Can You Match the Biblical Woman to the Book of the Bible?

By: Heather Cahill
Estimated Completion Time
2 min
Can You Match the Biblical Woman to the Book of the Bible?
Image: Godong/Stockbyte/Getty Images

About This Quiz

Can you tell all of the Marys in the Bible apart? Then this quiz is definitely the one for you! There are countless women in the Bible who were mothers, saints and overall, incredible women. Their influence on the stories in the Bible is unmatched. Some great examples are Eve's influence on humankind after her actions in the Garden of Eden, or Hagar's decision to leave her life as a maid. Think you're an expert on these women and their stories?

Many women in the Bible aren't spoken of often. Little is known about them aside from a few details. Other women, such as Mary Magdalene or Jochebed have much more detailed backgrounds and stories that tell us more about them. Of course, to learn more about these fascinating women, we have to know where their stories are written! That's where the many books of the Bible come in. From the Old Testament to the New Testament, Genesis to Malachi, you'll need to know it all.

If you know their stories, as well as the stories in the Bible, then you've got the knowledge to ace this quiz. See if you can get a perfect score!

Which of these women can be found in the Book of Genesis?
Sarah
In the Book of Genesis, Sarah is spoken of when God changes her name. Did you know that her name prior to becoming Sarah was "Sarai"?
Zipporah
Sheerah
Jerioth

Advertisement

What book is Zipporah mentioned in?
Ruth
Leviticus
Exodus
Zipporah has Jochebed to thank for her husband's life! Without Jochebed's courageousness, Moses and Zipporah would have never married and had two children of their own.
Micah

Advertisement

Can you name the woman who was in the Book of Ruth?
Elisheba
Adah
Ruth
Ruth, is of course in the Book of Ruth. Did you know that Ruth is one of only a handful of women who are listed in Jesus's heritage? She was a very important woman in the Bible!
Jedidah

Advertisement

Which book is Zillah from?
Genesis
Zillah is mentioned in a passage in the Book of Genesis and she is married to Lamech. Did you know that Cain, Adam and Eve's son, is an ancestor of Lamech?
Malachi
Ezra
Hosea

Advertisement

This woman was in the Book of Acts. Who is she?
Keren
Mahalath
Basemeth
Priscilla
Priscilla was a family woman who stuck by her husband, Aquila, no matter what. There wasn't one thing that they didn't do together! Can you relate to the strong love that Priscilla and Aquila had for one another?

Advertisement

Jochebed was mentioned in which of the following books?
Micah
Ruth
Lamentations
Exodus
Jochebed is a respected mother in the Bible for how she saved her son Moses from an unfortunate death. What mother wouldn't go to such great lengths to save their newborn baby from a horrible fate?

Advertisement

Do you know which Mary was in the Book of Matthew?
Mary Magdalene
Mary Magdalene was a loyal follower of Jesus who was there for him in his darkest times. Not only did she witness his crucifixion, but she was also there when he was resurrected.
Mary of Bethany
Mary, with Paul the Apostle
Mary of Clopas

Advertisement

Can you name the book that speaks about Rebekah?
Job
Chronicles
Romans
Rebekah is in the book of Romans. You may remember her unique pregnancy story where she described the feeling of her sons fighting with one another in the womb. She was soon to find out that once they grew up, nothing would have changed between the two.
Numbers

Advertisement

This woman was in the Book of Samuel. Who is she?
Gomer
Candace
Hannah
Hannah is the mother of Samuel, and found in the Book of Samuel. Hannah asked Jesus for a child, which turned out to be Samuel, but she was in luck, being blessed with many more children after.
Lois

Advertisement

Do you know which book Vashti is spoken of in?
Exodus
Numbers
Esther
The Book of Esther is all about Queen Vashti. Well... at least a little bit about her! Unfortunately, it was not a good ending for her, as she was stripped of her title of being queen, while her husband went on a search for a new queen.
Ruth

Advertisement

The Book of Genesis features which of these women?
Tabitha
Rizpah
Zilpah
Zilpah, similar to Hagar, was a maid for Leah. But did you know that Zilpah was Leah's younger sister? Many sibling today may wish they could have the same!
Jael

Advertisement

Which book is Dinah from?
Genesis
Dinah is from the Book of Genesis, just like her mother, Leah. She was Leah's only daughter and a sister to the founders of the Twelve Tribes of Israel.
Ezekiel
Levictus
Ezra

Advertisement

She is mentioned in a book of the same name. Who is she?
Esther
Esther is mentioned in the Book of Esther, where she becomes queen by marriage to Ahasuerus. With her marriage came great power that allowed her to save the Jews from extreme danger.
Abigail
Eve
Zillah

Advertisement

Judith was mentioned in what book of the Bible?
Genesis
Judith had a minor part in the Bible where she was one of Esau's wives. Having multiple wives was not uncommon in the Bible, as many men practiced this throughout their lives.
Judges
Haggai
Psalms

Advertisement

Do you know which woman was mentioned in the Book of Joshua?
Keturah
Salome
Achsah
Although she had a small role, Achsah was mentioned in the Book of Joshua. She was a smart woman who negotiated her way into getting what she wanted out of her marriage to Othniel.
Azubah

Advertisement

This book speaks of Orpah. What book is it?
Deuteronomy
Hosea
Nehemiah
Ruth
Orpah was in the Book of Ruth where her story includes Naomi and Ruth. While the other two women stayed together, Orpah had other plans for herself and wanted to pursue them.

