46 Bible Riddles

The Bible is a treasure trove of wisdom, stories, and teachings that have captivated and inspired people for centuries. It’s not only a source of spiritual guidance but also a fascinating book filled with intriguing narratives and characters. 

In this blog post, we’ve compiled some Bible riddles that will challenge your knowledge of this ancient text while providing some fun and entertainment along the way. 

Get ready to test your scriptural expertise and see how many of these riddles you can solve!

Bible Riddles

  1. I was taken from a man, but I am not blood or flesh. I was made to be a companion. Who am I?

  2. Found in a bush and speaking to a man, I am not a creature but led a nation’s plan. What am I?

  3. I am the beginning of sorrow and the end of sickness. You cannot express happiness without me. What am I?

  4. I fell from the sky and fed a multitude in the wilderness. What am I?

  5. Strong as a lion, riddled with questions, my end came by something sweet. Who am I?

  6. I am small as a pebble and as big as a mountain. I walked with two, then with many, leading a nation. Who am I?

  7. Though I am not a serpent, I was raised high and brought healing through a glance. What am I?

  8. Born in a stable and celebrated by shepherds, I am the reason for a season. Who am I?

  9. I walked on water, yet I am not divine. I was called upon the sea. Who am I?

  10. I am the last thing you take before you sleep and the first thing you give when you wake, found throughout the good book. What am I?

  11. I am not a bird, but I can fly through the sky. I am not a servant, but I appeared in fire. What am I?

  12. I never laughed, but I made everyone laugh. I was old when my story began. Who am I?

  13. I was a garden where knowledge was born, yet no child ever played in me. What am I?

  14. I am known for my wisdom, had a kingdom of wealth, and wrote many proverbs. Who am I?

  15. I am full of holes but can hold water, led many to victory, and brought down a wall. What am I?

  16. I was a great builder, known for my length and width, and survived a flood. What am I?

  17. You may call me a coward, but I saved a nation with a trumpet and a lamp. Who am I?

  18. I was a dreamer hated by my brothers, but I rose to power in a foreign land. Who am I?

  19. I was thrown into a den of lions, but came out unharmed. Who am I?

  20. I am the beginning of eternity, the end of time and space, the beginning of every end, and the end of every race. What am I?

  21. I was a queen, beautiful and wise, and I saved my people from destruction. Who am I?

  22. I am the smallest part of a giant, the beginning of belief, and found in the middle of the sea. What am I?

  23. I was a coat of many colors, envied and desired, leading to my owner’s plight. What am I?

  24. I am not a baker, but I used a few loaves to feed many. Who am I?

  25. I am neither a map nor a compass, but I led people through the desert. What am I?

  26. I am known for my strength, but it wasn’t my muscles that made me powerful. Who am I?

  27. I am a place of rest, built in seven days, but I am not a house. What am I?

  28. I was the first murder victim, and my blood cried out. Who am I?

  29. I was a king who lost his sanity, lived among animals, but later regained my throne. Who am I?

  30. I am a woman who turned into a natural element because of my disobedience. Who am I?

  31. I am a creature that swallowed a man but did not digest him. What am I?

  32. I am the mother of all living, but I was not born. Who am I?

  33. I am a tower that was never completed, reaching for the heavens. What am I?

  34. I am an instrument that led to a city’s fall, yet I make no sound. What am I?

  35. I was a queen, famous for my beauty and a visit to a wise king. Who am I?

  36. I am not an instrument, but I was played by a king to soothe. What am I?

  37. I was a judge and warrior, known for my fleece and a battle with jars and trumpets. Who am I?

  38. I was a prophet who outran a chariot but became fearful because of a queen. Who am I?

  39. I am the place where a battle was won with marching and shouting, but not with swords. What am I?

  40. I was a ruler, wealthy and wise, yet I gave it all up after encountering a burning sight. Who am I?

  41. I am a symbol of betrayal, known for a specific number of pieces. What am I?

  42. I am a garden known for a betrayal, not for flowers or trees. What am I?

  43. I was the oldest man recorded, yet I died before my father. Who am I?

  44. I am an object, not a creature, yet I swallowed a prophet. What am I?

  45. I was a dreamer who became second in command by interpreting a ruler’s dreams. Who am I?

  46. I am a collection of songs, often read but rarely sung in their original tunes. What am I?


  1. Eve (taken from Adam’s rib).

  2. The burning bush that spoke to Moses.

  3. The letter ‘S’ (beginning of ‘sorrow’, end of ‘sickness’, central in ‘happiness’).

  4. Manna from heaven.

  5. Samson (the riddle of the lion and the honey).

  6. Moses (small in a basket, led the Israelites).

  7. The bronze serpent Moses lifted in the wilderness.

  8. Jesus Christ.

  9. Peter, when he walked towards Jesus on water.

  10. A prayer.

  11. The angel in the burning bush.

  12. Sarah, Abraham’s wife (she laughed when told she would have a child in old age).

  13. The Garden of Eden.

  14. Solomon.

  15. Gideon’s fleece.

  16. Noah’s Ark.

  17. Gideon.

  18. Joseph.

  19. Daniel.

  20. The letter ‘E’.

  21. Esther.

  22. The letter ‘I’.

  23. Joseph’s coat.

  24. Jesus, during the feeding of the 5000.

  25. The Pillar of Cloud by day and the Pillar of Fire by night.

  26. Samson, whose strength was in his hair.

  27. The Sabbath.

  28. Abel.

  29. King Nebuchadnezzar.

  30. Lot’s wife, who turned into a pillar of salt.

  31. The great fish (often referred to as a whale) that swallowed Jonah.

  32. Eve.

  33. The Tower of Babel.

  34. The Ark of the Covenant, which led to the fall of Jericho.

  35. Queen of Sheba.

  36. David’s harp.

  37. Gideon.

  38. Elijah.

  39. The walls of Jericho.

  40. Moses (after seeing the burning bush).

  41. Judas’ thirty pieces of silver.

  42. The Garden of Gethsemane.

  43. Methuselah (Enoch, his father, was taken to heaven without dying).

  44. The whale (or big fish) that swallowed Jonah.

  45. Joseph (of Egypt).

  46. The Book of Psalms.
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