Exodus - Numbers


Book 2 - of the 11 foundational books


Some main persons and events of Exodus

Ch.1- 40 Moses, Aaron, Miriam, Pharaoh, Jethro

Events  Birth of Moses, the call of Moses, the Plagues, the Passover, the Exodus, the Red Sea, Jethro's advise, Giving
of the Law ( Ten Commandments ) The building of the tabernacle and its furnishings

*Other books during the time period of Exodus




                        Exodus 1-12

Lesson 1

 1.  What main reason did the Egyptians enslave the Israelites? ___________________________________________      

 2.  What were the midwives to do with the newborn sons of the Jews?______________________________________

 3.  Describe the way that baby Moses escaped death.___________________________________________________

 4.  Who named the baby, Moses?

 5.  After Moses was grown, why did he kill an Egyptian?_________________________________________________

 6.  To what land did Moses flee to?  a. Goshen  b. Midian  c. Bashan

 7.  The name of Moses' wife was.___________________________________________________________________

 8.  God spoke to Moses from a burning_____________ a. tree  b. rock  c. bush

 9.  Who said “ I am that I am_____________________________________________________________________

10. What would the Egyptians give to the Hebrews, when they left Egypt. ____________________________________

11. What were some of Moses' objections, about God choosing him?________________________________________

12.  To prove that God was sending Moses, what 2 signs did God give to Moses?______________________________

13. After his first meeting with Moses, what punishment did Pharaoh pass upon the people? ______________________

14. The waters of Egypt were turned into blood, how many days?  a. 7  b. 10  c. 14

15. The dust of Egypt was turned into.  a. lice  b. ants  c. grasshoppers

16. The land of Goshen, experienced no plagues.  true - false

17. What was mingled with the plague of hail?_________________________________________________________

18. It was dark over the land of Egypt for   a. 7 days  b. 3 days  c. 2 days

19. How does the Bible describe this darkness?________________________________________________________

20. The last plague upon Egypt was_________________________________________________________________

21. What were the Hebrews to put on their door posts?__________________________________________________

22. What would God do when He saw the blood?______________________________________________________

23. The lamb and its blood is a foreshadow of what in the New Testament?___________________________________ 

John 1:29  “Behold the lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world”



                        Exodus 13-20

Lesson 2

 1.  The Lord went before the children of Israel by day in______________________ by night in a_________________

 2.  In what way did God save the Israelites from Pharaoh’s chariots_________________________________________

 3.  Pharaoh’s army drowned in the Red Sea.  true - false

 4.  Why did the Israelites murmured against Moses several days later?______________________________________    

 5.  How did Moses make the water fit to drink at Marah?________________________________________________

 6.  The name of the food that God miraculously provided for Israel was______________________________________

 7.  Israel gathered twice as much of this food on the 6th day because_______________________________________

 8.  What kind of birds did God give Israel to eat?   a. quails  b. chicken  c. doves

 9.  What happen to Manna, if they kept it to the next day?_______________________________________________

10. The children of Israel ate Manna for.  a. 35 yr.  b. 18 yr.   c. 40 yr. 

11. The reason that Moses smote a rock was_________________________________________________________

12. Why did Aaron and Hur hold up the hands of Moses?________________________________________________ 

13. The name of Moses' father-in- law was.   a. Jethro  b. Samuel  c. Amos

14. What good advice did Jethro give to Moses?_______________________________________________________

15. After camping in the plains of Mount Sinai, how did the people know that God had descended upon the mountain? 

16. Why were the people forbidden to go on the mountain?_______________________________________________

17. Name the Ten Commandments, God gave to Moses.

1.______________________________________________________________        2._______________________________________________________________
6. _____________________________________________________________



                        Exodus 21-31

Lesson 3

* A three fold division of the Law, can be seen: 

 1.  The 10 commandments 

 2.  Special  ordinances which foreshadowed Christ and his redemption; which consisted of  the seven Levitical Feasts and the
     Five Levitical Offerings. ( see Exodus 35-40 ) 

