Women in the Bible Quiz

 

by Doris Hier

 

Following is a list of women whose names appear in the Bible.Can you match the names with the best description of each woman?

 

_____†† 1.†††††† Dorcas (Acts 9:39)††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. ††††††† first woman

_____†† 2.†††††† Priscilla (Acts 18:36)†††††††††††††††††††††††††† b.†††††† elderly widow with great faith

_____†† 3.†††††† Mary Magdalene (Luke 8:2)††††††††††† c.†††††† church organizer

_____†† 4.†††††† Elizabeth (Luke 1:57-60)††††††††††††††††††† d.†††††† mother of Jesus

_____†† 5.†††††† Anna (Luke 2:36)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† e.†††††† queen who risked her life for her people

_____†† 6.†††††† Mary (Luke 2:16)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† f.††††††† wife of David

_____†† 7.†††††† Esther (Esther 8:4-8)†††††††††††††††††††††††††† g. ††††††† she and her sister were friends of Jesus

_____†† 8.†††††† Ruth (Ruth 1:3-4)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† h.†††††† political leader and prophetess

_____†† 9.†††††† Deborah (Judges 4:4)†††††††††††††††††††††† i.††††††† Samsonís downfall

_____10.††††† Miriam (Exodus 15:20)†††††††††††††††††††††† j.††††††† mother of Moses

_____11.††††† Rebekah (Genesis 24:67)†††††††††††††††† k.†††††† strong and courageous wife of Isaac

_____12.††††† Eve (Genesis 4:1)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† l.††††††† served in church at Cenchreae

_____13.††††† Phoebe (Romans 16:1)†††††††††††††††††††† m. †††††† church leader and teacher who was a

_____14.††††† Lydia (Acts 16:14)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† friend of Paul

_____15. †††††† Martha (John 11:5)†††††††††††††††††††††††††† n.†††††††† saved from a life of sin to be follower of

_____16.††††† Abigail (I Samuel 25:39)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jesus

_____17.††††† Jochebed (Exodus 6:20)††††††††††††††††† o.†††††††† beautiful daughter of Laban

_____18. †††††† Sarah (Genesis 17:19)††††††††††††††††††††† p.†††††††† kindly woman who sewed clothing for

_____19.††††† Rachel (Genesis 29:38)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† the poor

_____20.††††† Delilah (Judges 16:18)†††††††††††††††††††††† q.†††††††† wife of Abraham

r.                 daughter-in-law of Naomi

s.                mother of John the Baptist

t.                Mosesí sister, a national leader