Isaiah Quiz

Not So Easy

  1. Isaiah was a prophet in the kingdom of Judah during the reigns of four kings, covering at least forty years. Can you name at least two of these four kings?

  2. The "Immanuel Prophecy" ("Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a son...") was a sign to which king?

  3. The Lord Jesus Christ is the subject of numerous prophecies in Isaiah and is referred to by many other names. Give two.

  4. In 701 B.C., King Hezekiah is threatened by the King of Assyria, who takes many of Judah's fortified cities on his way to Jerusalem. Name this king.

    Merodach Baladan
  5. Isaiah predicted that Babylon would be conquered by which empire?

    The Assyrian Empire
    The Median Empire
    The Syrian Empire
    The Chaldean Empire
  6. Isaiah gave prophecies against numerous nations besides Israel and Judah. Name at least three.

  7. Name the Assyrian king who came to power after the death of Sennacherib.

  8. Name the king of Judah who fell deathly ill but was graciously granted fifteen more years to live.

  9. Pekah usurped the throne in Samaria by assassinating Pekahiah, son of Menahem, after a reign of only two years. Isaiah rarely uses the name Pekah but instead refers to him disparagingly as the son of whom?

    a harlot
  10. When Ahaz was threatened by the coalition of Israel and Syria, Isaiah predicted that the coalition would be routed by another. Name the nation who was victorious over them.

  11. Sennacherib, king of Assyria, was threatened by the king of Ethiopia. Who was this king?

  12. In one of the most important Messianic passages in the Old Testament, Isaiah predicts, "Unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given...and he will be called..." Where is this passage found and what are the four titles given to this "Son"?

  13. According to some Jewish scholars, the greatest Messianic prophecy of all is also found in Isaiah. It begins,

    A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse;
    from his roots a Branch will bear fruit.

    Identify the chapter that contains this prophecy.

  14. Identify who said each of the following quotations.

    1. "Has any one of the gods of the nations delivered its land from the hand of the king of Assyria?"

    2. "Remember now, O Yahweh, I pray, how I have walked before you in truth and with a loyal heart, and have done what is good in your sight."

    3. "Woe is me, for I am undone!...For my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts."

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