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Q. Who finally betrayed Samson into the hands of the

Philistines? A. A woman named Delilah. Judges xvi, 6. Q. What did they do with him ? A. They put out his eyes, and bound him with

fetters of brass. Judges xvi, 21.Q. What was he forced to do? A. To grind in the prison-house. Q. To whom did the Philistines offer sacrifice on account of

his capture? A. Unto Dagon their god. Judges xvi, 23. Q. What did they say? A. Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy

into our hand. Judges xvi, 24. Q. When they were merry, what did they command ? A. That Samson should be called for their sport.

Judges xvi, 25. Q. Where did they set him ? A. Between two pillars that supported the

house. Q. To whom did Samson pray? A. To the Lord his God. Judges xvi, 28. Q. For what did he pray? A. For strength that he might be avenged upon

the Philistines for putting out his eyes. Q. Who were in the house? A. It was full of men and women; and all the

lords of the Philistines were there. Judges

xvi, 27. Q. What then took place? A. Samson said, Let me die with the Philis

tines. And he bowed himself with all his might, and the house fell upon the lords and

all the people that were therein. So that the dead which he slew at his death were more than they which he slew in his life. Judges xvi, 30.

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Question. What occurred in the days when the judges ruled

in Canaan? Answer. There was a famine in the land. Ruth

i, 1.
Q. What man removed to the country of Moab?
A. Elimelech. Ruth i, 2.
Q. What was his wife's name?
A. Naomi.
Q. What were the names of his two sons ?
A. Mahlon and Chilion.

Q. What were the names of their wives?
A. Orpah and Ruth. Ruth i, 4.
Q. What members of this family died ?
A. The father and the two sons. Ruth i, 5.
Q. What did Naomi resolve to do?
A. To return unto her own country. Ruth i, 6.
Q. How long had they been in Moab?
A. Ten years. Ruth i, 4.
Q. What had Naomi heard from her own country?
A. That the Lord had visited his people in

giving them bread. Ruth i, 6. Q. What did she say to her daughters-in-law ? A. She bid them return to their homes, and

remain in their native land. Ruth i, 8. Q. How were they affected when she blessed them upon

departing? A. They lifted up their voice and wept. Ruth

i, 9. Q. Which daughter-in-law remained behind ? A. Orpah. Ruth i, 14. Q. What did Ruth say when urged to remain ? A. Entreat me not to leave thee, for whither

thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God; where thou diest will I die, and there will I be buried : the Lord do so to me, and more also, if aught

but death part thee and me. Ruth i, 16, 17. Q. When they came to Bethlehem, what did Naomi tell her

friends to call her? A. Not Naomi, but Mara. Ruth i, 20. Q. Why? A. Because the Almighty had dealt very bit

terly with her.

Q. What is the meaning of Mara?
A. Bitter.
Q. How did Ruth assist in providing food for herself and

mother-in-law ? A. She gleaned after the reapers in barley-har

vest. Ruth ii, 2, 3.
Q. In whose fields ?
A. Boaz.
Q. Who was Boaz?
Ă. A kinsman of Naomi, a mighty man of

wealth. Ruth ii, 1.
Q. How did he treat Ruth?
A. Very kindly.
Q. What did he tell her to do?
A. To continue to glean after his reapers,

and to eat with them at meal-time. Ruth ü, 8. Q. What did Boaz tell her he had heard ? A. All that she had done unto her mother-in

law since the death of her husband. Ruth

ü, 11.
Q. Whose wife did Ruth eventually become ?
A. The wife of Boaz. Ruth iv, 13.
Q. What was the name of her son ?
A. Obed. Ruth iv, 17.
Q. Whose father was he?
A. The father of Jesse.
Q. Of whom was he father?
Ă. Of David the king.
Q. What relation was Naomi to him?
A. His great-grandmother.

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Question. What was the name of Samuel's father?
Answer. Elkanah. 1 Sam. i, 1.
Q. What was his mother's name?
A. Hannah. 1 Sam. i, 2.
Q. To whom did his mother devote Samuel ?
A. To the Lord. 1 Sam. i, 28.
Q. Who was high priest at the time of his birth ?
A. Eli. 1 Sam. i, 9.
Q. What was the character of his sons ?
A. They were sons of Belial; they knew not the

Lord. 1 Sam. ii, 12.
Q. When Samuel was very young, whither did his mother
A. To the house of the Lord in Shiloh. 1 Sam.
i, 24.

carry him?

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