Did you Know? List of Interesting Facts about
the Old Testament
Facts are statements which are held to be true and often
contrasted with opinions and beliefs. Our unusual and
interesting facts about the Old Testament, trivia and information, including
some useful statistics will fascinate everyone from kids and
children to adults. Interesting Facts about the Old Testament
are as follows:
- Fact 1 - The Old Testament refers
to the books that form the first of the two-part Christian
- Fact 2 - The Old Testament is the
first 39 books of the 66 books in the Bible
- Fact 3 - The books begin with
Genesis and end with Malachi.
- Fact 4 - It has 23,214 verses
- Fact 5 - The Old Testament was
originally written in Hebrew and were written and compiled
between the 12th and the 2nd century BC.
- Fact 6 - The number of words
- Fact 7 - Famous names of men in
this part of the Bible include Adam, Cain and Abel, Moses,
Joseph, Job, Jonah, Daniel, Jacob and Noah.
- Fact 8 - Famous names of women in
this part of the Bible include Ruth, Esther, Mary, Delilah,
Hannah and Naomi.
- Fact 9 - The great stories of the
Old Testament include those such as the story of Adam and Eve,
Moses and Jonah and the whale.
- Fact 10 - The Major prophets
include Isaiah, Jeremiah, Baruch, Ezekiel and Daniel.
- Fact 11 - The Minor prophets (the
Twelve Prophets) include Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah,
Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah and
- Fact 12 - The Longest book is
- Fact 13 - The Longest chapter is
- Fact 14 - The smallest Book is
- Fact 15 - The Shortest verse is 1
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