The 50 Very Best Bible Riddles

The 50 Very Best Bible Riddles

We’re all familiar with the Bible, right? It’s only the most famous book in history, after all.

The Bible is a book of riddles, and what better way to study the Bible than with a little humor.

Some of these riddles are easy to solve, and some are a little more complex — just like how some of the books in the Bible make perfect sense and others take a little decoding. Whether you’re just looking for a laugh or trying to brush up on your Biblical trivia, we’ve got what you’re looking for. Bible riddles are also a great way to make learning about the Bible (including important people and events) fun for kids or anyone really! Enjoy this list of 50 of our favorite Bible riddles.  

50 Bible Riddles With Answers

What kind of lighting did Noah use on his ark?

Flood lights.

Why is a preacher’s favorite breakfast donuts?

Because they are hol(e)y!

I can be found hanging from the necks or Christians, on a church wall or atop a mountain. I most closely resemble a lowercase t.  What am I?

A cross.

Why couldn’t Jonah trust the ocean?

Because he suspected there was something fishy going on.

How long did Cain despise his brother?

As long as he was Abel.

If Eve could move to any city in the world which one would it be?
The Big Apple (New York).

What is the best way to learn about the Bible?

You Luke into it.

Who was the Bible’s biggest jokester?

Samson, because he brought the house down!

Why couldn’t they play cards game on the ark?

Because Noah was standing on the deck.

Why can’t a Christian be a bad person?

Because God made him good.

What was Boaz before he married his wife?


What do they call pastors residing in Germany?

German shepherds

Who in the Bible was the most money savvy?

Noah. He was floating his stock while everyone was in liquidation.

I climbed a sycamore tree and invited Jesus to my house. The whole town made fun of me. Who am I?


I deceived Eve and lost my legs as a result, what am I?
A snake.

When is insurance first mentioned in the Bible?

When Adam and Eve needed more coverage.

Who is the shortest man mentioned in the Bible?

Bildad the Shuhite.

Did Eve ever have a date with Adam?

No, just an apple.

The ark was built in 3 stories and the top story had a window to let light in, but how did they get light to the bottom two stories?

They used floodlights.

I was supposed to go to Nineveh, but instead I ended up in the mouth of a whale. Who am I?


How do we know Peter was a wealthy fisherman?

By his net income.

Who was the most obvious lawbreaker in the Bible?

Moses, because he broke all 10 commandments at once.

Who was the fastest runner in the Bible?

Adam. He was first in the human race.

Who was the best mathematician in the Bible?

The one who wrote the book or Numbers, Moses.

Which Bible Character is the best at picking locks?


You might see this in the sky

After the rain it appears

It symbolizes a promise made by God after the Great Flood

A rainbow.

I defeated the giant name Goliath. Who am I?


What excuse did Adam give to his children as to why their mother Eden was no longer around?
Your mother ate us out of house and home.

What did Adam say on the day before Christmas?

It’s Christmas, Eve.

Which book in the Bible excited the unemployed man most?

The book or Job

Who was the busiest doctor in the Bible?

Job because he  had the most patients (patience).

In the desert I 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

Where could you find Solomon’s temple?

On the side of his head.

I am the book from the Bible that the phrase ‘lamb for slaughter’ comes from. What book is this?


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


This person is the brother of the man who split the seas. Who is he?


I’ve got two books one old and one new, but many authors composed my contents. What am I?

The Bible.

What is a shark’s favorite Bible story?
Noah’s shark!

Noah probably got many things from the animal on the  ark, but what did he get from the ducks?


I am one of the 12 disciples. I betrayed Jesus in the end. Who am I?

Judas Iscariot.

I began my rule when I was eight years old.


I am a the son of Adam and Eve, but I am not Cain or Seth. Who am I?


Alexander and I were givenI to Satan so he could punish us by the Apostle Paul.


I am the mountain where God revealed the 10 Commandments to Moses. Which mountain am I?

Mt. Sinai

What animal could Noah not trust?

A cheetah.

As a baby I floated down the River Nile in a basket to escape death by the Egyptian soldiers. Who am I?


This person had seven demons cast out of them by Jesus. Who is this? 
Mary Magdalene.

A Pharisee called Herod by this animal’s name because there was danger at hand. What animal is this? 

A fox.

My name is longer than any others in the Bible. Who am I?


What kind of car did Jehovah drive?

A Fury because he drove Adam and Eve out of the Garden in a Fury.

Hopefully you had a good chuckle reading through these riddles or maybe even learned a thing or two about the Bible. Bust these out at Sunday School, the dinner table or wherever you please and they are sure to be a hit. Even the most avid studier of the Bible is sure to be stumped by at least one or two of these riddles, but luckily for you you’ll have all the right answers right in front of you!

Maggie Horton