Welcome to this first edition of Puzzling Puzzles.
Please submit answers to email@example.com or wait for the answers to be provided in a fortnights time. (27th August 2017)
This week you have two puzzles to ponder – a cryptogram and a sudoku.
Unscramble the letters to identify a verse from the Bible. Fill out the grid and find where the verse is in the Bible!
(Note: Not every letter is utilized in this cryptogram; and for this first one I have saved you time by giving you the letters not used!)
XIFH VRQVU XVW HLHFCB-HLHF BFVQW SOZ CIF OSQZ VTTFVQFZ CS ILU VHZ WVLZ ‘L VU MSZ VOULMICB; XVOY RFDSQF UF DVLCIDJOOB VHZ RF ROVUFOFWW.
|Book: Chapter: Verse:|
|Version: New International Version Anglicised (NIVUK)|
Find the verses below in the Bible then fill the corresponding grid with the respective numbers found in each verse. Each 3×3 box must contain the numbers 1-9 with each number only appearing once in any horizontal or vertical lines.
For DJ, GK, BL, IM, HP, FR:
Josiah was _ years old when he became king. (2 Kings 22:1)
For FN, AP:
The 10 commandments were written on _ tables of stone. (Deuteronomy 9:11)
For HK, DN, BO, EQ:
What number plus 3 equals the number of Jesus’ apostles?
For AM, IQ:
The number of times Paul was whipped with 39 lashes. (2 Corinthians 11:24)
For EK, CM, GN, DO, FQ:
The age of Joash when he began to reign over the kingdom of Judah.
(2 Chronicles 24:1)
For AK, IL, FM, CN, GO, DP, BQ:
The number of verses in this Psalm.
For CK, HM, GQ:
The number of languages spoken before the building of the tower of Babel.
For BK, FL, AO, CQ:
The number of sons Issachar had. (1 Chronicles 7:1)
For GJ, DK, IO, HQ, CR
Noah had _ sons. (Genesis 6:10)