the bible

The Bible (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, 'the books') is a collection of religious texts or scriptures sacred in Christianity, Judaism, Samaritanism, and many other religions. The Bible is an anthology – a compilation of texts of a variety of forms – originally written in Hebrew, Aramaic, and Koine Greek. These texts include instructions, stories, poetry, and prophecies, among other genres. The collection of materials that are accepted as part of the Bible by a particular religious tradition or community is called a biblical canon. Believers in the Bible generally consider it to be a product of divine inspiration, while understanding what that means and interpreting the text in various ways.
The religious texts were compiled by different religious communities into various official collections. The earliest contained the first five books of the Bible. It is called the Torah in Hebrew and the Pentateuch (meaning five books) in Greek; the second oldest part was a collection of narrative histories and prophecies (the Nevi'im); the third collection (the Ketuvim) contains psalms, proverbs, and narrative histories. Tanakh is an alternate term for the Hebrew Bible composed of the first letters of those three parts of the Hebrew scriptures: the Torah ("Teaching"), the Nevi'im ("Prophets"), and the Ketuvim ("Writings"). The Masoretic Text is the medieval version of the Tanakh, in Hebrew and Aramaic, that is considered the authoritative text of the Hebrew Bible by modern Rabbinic Judaism. The Septuagint is a Koine Greek translation of the Tanakh from the third and second centuries BCE (Before Common Era); it largely overlaps with the Hebrew Bible.
Christianity began as an outgrowth of Judaism, using the Septuagint as the basis of the Old Testament. The early Church continued the Jewish tradition of writing and incorporating what it saw as inspired, authoritative religious books. The gospels, Pauline epistles and other texts quickly coalesced into the New Testament.
With estimated total sales of over five billion copies, the Bible is the best-selling publication of all time. It has had a profound influence both on Western culture and history and on cultures around the globe. The study of it through biblical criticism has indirectly impacted culture and history as well. The Bible is currently translated or being translated into about half of the world's languages.

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    Trivia People Losing Trust In PoliticiansWhat Does the Bible Say?

    The year 2024 will see a record number of elections taking place around the world. However, many people are losing trust in politicians. A majority of Americans surveyed say that “most politicians are motivated by selfish reasons” rather than a desire to serve the public. a—Pew Research...
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    Trivia What Is the Bible?

    The Bible’s Answer The Bible is a collection of 66 sacred books. It was written over a period of approximately 1,600 years. The Bible contains a divine message—“the word of God.”—1 Thessalonians 2:13. In this article Facts about the Bible What is the Bible about? Has the Bible been changed...
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    1001 Things You Always Wanted to Know About the Bible

    1001 Things You Always Wanted to Know About the Bible EPUB readers: Android Windows
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    Finding Hope in 2024What Does the Bible Say?

    Many see no way out of the problems facing the world in 2024. Yet, we can find hope for the future. Where? The Bible gives hope The Bible promises that God will solve the problems that make our life today seem hopeless. Soon, God “will wipe out every tear from [our] eyes, and death will be no...
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    Trivia 2023: A Year of AnxietyWhat Does the Bible Say?

    During 2023, global events provided undeniable evidence that we are living in what the Bible refers to as “the last days.” (2 Timothy 3:1) Note how current events match what the Bible predicted would happen during our time. The Bible and global events “Wars and reports of wars.”—Matthew 24:6...
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    Trivia Atheists who said that reading the Bible made them an atheist, how?

    Atheists who said that reading the Bible made them an atheist, how? Literally there are millions of people who read the Bible daily and still believe in God. So why say that? I mean unless you want to sound smart & edgy As someone who went through the “Christianity-to-bible-reader-to-atheist”...
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    Trivia If you believe the Bible is fiction, then where do you believe it got its origin?

    The bible is based on older myths. And that is a very interesting rabbithole do go down. Just gonna give three examples: Adam and Eve: The story of the first man is based on a myth that is about 800 years older than the bible! It has it’s origins in the story of El & Asherah. Asherah -...
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    Trivia Are people afraid to read the Bible or just lazy? It's the most influential book in history, and regardless of your beliefs about it, wouldn't it...

    Are people afraid to read the Bible or just lazy? It’s the most influential book in history, and regardless of your beliefs about it, wouldn’t it make sense to at least familiarize yourself with its content? Here are some memes:
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    Trivia Atheists, if someone offered you a hundred dollars to accept Christ as your Saviour and to start going to church and reading the Bible, would you...

    Atheists, if someone offered you a hundred dollars to accept Christ as your Saviour and to start going to church and reading the Bible, would you do it? I can answer this question in three ways, all sarcastic but with a serious point. The first is this: Christians, if someone offered you a...
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    Trivia As atheists proclaim - there are contradictions in the Bible

    There is a project at GitHub outlining these contradictions: BibViz Project - Bible Contradictions, Misogyny, Violence, Inaccuracies interactively visualized Here is the text version of them: 1. How many men did the chief of David's captains kill? 2sam 23:8 .. 1 chron 11 :11 2. Was Abraham...
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    Trivia Atheists, I understand that books as complicated as the Bible can be a little difficult to understand because it has a lot of pages and big words...

