The bible is a collection of religious scriptures or texts of Judaism and Christians. It is the most widely read and sold book around the world. Each year more than 100 million copies of the bible are sold. Moreover, it is the most expensive book in the world as well. The book was originally written in three languages including Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek. To learn more facts about this religious book go through these Bible Facts for Kids.
Bible Facts for Kids
1.The Bible is a collection of religious Scriptures of Judaism and Christians.
2. It is the most widely read book all around the world.
3. Each year around 100 million copies of the book are sold.
4. The book was originally written in three languages including Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek.
5. The book had been translated to over 690 languages.
6. The longest book of the bible is Jeremiah.
7. However, the shortest book of the bible is 3 John.
8. The shortest verse in the Bible is John 11:35 which states ; ‘Jesus wept’.
9. In the book 2 Samuel there is mention of a huge man with six fingers and six toes on each hands and feet, respectively.
10. There are around 185 songs in the bible about God or the events around the people.
11. There are 39 books in the Old Testament and 27 books in the New Testament.
12. There are five types of book in the Holy Bible; historical, poetry, prophetic, epistels and the Gospels.
13. There are twenty one dreams recorded in the bible.
14. The longest word in the bible is ‘Mahershalalhashbaz’.
15. China is the largest producer of the bible book.
16. The Great Bible if 1539 is the first authorized bible book printed in English.
17. The first bible book in which numbers were used for verses was the Geneva Bible.
18. The Bible is the most stolen book in the world.
19. The first bible book to be printed using movable metal type was the Gutenberg Bible.
20. The last word in the bible is ‘Amen’.
21. The term ‘Bible’ is a Greek word meaning ‘the books’ or ‘the scrolls’.
22. The most expensive book in the world is the translation of Biblical Pslam.
23. The world’s largest bible book weighs 1,094 pounds.
24. There are 4 Gospels of the bible; Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
25. The Bay Psalm is one of the most expensive book in the world.