Here’s the top seven facts about the Bible.
1) About 50 Bibles are sold every minute
2) The Bible was written in three languages: Hebrew, Aramaic and Koine Greek.
3) Dogs are mentioned 14 times in the Bible and lions 55 times, but domestic cats are not mentioned at all.
4) Now that’s irony: The Bible, the world’s best-selling book, is also the world’s most shoplifted book.
5) Esther is the only book in the Bible that does not contain the word “God.”
6) The raven is the first bird mentioned in the Bible. It was sent out by Noah to see if the waters had abated after the great flood.
7) The verse is the exact middle of the Bible is Psalm 118:8. There are 549 chapters before Psalm 118, and 549 chapters after Psalm 118 – making the total number of chapters 1188.