Advertisement

Which of the following women are mentioned in the Book of Judges?
Candace
Julia
Mahalath
Deborah
Deborah was mentioned in the Book of Judges and she is now recognized as a saint. She is also the performer of a song named for her, called the "Song of Deborah."

Advertisement

Can you name the book that Elisabeth is mentioned in?
Kings
Numbers
Luke
The Book of Luke speaks about Elisabeth, who you know better as the mother of John the Baptist. Did you know that Elisabeth and the Virgin Mary were related? They were cousins!
Malachi

Advertisement

She is mentioned in the Book of Galatians. Who is she?
Hagar
Claudia
Keziah
The Virgin Mary
One of the most famous women in the Bible, the Virgin Mary is mentioned in the Book of Galatians. Did you know that Mary and Elisabeth, mother of John the Baptist, were both pregnant at the same time?

Advertisement

Do you know what book Jemima is in?
Leviticus
Jonah
Job
Jemima was mentioned in the Book of Job, as she is one of Job the prophet's daughters. Did you know that the book never named Job's sons? All three of his daughters were named, however.
Proverbs

Advertisement

The Book of Genesis mentions which of these women?
Hagar
Hagar has a remarkable story in the Book of Genesis. Bearing a child for the husband that she worked for, she later turned away and left with her son. As any mother would, she did what she had to do.
Merab
Anna
Tamar

Advertisement

This book mentions Phoebe. What book is it?
Joshua
Proverbs
Romans
Phoebe is mentioned in the Epistle to the Romans in the New Testament. She was very close to Paul the Apostle, who trusted her to deliver this famous letter.
Zechariah

Advertisement

Can you name the woman who is in the Book of Numbers?
Judith
Ahinoam
Bathsheba
Miriam
Miriam was someone who was called a prophetess and a key figure in Israel. She took on the job of leading the Israelites, something she was destined to do.

Advertisement

Do you know which book Dorcas/Tabitha is part of?
Psalms
Joel
Esther
Acts
Dorcas/Tabitha is referred to by different names sometimes, but can be found in the Book of Acts. She even has a day celebrated just for her on October 25th each year.

Advertisement

Which of these women are mentioned in the Book of Kings?
Jehosheba
Jehosheba saved her baby nephew from death by hiding him from danger. Later in life, he became the king, thanks in part to the work of his aunt years before, when he was helpless.
Deborah
Miriam
Jael

Advertisement

Naomi is part of which book of the bible?
Judges
Daniel
Ruth
Naomi is fittingly part of the Book of Ruth, as she and Ruth were very close. The two traveled alongside each other and spend most of their life with one another.
Ezra

Advertisement

This woman is mentioned in the Book of Ruth. Who is she?
Baara
Milcah
Leah
Leah was an important woman in the Bible, as she became the mother of part of the Twelve Tribes of Israel. Without her, the iconic group may have never became what they were destined to become.
Gomer

Advertisement

Which book is Hazelelponi mentioned in?
Chronicles
There is not a lot of information on Hazelelponi as she is mentioned very briefly, but it does take place in Chronicles. We know that she had a family which included one daughter.
Nehemiah
Deuteronomy
Jeremiah

Advertisement

Do you know which woman was in the Book of Genesis?
Bernice
Abishag
Tabitha
Eve
Eve was in the Book of Genesis, where her story with Adam, God and her children was told. She is another one of the most famous women in the Bible who is known for her fateful day in the Garden of Eden.

Advertisement

This book talks about Rachel. What book is it?
Matthew
Rachel was the mother of Benjamin and Joseph who grew up to become the founders of two branches of the Twelve Tribes of Israel.
Deuteronomy
Leviticus
Nahum

Advertisement

Can you name the woman who was part of the Book of Luke?
Leah
Bernice
Mary of Bethany
Mary is mentioned in this book along with her sister Martha. The two got a lucky visit from Jesus himself. How would you have reacted if Jesus had showed up at your door?!
Zibiah

Advertisement

Do you know which book Tamar is part of?
Job
Daniel
Samuel
Although she is the daughter of one, you won't find Tamar in the Book of Kings! Her life was not perfect however, as she was violated by one of her brothers, Amnon.
Kings

Advertisement

The Book of Chronicles mentions which of these women?
Orpah
Mahalath
Bathsheba
Bathsheba was spoken of in the Book of Chronicles. The famous story details her catching King David's eye while she was bathing on a rooftop. Of course, their love was forbidden until the death of her husband.
Ahinoam

Advertisement

Can you name the book that Milcah is part of?
Amos
Deutronomy
Genesis
Milcah is part of the Book of Genesis. There is a lot of confusion on her relation to certain individuals in the Bible, especially Rebecca, who was though to be either her daughter or granddaughter.
Isaiah

Advertisement

Which book was Zibiah part of?
Haggai
Deuteronomy
Isaiah
Kings
There is no a lot known about Zibiah. We only really know two facts about her: She's the mother of Jehoash who hails from Beersheba.

Advertisement

You Got:
/35
Featured