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These puzzles are solved by furnishing the complete words for the abbreviated letters. Examples: “7 d. in a w.” is “7 days in a week,” and “66 b. in the B.” is “66 books in the Bible.” Bible word usage is taken from the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures.
- 3 f. c. of J.
With friends like these, who needs enemies?
- 49 y. between j.
A time for liberty and rest.
- 4 G. w. for l.
One of them isn’t used in the Bible, even though the Bible describes it too.
- 3 a. witnessed J.’ t.
It was a magnificent sight, but they couldn’t tell anyone about it until later.
- 3 s. g.: M., M., and L.
Only one was an apostle.
- 1 q. of w. for a d., 3 q. of b. for a d.
The high cost of living is obvious here.
- 3 s. of J., ch. 10
God’s people are likened to what comes into these.
- 1000-y. r. of C.
What we wish would hurry up and get here.
- 3 d. and 3 n. in the b. of the h. f.
A thoroughly unwholesome place to spend a long weekend.
- 3 H. c. of D.
They experienced a man-made “heat wave.”
- 5 t. 40 s. less 1 for P.
If asked, “How are you?” he might have replied: “I am just beat.”
- 3 t. b. with r., 3 t. e. s.
He knew what the term “heavy seas” meant.
- 7 s. and 3 d. of J.
Stephen Mitchell’s translation calls three of them Dove, Cinnamon, and Eye-shadow.
- 3 t. P. d. J.
He said he would never do it, then he did it.
- 3000 b. at P.
Joel prophesied about this.
- 2 or 3 w. e. a m.
Just one of these wouldn’t do.
- 6 c. of r., 3 on the e. s. of the J. and 3 on the w. s. of the J.
None of them would protect you if you were guilty.
- 4 l. c. with f. like a l., a y. b., a m’s., and a f. e.
Nobody on earth looks like this.
- 2 s. c. of v. l. v.
“You always have the poor with you.”
- 48 c. given to the L.
“Let me scatter them in Israel.”
- 4 h. of the A.
Famous equines of our generation.
- 12 c. of f. from the t. of l.
Excellent food to “eat.”
- 1 G. the F. and 1 L., J. C.
A basic Christian belief.
- 39 b. in the H. S.
Some people count these as 22 or 24.
- 3 s. of N.: S., H., and J.
Your family tree goes back to these.
- 7 t. J. h.
A few things good people should endeavor to avoid.
- 40 y. w. in the w.
An intentionally extended camping trip.
- 40 d. in the w., being t. by S.
This merited him a visit from the angels.
- 700 w. and 300 c. of S.
Most men couldn’t handle this.
- 150 d. the w. o. the e.
A legendary event.
- 6 c. d.
These were longer than 144 hours.
- 10 C. (or 10 W.).
They can be broken.
- 7 s. o. by the L.
He could do this because he had been slaughtered.
- 3 k. of the k. of the h.
One chosen person used all of them.
- 7 b. of the a. of G.
You wouldn’t want a “meal” like this sitting on your table.
- 30 p. of s. b. the “F. of B.”
An unpleasant land transaction.
- 7 y. of g. p. and 7 y. of f.
Something to do with having and having not.
- 7 s. and 7 g. l.
A heavenly vision of an earthly situation.
- 10 h. and 7 h.
A beastly sight.
- 5 l. and 2 f. f. 5000 m.
Most cooks would love to know this recipe.
- 12 s. in E’s. a. on M. C.
A man and a mountain.
- 3.5 y. of J’. e. m.
The gospel of John holds the clues.
- 3.5 y. of d. when E. p. for it.
This man had feelings like us.
- 14 e. by the a. P.
Sometimes he used a secretary.
- 4 H. l. in the T.
Its name comes from a language different than it is.
- 450 p. of B. and 400 p. of the s. p.
A wicked queen boarded them.
- 4 r. out of 1 r. in E.
One of them went to where there was good gold.
- 27 b. in the C. G. S.
The complement for the 39.
- 9 h. in the S. on the M.
Suffering people may want to receive these blessings.
- 5 b. in the P.
- 0 g. k. in the 10-t. k. of I.
Not a good track record for any nation.
- 9 q. that m. up the f. of the s.
What every Christian wants to bear.
- 12 j. in I.
They were saviors.
