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Igitabo cy’amateka ya Bibiliya

Enjoy 116 stories from the Bible. They are accurate, easy to understand, and beautifully illustrated.

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True stories taken from the world’s greatest book, the Bible, provide a history of the world from creation onward.

INKURU YA 1

Imana itangira kurema ibintu

The Genesis story of creation is understandable and fascinating​—even to young children.

INKURU YA 2

Ubusitani bwiza cyane

According to Genesis, God made the garden of Eden a very special place. God wants the whole earth to be just like that beautiful garden.

INKURU YA 3

Umugabo n’umugore ba mbere

God created Adam and Eve and placed them in the garden of Eden. They became the first married couple.

INKURU YA 4

Impamvu yatumye batakaza ubuturo bwabo

The Bible book of Genesis tells us how the original paradise was lost.

INKURU YA 5

Imibereho igoranye itangira

Outside the garden of Eden, Adam and Eve faced many problems. If only they had obeyed God, life would have been happy for them and their children.

INKURU YA 6

Umwana mubi n’umwana mwiza

The story of Cain and Abel, as recorded in Genesis, teaches us about the kind of people we should be​—and what attitudes to change before it’s too late.

INKURU YA 7

Umugabo w’intwari

The example of Enoch shows that you can do what is right, even if people all around you do what is bad.

INKURU YA 8

Abantu banini cyane ku isi

Genesis chapter 6 tells about giants who hurt people. Those giants, called Nephilim, were children of the fallen angels who left heaven and lived as humans.

INKURU YA 9

Nowa yubaka inkuge

Noah and his family survived the Flood because they obeyed God even though others would not listen.

INKURU YA 10

Umwuzure w’isi yose

People laughed at Noah’s warning message. But they were not laughing when the flood waters fell from heaven! Learn how Noah’s ark saved Noah, his family, and many animals.

INKURU YA 11

Umukororombya wa mbere

When you see a rainbow, what should it remind you of?

INKURU YA 12

Abantu bubaka umunara muremure

God was not pleased, and the punishment he gave still affects people today.

INKURU YA 13

Aburahamu, incuti y’Imana

Why did Abraham leave his comfortable home to spend the rest of his life living in tents?

INKURU YA 14

Imana igerageza ukwizera kwa Aburahamu

Why did God ask Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac?

INKURU YA 15

Umugore wa Loti areba inyuma

What she did can teach us a valuable lesson.

INKURU YA 16

Isaka abona umugore mwiza

What made Rebekah such a good wife? Her beauty, or something else?

INKURU YA 17

Abana b’impanga bari batandukanye

Their father, Isaac, loved Esau more, but their mother, Rebekah, loved Jacob more.

INKURU YA 18

Yakobo ajya i Harani

Jacob married Leah first even though he was in love with Rachel.

INKURU YA 19

Yakobo yari afite umuryango munini

Are the 12 tribes of Israel named after Jacob’s 12 sons?

INKURU YA 20

Dina agerwaho n’akaga

It all started with the wrong friends.

INKURU YA 21

Yozefu yangwa na bene se

What could make some of them want to kill their own brother?

INKURU YA 22

Yozefu mu nzu y’imbohe

He is sent there, not because he broke the law, but because he did what was right.

INKURU YA 23

Inzozi za Farawo

The seven cows and seven heads of grain have something in common.

INKURU YA 24

Yozefu agerageza bene se

How can he know whether they have really changed from the time that they sold him as a slave?

INKURU YA 25

Umuryango wa Yakobo wimukira mu Misiri

Why are the members of Jacob’s family called Israelites instead of Jacobites?

INKURU YA 26

Yobu ni indahemuka ku Mana

Job lost his wealth, his health, and all his children. Was God punishing him?

INKURU YA 27

Umwami mubi ategeka Misiri

Why did he tell his people to kill all the Israelite baby boys?

INKURU YA 28

Uko Mose yarokowe

His mother finds a way around the law that all Israelite baby boys should be killed.

INKURU YA 29

Mose ahunga

Moses thought he was ready to save the Israelites when he was 40 years old, but he wasn’t.

INKUUR YA 30

Igihuru kigurumana

Using a series of miracles, God tells Moses that the time has come for Moses to lead the Israelites out of Egypt.

INKURU YA 31

Mose na Aroni kwa Farawo

Why doesn’t Pharaoh listen to Moses and release the Israelites?

INKURU YA 32

Ibyago 10

God brought 10 calamities on Egypt, all because the Egyptian ruler Pharaoh stubbornly refused to let the Israelites go.

INKURU YA 33

Bambuka Inyanja Itukura

Moses parts the Red Sea by God’s power and the Israelites cross on dry land.

INKURU YA 34

Ibyokurya by’ubundi bwoko

This special food from God falls from the sky.

INKURU YA 35

Yehova atanga amategeko ye

What two laws are greater than the Ten Commandments?

INKURU YA 36

Inyana ya zahabu

Why would people worship a statue made from melted-down earrings?

