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:
Margaret Feinberg shares some of her favorite jokes and riddles sure to get the kids in your class laughing.
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. Did Eve ever have a date with Adam?
A. No, just an apple.
Q. Where was Solomon’s temple located?
A. On the side of his head.
Q. Why didn’t Noah go fishing?
A. He only had two worms.
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.
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?
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?
Q. On the Ark, Noah probably got milk from the cows. What did he get from the ducks?
Q. Which Bible Character is a locksmith?
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.
Margaret Feinberg (www.margaretfeinberg.com) is author of some great reads like Scouting the Divine and The Sacred Echo. She loves Coldplay but can’t wait for the skinny jean trend to pass. She asked her social media friends what marks a hipster pastor and their most brilliant responses are found above. You can follow her snark, wit, and wisdom at www.twitter.com/mafeinberg and help her figure out what to do on Pinterest at www.pinterest.com/mafeinberg.More from Margaret Feinberg or visit Margaret at www.margaretfeinberg.com