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Bible Trivia - Death

Answer Key

  1. In the obvious sense of the question:
    Now Cain talked with Abel his brother, and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him.
    Genesis 4:8

    But if you think more deviously, you would remember that God said:
    But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it, you shall surely die.
    Genesis 2:17
    Hence Jesus' statement about Satan, "He was a murderer from the beginning" (John 8:44). In this sense then, Eve was the first to be killed.

  2. And his sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite, the field which Abraham purchased from the sons of Heth. There Abraham was buried, and Sarah his wife.
    Genesis 25:9-10

  3. And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel.
    Genesis 50:2

    So Joseph died, being one hundred and ten years old; and they embalmed him, and he was put in a coffin in Egypt.
    Genesis 50:26

  4. Then Absalom met the servants of David. Absalom rode on a mule. The mule went under the thick boughs of a great terebinth tree, and his head caught in the terebinth; so he was left hanging between heaven and earth. And the mule which was under him went on.
    II Samuel 18:9

  5. Then Peter arose and went with them. When he had come, they brought him to the upper room. And all the widows stood by him weeping, showing the tunics and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them. But Peter put them all out, and knelt down and prayed. And turning to the body he said, "Tabitha, arise." And she opened her eyes, and when she saw Peter she sat up.
    Acts 9:39-40

  6. And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice, and yielded up His spirit. Then, behold, the veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom; and the earth quaked, and the rocks were split.
    Matthew 27:50-51

  7. So the hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then the king's wrath subsided.
    Esther 7:10

  8. Then it happened, when he made mention of the ark of God, that Eli fell off the seat backward by the side of the gate; and his neck was broken and he died, for the man was old and heavy. And he had judged Israel forty years.
    I Samuel 4:18

  9. Now the lords of the Philistines gathered together to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice ... Now the temple was full of men and women. All the lords of the Philistines were there -- about three thousand men and women on the roof watching while Samson performed ... Then Samson said, "Let me die with the Philistines!" And he pushed with all his might, and the temple fell on the lords and all the people who were in it. So the dead that he killed at his death were more than he had killed in his life.
    Judges 16:23,27,30

  10. Then he [Elisha] went up form there to Bethel; and as he was going up the road, some youths came from the city and mocked him and said to him, "Go up, you baldhead! Go up, you baldhead!" So he turned around and looked at them, and pronounced a curse on them in the name of the Lord. And two female bears came out of the woods and mauled forty-two of the youths.
    II Kings 2:23-24

  11. The whole land is brimstone, salt, and burning; it is not sown, nor does it bear, nor does any grass grow there, like the overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboim, which the Lord overthrew in His anger and His wrath.
    Deuteronomy 29:23

    Zoar, formerly called Bela, was not destroyed because Lot desired to flee there instead of into the mountains. Genesis 14:2; 19:17-22

  12. So on a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat on his throne and gave an oration to them. And the people kept shouting, "The voice of a god and not of a man!" Then immediately an angel of the Lord struck him, because he did not give glory to God. And he was eaten by worms and died.
    Acts 12:21-23

  13. In his days Hiel of Bethel built Jericho. He laid its foundation with Abiram his firstborn, and with his youngest son Segub he set up its gates, according to the word of the Lord, which He had spoken through Joshua the son of Nun.
    I Kings 16:34

  14. Then Saul said to his armorbearer, "Draw your sword, and thrust me through with it, least these uncircumcised men come and abuse me." But his armorbearer would not, for he was greatly afraid. Therefore Saul took a sword and fell on it.
    I Chronicles 10:4

  15. Then Judas, His betrayer, seeing that He had been condemned, was remorseful and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, saying, "I have sinned by betraying innocent blood." And they said, "What is that to us? You see to it!" Then he threw down the pieces of silver in the temple and departed, and went and hanged himself.
    Matthew 27:3-5