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“Bible Personalities,” Friend, Apr. 1990, 5

Bible Personalities

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  1. First murder victim (See Gen. 4:8.)

  2. Nabal’s widow, whom David married (See 1 Sam. 25:36–42.)

  3. Original name of Abraham (See Gen. 17:5.)

  4. Rider in a chariot of fire (See 2 Kgs. 2:9–11.)

  5. Person called by God from burning bush (See Ex. 3:1–4.)

  6. Pharoah’s officer who bought Joseph (See Gen. 39:1.)

  7. Queen of __________, who gave Solomon riches and hard questions (See 1 Kgs. 10:1–10.)

  8. Abraham’s wife, who laughed at the words of the holy men (See Gen. 18:9–14, heading.)

  9. Prophet who helped a widow pay off her debts (See 2 Kgs. 4:1–7.)

  10. Ruth’s mother-in-law, who returned to her family from Moab (See Ruth 1:1–16.)

  11. Woman mistaken for a drunk in the temple (See 1 Sam. 1:9–18.)

  12. King of Israel who refused to be slain by his enemies (See 1 Sam. 10:21–24; 1 Sam. 31:3–6.)

  13. Son of Beor, who was saved by an ass (See Num. 22:4–33.)

  14. Woman who lured Samson to his ruin (See Judg. 16:4–21.)

  15. Moses’ father-in-law, who chastised him (See Ex. 18:12–26.)

  16. Moses’ sister, smitten with leprosy for complaining (See Num. 12:1–15.)

  17. Brother kept by Joseph as hostage in Egypt (See Gen. 42:3–24.)

  18. Moses’ successor (See Num. 14:6–7; Num. 27:heading.)

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