Category: Bible Characters

This Quiz: Gehazi

1.) What was the name of the prophet whom Gehazi served?




2.) What did Gehazi suggest to his master could be done for the Shunammite woman who was hospitable to them?

He suggested that his master could take her child into the service of the Lord.

He reminded his master that although the woman had twelve sons, she did not yet have a daughter.      

He suggested that the woman had more children than she knew what to do with.

He reminded his master that the woman had no child.
3.) The woman’s child died. What did the prophet tell Gehazi to do?

Make preparations for the funeral in the city of Nain.

Stay at the house and pray to God for the child.

To take the prophet’s staff and lay it on the face of the child.

To go to the woman’s house and resuscitate the child.
4.) Having done what the prophet told him to do, Gehazi went back to the prophet. What was his report?

The child is not awake.

The child is dead.

The child is sneezing.

The child can see men but they look like trees walking.
5.) Naaman visited the prophet and was healed. What did Gehazi decide to do as Naaman departed?

Gehazi thought it was not fair for a Syrian to be healed so he spoke a curse on Naaman.      

Gehazi lay in wait for Naaman’s men and killed them as they departed.

Gehazi followed Naaman – he wanted to become Naaman’s servant.

Gehazi went after Naaman to collect a gift from Naaman, although the prophet had refused to take it when it was offered.
6.) When Gehazi got back to the house, the prophet asked him where he had been. What was his response?

I have been to curse the Syrian.

I have today slain Naaman and seventy of his men – not one is escaped.

I have committed to spend the rest of my life in the service of Naaman.      

I have not been anywhere.
7.) What curse did Gehazi receive on his life that day?

His wife was made childless.

He was made leprous.

His sons were all killed that day.

A whirlwind blew his house down.
8.) The prophet sent the woman and her son away to the land of the Philistines for seven years, because of the famine. To whom was Gehazi talking when she returned from her sojourn?

The king.      

The prophet.      

The woman’s husband.      

The group of the prophets.
9.) The prophet prayed that God would open the eyes of his servant. What did the servant see?


Men as trees, walking.

The mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about the prophet.

The Lord, high and lifted up and His train filled the temple.


Author: Godfrey Gregg