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Bible Statistics and History

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The Bible is one of the most read books in the world. It has been published in virtually every language. The history and development of this important document is worthy of study, and questions about it are asked in this category.
In the King James version 639 words appear just 4 times the ones which begin with an 'E' are the word - earthy - appears 4 timesthe word - easy - appears 4 timesthe word - edges - appears 4 timesthe word - edification - appears 4 timesthe word - Egyptian's - appears 4 timesthe word - Eleasah -...
291 times. Genesis 16:7 The angel of the LORD found Hagar near a spring in the desert; it was the spring that is beside the road to Shur. Genesis 16:6-8 (in Context) Genesis 16 (Whole Chapter) Genesis 16:9 Then the angel of the LORD told her, "Go back to your mistress and submit to her." Genesis...
139 times. Genesis 3:3 but God did say, 'You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.' "Genesis 3:2-4 (in Context) Genesis 3 (Whole Chapter)Genesis 20:6Then God said to him in the dream, "Yes, I know you did this with a clear...
A:   We can not really say where the Epistle of James was written.  Tradition holds that it was written by James the brother of Jesus,  in which case it must have been written before his death in the  early sixties, probably in or around Jerusalem. However, only the  most conservative...
  Greek was the language of the eastern parts of the Roman Empire, with the exception of the Palestinian Jews, who steadfastly stayed with Aramaic, the lingua franca of the old Persian Empire. All the New Testament authors were Greek speakers and they wrote for a Greek-speaking audience. Even...
The Southwestern CO startd selling Bibles just after the Civil War, so it would be from that time forward as a target date. As to how to correspond the years to various editions, im not sure about.
I could be wrong, but I believe that it's in reference to the  angels who guard the tree of eternal life.
Psalms is the most-read book of the Bible and it's the one Jesus  quotes most often.
The tribal arrangement in Israel was based on descent from the 12  sons of Jacob. These twelve family heads produced the "twelve  tribes of Israel." Two Tribes made up the Northern Kingdom of  Isarel, Judah and Benjamin. The other 10 Tribes made up the  Southern Kingdom of Israel. 1 Kings 11:29...
ένα σπίτι / ena spiti 'eh-na spee-tee'
With its variants in the King James Version (KJV), Zaccur, Zacher,  Zechariah, Zachariah, that would be 'Zacharias.' In the Hebrew  First Covenant Scriptures (Tanakh) that name is simply 'ZekharYah';  and in the Aramaic Renewed Covenant Scriptures (Brith Kadasha),  'ZakharYah.'
Mark 5:41: and he ( Jesus ) took the little girl by the hand (NIV)  ...and said, " Little girl, I say to you arise." This is an  allegory of Jesus raising the dead.
The word "Vision" appears 55 times in the KJV. I won't name all the scriptures but I can name a few. Daniel 9:24Habakkuk 2:2,3Acts 16:9,10Isaiah 1:1Genesis 15:1Daniel 7:2Daniel 8:2Mathew 17:9Revelation 9:17Numbers 12:6Hope this helped.
It was originally written in Hebrew.
In Judaism it is called Bereshit Elohim. Before Christianity books  of the Old Testament ( Tanakh ) were just called by the fist couple  words. Bereshit Elohim is Hebrew for In the beginning God...
In Judaism, the earliest manuscripts were the prophetic books thatwere written by the prophets themselves. At the death of each ofthe prophets, the original manuscript was deposited with theSanhedrin, which was the high court of Torah-sages in the Templepremises. This is why the first Torah-scroll,...
That would be hard to say. Jesus stood on a mount to deliver His  "Sermon On The Mount". Pictures depict early church fathers on a  high platform so that they could be heard better.
Protestants use a Bible with 39 books in the Old Testament.
Eli was a Priest and Judge of Israel; his sons were Phinehas and  Hophni. He put his sons above God, because Eli would not control  them. God cursed Eli's descendants with short lives. See I Samuel  2;12-36 for this interesting story regarding consequences for  disobedience to God.
That would be Adam in the story of creation in Genesis.
They don't. They use all the books in the Hebrew Bible. The firstfive are simply a special part called the Pentateuch.
Reading the Bible or any good book is very valuable for the home  circle in that it creates a stronger bond within the family.  Studies show that families who do group activities such as this  form a stronger love, and encourages communication with one another  too.
In order they are : Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers,  Deuteronomy
10 Jesus called together his twelve disciples. He gave them the  power to force out evil spirits and to heal every kind of disease  and sickness. 2 The first of the twelve apostles was Simon, better  known as Peter. His brother Andrew was an apostle, and so were  James and John, the two sons of...
