- The word “bible” is from the Greek ta biblia, which means “the scrolls” or “the books.” The word is derived from the ancient city of Byblos, which was the official supplier of paper products to the ancient world.
- Old Testament: 23,214 verses
New Testament: 7,959 verses
Complete Bible: 31,173 verses
- There are many books written about and by various religions. But the Bible is the only one which includes the actual words of God. Those who believe the Bible also believe that God inspired various people through the years to write down His actual words for mankind. The Bible says more than 3,000 times “thus saith the Lord.” And the words which follow are quotes from God.
- Middle verse of the Bible (KJV): Psalms 103:1,2
-(There are two middle verses, since the KJV has an even number of verses.)
Middle verse of the Old Testament: 2 Chronicles 20:17
Middle verse of the New Testament: Acts 17:17
- The Bible is the most shoplifted book in the world: We suppose it shouldn’t come as a shock the most widely book in the world would also be the most stolen according to True Bible Facts. From its popular stay in hotel rooms and home libraries, the Bible more than any other book gets swiped from shelves.