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Test Your Knowledge [Thanksgiving]

Test Your Knowledge - Thanksgiving
Written by Patti Greene

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Many of you know the Bible contains many sentences about thankfulness, being thankful, thanks, and thanking. So, let’s do something fun this Thanksgiving! Let’s test your knowledge on Biblical phrases or sentences using derivatives of the word “THANK.”

Below you will find 20 fill-in-the-blank Bible verses from the English Standard Version [ESV] version. See how many you can get correct. If you have an ESV Bible, feel free to use the open-book option to find your answers.

The answers are listed at the end of the blog. Please share this blog with your friends and family – especially educators who love tests they don’t have to make up!

Thanksgiving Bible Trivia Quiz

  1. From them will come songs of thanksgiving and the sound of _______________. I will add to their numbers, and they will not be decreased; I will bring them honor, and they will not be disdained. Jeremiah 30:19

a. bells     b. music     c. rejoicing     d. gratitude

  1. Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all _______________ ; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18

a. cities     b. things     c. situations     d. circumstances

  1. It was the duty of the trumpeters and _______________ to make themselves heard in unison in praise and thanksgiving to the Lord, and when the song was raised, with trumpets and cymbals and other musical instruments, in praise to the Lord. 2 Chronicles 5:12-13

a. singers     b. saxophones     c. musicians     d. choir

  1. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all _______________, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. Colossians 3:16

a. love     b. wisdom     c. words     d. praise

  1. With the sacrifice of his peace offerings for thanksgiving he shall bring his offering with _______________ of leavened bread. Leviticus 7:13

a. cakes     b. loaves     c. muffins     d. sticks

  1. I will give to the Lord the thanks due to his ________________, and I will sing praise to the name of the Lord, the Most High. Psalm 7:17

a. holiness     b. perfection     c. righteousness     d. precepts

  1. Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre; make _______________ to him with the harp of ten strings! Psalm 33:2

a. melody     b. music     c. dances     d. praises

  1. To you, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise, for you have given me wisdom and _______________, and have now made known to me what we asked of you, for you have made known to us the king’s matter. Daniel 2:23

a. might     b. justice     c. love     d. knowledge

  1. But I with the voice of thanksgiving will sacrifice to you; what I have vowed I will pay. _______________ belongs to the Lord!” Jonah 2:9

a. Patience     b. Tithe     c. Salvation     d. Eternal life

  1. And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, saying, “_______________ of it, all of you . . .” Matthew 26:27

a. Sip     b. Drink     c. Swallow     d. Gulp

  1. Otherwise, if you give thanks with your spirit, how can anyone in the position of an outsider say “_______________” to your thanksgiving when he does not know what you are saying? 1 Corinthians 14:16

          a. Blessings     b. Amen     c. Praise     d. Exaltation

  1. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to _______________. Philippians 4:6

          a. your Heavenly Father     b. the angels     c. Jesus     d. God

  1. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of ________________, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17

          a. Everlasting God     b. Yahweh     c. the Lord Jesus     d. your creator

  1. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his ________________ with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! Psalms 100:4

          a. courts     b. gates     c. door     d. mansion

  1. Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving; make melody to our God on the _______________! Psalm 147:7

          a. harmonica     b. keyboard     c. lyre     d. harp

  1. For everything created by God is _______________, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, 1 Timothy 4:4

          a. heavenly     b. first-class     c. good     d. marvelous

  1. We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, as is right, because your ________________ is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing. 2 Thessalonians 1:3

          a. love     b. faith     c. hope     d. confidence

  1. And let the peace of Christ ________________ in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Colossians 3:15

          a. control     b. rule     c. grow     d. be powerful

  1. The Pharisee, standing by himself, prayed thus: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other men, extortioners, _______________, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. Luke 18:11

          a. unjust     b. liars     c. murderers     d. robbers

  1. First, I thank my God through ________________ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed in all the world. Romans 1:8

          a. praise     b. Jesus Christ     c. the Holy Spirit     d. Abraham

Scroll all the way down for the answers.

Heavenly Father, thank you for this wonderful day. You are a mighty God and you do so much for me. I am so grateful for your love, your kindness, your patience, and your direction. Thank you for my family and friends. Thank you for my well-being. Thank you that I can trust in your guidance and love every day of my life. Thank you for giving strength and protection to me. You are a generous and holy God. In Jesus’ name.

God Bless and Happy Thanksgiving,


Patti Greene, Member Inspirational Writers Alive

The Holy Bible: English Standard Version containing the Old and New Testament. Wheaton: Crossway, 2001. [All verses come from the English Standard Bible unless noted otherwise]

Edited by E. Johnson

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Answers to Test Your Knowledge [Thanksgiving] – 5 Points for Each Correct Answer!

  1. c – rejoicing
  2. d – circumstances
  3. a – singers
  4. b – wisdom
  5. b – loaves
  6. c – righteousness
  7. a – melody
  8. a – might
  9. c – Salvation
  10. b – Drink
  11. b – Amen
  12. d – God
  13. c – the Lord Jesus
  14. a – courts
  15. c – lyre
  16. c – good
  17. b – faith
  18. b – rule
  19. a – unjust
  20. b – Jesus Christ

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Patti Greene is the author of three outstanding devotional prayer journals, Answer Me, Anchor Me, and Awaken Me and a book titled "Christian Caregiving: Practical Advice for a Happy Ending." Patti earned a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and pursued graduate studies in religious education and library science spending two years as a second-grade teacher. After spending 12 years as a stay-at-home mom, Greene spent 18 more years as a school librarian in St. Louis, Missouri and Houston, Texas. When not writing books or blogs, Greene spends her time caregiving, reading, researching, and hanging out with her family and friends. Patti and her husband have three adult children and five grandchildren. Visit her blog at

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