The word "sing" is in the King James Version of the Bible 119  times. It is in 102 verses.
Twice. Once in Isaiah : 7:14 Behold a young woman shall conceive,  and bear a son, and shall call him Immanuel (Emmanuel). And once in  Matthew 1:23 Behold ...shall call his name Emmanuel, which being  interpreted is, God is with us. According to some theologians this  word, Emmanuel is a title,...
There are fourteen thousand, nine hundred and forty-nine words in  the King James Version Gospel of Saint Mark. These are divided into  six hundred and seventy-eight verses across sixteen chapters.
To answer this question you need to get a strongs exhaustive concordance and look up the term and then count the references
Jesus gave His apostles the authority, to preach all around the world. Jesus did this by sending them the Holy Spirit. After Jesus' death, the apostles were afraid to be killed, so they stayed in a small home. One day the Holy Spirit appeared in the form of tongues on fire. After this, all twelve...
As far as I know, according to Kosher law God has not purified the  unclean foods. I don't agree with any New Testament verses that God  would purify anything He has deemed unclean.
I found nothing that refers to a mile-stone, but perhaps you are  asking about a millstone. Matthew 18:6; Jesus is speaking on a  parable about children. He says,"But whoever causes one of these  little ones who believe in me to stumble (sin) , it would be better  for him to have a great...
This is Jesus' way of instructing people how to pray. Prayer does  not have to be long and drawn out, but short and simple. Since God  is supposed to be omnipotent and omnipresent, He already knows the  details of one's prayer requests.
Their names were common names for the time period. Example: Jude,  Judas, Jesus are all variations of the same name.
It is mentioned 61 times from Genesis 4:24 to Luke 10:17.
The Old Testament is important to the jewish people as they are  looking for their messiah to end wars, famine, prejudice, and to  set up a utopian world.
That was Sarah the wife of Abraham, who according to Genesis was  ninety years old when she gave birth to Isaac (Genesis 17:17).
Numbers 1:44-47; 2:32- Census at Mount Sinai.    Numbers 26:1, 2, 51-Census on the plains of Moab.    2 Samuel 24:1- David's illegal census.
No such thing as a holiness code.
Approximately 2 billion Christians believe so. Approximately 4 billion non-Christians do not think so.And before anyone else adds, please know that there is no "proof" on a God question. The numbers of believers and non-believers have been cited, so there is no need to break out the skeptic - or...
The New Testament contains the Book of Hebrews.
  Neither. Genesis chapter 12 contains two early Hebrew traditions written down by an anonymous source now known as the Yahwist. Parallel, but somewhat different traditions from another author now known as the Elohist, were written down elsewhere in Genesis. The combinations of similarities and...
The following are the biblical verses that start with love:   Psalms 31:23 - Love Jehovah, all you who are loyal to him!  Jehovah protects the faithful, But he repays exceedingly anyone  showing haughtiness.   Romans 13:10 - Love does not work evil to one's neighbor;  therefore, love is the...
While Luke 4:10 references the "year of the Lord's favor" the  abbreviation AD does not appear in the Bible. AD is an abbreviation  from Anno Domini which translates "in the year of our Lord". This  is typically a reference in calendars since the time of Christ or  shortly thereafter.
The word "Christian" is found three times in the Bible. The first  is found in Acts chapter 11, verse 26. The second is located in  Acts chapter 26, verse 28. The third and final reference is in  First Peter, chapter 4, verse 16. It was originally a derisive term  which in Koine Greek means ...
Jesus was talking to the Jews while in Bethesda after he had cured a blind on Sabbath Day. This verse is found in John 5:28
365 times and theirs 365days in a year
There are 23,145 verses in the Old Testament and 7,958 verses in the New Testament.
No! dancing has been around as long as human life has existed.
The son of Hannah in the Old Testament was Samuel.
Some people want to interpret the Bible literally, but it should  only be looked at as a collection of history, allegories, and  metaphores, and stories.
The writing of the Bible was done over a period of more than 1600  years with the first book Genesis being completed around 1513 B.C.  to the book of Revelation in 96 A.D.
James, along with his brother John served as one of Jesus 12  apostles. Together they were known as the "Sons of Thunder,"  possibly due to their zeal in fulfilling theocratic assignments.  (Mr 3:17) James was privileged to be one of Jesus' close associates  along with his brother and Peter. (Mt...
Judges 6-7 in the Bible characterize the story of Gideon. He is  recorded as winning a significant battle with 300 men (at God's  direction.)
it is because number of days in a month.
yes he will listen only if u believe hes listening
That no scientist, no theory, no decades of scientific testing and research could ever know more than the word of god, which is laid out in his book, the Bible.You do not need to have spent 8 years at Harvard, Cambridge, Stanford, etc studying astrophysics, quantum mechanics, molecular biology,...
