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101 Bible Number Puzzles (Set 1) — Answers

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  1. 3 f. c. of J.
    3 false comforters of Job. (Job 16:2; 21:34)

  2. 49 y. between j.
    49 years between jubilees. (Leviticus 25:10)

  3. 4 G. w. for l.
    4 Greek words for love. (aga'pe, phil'ia, storge', e'ros)

  4. 3 a. witnessed J.’ t.
    3 apostles witnessed Jesus’ transfiguration. (Matthew 17:17)

  5. 3 s. g.: M., M., and L.
    3 synoptic gospels: Matthew, Mark, and Luke.

  6. 1 q. of w. for a d., 3 q. of b. for a d.
    1 quart of wheat for a denarius, 3 quarts of barley for a denarius. (Revelation 6:6)

  7. 3 s. of J., ch. 10
    3 sheepfolds of John, chapter 10.

  8. 1000-y. r. of C.
    1000-year reign of Christ. (Revelation 20:2-6)

  9. 3 d. and 3 n. in the b. of the h. f.
    3 days and 3 nights in the belly of the huge fish. (Matthew 12:40)

  10. 3 H. c. of D.
    3 Hebrew companions of Daniel. (Daniel 1:3; 3:17)

  11. 5 t. 40 s. less 1 for P.
    5 times 40 strokes less 1 for Paul. (2 Corinthians 11:24)

  12. 3 t. b. with r., 3 t. e. s.
    3 times beaten with rods, 3 times escaped shipwreck. (2 Corinthians 11:25)

  13. 7 s. and 3 d. of J.
    7 sons and 3 daughters of Job. (Job 42:13)

  14. 3 t. P. d. J.
    3 times Peter denied Jesus. (Matthew 26:69-75)

  15. 3000 b. at P.
    3000 baptized at Pentecost. (Acts 2:1, 41)

  16. 2 or 3 w. e. a m.
    2 or 3 witnesses establish a matter. (2 Corinthians 13:1)

  17. 6 c. of r., 3 on the e. s. of the J. and 3 on the w. s. of the J.
    6 cities of refuge., 3 on the east side of the Jordan and 3 on the west side of the Jordan. (Numbers 35:13, 14)

  18. 4 l. c. with f. like a l., a y. b., a m’s., and a f. e.
    4 living creatures with faces like a lion, a young bull, a man’s, and a flying eagle. (Revelation 4:6, 7)

  19. 2 s. c. of v. l. v.
    2 small coins of very little value. (Luke 21:2)

  20. 48 c. given to the L.
    48 cities given to the Levites. (Joshua 21:41)

  21. 4 h. of the A.
    4 horsemen of the Apocalypse. (Revelation 6:1-8)

  22. 12 c. of f. from the t. of l.
    12 crops of fruit from the trees of life. (Revelation 22:2)

  23. 1 G. the F. and 1 L., J. C.
    1 God the Father and 1 Lord, Jesus Christ. (1 Corinthians 8:6)

  24. 39 b. in the H. S.
    39 books in the Hebrew Scriptures.

  25. 3 s. of N.: S., H., and J.
    3 sons of Noah: Shem, Ham, and Japheth. (Genesis 10:1)

  26. 7 t. J. h.
    7 things Jehovah hates. (Proverbs 6:16)

  27. 40 y. w. in the w.
    40 years wandering in the wilderness. (Numbers 32:13)

  28. 40 d. in the w., being t. by S.
    40 days in the wilderness, being tempted by Satan. (Mark 1:13)

  29. 700 w. and 300 c. of S.
    700 wives and 300 concubines of Solomon. (1 Kings 11:3)

  30. 150 d. the w. o. the e.
    150 days the waters overwhelmed the earth. (Genesis 7:24)

  31. 6 c. d.
    6 creative days. (Genesis chapter 1.)

  32. 10 C. (or 10 W.).
    10 Commandments (or 10 Words). (Exodus chapter 20)

  33. 7 s. o. by the L.
    7 seals opened by the Lamb. (Revelation 5:1:, 8, 9)

  34. 3 k. of the k. of the h.
    3 keys of the kingdom of the heavens. (Matthew 16:19)

  35. 7 b. of the a. of G.
    7 bowls of the anger of God. (Revelation 16:1)

  36. 30 p. of s. b. the “F. of B.”
    30 pieces of silver bought the “Field of Blood.” (Matthew 27:8, 9)

  37. 7 y. of g. p. and 7 y. of f.
    7 years of great plenty and 7 years of famine. (Genesis 41:29, 30)

  38. 7 s. and 7 g. l.
    7 stars and 7 golden lampstands. (Revelation 1:20)

  39. 10 h. and 7 h.
    10 horns and 7 heads. (Revelation 13:1)

  40. 5 l. and 2 f. f. 5000 m.
    5 loaves and 2 fishes fed 5000 men. (Matthew 14:17-21)

  41. 12 s. in E’s. a. on M. C.
    12 stones in Elijah’s altar on Mount Carmel. (1 Kings 18:31, 32)

  42. 3.5 y. of J’. e. m.
    3.5 years of Jesus’ earthly ministry.

