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    BIBLE FIRSTS

    1. Who had the first birthday party mentioned in the Bible?
    2. Where was the first beauty contest and who won?
    3. Who was the first Christian martyr?
    4. Where was the first piggy bank?
    5. Who was the first drunk?
    6. Who was the first person to fall asleep during a sermon?
    7. What is the first commandment given in the Bible?
    8. What is the first purchase of land in the Bible?
    9. What is the first instance of book burning?
    10. Who used the first pseudonym?
    11. Who was the first murderer?
    12. What is the first book of the Bible named after a woman?
    13. Who is the first prophet mentioned in the Bible?
    14. Where did Jesus work his first miracle?
    15. What was the first of the ten plagues of Egypt?
    16. Who led the first military coup in Israel?
    17. Who was the first king of Israel?
    18. Who was the first disciple chosen by Jesus?
    19. Who told the first lie?
    20. What animal came out of the ark first?

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    1. Pharaoh
    2. Esther
    3. Stephen
    4. It was a hole in the ground... The Parable of the Talents
    5. Noah, uncovered in his tent.
    6. Eutychus, during a sermon by Paul.
    7. Wouldn't that be: "Be fruitful and multiply"? in Genesis Chapter 1...?
    8. Joseph bought all the land in Egypt for Pharaoh...
    9. ??? don't konw this one...
    10. ???
    11. Cain
    12. Ruth
    13. Abraham
    14. Kanna
    15. Water Changed to Blood
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    20. Dove...
     
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    Pretty darn good, No1, for right off the top of your head.

    BIBLE FIRSTS

    1. Who had the first birthday party mentioned in the Bible? Pharoah (Gen. 40:20)

    2. Where was the first beauty contest and who won? At the court of Persian ruler Ahasuerus; Esther was the winner (Esther 2)

    3. Who was the first Christian martyr? Stephen (Acts 6:7-8:2)

    4. Where was the first piggy bank? In the temple at Jerusalem. It was a chest, ordered by King Joash, who had a hole bored in the lid of the chest to keep priests from stealing the funds (2 Kings 12:8)

    5. Who was the first drunk? Noah (Gen. 9:21)

    6. Who was the first person to fall asleep during a sermon? Eutychus, who dozed off and fell out of a window during Paul’s sermon (Acts 20:9)

    7. What is the first commandment given in the Bible? Be fruitful and multiply (Gen. 1:28)

    8. What is the first purchase of land in the Bible? Abraham bought the Cave of Machpelah as a tomb for Sarah (Gen. 23:3-20)

    9. What is the first instance of book burning? Jeremiah’s scroll, sent to King Jehoiakim, who burnt it piece by piece as it was being read to the king (Jeremiah 36:21-23)

    10. Who used the first pseudonym? Esther, whose real name was Hadassah (Esther 2:7)

    11. Who was the first murderer? Cain (Gen. 4:8)

    12. What is the first book of the Bible named after a woman? Ruth

    13. Who is the first prophet mentioned in the Bible? Abraham (Gen. 20:7)

    14. Where did Jesus work his first miracle? Cana (John 2:1-11)

    15. What was the first of the ten plagues of Egypt? The river turns to blood (Exodus 7:14-24)

    16. Who led the first military coup in Israel? Absalom (2 Sam. 28-30)

    17. Who was the first king of Israel? Saul (1 Sam. 11:15)

    18. Who was the first disciple chosen by Jesus? Simon Peter (John 1:42)

    19. Who told the first lie? The serpent (Gen. 3:4)

    20. What animal came out of the ark first? The raven(also called dove) (Gen. 8:7)
     
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    Thanks AA. These are fun.
    I didn't do hateful, but I wouldn't have gotten an 'A' if this were a test. :(
     

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