Interesting Facts About the Bible

12. April 2013 20:07

Bible Facts

The Bible is an old but powerful piece in the Christian religion and was published in 331 AD by the First Council of Nicaea. The Bible is filled with 66 books from 40 authors with messages from God and deep insights from the authors .

It's easy to believe that the Bible can be perfect for any Christian religious gifts and that it's the bestseller in the world (for books), and is also regarded as the book that's stolen the most. Other interesting facts you might not have known is that the bible has been translated into 1,200 languages and that one of those languages are Klingon.

It just shows how interested people are in the bible, it’s teachings and it’s rich history. It has something to pique anyone’s interests making it a fascinating book to read when you want to know more about Christianity, God and his followers.

More quick Bible Facts:

  • The longest verse in the Bible is Esther 8:9 with 90 words.
  • The shortest verse is John 11:35 with only 2 words, "Jesus wept."
  • The Bible contains many literary genres - poetry, myth, wisdom literature, prophecy, letters, narratives
  • The Bible was the first book to be printed, in 1454
  • The Old Testament was originally written in Hebrew
  • The New Testament was originally written in Greek
  • Dogs are mentioned 14 times in the Bible, and lions 55 times, but domestic cats are not mentioned at all.

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