Hard Bible Riddles with Answers (Let the Fun Begin!)

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Biblical riddles have been around for a long time now. Whether you have read the Bible or not, there are some instances and events that most people know about. Much like any other crucial text, it’s interesting to note the little details present in the Bible.

Are you planning a party with your church group sometime soon? Or perhaps a family get-together at your place? If so, then an afternoon spent solving some fun Bible riddles is always a good idea.

We have curated a list of humorous, enlightening, pun-filled, and truly intriguing riddles that you and your guests will have a gala time solving it. Do you know what’s the best part about these riddles?

It’s that you can solve them no matter how deep or limited your knowledge is regarding the Bible.

Get ready to receive some glittering compliments from your guests for coming up with these fun questions!

Tough Bible Riddles You’ll Have Fun Solving

Tough Bible Riddles You’ll Have Fun Solving

Bible riddles that will make you think and leave you slightly stunned are always a fun game for any party.

Let’s look into some interesting ones to ask at your next gathering, shall we?

Also Read: 120 Riddles and Brain Teasers for Kids

I led Israelites out of Egypt and went up Mount Sinai alone. I came back down with 10 commandments written on two tablets of stone. Who am I?


I am a creature without legs and a tongue that has a fork. You might hear Parseltongue if you found one that could talk. What am I?

A snake

On his arc, how many of each animal did Moses bring?

None, because Moses did not have an arc; Noah had

Which biblical character grew up without a father?

Joshua, son of Nun (Joshua 1:1)

I was created so Adam wouldn’t be alone. The way that God made me was by using Adam’s rib bone. Who am I?


What are the pastors residing in Germany called?

German Shepherds

What kind of lights did Noah use on the ark?


You might see this in the sky; by a waterfall, its lower. Some say that it was first seen after a flood by Noah. What is it?

A rainbow

How does Moses make his coffee?

Hebrews it

I can look like a T, I can look like an X. I can be found on chains, hung around people’s necks. What am I?

A cross

I am the greatest financier in the Bible. I floated my stock while everyone was in liquidation. Who am I?


What did Adam say on the day before Christmas?

It’s Christmas, Eve!

I may seem like a strange mix, but I’m there for all to see. With parents, shepherds and kings, some animals, and a baby. What am I?

Nativity scene

From my shoulders and upward, I was higher than any of the people? Who am I?


Why couldn’t Jonah trust the ocean?

Because he knew there was something fishy about it

I kept him steady and others away. I kept them safe and showed them the way. Once thrown down upon the ground, I came alive with a hissing sound. I hit the rock as he was told, and that was when the water flowed. What am I?

Moses’ Staff

Where is the first tennis match mentioned in the Bible?

When Joseph served in Pharaoh’s court

Instead of going to Nineveh, I decided to bail. Thrown overboard while out to sea, I was swallowed up by a whale. Who am I?


I am the book from the Bible from which many people derived the phrase ‘lamb for slaughter’ from. What book is this?


It had so many locks that it didn’t need a key. It was far too many for you to count. It was never to be shortened, for a vow had been said.

It was a symbol of strength that flowed from the head. But in a moment of weakness, its secret was out; it lay all in pieces when she gave a shout. What is it?

Samson’s long hair

How long did Cain hate his brother?

As long as he was Abel

I can be carried but not touched. I have two on the outside and ten on the inside. Everyone wants to catch sight of me, but I’m kept out of sight I was lost and found, then found but now I am lost. I’m in the Bible. What am I?

The Ark of the Covenant

I was the king who was encouraged by the queen when I was greatly troubled by the writing on the wall. Who am I?


Before Dr. Doolittle, there was I, but I didn’t cure the sick. I pronounced a blessing or a curse, and I’m lucky my donkey didn’t give me a kick. Who am I?

Balaam the Prophet

Why did Eve want to leave the Garden of Eden and move to New York?

Because she was looking for the Big Apple

A Giant Was I. Last of the Rephaites, sleeping on Iron, ruler of the Amorites. Who am I?

King Og, Amorite king of Bashan

In the desert I was found, hotter than the sand on the ground. A strange sight to him that was tending a flock, he couldn’t believe I can talk. Who am I?

The Burning Bush

There was a man who went one day on top a Joppa house to pray, and while he waited for his meat, he dreamed he saw a great big sheet Let down from heaven, and inside fowls and creeping things did ride. The one who prayed was told to eat, for God had cleansed this “common” meat. Who was he?


I am more than a double triangle. I intertwine both the external and internal dimensions of God, Israel, and the Torah. What am I?

The Star of David

She may have been sweet like sugar, but her fate didn’t leave her sweet. Nowadays, she could add flavor; in the olden days, she would have preserved meat. Who is she?

Lot’s Wife (Pillar of Salt)

This has been divided three times because of what God decided. It became the threshold of many new things and the limit for many things. Once an ark was in its place and God’s son it chose to embrace. What is it?

Jordan River

It was high in the sky but also firmly on the Earth. It brought cooperation for many but confusion for all. It was unmissable by the crowd yet overlooked by the One. It was the world’s first true skyscraper and also its last. What is it?

The Tower of Babel

I chose to climb a sycamore tree to see Jesus and invited him to come to my house, even though other people sneered at me. Who am I?


I am something you might read when you’re sitting in a pew. I contain two testaments, of which one is old and another is new. What am I?

The Bible

What animal could Noah not trust?

The cheetah

I was known for my diverse skills as both a warrior and a writer of psalms. In my years as a ruler, I united the people of Israel, led them to victory in battle, conquered land, and paved the way for my son, Solomon, to build the Temple. Who am I?


What is a shark’s most favorite Bible story?

Noah’s shark

Where did the first baseball game take place in the Bible?

In the big inning

Which group of sharks do you typically find in heaven?

Angel sharks

Noah most likely got milk from the cows on the ark. What did he get from the ducks?


I wrote Paul’s letter to the Romans.


I was taken by the river, raised in the empire, and got married in the desert.


I started to reign when I was eight years old.


I refused to come when the king wanted to show me off at a feast in front of his drunken guests.


God made garments off me for the man and the woman.


The apostle Paul gave Alexander and I to Satan so he could punish us.


I asked for the body of Jesus after his death.

Joseph of Arimathea

I am a heap. I served as a witness between Jacob and Laban.


I rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem in 52 days.


I was with Paul in prison when there was a great earthquake.


I am the only woman whose age is mentioned in the Bible.


I walked with God and disappeared because God took me to him.


During Egypt’s exodus, Moses took my bones with him.


I was the king who reigned over Jerusalem for the longest period of time.


I was born in Bethlehem. I saw the Spirit of God come from Heaven. I was tempted by the devil. I healed Peter’s mother-in-law.


I am the bread that God sent from heaven, which was as white as coriander seeds and tasted like wafers made with honey.


I dealt with wizardry and burnt my own son as a sacrifice.


I was sold off for 20 shekels of silver.


Paul said to the church in Corinth that I am the last enemy to be destroyed.


God told me to destroy the Amalekites completely.


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Traditional riddles are fun, yes, but why not take it up a notch with some stirring Bible riddles, right? Ask these questions to your friends, family, colleagues, and loved ones, and watch them have a glorious moment of epiphany and realization. Let us know in the comments if you have any more enlightening ones to add to the list.

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