Bible Trivia


What tribe is Paul from?

Answer: Benjamin. Paul, also known as Saul of Tarsus, was a Jewish man born in the ancient city of Tarsus (located in modern-day Turkey). He inherited Roman citizenship from his birth, which was a significant advantage at the time as it granted him various rights and privileges. Paul’s father belonged to the tribe of Benjamin, […]

On what island was Paul shipwrecked?

Answer: Malta. Paul was on his way to Rome when he was caught in fierce storm and shipwrecked off the coast of Malta (called Melita in some Bible versions). Malta lies in the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily. They had travelled over 600 miles in the storm, which lasted around two weeks! All 276 people […]

Who replaced Judas Iscariot?

Answer: Matthias. Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve disciples, betrayed Jesus to the authorities in return for money, and led to the crucifixion of Christ. Judas eventually saw the error of his ways, but hanged himself from a tree in what is now known as the field of blood. With now only 11 disciples (or […]