Word scramble puzzle 8: Introduction to Biblical Literature

Based on material in chapter 8 Discovering the Bible by Alex Varughese

Challenge: Can you unscramble these names from the Old Testasment and match them with the clues below even if you do not have the book?

  1. __________________________________________The man whom Samuel anointed as Israel's first king
  2. __________________________________________The second king of Israel who was referred to as a man "after God's own heart"; our textbook said he was the king during Israel's "golden years"
  3. __________________________________________David's son who killed his brother Amnon in retaliation for the rape of their sister Tamar and who later tried to wrest the throne from his father
  4. __________________________________________Saul's son who was a close friend of David
  5. __________________________________________Israel's last judge, a priest and the first of the prophets; this man stands between th era of judges and the era of statehood and kingship
  6. __________________________________________Mother of Samuel who had made a vow to God that if He would give her a son, she would consecrate that son as a Nazarite
  7. __________________________________________A priest who had two evil sons.
  8. __________________________________________The woman with whom David committed adultery; the second son that David fathered with her was named Solomon
  9. __________________________________________The prophet who confronted David about his sins in the affair with Bathsheba
  10. __________________________________________Father of King David

Puzzle made at http://search.teach-nology.com/cgi-bin/scramble.pl

    -- Howard Culbertson

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