5 Interesting Facts You Need To Know About The Scripture

A lot of us spend most of our time reading excellent books; we’ve tried reading the novel entitled Frankenstein, Moby-Dick, Pride, and Prejudice, To Kill a Mockingbird, and many more because we found these novels exciting and fun to read. However, we’ve disregarded one extraordinary book that encompasses all genres, and that’s the Bible. So, let’s not misspend our time and start knowing the scripture.

Prophets

One of the coolest bible facts we have is the numbers of prophets. When we say prophets, They are the ones who proclaim predictions coming from God.  The Bible has twelve seers; these twelve amazing people are Hosea, the other one is Joel, followed by Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi, all of them took part in the Old Testament.

The First Man Who Printed The Bible Into The English Version

William Tyndale was an English scholar who happened to be The first man who printed the Bible into the English version. But since the Catholic church strongly believed that translating and printing the scripture would just lead to misinterpretations, they ended up burning him.

The Biggest Bible

Louis Waynai created a huge Bible with 1,094 pounds or 496 kilograms. He started producing it in the year 1928 to 1930 and committed his life duplicating the King James Version. The Bible he made has 43.5 inches tall and 98 inches when it’s wide open.

The Bible was bought by Rosen Heights Church of Christ in Ft. Worth, Texas, in 1947. It can be found in the library of  Abilene Christian College today because the group donated it to the school.

The Longest Word In The Bible

If you’re wondering what’s the longest word in the Bible, Mahershalalhashbaz is the answer; it means “Swift Are The Spoils, Speedy Is The Plunder.” This word was used by Prophet Isaiah as a name to his second son to symbolize the strong havoc of Pekah and Rezin under the Assyrian power.

Origin Of The Bible

The Bible is derived from the Greek word Ta Bablia; which implies “The books.” The word came from the old place of Byblos in Lebanon because it was known as the authorized supplier of the scripture during the ancient time.

The Bible Has Seventeen Historical Books.

The seventeen historical books showcase ancient events that happened in the Old Testament. It starts from Genesis, followed by Exodus, and Leviticus, next is Numbers, and then Deuteronomy, and Joshua, followed by Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and then ended in Esther.

The Bible Has Five Poetical Books

The poetical books showcase the ways of people on how to reach God when they were still present in the world. These books commence from Job, followed by Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and then Song of Solomon.

The Bible Has Seventeen Prophetic Books

The Prophetic books are written by the prophets presented in the Bible.  It has seventeen books; it starts from Isaiah, followed by Jeremiah and Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, and then Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and then Malachi.

The Bible Has Four Gospels

The word Gospels denotes Good News, which refers to Christ’s birth, his passing, his offerings to humans, and his rebirth as part of delivering his people out from sin.  The four Gospels of the Bible are Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.

The Bible Has Twenty-one Epistles

Many people thought that Apostle Paul wrote all of the twenty-one books, but some couldn’t agree to it and believed that he only inscribed thirteen books. The twenty-one Epistles begin with Romans and ends with Jude.

 

Takeaway

The Bible has exciting stories; the difference is, it is made up not just on the authors’ imaginations, but using real incidents that existed in the past. This book is one of a kind; it has jaw-dropping facts you shouldn’t miss.

 

 

 

 

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