Ruth Quiz

Not So Easy

  1. How many years did Naomi sojourn in Moab?

    About 2 years
    About 5 years
    About 8 years
    About 10 years
  2. What custom was used to confirm a business deal?

  3. Who was Orpah's husband?

  4. How many witnesses did Boaz take when he negotiated with the nearer kinsman?

    3
    7
    10
    12
  5. According to levirate marriage, Obed was considered the heir to Ruth's first husband. Who was he?

  6. How was Ruth to let Boaz know that she wished him to act as a kinsman-redeemer for her?

  7. What does 'Mara' mean?

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

    • Naomi says, 'Call me Mara.'
    • Naomi returns to Bethlehem.
    • Mahlon dies.
    • Ruth meets Boaz.
    • There is a famine in Judah.

                     

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

    • Orpah returns home.
    • Obed is born.
    • Ruth asks Boaz to be her kinsman-redeemer.
    • Chilion takes a wife.
    • Elimelech dies.

                     

  10. For a special challenge, combine questions 8 and 9 to put all ten events in chronological order.

    • Ruth meets Boaz.
    • Naomi returns to Bethlehem.
    • Mahlon dies.
    • Naomi says, 'Call me Mara.'
    • There is a famine in Judah.
    • Orpah returns home.
    • Obed is born.
    • Ruth asks Boaz to be her kinsman-redeemer.
    • Chilion takes a wife.
    • Elimelech dies.

                     


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