23 of the Best Bible Jokes & Riddles

During Lent, people from around the world joined together to read the entire Bible in 40 Days. Don’t worry. You don’t need to wait until next Lent to read the Bible through—you can begin today! To download a free copy of the reading guide, click here.

After such an immersion into Scripture, it’s time to laugh and play.

Though friends in your small group may guffaw at your punny-ness, kids are more likely to laugh hard and share a few of their own. Here are 23 of the best Bible jokes and riddles:

Q. Why couldn’t Jonah trust the ocean?

A. Because he knew there was something fishy about it. [Tweet this]


Q. Who was the greatest financier in the Bible?

A. Noah; he was floating his stock while everyone was in liquidation.


23 of the Best Bible Jokes & Riddles

Q. Did Eve ever have a date with Adam?

A. No, just an apple. [Tweet this]


Q. Where was Solomon’s temple located?

A. On the side of his head. [Tweet this]


Q. Why didn’t Noah go fishing?

A. He only had two worms. [Tweet this]

23 of the Best Bible Jokes & Riddles


Q. Where is the first tennis match mentioned in the Bible?

A. When Joseph served in Pharaoh’s court. [Tweet this]


Q. What excuse did Adam give to his children as to why he no longer lived in Eden?

A. Your mother ate us out of house and home.


Q. What did Adam say on the day before Christmas?

A. It’s Christmas, Eve! [Tweet this]


Q. How does Moses make his coffee?

A. Hebrews it. [Tweet this]


Q. How do we know Peter was a rich fisherman?

A. By his net income. [Tweet this]


Q. Who were Gumby’s favorite Bible characters?

A. Shadrack, Meshack & AhBENDago. [Tweet this]

23 of the Best Bible Jokes & Riddles

Q. Who was the smartest man in the Bible?

A. Abraham. He knew a Lot. [Tweet this]


Q. Why didn’t they play cards on the Ark?

A. Because Noah was standing on the deck. [Tweet this]


Q. Who was the fastest runner in the race?

A. Adam, because he was first in the human race. [Tweet this]


Q. Why did the unemployed man get excited while looking through his Bible?

A. He thought he saw a job. [Tweet this]


Q. What animal could Noah not trust?

A. Cheetah [Tweet this]

23 of the Best Bible Jokes & Riddles

Q. Who was the greatest comedian in the Bible?

A. Samson. He brought the house down. [Tweet this]


Q. What kind of man was Boaz before he married?

A. Ruthless. [Tweet this]


Q. On the Ark, Noah probably got milk from the cows. What did he get from the ducks?

A. Quackers [Tweet this]


Q. Which Bible Character is a locksmith?

A. Zaccheus. [Tweet this]


Q. Which Bible character had no parents?

A. Joshua, son of Nun (Joshua 1:1). [Tweet this]


Q. Where is the first baseball game in the Bible?

A. In the big inning. Eve stole first, Adam stole second. Cain struck out Abel. The Giants and the Angels were rained out.


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What Bible joke have you heard that we can add to the collection? Leave your answer as a comment on this blog.

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