Old Testament ABC’s


Preparation: Carefully open staples, remove pages 24 and 25 from magazine, then close staples. Mount pages on cardboard, cut off calendar, then use separately. Cut out letter squares. Find corresponding clue squares, cut out, and glue on back of letters.

To play: Any number of players may participate. Each player, in turn, picks letter from pile, reads clue, and has two minutes to find answer that begins with that letter in Old Testament. Person with most correct answers at end of game wins.

A First man on earth (Gen. 2:19)

B Unfinished tower where language was confounded (Gen. 11:1–9)

C Son of Adam and Eve who killed his brother (Gen. 4:8)

D Prophet thrown into den of lions (Dan. 6:16)

E Methuselah’s father (Gen. 5:21)

F Son who normally receives birthright (Gen. 43:33)

G Land where Joseph’s father and brothers moved from land of Canaan (Gen. 47:1)

H Woman who had son (Samuel) in answer to prayer (1 Sam. 1:20)

I Son born to Abraham and Sarah in their old age (Gen. 17:15–19)

J City where “word of the Lord” shall come from in last days (Micah 4:1–2)

K Wife of Abraham after Sarah died (Gen. 23:2; Gen. 25:1)

L Animals in den where Daniel was cast (Dan. 6:16)

M Sister who tended Moses in bulrushes (Ex. 2:2–4; Num. 26:59)

N Man who built ark and was saved with family from Flood (Gen. 6–8)

O Father of Jesse (Ruth 4:17)

P Title given to Egyptian kings (Ex. 1:8–11)

Q Esther’s title when Mordecai sat in king’s gate (Esth. 2:21–22)

R Measuring tool seen in vision by Ezekiel (Ezek. 40:3)

S Place for tithes (Mal. 3:10)

T Portable temple used by Israelites wandering in wilderness (Ex. 25:8–9; Num. 9:15–17)

U Abraham’s original home (Gen. 11:28, 31)

V Item of blue, purple, and crimson linen in temple built by Solomon (2 Chr. 3:14, chapter heading)

W Where Israelites wandered for forty years (Deut. 8:2)

Y What Hananiah removed from Jeremiah’s neck (Jer. 28:10)

Z Wife of Moses (Ex. 18:2)

     

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Answers:

Adam, Babel, Cain, Daniel, Enoch, firstborn, Goshen, Hannah, Isaac, Jerusalem, Keturah, lions, Miriam, Noah, Obed, Pharaoh, Queen, reed, storehouse, tabernacle, Ur of the Chaldees, vail (veil), wilderness, yoke, Zipporah.