Facts of the Holy Bible – There are several facts of the Bible that are held by the believers of the book. The following are some of the common ones.
The Christians believe that the Bible is the True word of God. From the information contained in the book ranging from Genesis to the revelation and the life changes that the Israelites undergo from the beginning to the end, the Christians believe that is how God wants them to live and that is what the Christians try live.
The Word Bible was corrupted from the Greek word `Biblia’ that was in turn derived from another word, ` byb/os’ that in turn means Papyrus which was the material used in making the original Bible in the Ancient times. The material for writing the books on were obtained from Port of Byblos which is currently a town located in Lebanon.
Other facts of the Holy Bible include: has 66 books, 1,189 chapters, 810,697 words and 3,356,480 letters. In the whole book, the longest Chapter is Psalms 119. The Middle Verse has been identified as Psalm 118: 8. The longest name in the Bible can be found in Isaiah 8. In the whole book, the word `and’ can be found 46,627 times while the word `Lord’ has been repeated 1,855 times throughout.
Other interesting facts about the Holy Bible include: 2nd Kings 19 and Isaiah 37 contents are almost similar. The Longest verse of the book is found in Esther 8:9 and has 90 words and 426 characters. On the other hand, the shortest verse in the Bible is found in John 11:35; ` Jesus wept’. Ezra 7:21 has all the alphabet letters except 2.
Ezra the scribe is also recorded as the first person to have started preaching in the pulpit. Another interesting fact denotes that the words `boy’, `girl’, `coffin’, `chapel’ , `reverend’ and `eternity’ can only be found once in the whole book. Lastly, the book of Esther does not mention the word God even once despite the depth of reverence and holiness that comes with it.