INKURU YA 37

Ihema ry’urusengero

Its innermost room held the ark of the covenant.

INKURU YA 38

Abatasi 12

Ten of the spies say one thing, but two of them say another. Who do the Israelites believe?

INKURU YA 39

Inkoni ya Aroni irabya

How could a piece of dead wood produce flowers and ripe fruit overnight?

INKURU YA 40

Mose akubita urutare

Moses got results, but he also made Jehovah angry.

INKURU YA 41

Inzoka y’umuringa

Why would God send poisonous snakes to bite the Israelites?

INKURU YA 42

Indogobe ivuga

The donkey sees something that Balaam cannot.

INKURU YA 43

Yosuwa aba umuyobozi

Moses is still strong, so why is he replaced by Joshua?

INKURU YA 44

Rahabu ahisha abatasi

How does Rahab help the two men, and what favor does she ask?

INKURU YA 45

Bambuka uruzi rwa Yorodani

A miracle happens when the priests step into the water.

INKURU YA 46

Inkike za Yeriko

How could a cord keep a wall from falling down?

INKURU YA 47

Umujura muri Isirayeli

Can one bad man bring trouble on a whole nation?

INKURU YA 48

Abagibeyoni b’abanyabwenge

They trick Joshua and the Israelites into making a promise, but the Israelites keep their promise.

INKURU YA 49

Izuba rihagarara

Jehovah did something for Joshua that he never did before and has not done since.

INKURU YA 50

Abagore babiri b’intwari

Barak leads Israel’s army into battle, so why does Jael get the glory?

INKURU YA 51

Rusi na Nawomi

Ruth leaves her home to stay with Naomi and serve Jehovah.

INKURU YA 52

Gideyoni n’abantu be 300

God picked the members for this small army using an unusual drinking test.

INKURU YA 53

Isezerano rya Yefuta

His promise to Jehovah affected not just him, but his daughter as well.

INKURU YA 54

Umugabo urusha abandi bose imbaraga

How did Delilah learn the secret of Samson’s strength?

INKURU YA 55

Akana k’agahungu gakorera Imana

God uses young Samuel to deliver a stinging message to High Priest Eli.

INKURU YA 56

Sawuli, umwami wa mbere wa Isirayeli

At first chosen by God and later rejected by him, Saul can teach us a valuable lesson.

INKURU YA 57

Imana itoranya Dawidi

What does God see in David that the prophet Samuel does not?

INKURU YA 58

Dawidi na Goliyati

David fought Goliath, not merely with his sling, but with a far more powerful weapon.

INKURU YA 59

Dawidi ahunga

Saul was at first pleased with David, but developed murderous jealousy toward him. Why?

INKURU YA 60

Abigayili na Dawidi

Abigail calls her husband a fool, yet this saves his life—temporarily.

INKURU YA 61

Dawidi aba umwami

David proves that he is qualified to be king of Israel by both what he does and what he refuses to do.

INKURU YA 62

Ingorane mu nzu ya Dawidi

With one bad mistake, David brings calamity on himself and his family for years.

INKURU YA 63

Salomo, umwami w’umunyabwenge

Was he really going to cut the baby in half?

INKURU YA 64

Salomo yubaka urusengero

Despite being very wise, Solomon was persuaded to do something foolish and wrong.

INKURU YA 65

Ubwami bwigabanyamo kabiri

As soon as Jeroboam began ruling, he led the people into breaking God’s law.

INKURU YA 66

Yezebeli, umwamikazi w’umugome

She would stop at nothing to get what she wanted.

INKURU YA 67

Yehoshafati yiringira Yehova

Why would an army go to battle with unarmed singers leading the way?

INKURU YA 68

Abana babiri b’abahungu bazuka

Can someone who has died be brought back to life? It has happened before!

INKURU YA 69

Akana k’agakobwa gafasha umuntu ukomeye

She had the courage to speak up, and it resulted in a miracle.

INKURU YA 70

Yona n’igifi kinini

Jonah learned an important lesson about doing what Jehovah says.

INKURU YA 71

Imana isezeranya paradizo

The first paradise was small; this one will fill the earth.

INKURU YA 72

Imana itabara Hezekiya

In one night, an angel kills 185,000 Assyrian soldiers.

INKURU YA 73

Umwami mwiza wa nyuma wa Isirayeli

As a teenager, Josiah took a brave step.

INKURU YA 74

Umugabo udatinya

Jeremiah thought he was too young to be a prophet, but God knew that he could do it.

INKURU YA 75

Abasore bane i Babuloni

They succeeded despite being separated from their families.

INKURU YA 76

Yerusalemu isenywa

Why does God let Israel’s enemies, the Babylonians, destroy Jerusalem?

INKURU YA 77

Banze kunamira igishushanyo

Would God save these three obedient young men from the fiery furnace?

INKURU YA 78

Inyandiko ku rukuta

The prophet Daniel interprets four mysterious words.

