The word “Christ” is from the Greek khristos, meaning “the anointed,” which is the noun of the verbal adjective khriein, meaning, “to rub anoint.”
There are 93 women who speak in the Bible, 49 of whom are named. They speak a total of 14,056 words, or about 1.1% of the Bible. There are a total of 188 named women in the Bible.
Polish-born author Joseph Conrad learned English by reading pages of a Bible before he tore them out and rolled them into cigarettes.
The Gutenberg Bible was the was the first book to be printed using movable metal type.
In 2011, author Brendan Powell Smith published The Brick Bible, which contains recreations of Bible scenes—all with LEGO bricks. Sam’s Club promptly banned the book for objectionable images.
The most expensive book in the world is the translation of Biblical psalms, “The Bay Psalm Book” which was sold for over $14 million. It is the first book printed America and was the Puritan’s attempt to make their translation of the Old Testament book.