Sabbath quiz

In this Bible quiz, learn how the Sabbath was made for us, benefits of keeping it weekly, how it’s been kept, and if everyone should keep it.


Printable list of the questions on this Sabbath quiz:

Question 1: Who is mentioned first as keeping the Sabbath?

Question 2: Finish what Jesus said about the Sabbath, ‘The Sabbath was made for man, and ____ man for the Sabbath’ (Mark 2:27).

Question 3: What did Jesus do right after He said, ‘Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill’ (Mark 3:4)?

Question 4: Fill in the blank of what is said in regards to the Sabbath: “…He gives you on the __________ day bread for two days” (Exodus 16:29).

Question 5: Where is this Scripture found? “But if you will not heed Me to hallow the Sabbath day, such as not carrying a burden when entering the gates of Jerusalem on the Sabbath day, then I will kindle a fire in its gates, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem, and it shall not be quenched.”

Question 6: Fill in the blank: “Six days shall work be done, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, a _________” (Leviticus 23:3).

Question 7: What was the Sabbath called in John 19:31? It was not a regular Sabbath.

Question 8: What was done in Nehemiah 13:19, to ensure that there would be no burdens brought into Jerusalem?

Question 9: What is the answer to this Scripture? “Then I contended with the nobles of Judah, and said to them, ‘What evil thing is this that you do, by which you profane the Sabbath day?'” (Nehemiah 13:17).

Question 10: What does “rest” in Hebrews 4:9 actually mean? “There remains therefore a rest for the people of God. For he who has entered His rest has himself also ceased from his works as God did from His.”

Question 11: Who was the woman they met? “And on the Sabbath day we went out of the city to the riverside, where prayer was customarily made; and we sat down and spoke to the women who met there” (Acts 16:13).

Question 12: Will the Sabbath be observed in the future Kingdom of God? (Isaiah 66:22–23)

Question 13: At Antioch, Paul preached in a synagogue on the Sabbath. Once the Jews left, the Gentiles begged him to preach more on what day? (Acts 13:42)

Question 14: Isaiah 58:13-14 states we should do all of the following on the Sabbath EXCEPT:

Question 15: The 4th commandment says all of the following should not work on the Sabbath (except one). Which one isn’t mentioned in Exodus 20?

Question 16: After Jesus died, both Marys went to the tomb, “…returned and _____. And they rested on the Sabbath according to the commandment” (Luke 23:56).

Question 17: What will God do for the sons of the foreigner and everyone who serves Him, holds fast His covenant, and keeps His Sabbath? (Isaiah 56:1-8)

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