INKURU YA 79

Daniyeli mu rwobo rw’intare

Daniel received a death sentence, but could he have avoided it?

INKURU YA 80

Ubwoko bw’Imana buva i Babuloni

King Cyrus of Persia fulfilled one prophecy when he captured Babylon, and now he fulfills another.

INKURU YA 81

Biringira ubufasha bw’Imana

The Israelites break man’s laws in order to obey God. Will God bless them?

INKURU YA 82

Moridekayi na Esiteri

Queen Vashti was beautiful, but King Ahasuerus still replaced her with Esther as his new queen. Why?

INKURU YA 83

Inkike za Yerusalemu

While rebuilding the wall, the workers must keep their swords and spears ready both day and night.

INKURU YA 84

Marayika asura Mariya

He brings a message from God: Mary is going to have a baby who will be a king forever.

INKURU YA 85

Yesu avukira mu kiraro cy’inka

Why would a future king be born where animals are fed?

INKURU YA 86

Abagabo bayobowe n’inyenyeri

Who guided the magi to Jesus? The answer might surprise you.

INKURU YA 87

Umwana Yesu mu rusengero

He has something that amazes even the older men who teach at the temple.

INKURU YA 88

Yohana abatiza Yesu

John has been baptizing sinners, but Jesus never sinned. Why did John baptize him?

INKURU YA 89

Yesu yeza urusengero

Jesus displays a type of love that makes him become angry.

INKURU YA 90

Yesu n’umugore ku iriba

How can the water that Jesus offers keep her from ever getting thirsty at all?

INKURU YA 91

Yesu yigishiriza ku musozi

Learn timeless wisdom from his Sermon on the Mount.

INKURU YA 92

Yesu azura abapfuye

Using God’s power, Jesus said two simple words and resurrected the daughter of Jairus.

INKURU YA 93

Yesu agaburira abantu benshi

By miraculously feeding thousands, Jesus proved what important point?

INKURU YA 94

Yesu akunda abana bato

Jesus teaches the apostles that they have much to learn not only about little children, but also from the children.

INKURU YA 95

Uko Yesu yigishaga

Jesus’ parable of the neighborly Samaritan is an example of the style of teaching he used most often.

INKURU YA 96

Yesu akiza abarwayi

What does Jesus accomplish by all the miracles he performs?

INKURU YA 97

Yesu aza nk’Umwami

Large crowds welcome him, but not everyone is happy about it.

INKURU YA 98

Ku musozi wa Elayono

Jesus tells four of his apostles about things that are happening in our time.

INKURU YA 99

Mu cyumba cyo hejuru

Why does Jesus tell the disciples to have this special meal each year?

INKURU YA 100

Yesu mu busitani

Why did Judas betray Jesus with a kiss?

INKURU YA 101

Yesu yicwa

While being put to death on the stake, he made a promise about paradise.

INKURU YA 102

Yesu ni muzima

After an angel rolls the stone away from Jesus’ tomb, the soldiers on guard there are shocked at what they see inside.

INKURU YA 103

Mu cyumba gikinze

Why do Jesus’ disciples not recognize him after he is resurrected?

INKURU YA 104

Yesu asubira mu ijuru

Before Jesus ascends into the sky, he gives his disciples one last command.

INKURU YA 105

Bategerereza i Yerusalemu

Why did Jesus pour out holy spirit on the disciples at Pentecost?

INKURU YA 106

Bavanwa muri gereza

The Jewish religious leaders put the apostles in prison to stop their preaching, but God has something else in mind.

INKURU YA 107

Sitefano aterwa amabuye

While he is being executed, Stephen offers an extraordinary prayer.

INKURU YA 108

Mu nzira ijya i Damasiko

A blinding light and a voice from heaven change Saul’s life.

INKURU YA 109

Petero ajya kwa Koruneliyo

Does God view people of any one race or nation as better than those of any other?

INKURU YA 110

Timoteyo, umufasha mushya wa Pawulo

Timothy left home to join Paul on an exciting preaching trip.

INKURU YA 111

Umusore asinzira

Eutychus fell asleep during Paul’s first talk, but not during his second talk. What happened between the two talks was nothing short of miraculous.

INKURU YA 112

Ubwato bumenekera ku kirwa

Just when all seems to be lost, Paul receives a message from God that gives him hope.

INKURU YA 113

Pawulo i Roma

How can Paul do his work as an apostle while he’s a prisoner?

INKURU YA 114

Iherezo ry’ibibi byose

Why does God send his army led by Jesus into battle at Armageddon?

INKURU YA 115

Paradizo nshya ku isi

People lived in paradise on earth once, and it will happen again.

INKURU YA 116

Uko dushobora kuzabaho iteka

Is it enough just to know about Jehovah and Jesus? If not, what else is needed?

Ibibazo byo gukoresha mu kwiga Igitabo cy’amateka ya Bibiliya

Scriptures and study questions designed to help young ones get the most out of each Bible story.