Here is a list of strange facts containing information you may have not known from the Bible.
King Solomon had 700 wives, 300 concubines, and 12,000 horses.
Noah was 600 years old when he built the ark, and 950 when he died. Genesis 7:6 and 9:29.
Manna tasted just like honey wafers. Exodus 16:31
In ancient Israel, men sealed a deal by exchanging sandals. Ruth 4:7
After Moses was given the Ten Commandments, he wore a veil over his face because his skin was glowing. Exodus 34:33-35
Psalm 117 is the shortest book in the Bible with only two verses.
Adam was 930 when he died. Genesis 5:5
Jesus had many names: Immanuel, Alpha and Omega, Bright and Morning Star, Good Shepherd, I Am, King of Kings, Lamb of God, Master, Prince of Life, Root of Jesse. Revelations 1:11, 22:16, 19:16, John 10:14, 8:58, 1:29, 38, 15:1, Acts 3:15, Isaiah 11:10. "And He shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace." Isaiah 9:6
Luke was a medical doctor. Colossians 4:14
Lydia was a saleswoman (A seller of purple material). Acts 16:14
Did you know when Jesus died, saints rose from the dead and walked around Jerusalem? Matthew 27:52-53
Animals have to answer to God, too! Genesis 9:5
Paul was beaten five times and shipwrecked three times. 2 Corinthians 11:24-25
The three magi were never actually at the traditional manger scene. They saw Jesus a little later at Joseph and Mary’s house. Matthew 2:11
The iron point alone on Goliath’s spear weighed about fifteen pounds. 1 Samuel 17:7
Joseph was 17 when his brothers sold him to the Ishmaelites. Genesis 37:2
The Gospel of Mark reveals that Jesus had brothers and sisters.
The term ‘scapegoat’ comes from the use of a goat that was to receive the sins of the people and be released into the wilderness. Leviticus 16:10
Moses was four months old when Pharaoh’s daughter found him in a basket. Acts 7:20-21
In Old Testament times people wore a sack-cloth so other people would know they were in mourning. 2 Samuel 3:31
Locusts, Katydids, Crickets and Grasshoppers were considered clean food for the Israelites. Leviticus 11:22
Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart. Jeremiah 1:5
means, “so let it be.”
It didn’t rain in the Garden of Eden. Water came up as a mist from the earth to water the ground. Genesis 2:5-6
Most of the plagues in Egypt were brought on with the staff God gave Moses.
Anna was an 84-year-old prophetess who praised God for the baby Jesus at the Temple in Jerusalem. Luke 2:36-38
After the resurrection, Jesus was on earth for 40 days. Acts 1:3
Once, while Ezekiel was sitting in his house, a big hand picked him up by the hair of his head and took him somewhere between heaven and earth. Ezekiel 8:3
Elijah stretched himself over a widow’s son three times to bring him back to life. 1 Kings 17:21
Joel means, “The Lord is God.”
Psalms 119 is the longest book in the Bible with 176 verses.
Leah said, “My husband didn’t love me very much, was it because my eyes were weak?” Genesis 29:16
Did you know that the new earth will not have any oceans?
A woman ate her son because of a famine. Found in 2 Kings 6:29.
Philistines are afflicted in their secret parts because of a plague brought on by taking the Ark of the Covenant. In 1 Samuel 5:6-9.
Satan provokes David to number the people and an Angel of The Lord kills 70,000 because of it. Seen in 2 Samuel 24:15.
By following the Apostles words of baptism in Jesus name you will be saved? Acts 2:38 and 22:16.
That God so loved the world that He sent his son to be your replacement and He died for all the sins ever committed by mankind? John 3:16 and 1 John 3:16.
That we are to enter into the presence of God with praise and thanksgiving. Psalm 100.