My one question on these is this.... on the one about how long it would take to read the Bible thru.. do you think someone actually tried that? Wow... I can't even imagine reading aloud for that long! I think these types of trivia are why I like this kind of information so very much. It is just sometimes simply amazing that someone even tried to figure it out. :) I also like the one about the year long honeymoon... how great would that be?!
The shortest prayer in the Bible is Peter's : "Lord save me!"
"But seeing the wind, he became afraid, and beginning to sink, he cried out, saying, "Lord, save me!" Matthew 14:30
Old Testament books were scrolls, a strip of animal skin that was rolled up on two sticks. One ancient copy of the book of Isaiah is twenty-four feet long.
When friends took a stroll together, they walked single file, not side-by-side.
At an everage pace one can read the Bible out loud in seventy hours and forty minutes.
In 1631 an English Bible printer forgot the NOT in one of the Ten Commandments. Here's how his mistake in Exodus 20:14 read: "Thou shalt commit adultry." Because of this colossal goof, the edition became known as The Wicked Bible, and the printer had to pay a large fine.
An edition of the Bible printed at Cambridge , England in 1653 contained the following printer's error: "know ye not that the unrighteous shall inherit the kingdom of God?" (1 Corinthians 6:9).
Newlyweds were commanded by God to honeymoon for a solid year
"When a man takes a new wife, he shall not got out with the army, nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home on year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken." Deuteronomy 24:5