Jeremiah Quiz

Downright Hard

  1. Name the Ethiopian eunuch who spoke to King Zedekiah and obtained the release of Jeremiah from the miry dungeon. How did Yahweh reward him?.

  2. The man who struck Jeremiah and put him in stocks was both priest and chief governor. What was his name?

    Baruch
    Pashur
    Gedaliah
    Ishmael
  3. King Josiah had three sons who sat on the throne of Judah. Jeremiah had a prediction concerning two of them. What was his prediction concerning Jehoahaz (aka Shallum)??

    He would be taken captive to Babylon but return.
    He would be killed in Jerusalem by the enemy.
    He would be assassinated by one of his brothers.
    He would be taken captive and die in the land of his captivity.
  4. What was Jeremiah's prediction concerning Jehoiakim?

    He would be neither lamented nor buried, but his body would be thrown outside Jerusalem like a donkey's.
    He would be greatly mourned and his body buried in the city of David.
    He would receive an honorable interment in Babylon.
    He would die in Babylon and his body left to the birds.
  5. What was Jeremiah's prediction concerning Jehoiachin (aka Coniah and Jeconiah), the son of Jehoiakim?

    His son would sit on the throne for only 3 months.
    His son would not sit on the throne.
    He would have no son at all.
    Jehoiachin would die by the hand of his son.
  6. Name the man who prophesied that the yoke of Babylon over Judah would be broken. What happened to him?

  7. In Jeremiah's Temple Gate Sermon (Jer. 7), he tells the people, 'Go now to the place in Shiloh where I first made a dwelling for my Name, and see what I did to it because of the wickedness of my people Israel (verse 12).' Read what led up to this challenge (verses 1-8) and what follows it (verses 13-15). Can you explain the reason why Shiloh is mentioned?

  8. What was Jeremiah's prediction concerning the fate of the false prophet Pashur?

  9. Identify who said each of the following quotations.

    1. 'This is the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD.'

    2. 'Terror on every side.'

    3. 'As surely as the LORD lives, I will neither kill you nor hand you over to those who are seeking your life.'

    4. 'Take him and look after him; don't harm him but do for him whatever he asks.'

    5. 'Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there?'

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  10. Put the following five events in proper chronological order.

    • A remnant of Jews defiantly flee to Egypt, taking Jeremiah with them.
    • The Chaldeans temporarily stop their siege of Jerusalem.
    • Baruch writes Jeremiah's words on a scroll.
    • Josiah is king in Judah.
    • Ebed-Melech speaks to King Zedekiah.

                     

  11. Put the following five events in proper chronological order.

    • Jeremiah is put in a miry dungeon in the court of the prison.
    • Zedekiah is taken in fetters to Babylon.
    • Jehoiakim flees Jerusalem.
    • Jeremiah is put in a dungeon at the house of Jonathan.
    • The prophecy of seventy years of desolation is given.

                     

  12. Put the following five events in proper chronological order.

    • Jeremiah is restricted to the court of the prison.
    • Jehoiachin is released from a Babylonian prison.
    • Yahweh hides Jeremiah and Baruch.
    • Jeremiah attempts to leave Jerusalem to claim his property.
    • Gedaliah is appointed governor by Nebuchadnezzer.

                     

  13. For a special challenge, combine questions 10-12 to put all fifteen events in chronological order.

    • A remnant of Jews defiantly flee to Egypt, taking Jeremiah with them.
    • The Chaldeans temporarily stop their siege of Jerusalem.
    • Gedaliah is appointed governor by Nebuchadnezzer.
    • Ebed-Melech speaks to King Zedekiah.
    • Josiah is king in Judah.
    • Jeremiah is put in a miry dungeon in the court of the prison.
    • Jehoiakim flees Jerusalem.
    • Zedekiah is taken in fetters to Babylon.
    • Jeremiah is put in a dungeon at the house of Jonathan.
    • The prophecy of seventy years of desolation is given.
    • Jeremiah is restricted to the court of the prison.
    • Jehoiachin is released from a Babylonian prison.
    • Yahweh hides Jeremiah and Baruch.
    • Baruch writes Jeremiah's words on a scroll.
    • Jeremiah attempts to leave Jerusalem to claim his property.

                     


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