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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Bible Facts and Trivia Part 2

  • Bethlehem means "house of bread."
  • Jacob had 12 sons, but also had a daughter named Dinah (Gen 34:1) 
Genesis 34:1-31
Amplified Bible (AMP)
 1NOW DINAH daughter of Leah, whom she bore to Jacob, went out [unattended] to see the girls of the place.
  •  Solomon wrote 3000 proverbs and 1005 songs (1 Kg 4:32)
1 Kings 4:32
King James Version (KJV)
 32And he spake three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five
  •  King Ahasuerus made a feast that went for 180 days (Est 1:3-4)
Esther 1:3-4
English Standard Version (ESV)
3in the third year of his reign he gave a feast for all his officials and servants. The army of Persia and Media and the nobles and governors of the provinces were before him, 4while he showed the riches of his royal glory and the splendor and pomp of his greatness for many days, 180 days.
  •   Abraham was circumcised when he was 99 years old (Gen 17:24)
Genesis 17:24 
King James Version (KJV)
 24And Abraham was ninety years old and nine, when he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
  •  Abraham got remarried after Sarah died, to Keturah. He had 6 children with her (Gen 25:1-2)
Genesis 25:1-2
New International Version (NIV)
 1 Abraham had taken another wife, whose name was Keturah. 2 She bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah.
  • The prodigal son had spent part of his inheritance on prostitutes (Lk 15:30)
Luke 15:30  
Common English Bible (CEB)
30 But when this son of yours returned, after gobbling up your estate on prostitutes, you slaughtered the fattened calf for him.’ 
  •  The word "Psalm" comes from the Hebrew word "mizmowr" meaning "instrumental music."
  •  Jesus was about 30 when He began His ministry (Lk 3:23)
Luke 3:23
English Standard Version (ESV)
 23Jesus, when he began his ministry, was about thirty years of age, being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son of Heli,
  •  Jesus stayed up all night praying before choosing His 12 disciples (Lk 6:12-13)
Luke 6:12-13
American Standard Version (ASV)
 12 And it came to pass in these days, that he went out into the mountain to pray; and he continued all night in prayer to God.
 13 And when it was day, he called his disciples; and he chose from them twelve, whom also he named apostles  
  • When Jesus approached the disciples' boat while walking on water, they had been rowing for about 3 or 4 miles (Jn 6:19)

John 6:19

21st Century King James Version (KJ21)

 19So when they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus walking on the sea and drawing nigh unto the boat; and they were afraid.
  • As Jesus was praying in the Garden of Gethsemane hours before His crucifixion, Hewas under such extreme stress that His sweat became like "giant drops of blood falling to the ground" (Lk 22:44).

    The medical term for this is "hematidrosis."

    Hematidrosis (also called hematohidrosis) is a very rare condition in which a human being sweats blood. It may occur when a person is suffering extreme levels of stress, for example, facing his or her own death.[1] Several historical references have been described; notably by Leonardo da Vinci: describing a soldier who sweated blood before battle, men unexpectedly given a death sentence, as well as descriptions in the Bible, that Jesus experienced hematidrosis when he was praying in the garden of Gethsemane (Luke 22:44). [2]

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  • Jesus was on the cross for 6 hours (Mk 15:25,34-37) 
Mark 15:25, 34-37
Common English Bible (CEB)
25 It was nine in the morning when they crucified him.
34 At three, Jesus cried out with a loud shout, “Eloi, eloi, lama sabachthani,” which means, “My God, my God, why have you left me?”
 35 After hearing him, some standing there said, “Look! He’s calling Elijah!” 36 Someone ran, filled a sponge with sour wine, and put it on a pole. He offered it to Jesus to drink, saying, “Let’s see if Elijah will come to take him down.” 37 But Jesus let out a loud cry and died.

Verse from the bible which Dennis wish that you find it inspirational

1 Corinthians 15:10

New International Version (NIV)

10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them—yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me. 


  1. aahhh uuhhh ehem........

  2. good things to recall these things again.. thanks for posting- glenn