The Bible is one of the oldest texts in the history of the world. How much do you know about this influential tome?
There are 66 books making up the Old and New Testaments.
It may have been written around 1500 B.C.E.
It's a collection of writings assembled into one text.
That is a long time to be on Social Security.
But we'll never know for sure exactly how many writers worked on it.
It was created by John Wycliffe, an English philosopher and scholar.
The devil is described as a snake that tempts humankind.
The only one they agree on is Paul; the others are all suspected to be pseudonyms.
It was created in Germany by Johannes Gutenberg.
For anyone, it's a heavy reading session.
The group has sent up tens of thousands of Bibles in the hopes of enlightening the oppressed North Koreans.
The popular artwork featuring child angels is inaccurate as far as the Bible is concerned.
It comes from the Greek word "diatheke."
In addition to Hachette Livre, these are considered "The Big Four" of the publishing world.
The New Testament, however, was probably written in Greek.
The word "Jehovah" is used three times as often as "Lord."
Casting them out was a preventative measure to keep them from partaking of the tree of life.
There are many more in Latin.
That's more than 31,000 verses.
It is an epic work passed through many generations.
The life and times of Jesus are the focal point of the New Testament scriptures.
There are roughly 7,000 languages in the world today; the Bible in its entirety has been translated into at least 500 languages.
Even if that number is way off, it's still a lot of books.
Moses wanted to save his people from the Egyptians.
The tome weighs 165 pounds and is about two feet tall.
It was called the "Eliot Bible," and it was published at Harvard College.
It was the Algonquin Indian language and meant to enlighten the natives about Christianity.
At more than 33,000 words, it's significantly longer than Psalms, which often mistakenly receives credit for being longer.
Prior to this publishing it was just easier to ship them in from elsewhere.
It is only 219 words long.