Book of the Wars
What happened when the Israelites were camped in Moab?
They fool around with Moabite women and began to worship their gods.
Why did Phinehas kill a fellow Israelite?
He brought a Midianite woman into the camp.
How many people died that day?
Whom did Moses transfer his authority to his successor?
How did Moses transfer his authority to his successor?
He laid his hands on him and commissioned him as the Lord instructed.
How did Eleazar the priest find out what to say to Joshua?
Consulted the Urim
Which two tribes asked to stay on the east side of the Jordan?
Reubenites and Gadites
Half of what tribe asked to stay on the east side of the Jordan?
In what country were the Israelites just before they crossed the Jordan?
What town was across the river?
What three things did God tell the Israelites to do once they had cross the Jordan River and entered the Promised Land?
1. When you cross into Canaan, drive out all inhabitants of the land before you.
2. Destroy all their cast images and idols.
3. Take the land and distribute in into ancestral tribes.
Would the Israelites obey God and do these things?
There is a list of tribes in Numbers 1. Which tribe is missing?
Why was this tribe omitted? Give two reasons.
1. They were in charge of the tabernacle.
2. They got no inheritance from them.