- 2 s. of J. b. in E. before the y. of the f: M. and E.
They brought Egyptian blood into their families.
- 12 g. of 12 p. in N. J.
Like nothing ever seen on earth.
- 1000 p. of m. p. to A. by A., K. of G.
The principle that adultery is wrong was illustrated here.
- 7 l. and a f. l. f. f. 4000 m., besides w. and y. c.
A historic example of stretching the food budget.
- 12 s. in the b. of j. with 4 r. of 3 s. in each r.
An unusual garment not to be worn by just anyone.
- 50 c. the h. of the s. H. had m. to h. M.
An impressive instrument of execution.
- 12 s. of J.
He didn’t get any of them until he was past 80 years old.
- 1 s., 1 m., and 11 s. b. d. to J.
They called him “that dreamer.”
- 70 y. of c. in B.
People wept by the rivers there.
- 20 y. J. w. for L.
One of their names means “white.”
- 390 d. on E’s. l. s. and 40 d. on E’s. r. s.
Someone might accuse him of lying down on the job.
- 2 h. like a l., but s. as a d.
Makes one think of government propaganda.
- 1 s. gets s., but 99 h. n. s.
A shepherd must make a decision when this occurs.
- 10 p. on the l. of E.
Three of these did not discriminate about the recipients; seven did.
- 70 b. of A. k. on 1 s.
Involves a mass murder in order to gain a kingship.
- 1 l. was c. at the t. of B.
This situation was definitely confusing.
- 6 i. in E’s. b.
A healthy biblical recipe.
- 15 w. of the f.
What Christians shouldn’t practice.
- 300 c. out, “J’s. s. and G’s.!”
They deliberately destroyed pottery when they did this.
- 300 f. c. by S. b. the f. of the P.
One man’s foxy move.
- 12 t. in the r-c. for J.’ a. to j. the 12 t. of I.
Jesus promised this to a few.
- 10 r. to be a g. in J’s. t.
An invitation to be treasured.
- 1 d. for 1 d’s. w.
Not even worth a dollar today.
- 25 m. with t. b. to the t. of J., b. d. to the e., to the s.
Some people groaned because of this.
- 1 s. g. as a r. in e. for m.
A beneficial exchange for us.
- 2 w. of the g. e. were g. the w.
A postpartum trip.
- 127 j. d. of K. A.
Lots of land for him to look after.
- 12,000 f., the l. and b. and h. of N. J.
Something this size won’t fit on the earth.
- 40 y. of d. for E., p. by E.
Their historians didn’t record that this happened to them.
- 52 d. to r. the w. of J.
Talk about a “quick-build” project!
- 1 o.-b. S. of G.
No one else in the universe can claim this.
- 69 w. (7 w., also 62 w.) u. M. the L.
Hundreds of years later some people were in expectation of this.
- 24 t. with 24 e.
- 153 f. c. in the s. of T.
A really big haul.
- 4 a. s. upon the 4 c. of the e., h. t. the 4 w. of the e.
This planetary object isn’t literally shaped like this.
- 120 m. in the u. c. in J. at P.
A small beginning that soon grew large.
- 2 w. p. 1260 d. d. in s.
Not the kind of clothing one would elect to wear every day.
- 4 (h.) b. of J.: J. and J. and S. and J.
He wasn’t the only child that some say he was.
- 4 d. that L. was d.
His sister almost said, “Phew!”
- 1 s. d’s. j. from the M. of O. to J.
‘You may travel this far and no further on a certain day.’
- 13 t. the I. m. a. the w. of J.
These people literally went around in circles.
- 3 w. b., the s. and the w. and the b.
Someone added spurious words to this scripture to support a false belief.
- 12 g. of the r. w. of J. in N’s. d.
Partially movable devices that enable people to pass through highly protective barriers.
- 3 t. r., f. h., l., but l. is the g.
Some people let this cool off.
- 1 p. of the t. n. J. and 1 p. of the t. n. B.
Named parts of a famous building.
- 1 G., and 1 m. b. G. and m., a m., C. J.
Those two are the tops.
- 6 s. to S’s. t. with 12 l. on the 6 s.
Found only in a certain palace.
- 2 are b. t. 1, and a t. c. c. q. be t. in 2.
Ropemakers already know this.
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