Personification in the Bible


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Which of the following is an example of personification?

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1. Which of the following is one way you could write 'The heavens are telling the glory of God' in a literal way?

2. Personification is an example of which kind of language?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Bible, like many written works, contains numerous literary devices to convey different points. This online quiz and worksheet will help you study the examples of the use of personification in the Bible. You can answer these questions to test yourself on the characteristics of personification and its particular usage in different biblical passages.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer the quiz questions to see how much you know about:

  • Examples of personification in the Bible
  • Literal meanings of biblical passages
  • The characteristics of personification
  • The Bible as a source of personification

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - answer these questions to see how well you can remember the basic elements of personification, and the ways it is used in the Bible
  • Critical thinking - use your understanding of personification to critically analyze specific passages of the Bible that include personification
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge of personification to identify the literal meanings of different biblical passages

Additional Learning

You can go over this subject in more depth by reading the associated lesson Personification in the Bible. Read over this lesson to learn about:

  • How personification works
  • The Bible
  • Personifying concepts
  • Examples of personification in the Bible