  43. 3.5 y. of d. when E. p. for it.
    3.5 years of drought when Elijah prayed for it. (James 5:17)

  44. 14 e. by the a. P.
    14 epistles by the apostle Paul.

  45. 4 H. l. in the T.
    4 Hebrew letters in the Tetragrammaton. (YHWH or JHVH.)

  46. 450 p. of B. and 400 p. of the s. p.
    450 prophets of Baal and 400 prophets of the sacred pole. (1 Kings 18:19)

  47. 4 r. out of 1 r. in E.
    4 rivers out of 1 river in Eden. (Genesis 2:10-14)

  48. 27 b. in the C. G. S.
    27 books in the Christian Greek Scriptures. (Also called the New Testament.)

  49. 9 h. in the S. on the M.
    9 happinesses in the Sermon on the Mount. (Matthew 5:3-11)

  50. 5 b. in the P.
    5 books in the Pentateuch. (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy.)

  51. 0 g. k. in the 10-t. k. of I.
    0 good kings in the 10-tribe kingdom of Israel.

  52. 9 q. that m. up the f. of the s.
    9 qualities that make up the fruitage of the spirit. (Galatians 5:22, 23)

  53. 12 j. in I.
    12 judges in Israel.

  54. 2 s. of J. b. in E. before the y. of the f: M. and E.
    2 sons of Joseph born in Egypt before the year of the famine: Manasseh and Ephraim. (Genesis 41:50-52)

  55. 12 g. of 12 p. in N. J.
    12 gates of 12 pearls in New Jerusalem. (Revelation 21:2, 21)

  56. 1000 p. of m. p. to A. by A., K. of G.
    1000 pieces of money paid to Abraham by Abimelech, King of Gerar. (Genesis 20:2, 16)

  57. 7 l. and a f. l. f. f. 4000 m., besides w. and y. c.
    7 loaves and a few little fishes fed 4000 men, besides women and young children. (Matthew 15:34-38)

  58. 12 s. in the b. of j. with 4 r. of 3 s. in each r.
    12 stones in the breastpiece of judgment with 4 rows of 3 stones in each row. (Exodus 28:15-21)

  59. 50 c. the h. of the s. H. had m. to h. M.
    50 cubits the height of the stake Haman had made to hang Mordecai. (Esther 5:14)

  60. 12 s. of J.
    12 sons of Jacob. (Genesis chapters 29, 30; 35:18)

  61. 1 s., 1 m., and 11 s. b. d. to J.
    1 sun, 1 moon, and 11 stars bowed down to Joseph. (Genesis 37:9)

  62. 70 y. of c. in B.
    70 years of captivity in Babylon. (Jeremiah 29:10)

  63. 20 y. J. w. for L.
    20 years Jacob worked for Laban. (Genesis 31:38)

  64. 390 d. on E’s. l. s. and 40 d. on E’s. r. s.
    390 days on Ezekiel’s left side and 40 days on Ezekiel’s right side. (Ezekiel 4:4-6)

  65. 2 h. like a l., but s. as a d.
    2 horns like a lamb, but speaking as a dragon. (Revelation 13:11)

  66. 1 s. gets s., but 99 h. n. s.
    1 sheep gets strayed, but 99 have not strayed. (Matthew 18:12, 13)

  67. 10 p. on the l. of E.
    10 plagues on the land of Egypt. (Exodus chapters 7-12)

  68. 70 b. of A. k. on 1 s.
    70 brothers of Abimelech killed on 1 stone. (Judges 9:5, 18)

  69. 1 l. was c. at the t. of B.
    1 language was confused at the tower of Babel. (Genesis 11:1-9)

  70. 6 i. in E’s. b.
    6 ingredients in Ezekiel’s bread. (Ezekiel 4:9)

  71. 15 w. of the f.
    15 works of the flesh. (Galatians 5:19-21)

