Sunday, March 12, 2023

10 Interesting Bible Facts

 "The Lord gives wisdom. Knowledge and understanding come from his mouth." Proverbs 2:6— NI(R)V

I enjoy reading interesting facts on an assortment of topics. Let's do something a little different today. I did a Google search for interesting Bible facts. It came back with 340,000,000 results in (0.54 seconds). There are a lot of neat things to learn; let's take a look at some. I hope you find these interesting too.

Interesting Facts

— The Bible is the best-selling book of all time—it is estimated that 25 million copies are sold each year in the United States alone—but did you know that it's also the most shoplifted

— Chapters and verses were added in the 1200s CE. 

— There are over 2000 prophecies that have already been fulfilled. There are approximately 2500 prophecies in the Bible.

— 'Amen' is the Last word of the Bible. 

"He who testifies to these things says, "Yes, I am coming soon."Amen. Come, Lord Jesus. The grace of the Lord Jesus be with God's people. Amen." Revelation 22:20-21— NIV

— The Shortest Verse in the Bible Is 2 Words. "Jesus wept." John 11:35— NIV

— There are 365 verses that tell us to fear not! One for every day of the year.

— Noah's Ark Had More Than Just 2 Of Each Animal. 

 "Take with you seven pairs of every kind of clean animal, a male and its mate, and one pair of every kind of unclean animal, a male and its mate, 3 and also seven pairs of every kind of bird, male and female, to keep their various kinds alive throughout the earth."  Genesis 7:2-3— NIV

— Psalm 118, verse 8, is the exact center of the Bible.

— The oldest man mentioned in the Bible was 969 years old.

— Enoch and Elijah are the only people in the Bible who did not die a natural death.


Do you know any interesting Bible facts to share?

How would you define 'knowledge'?

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