Bible Riddle

This isn’t the easiest riddle to use for Labor Day because you’re probably going to have to work to figure this one out…but it’ll be worth it if you can.

A man and a woman both carrying baskets with eggs inside passed each other on the sidewalk. The man told the woman, “If you give me one of your eggs I will have twice as many as you, but if I give you an egg you and I will have the same amount.” How many eggs were in each basket?

Here are nine verses to read through in 1 Kings 6:1-9. You’ll find the answer neatly tucked away somewhere in Solomon’s construction project.

Have a blessed week.