  72. 300 c. out, “J’s. s. and G’s.!”
    300 cried out, “Jehovah’s sword and Gideon’s!” (Judges 7:20)

  73. 300 f. c. by S. b. the f. of the P.
    300 foxes caught by Samson burned the fields of the Philistines. (Judges 15:4, 5)

  74. 12 t. in the r-c. for J.’ a. to j. the 12 t. of I.
    12 thrones in the re-creation for Jesus’ apostles to judge the 12 tribes of Israel. (Matthew 19:28)

  75. 10 r. to be a g. in J’s. t.
    10 requirements to be a guest in Jehovah’s tent. (Psalm 15)

  76. 1 d. for 1 d’s. w.
    1 denarius for 1 day’s work. (Matthew 20:2)

  77. 25 m. with t. b. to the t. of J., b. d. to the e., to the s.
    25 men with their backs to the temple of Jehovah, bowing down to the east, to the sun. (Ezekiel 8:16)

  78. 1 s. g. as a r. in e. for m.
    1 soul given as a ransom in exchange for many. (Matthew 20:28)

  79. 2 w. of the g. e. were g. the w.
    2 wings of the great eagle were given the woman. (Revelation 12:14)

  80. 127 j. d. of K. A.
    127 jurisdictional districts of King Ahasuerus. (Esther 1:1, 2)

  81. 12,000 f., the l. and b. and h. of N. J.
    12,000 furlongs, the length and breadth and height of New Jerusalem. (Revelation 21:2, 16)

  82. 40 y. of d. for E., p. by E.
    40 years of desolation for Egypt, prophesied by Ezekiel. (Ezekiel 29:9-12)

  83. 52 d. to r. the w. of J.
    52 days to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. (Nehemiah 6:15)

  84. 1 o.-b. S. of G.
    1 only-begotten Son of God. (John 3:18)

  85. 69 w. (7 w., also 62 w.) u. M. the L.
    69 weeks (7 weeks, also 62 weeks) until Messiah the Leader. (Daniel 9:25)

  86. 24 t. with 24 e.
    24 thrones with 24 elders. (Revelation 4:4)

  87. 153 f. c. in the s. of T.
    153 fish caught in the sea of Tiberias. (John 21:1, 11)

  88. 4 a. s. upon the 4 c. of the e., h. t. the 4 w. of the e.
    4 angels standing upon the 4 corners of the earth, holding tight the 4 winds of the earth. (Revelation 7:1)

  89. 120 m. in the u. c. in J. at P.
    120 met in the upper chamber in Jerusalem at Pentecost. (Acts 1:13, 15; 2:1)

  90. 2 w. p. 1260 d. d. in s.
    2 witnesses prophesied 1260 days dressed in sackcloth. (Revelation 11:3)

  91. 4 (h.) b. of J.: J. and J. and S. and J.
    4 (half) brothers of Jesus: James and Joseph and Simon and Judas. (Matthew 13:55)

  92. 4 d. that L. was d.
    4 days that Lazarus was dead. (John 11:39)

  93. 1 s. d’s. j. from the M. of O. to J.
    1 sabbath day’s journey from the Mount of Olives to Jerusalem. (Acts 1:12)

  94. 13 t. the I. m. a. the w. of J.
    13 times the Israelites marched around the walls of Jericho. (Joshua 6:3-5)

  95. 3 w. b., the s. and the w. and the b.
    3 witness bearers, the spirit and the water and the blood. (1 John 5:7)

  96. 12 g. of the r. w. of J. in N’s. d.
    12 gates of the rebuilt walls of Jerusalem in Nehemiah’s day. (Nehemiah 13:19 ftn.)

  97. 3 t. r., f. h., l, but l. is the g.
    3 things remain, faith, hope, love, but love is the greatest. (1 Corinthians 13:13)

  98. 1 p. of the t. n. J. and 1 p. of the t. n. B.
    1 Pillar of the temple named Jachin and 1 pillar of the temple named Boaz. (1 Kings 7:21)

  99. 1 G., and 1 m. b. G. and m., a m., C. J.
    1 God, and 1 mediator between God and men, a man, Christ Jesus. (1 Timothy 2:5)

  100. 6 s. to S’s. t. with 12 l. on the 6 s.
    6 steps to Solomon’s throne with 12 lions on the 6 steps. (1 Chronicles 9:18, 19)

  101. 2 are b. t. 1, and a t. c. c. q. be t. in 2.
    2 are better than 1, and a threefold cord cannot quickly be torn in 2. (Ecclesiastes 4:9, 12)

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