Bible Facts You May Not Know
1. Esther is the only in the Bible that does not contain the word ‘God’
2. The Bible was written in Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek. In the 5th century Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus, historically known as (Saint Jerome) translated the Hebrew scriptures into Latin.
3. The Bible was written by approximately 40 different people, from various backgrounds, from Kings, prophets, fishermen, shepherds, prisoners and a physician.
4. Luke is the only noted Gentile who wrote books in the Bible.
5. Job is the oldest book written in the bible. Historians dispute over who is the author of Job. Written approximately 1800-200O B.C.
6. Revelation is the youngest written book in the Bible. (written around 95 A.D. )
7. The Bible was the first book ever printed in the West in 1455 (Mainz Germany)
8. The third chapter in the Bible describes how the serpent (snake) caused sin to enter the world. The third chapter from the end of the Bible describes how the snake is defeated and how sin is forever removed from the world. “Hallelujah!”
9. No apple is mentioned in the Bible as the fruit Adam and Eve ate when they disobeyed God in the Garden of Eden. (Gen 2:15 and Gen 3:6)
10. Two men in the Bible who never died, Enoch and Elijah. (Gen 5:21-24) and (2 Kings 2:11)
11. Samson Killed 1000 Philistines with the jawbone of a donkey. (Judges 15:14-16)
12. God sent two bears to maul 42 boys for teasing the prophet Elisha about having a bald head. (2Kings 23-24)
13. God parted the Jordan River for Elisha. (2Kings 2:12-15)
14. One of Moses wives was an Ethiopian…Cushshite (Numbers 12:1)
15. God sought to Kill Moses. (Exodus 4:24-26)