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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

9/30/2016 (3 months ago)

Published in Living Faith

Keywords: Bible Quiz, Answers


Question 1: Who was the oldest person in the Bible?

Answer: Methuselah

Explanation: According to Genesis 5:27, Methuselah lived to be 969 years old.

Question 2: What is the longest book of the Bible based on word count?

Answer: Jeremiah

Explanation: Jeremiah has the highest word count, at 33,002 words. Genesis comes second at 32, 046 words, then Psalms at 30,147. Isaiah is the sixth longest book by words, containing 25, 608.


Question 3: What is the name of the first printed Bible?

Answer: Gutenberg Bible
 

Explanation: The English word, â€~prayer†is relatively new, dating back to the early 13th century. It means to ask earnestly.


Question 4: What language was used in the Gutenberg Bible?

Answer:  Latin

Explanation: Although the Gutenberg Bible was printed in Germany, it was printed in Latin. The Church did not allow for Bibles to be printed in other languages at that time.


Question 5: How many books are in the Bible?
 
Answer: 73 books
 
 
Explanation: The Catholic canon of the Bible has always had 73 books since it was compiled in the late 4th Martin Luther shortened the Bible to 66 books, removing those that contained passages and ideas he found objectionable. Some Bibles order their books differently, or divide text differently, so there can be some additional variation between versions and translations, especially between different denominations.

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Evangelization: Europe: That the peoples of Europe may rediscover the beauty, goodness, and truth of the Gospel which gives joy and hope to life.



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