40 Interesting Bible Facts

The Bible is known as the perfect word of God and it has the power to transform the lives of a human being. If you don’t know the Bible, but curious to learn some valuable teachings of Jesus, here we have compiled 40 interesting and surprising Bible Facts that will inspire you every day.

There are 66 total books in the Bible.

The New Testament of the Bible has 260 chapters.

The Bible was written in three languages: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek.

The English “Bible,” literally “Book,” is derived directly from its Latin cognate biblia.

The world’s largest Bible weighs 1,094 pounds.

The Bay Psalm Book is the world’s most expensive manuscript.

The shortest verse of the Bible is John 11:35 and the longest verse is Esther 8:9.

The oldest man mentioned in the Bible was 969 years old.

Psalm 119 is the longest chapter in the Bible.

The longest book in the Old Testament is Jeremiah with approximately 33,000 words in the original language.

In 1526, William Tyndale published a complete English translation of the New Testament.

There is a total of 1,189 chapters in the Bible.

The Old Testament of the Bible has 929 chapters.

The main three popular books of all time on Kindle are The Hunger Games, Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, and the Holy Bible by Crossway Bibles.

There are around 185 songs in the Bible.

“The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci’s and”Creation of Adam” by Michelangelo’s are the most replicated paintings of all time.

The New Testament of the Bible has 260 chapters.

Psalm 117 is one the shortest chapter of the Bible.

Enoch and Elijah are the only people in the Bible who did not die a natural death.

The Geneva Bible is the first English Bible to use contemporary verse divisions and the first English Bible translated completely from the Biblical languages.

The Bible contains 611,00 words.

John Wycliffe was the first to make (or at least oversee) an English translation of the Bible.

The Great Bible of 1539 was the first authorized edition of the Bible in English, authorized by King Henry VIII of England.

Goliath is described in the biblical Book of Samuel as a Philistine giant.

Mahershalalhashbaz is the longest word in the Bible.

Over one hundred million copies of the Bible are sold annually.

The Bible is the most commonly stolen book across the globe.

The first book of the Bible talks about a serpent tempting Eve.

The full Bible has been translated into 683 languages.

The King James Bible contains 788,258 words.

The Bible was translated into Gothic in the 4th century.

The Old Testament took over 1,500 years to write.

The New Testament was written within a period of 50-75 years.

The name of Adam is from the Hebrew word Adamah  which means ground.

China is the largest producer of Bibles.

The Bible says Jesus is unique in both His person and His purpose.

The first complete English Bible printed in America was published in 1782 by Robert Aitke.

There are a total of 188 named women in the Bible.

The world’s smallest bible is the Nano Bible.

The “Christian” word occurs 3 times in the New Testament.

There is a talking donkey in the Bible.