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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.


Q. Who was the greatest financier in the Bible?

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


Q. Where was Solomon’s temple located?

A. On the side of his head.


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

A. When Joseph served in Pharaoh’s court.


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!


Q. How does Moses make his coffee?

A. Hebrews it.

23 Bible Jokes and Riddles

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

A. By his net income.


Q. Who were Gumby’s favorite Bible characters?

A. Shadrack, Meshack & AhBENDago.


Q. Who was the smartest man in the Bible?

A. Abraham. He knew a Lot.


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

A. Because Noah was standing on the deck.


Q. Who was the fastest runner in the race?

A. Adam, because he was first in the human race.


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

A. He thought he saw a job.


Q. What animal could Noah not trust?

A. Cheetah


Q. Who was the greatest comedian in the Bible?

A. Samson. He brought the house down.


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

A. Ruthless.


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

A. Quackers


Q. Which Bible Character is a locksmith?

A. Zaccheus.


Q. Which Bible character had no parents?

A. Joshua, son of Nun (Joshua 1:1).


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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