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Sunday, March 25, 2012

Bible Facts


1.       66 books in the bible

         a.       39 Old Testament
   
    b.
      27 New Testament

     2.       Authors
   
  a.
       40 different people
                                         i.        Farmers
                                         ii.      Tent-makers
                                         iii.      Physicians
                                         iv.     Priests
                                         v.      Philosophers
                                         vi.     Kings
                                         vii.    Fishermen
                                         viii.   Shepherds

     3.       First Translation of the Bible made into English in 1382 A.D. by John Wycliffe 

         a.       Completed by John Purvey in 1388

     4.       The bible was printed in 1454 A.D. by Johannes Gutenberg—first book ever printed

     5.       Longest book is Psalms with 150 chapters or psalms.  That would be 43.743 words.

     6.       Shortest book is 3 John with only 1 chapter and 299 words.

     7.       The book of Esther does not mention the word “God” at all.

     8.       The bible is translated into 2,018 languages and then some partial translations. 

     9.       Bestselling book in the world!

     10.   The original bible had no chapters or verses

     11.   Shortest verse in the bible “Jesus Wept”