"Even the man at peace with me, one whom I trusted,Who was eating  my bread, has lifted his heel against me." (Psalms 41:9)    "For it is not an enemy who taunts me;Otherwise I could put up with  it.It is not a foe who has risen up against me;Otherwise I could  conceal myself from him. But...
551 times in the King James version.   It appears 622 times in the NIV so the count varies depending on  which translation you use. 
  In most cases the Bible is explicit in saying that men had only one wife, but there are exceptions. Jacob is reported as having two wives, having been tricked by his uncle. King David is reported as having many wives and concubines.
In the King James version it doesn't really say of how much there was but we suppose that there was three because of how many gifts there was given to Jesus as a baby
It was incapable of permanently washing their sins away, once for all, which is why they had to do so many sacrifices. In Christ, our sins are washed away forever, with no need of any other sacrifice for our sins.
While I'm not sure of the most common word that isn't an article or pronoun, 'Lord' is used 7 736 times and might be a top contender.   'And' apears at the beginning of most of the verses and is correct in that sense that it would appear to be the most and is used (51,701) times - (not case...
The word 'heart' appears about 928 times in the KJV Bible.
  Act2:37Now when they heard this, they were acutely distressed and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "What should we do, brothers?"Act 2:38 Peter said to them, "Repent, and each one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive...
God is real and you can read about his son in the new testament chapters which are:In the New Testament: Matthew Mark Luke John Acts Romans 1 Corinthians 2 Corinthians Galatians Ephesians Philippians Colossians 1 Thessalonians 2 Thessalonians 1 Timothy 2 Timothy Titus Philemon ...
35,312 killing words in Quran still looking for Love in the quran
The Bible encourages us to "pray continually," to "persevere in  prayer," and to "pray incessantly" our prayers to God should  reflect a constant awareness of the need for His guidance, comfort  and strength. (Matthew 26:41; Romans 12:12; 1 Thessalonians 5:17)
  At first, biblical texts were simply copied as carefully as possible. This led to gradual changes which, if not detected, could become the standard for future generations. Thousands of fragments of paper, gathered from the tiny, bricked-up storeroom of a Cairo synagogue, show that a...
Jesus rose on a Sunday
PENTATEUCH:Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy    HISTORY: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings, 1 and  2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther    POETRY:Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon    PROPHECY :Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel...
Jesus inspired others in many ways. He did not sin. He loved others and showed even the socially low and poor people care and unconditional love. He was generous, with his time and with miracles. He was able to inspire others to live in purer ways and follow God.
The Christian Bible has an estimated one hundred million sales  annually. The majority of these sales are seen in the Western  world, where the Bible is mass produced. Currently, there have been  over six billion Bibles produced, and it is actively being  translated into thirteen hundred new...
The word 'perish' appears 149 times in the KJV Bible.
Jesus lived in the district of Judea
No-one was present to witness the actual event. Mary Magdelene was the sole person to see him at the tomb. Surprinfg isn't it? ==== ==== No one could have seen the resurrection unless they were in the tomb with Christ. Jesus was in a tomb enclosed by a huge stone. However, many were present to...
most Bibles are, but some special ones are especially made to only consist of Old/New Testament.
Boaz was actually much older than Ruth and while the Bible is silent on numbers, different traditions have speculated that he was up to forty years her senior.
Aaron who later became the High Priest for Israel. See Exodus 4:14.
Nowhere in the Bible is the Scottish name Douglas.
Actually, this is how the Bible describes Jesus' physical appearance:     The description of Jesus Christ during His physical, human lifetime:     "He had no form or comeliness that we should look at Him, and no beauty that we should desire Him. He was despised and rejected by men; a...
At Jesus' baptism: the Holy Spirit descended in the form of a dove and the Father's voice was heard.
The word 'and' appears approximately 51,709 times in the Bible.
  The First Epistle to Timothy is traditionally thought to have been written by Paul from Laodicea. The Second Epistle to Timothy is traditionally thought to have been written by Paul from Rome. However, 1 Timothy and 2 Timothy, known (along with Titus) as the Pastorals because of their concern...
O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is. Psalm 63:1 KJV
The word 'caring' appears two (2) times in the King James version of the Bible: Letter of Jeremiah 1:61 Samuel 9:5
They all went to a place known as Paradise. That is why on the  cross Jesus said "Today you will be with me in Paradise" to the  thief that was also being crucified. During the three days between  his crucifixion and his resurrection he was there in paradise  preaching the word to all of the...