    Atheists, I understand that books as complicated as the Bible can be a little difficult to understand because it has a lot of pages and big words (completely understandable!). Why don’t you ask fellow Christian’s to help you understand it? Did. It didn’t help. Or rather, it helped a lot to...
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    Everyday English Phrases from the Bible #4

    "a fly in the ointment" Ecclesiastes 10:1 King James Version Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour.
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    Everyday English Phrases from the Bible #3

    "nothing new under the sun" Ecclesiastes 1:9 King James Version The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
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    Everyday English Phrases from the Bible #2

    "land of milk and honey" Exodus 3:8 King James Version And I am come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians, and to bring them up out of that land unto a good land and a large, unto a land flowing with milk and honey;
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    Everyday English Phrases from the Bible #1

    "Eat, and to drink, and to be merry" Ecclesiastes 8:15 King James Version Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun.
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    Trivia What is the most disturbing thing in the Bible that you have found as an atheist?

    There are plenty, but this is one is pretty bad: ’Numbers 31:13-18-13-18 Moses, Eleazar, and all the leaders of the congregation went to meet the returning army outside the camp. Moses was furious with the army officers—the commanders of thousands and commanders of hundreds—as they came back...
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    Trivia Is Following Astrology Sin? Does The Bible Condemn Horoscopes?

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    Terrible Things the Bible Clearly Says

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    Help THE BIBLE??

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    Trivia More Discoveries that Prove Parts of the Bible

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    Trivia Ancient Chinese artistic writing proves the accuracy of the Bible!

    Ancient Chinese pictographs are silent witnesses, like fingerprints, of historical events reported in Genesis. In particular, the details of these word-symbols are clues that point to how the earliest Chinese must have known basic facts of Genesis 1–11 at the very time their pictographs were...
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    Where is the Christmas Story of Jesus' birth in the Bible?

    The story of the events surrounding Jesus’ miraculous ****** birth, commonly known as the nativity story or the Christmas story, are found in the gospels of Matthew and Luke (Matthew 1:18-23, Luke 1:26-56, 2:1-38). Strictly speaking, Jesus’ birth itself is directly described in only a few short...
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    Trivia DOES THE BIBLE SUPPORT SLAVERY? (GOOD READ)

    DOES THE BIBLE SUPPORT SLAVERY? ------ Some critics argue that the Bible supports slavery, therefore, it is not ethical. Ginagamit nilang basehan ang mga instructions about slavery sa Mosaic Law (found in the first five books of the Bible) pati na rin sa epistles sa New Testament (Eph 6:5-9; Col...
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    [Articles] WHAT ABOUT S E X AND VIOLENCE IN THE BIBLE?

    What is the difference between the violence and s e x shown on TV and that described in the Bible? The references to s e x and violence in the Bible are written to instruct, not to entertain. (Romans 15:4) God’s Word records historical fact. It helps us to understand God’s viewpoint on matters...
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    Who is Enoch from the Bible??

    Enoch in the Bible holds a rare distinction in the human story: he did not die. Instead, God "took him away." Although the Scriptures do not reveal a whole lot about this remarkable man, we find Enoch's story in Genesis 5, in a long list of the descendants of Adam. There are at least four...
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    The Bible Historical Documentary

    First of all , masaya ako at marunong na ako mag upload ng video na kung saan nag edit-edit pa ako. Pangalawa , ito ang maikling history ng bible na gusto ko eshare. Inedit ko pa dahil ang una ay mahaba kung magrerely mismo sa original video. Credit itong video sa may ari. Hiniram ko lang as...
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    A BALANCED VIEW OF MONEY AND S E X (According to the Bible)

    In most places today it takes money to eat, to buy clothes, to have a home. So efforts must necessarily be made to earn money. Yet to have as your purpose in life the accumulating of riches simply is not wise. It does not bring happiness. God’s Word is accurate when it says: “Those who are...
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    Climate Change and Our Future - What the Bible Says

    “The climate disaster is here. Earth is already becoming unlivable.”—The Guardian. Mankind faces a crisis of its own making. Most scientists agree that human activity is responsible for global warming. This rise in temperature has already changed the climate and brought disastrous...
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    Extreme Weather - Can the Bible Help You to Cope?

    Are you one of the millions who have been affected by extreme weather? Dangerous weather and its damaging effects come in many forms. Hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones, and tornadoes often cause storm surges, flooding, or wind damage. Heavy rain may trigger landslides, and storms can bring...
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    Record-Breaking Temperatures Worldwide - What Does the Bible Say?

    During July 2022, record-breaking temperatures were reported worldwide: “China issues highest heat alert for almost 70 cities in second heatwave this month.”—July 25, 2022, CNN Wire Service. “Forest fires rage across Europe as heatwave sends temperatures soaring.”—July 17, 2022, The...
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    Severe Droughts - What Does the Bible Say?

    “China reports ‘most severe’ heatwave and third driest summer on record.”—The Guardian, September 7, 2022. “Greater Horn of Africa drought forecast to continue for fifth year.”—UN News, August 26, 2022. “Two-thirds of Europe is under some sort of drought warning, in what is likely the worst...
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    Politicians Warn of Armageddon - What Does the Bible Say?

    On the morning of Monday, October 10, 2022, Russian missiles hit cities across Ukraine in response to a massive explosion two days earlier that damaged a key bridge linking Crimea and Russia. These events come on the heels of warnings by politicians that we may be facing Armageddon. “We have...

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