 3.  Laws that governed Israel’s diet, sanitation, quarantine, taxation, conservation, marriage, military service, divorce, social
      harmony, etc. ( see the book of Leviticus )


 1.   A Hebrew servant was to be set free on the 7th yr.  true - false

 2.   If a servant wanted to remain with his master what was to be done to his ear?_____________________________

 3.  Complete the following: Eye for_____ tooth for_____ hand for______ foot for____

 4.  He that would hit or curse father or mother was put to death.  true - false

 5.  Witches were killed.  true - false

 6.  What were the Israelites to do with their land on the seventh year?_______________________________________

 7.  How many days was Moses up on Mt. Sinai?______________________________________________________

 8.  While on the mount; Moses receives instructions, about the tabernacle. true - false

 9.  The Ark of the Covenant had a mercy seat made of__________________________________________________

 10. What was at each end of the Ark_______________________________________________________________

 11. How many branches did the golden candlestick have?  a. 4  b. 6  c. 8

 12. What type of oil was used in the lamp?  __________________________________________________________

 13. Besides Aaron who else did God set apart to minister as priests? (ch28)__________________________________



                        Exodus 32-40

Lesson 4

 1.  When Moses delayed in coming down from the Mount, what did the people compel Aaron to make for them?  a. gods
       b. tents  c. boiling pots

 2.  What was fashioned from their golden earrings?

 3.  God told Moses that the people had done what to themselves?_________________________________________

 4.  What changed God’s mind about destroying the people?______________________________________________

 5.  Moses wrote the commandments on the stone tablets.  true - false

 6.  What did Moses do with the tablets, when he saw the calf?____________________________________________

 7.  Moses let them keep the golden calf.  true - false

 8.  Because of their sin, 3000 people died that day.  true - false

 9.  What kind of neck, did God say these people had?__________________________________________________

 10. God spoke to Moses face to face from the cloud pillar.   true - false

 11. No man can see the face of the Lord and live.  true - false

 12. In what way was Moses permitted to see God?____________________________________________________

 13. The stone tablets that Moses broke were replaced with_______________________________________________

 14. While on the Mt. for 40 days Moses didn’t eat, but he did drink water.    true - false

 15. Why were the people afraid to come near Moses when he came down from Mount    Sinai?___________________

 16. Ch. 40   After the it was erected, what filled the Tabernacle?___________________________________________

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Book 3 - of the 11 foundational books



The first part of this book deals with the experiences of the Hebrews at Mt. Sinai; the latter part, their wanderings in the desert
for forty years, thus, the theme of this book is considered by many, Wilderness Wanderings.

Some main persons and events of Numbers

Ch.1-36  - Moses, Aaron, priesthood, ten spies, Joshua, Korah, Balaam

Events  constant murmuring of the people, spies sent to spy out the land, Moses' intercessions, Aaron’s rod buds, Moses sin, smiting the rock, Balaam’s prophecies, years of wanderings, preparations to enter promise land.

* Other books during the time period of Numbers




                       Numbers 1-2

Lesson 1 

 1.  After Moses numbered the 12 tribes, how many men were able to go to war?______________________________

 2.  Why were the Levites exempted, from service?_____________________________________________________

 3.  Abihu and Nadab were the sons of______________   a. Hur  b. Aaron  c. Moses

 4.  Why did they die?___________________________________________________________________________

 *  Chapters 3-10 Are about the order of the tribes, service and duties in the Tabernacle.

     Ch.5 deals with those defiled by leprosy, etc.   Unfaithful wives etc.

