Quick quotes quiz: How well do you know Scripture?

Who said this to whom?

The following 50 quotations are from the 1978 New International Version of the Holy Bible. Can you identify who is speaking, and to whom?


1. Tell me, please, who is the prophet talking about, himself, or someone else?     __________________ to _________________

2. To obey is better than sacrifice.     __________________ to __________________

3. Where are you?     __________________ to __________________

4. You have not lied to men but to God.     __________________ to __________________            

5. You are the man!     __________________ to __________________

6. You’re out of your mind.     __________________ to __________________

7. Look at the man! He is insane!     __________________ to __________________

8. Have you come here to torture us before the appointed time?     __________________ to __________________       

9. What is this you have done?     __________________ to __________________

10. O sun, stand still over Gibeon.     __________________ to __________________

11. What have I done to make you beat me these three times?     __________________ to __________________

12. Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.     __________________ to __________________

13. You are my Son; today I have become your Father.     __________________ to __________________

14. Do not come any closer.     __________________ to __________________

15. Unless these men stay with the ship, you cannot be saved.     __________________ to __________________

16. Do not lay a hand on the boy.     __________________ to __________________

17. Why are you sleeping?     __________________ to __________________

18. And if I perish, I perish.     __________________ to __________________

19. I am unworthy – how can I reply to you?     __________________ to __________________

20. Before I formed you in the womb I knew you.     __________________ to __________________

21. As the old saying goes, “From evil doers come evil deeds.”     __________________ to __________________

22. I tell you the truth, before Abraham was born, I am.     __________________ to __________________

23. Peace! Do not be afraid. You are not going to die.     __________________ to __________________

24. Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?     __________________to __________________

25. Don’t quarrel on the way!     __________________ to __________________

26. Tell me, what can I do for you before I am taken from you?     __________________ to __________________   

27. Silver or gold I do not have, but what I have I give you.     __________________ to __________________

28. Call me Mara, because the Almighty has made my life very bitter.     __________________ to __________________

29. Here is your mother.     __________________ to __________________

30. Woman, why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for?     __________________ to __________________

31. Get up, take the child and his mother and escape to Egypt.     __________________ to __________________

32. My punishment is more than I can bear.     __________________ to __________________

33. This is what the Lord says: put your house in order, because you will die.     __________________ to __________________

34. Make a snake and put it upon a pole.     __________________ to __________________

35. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.     __________________ to __________________

36. Let your  “Yes” be yes, and your “No,” no, or you will be condemned.         __________________ to __________________

37. Bless me too, my father!     __________________ to __________________

38. You are going to be blind, and for a time you will be unable to see the light of the sun.     __________________ to __________________

39. When will you end these speeches?     __________________ to __________________

40. Do not let your hearts be troubled.     __________________ to __________________

41. Why have you disturbed me by bringing me up?     __________________ to __________________

42. What do you mean by all these droves I met?     _________________ to __________________

43Let his blood be on us and our children.     __________________to __________________

44. We have come from a distant country; make a treaty with us.     __________________ to __________________

45. Why does your face look so sad when you are not ill?     __________________ to __________________

46. Cast all your anxieties on him because he cares for you.     __________________ to __________________

47. The eye is the lamp of the body.     __________________ to __________________

48. The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.     __________________ to __________________

49. Come, let us cast lots to find out who is responsible for this calamity.     __________________ to __________________

50. If you had not plowed with my heifer, you would not have solved my riddle.     __________________ to __________________



Answers can be found here (no peeking!):

  • Frank DeVries is an author and retired principal living in Abbotsford, B.C. He has contributed articles to a variety of Christian periodicals and composed many hymns and songs in use by various denominations.

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