The official website for the Monroe Bible Quiz Team from Beacon Hill Evangelical Free Church.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013


Paul had a large vocabulary, so sometimes he uses words with which you may be unfamiliar.  This weekly series attempts to help by highlighting potentially unfamiliar terminology.  If there are additional words you need help with, please e-mail the coaches.

Romans 9 Vocabulary:

Unceasing:  Never ending

Anguish:  severe suffering

Accursed:  Living under a curse

Covenants:  Contracts or agreements between two parties

Patriarchs:  The earliest or greatest fathers among a person's ancestors.  For Israel, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, or the 12 sons of Jacob.

Forefather:  One of the males among a person's ancestors.

Exertion:  A great effort or work

Vessels:  A hollow container, like a pot

Remnant:  The few surviving individuals after a great calamity or tribulation