     Ch.6 deals with the vow of a Nazirite.   (Samson was a Nazirite)

      Numbers 11-13

 5.  What did Moses do, to stop the fire of God from burning the people?_____________________________________

 6.  There was a ___________multitude among Israel.

 7.  The people were happy with God’s provision of Manna.  true - false

 8.  God gave Moses____________ elders to help him, with the people.

 9.  What did God put upon these elders?____________________________________________________________

10. What did God give to the People, for a month until they were sick of it?___________________________________

11. The birds that were provided were. _____________________________________________________________

12. Why was God angry with Miriam and Aaron?______________________________________________________

13. Miriam was struck with. a. blindness  b. leprosy  c. heart failure

14. Miriam stayed outside the camp______ days before she was healed and brought back.

15. Moses married an_______________ woman.  a. Egyptian  b. Ethiopian

16. How many spies were sent into the promise land? a. 10  b. 12  c. 14

17. What did they bring back with them?____________________________________________________________

18. What kind of report did 10 of the spies give________________________________________________________

19. They saw giants in the promised land, how did the 10 spies view themselves next to them?  a. as grasshoppers  b. as ants 
       c. strong and courageous



                       Numbers 14-21

Lesson 2

 1.  Upon hearing the report of the spies, the people wanted to return to Egypt.  true - false

 2.  Joshua wanted to led the people to Egypt.  true - false

 3.  How did God respond to the people’s desire to return to Egypt?_______________________________________

 4.  Why did God pardon the people?______________________________________________________________

 5.  Up to this point, the people had tempted God___________ times.

 6.  All the people were allowed to enter into the promise land.  true - false

 7.  How many years would the people wander in the wilderness?  a. 30  b. 20  c. 40

 8.  Name the two men that would go into the promise land._______________________________________________

 9.  The man found gathering sticks on the Sabbath Day was pardoned.  true - false 

10. What sort of death did Korah and his followers experience?____________________________________________

11. What did Korah do?_________________________________________________________________________

12. Why did 14700 people die of a plague the next day?__________________________________________________

13. What miraculous event took place with the staff ( rod ) of Aaron?________________________________________

14. Aaron and the Levites had no inheritance with the people.  true - false

15. Who died at Kadesh?  a. Miriam  b. Aaron  c. Hur

16. Instead of smiting the rock Moses was suppose to do what?____________________________________________

17. For smiting the rock Moses would not go into the promise land, but Aaron would.   true - false

18. Aaron died at Mount._________________________________________________________________________

19. Who succeeded Aaron as the high priest.  a. Joshua  b. Eleazar  c. Obediah

20. Why did the Lord send fiery serpents among the people of Israel?_______________________________________

 21. Once again Moses prayed for Israel, What instructions did God give Moses to do, for the people to be healed?   

22. Up to this point; what sin does Israel constantly do?__________________________________________________

 23. What are some of Moses' main characteristics?_____________________________________________________



                       Numbers 22-36

Lesson 3

 1.  Balak was king of_____________     a. Moabites   b. Philistines  c. Cannanites

 2.  What did Balak request of Balaam, a wayward prophet?______________________________________________

 3.  What command did God speak to Balaam?________________________________________________________

  4. * Something to think about.  God told Balaam to go with Balak’s servants, so why  was God angry about it?  Read again

 5.  What did Balaam’s donkey see, that caused it to balk?________________________________________________

 6.  God caused the donkey to speak to Balaam.  true - false

 7.  Balaam was totally amazed that the donkey spoke.  true - false

 8.  Balaam had a conversation with his donkey.  true - false

 9.  Balaam could not speak a curse over the people of Israel.  true - false

10. Three times Balaam blessed Israel.  true - false

11. What did the daughters of the Moabites cause the Israelites to do?  a. bow to their       
       gods  b. build a temple  c. build an idol     * Balaam was behind this, Numbers 31:16

12. Who’s daughters demanded a portion of the inheiritance?______________(Ch.27) 

     * Chapters 28-30  Order of the offerings, law of vows

13. Why did God send Israel to war against the Midianites?  Ch.31_________________________________________

14. Where did the children of Ruben and Gad want to settle?______________________________________________

15. What was required of these two tribes before they could possess the land?_________________________________

      * Chapter 33  A summary - from Egypt to Jordan

16. Six *cities of the Levites were designated for.  a. manslayers  b. travelers  c. strangers

      * A city of refuge, for someone who killed someone unintentionally or by accident 


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