Bible Quiz on Joshua and the Battle of Jericho

As Joshua led the people of Israel into the land that Yahweh had promised to them, they had to conquer the people who were dwelling in that land. One of the places they came up against was Jericho. When they came up against Jericho, a city that was very well fortified with a massive wall around it, God told Joshua how they could defeat the city. And with God's wisdom and strength, they did overtake Jericho and claim that land.

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Free Online Bible Quiz on Joshua and the Battle of Jericho

1) Before the Israelites battled Jericho, a man spoke with Joshua about how to defeat Jericho. How did this man identify himself?

2) Before the man gave his message, what did he ask Joshua to do?

3) The man who spoke with Joshua said that he and his fighting men should march around the city once each day for seven days. Then, on the seventh day, they were to march around the city how many times?

4) When the Israelites marched around Jericho, what was carried behind the priests who blew trumpets?

5) Joshua told the people that the city and all that was in it was to be devoted to whom?

6) Immediately before the walls of Jericho fell, what did the people of Israel do?

7) When the walls of Jericho collapsed and the Israelites ran into the city, what was killed with the sword?

8) After the Israelites completely overtook Jericho, whose fame spread through all the land?

Bible references taken from the World English Bible (WEB), which is in the public domain.

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1) c. "He said, '...I have come now as commander of Yahweh’s army.'" Joshua 5:14 (WEB)

2) b. "The prince of Yahweh’s army said to Joshua, 'Take your shoes off of your feet; for the place on which you stand is holy.'" Joshua 5:15 (WEB)

3) d. "On the seventh day, you shall march around the city seven times..." Joshua 6:4 (WEB)

4) a. "The seven priests bearing the seven trumpets of rams’ horns in front of Yahweh’s ark went on continually..." Joshua 6:13 (WEB)

5) c. "The city shall be devoted, even it and all that is in it, to Yahweh." Joshua 6:17 (WEB)

6) a. "So the people shouted and the priests blew the trumpets... and the wall fell down flat..." Joshua 6:20 (WEB)

7) b. "They utterly destroyed all that was in the city, both man and woman, both young and old, and ox, sheep, and donkey, with the edge of the sword... But Rahab the prostitute, her father’s household, and all that she had, Joshua saved alive." Joshua 6:21,25 (WEB)

8) d. "So Yahweh was with Joshua; and his fame was in all the land." Joshua 6:27 (WEB)

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About The AuthorJonathan Hostetler lives in southern Pennsylvania. He grew up in a strong Christian family, dedicated his life completely to Jesus at the age of 9, experienced a spiritual breakthrough at the age of 15, and is now in his mid twenties, joyfully serving Yahweh and sharing Yahweh's message of salvation and hope both on the internet and in person.
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