Here are the answers to last week’s clues. I put in parentheses the name of the author and the date the book appeared on the bestseller list.
Jacob’s 12 boys: Joseph and His Brethren (H. W. Freeman, 1929)
King David said it first: My Son! My Son! (Howard Spring, 1938)
The last great battle: Armageddon (Leon Uris, 1964)
Isaac’s 7-year-itch: Rebecca (Daphne du Maurier, 1938)
Samson at his last public appearance: Eyeless in Gaza (Aldous Huxley, 1936)
A first for Noah and everyone else: The Rains Came (Louis Bromfield, 1937)
Peter was given them: The Keys of the Kingdom (A. J. Cronin, 1941)
Seamless garment: The Robe (Lloyd C. Douglas, 1953)
Describes Goliath perfectly: Giant (Edna Ferber, 1952)
Stephen was the first Christian one: The Martyred (Richard E. Sim, 1964)
Another set of questions on the Bible stories theme is coming up today.