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Bible Facts

The Holy Bible is the most popular book of all time.  Here are some facts about the Bible:

  • The Bible has been translated into 405 languages, with over 600 additional languages having some part of the New Testament translation.
  • It has been written on everything from papyrus to palm leaves (there is a Bible in the University of Gottingen that was written on 2,470 palm leaves).
  • Even in this modern age, there are still 168,000 new Bibles sold or distributed for free in the United States every day.
  • The Bible was written by about forty men over a span of about 1,600 years from the time of Moses to the last book written by John.
  • The Old Testament was originally written in Hebrew, the New Testament in Greek.

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