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Amazing Bible Facts
This article contains a free Bible Study resource on the subject of Amazing Bible Facts. We hope that you will find some of the following Amazing Bible Facts interesting and their are some little known pieces of trivia which may surprise you. Enjoy learning about the Bible using these Amazing Bible Facts as discussion topics for Christian adults, children, kids, teens and youth groups.

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Read our selection of 20 of our favorite Amazing Bible Facts!

  • Amazing Fact One - King Solomon had 700 wives and 300 concubines

  • Amazing Fact Two - The first baptism in the Bible was conducted by Moses, who used ox's blood to baptize the people

  • Amazing Fact Three - The old testament was written in Hebrew

  • Amazing Fact Four - The new testament was written in Greek

  • Amazing Fact Five - The first book of the Bible features a serpent tempting Eve. The last book of Bible refers to the serpent as Satan

  • Amazing Fact Six - The most Common Nouns are: Lord 7970 times, God 4094 times, Man 3323 times, King 2504 times, Sin 1016 times

  • Amazing Fact Seven - The Bible mentions dogs, livestock, lion, game animals, and various other animals but it does not mention the domestic cat

  • Amazing Fact Eight - The number 40 appears over and over in the Bible. 40 days in the wilderness, 40 years in the desert, 40 days of rain in the flood.

  • Amazing Fact Nine - Old Testament books were scrolls, a strip of animal skin that was rolled up on two sticks. One ancient copy of the book of Isaiah is twenty-four feet long.

  • Amazing Fact Ten - The oldest surviving manuscript of any part of the New Testament is a papyrus fragment containing verses from John 18; scholars estimate it was written about 125

  • Amazing Fact Eleven - The word Bible comes from the Greek word for “papyrus plant” (biblos), since the leaves of that plant were used for paper

  • Amazing Fact Twelve - A recent survey by Barna Research Group revealed that nearly 92% of American households own at least one Bible

  • Amazing Fact Thirteen - The largest Bible in the world is 547 kilos and is 2.5 meters thick. It was created by a carpenter in Los Angeles who decided to cut out the entire Bible in wood. He worked on it for two years

  • Amazing Fact Fourteen - A chariot of the time of the Bible was worth around $80,000 USD in today's money

  • Amazing Fact Fifteen - The book of Isaiah was written sometime between 740 and 680 BC. This is at least 300 years before Aristotle suggested that the earth might be a sphere in this book On the Heavens.

  • Amazing Fact Sixteen - The man that helped carry Jesus' cross to his crucifixion was named Simon (Matthew 27:32). Simon was from Cyrene (North Africa), and is also called "Niger" in Acts 13:1. "Niger" means "the black" in Greek

  • Amazing Fact Seventeen - The word disciple comes from the Latin meaning pupil

  • Amazing Fact Eighteen - Two lawyers are mentioned in the Bible named Gamaliel and Zenas

  • Amazing Fact Nineteen - There are about 34,000 Christian denominations in the world

  • Amazing Fact Twenty - The 12 disciples were not were not allowed to carry food, money, or extra clothing

Amazing Bible Facts
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