Quiz: Test Your Bible Knowledge!
Test Your Bible Knowledge!
By: Eli
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About This Quiz

Did you pay attention in Sunday School? Take this quiz to find out just how much you remember.

The Bible is considered by most Christians to reflect the word of God, either literally or figuratively. The King James Version of the Bible is the translation used by the more than half of people in the United States who read the Bible. The King James Version was commissioned in 1604 by King James I of England, but it wasn't the first English translation of the text. The first translation into English was actually commissioned by Henry VIII in 1535 with instructions to the translators to ensure that the resulting version would be compatible with Henry's new Protestant ideology for the Church of England. 

The translation that resulted in the King James Version took a team of 47 scholars a total of seven years to complete the work of translation from the original texts that had been written in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek, and Latin. The final work had 80 books, including the 39 books of the Old Testament, the 14 books of the Apocrypha, and the 27 books of the New Testament. 

How well do you think you know the Bible? Find out if you can ace this quiz.

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