According to the Bible, Jesus received 39 lashes. This was in accord with the maximum amount of lashes allowed by Jewish law. The number was based on the theory that 39 was the maximum amount of lashes that a person coul... More »

Jesus received 39 lashes before he was led to his crucifixion. This number, which is also the number of mercy in Jewish law, was the maximum amount of lashes permitted as part of a scourging. More »

An average person has about 150 to 200 eye lashes, though some people can have as many as 500. Eyelashes grow in layers on the eyelid, and each eyelid can have three to five layers. More »

Jesus received 39 lashes before he was led to his crucifixion. This number, which is also the number of mercy in Jewish law, was the maximum amount of lashes permitted as part of a scourging. More »

At the time of Jesus' birth, Caesar (Octavian) Augustus was the Roman Emperor. Augustus ruled from 27 BC until his death in 14 AD. During his reign, Augustus established a new basis for Roman government. More »

The Romans are technically the group of people responsible for killing Jesus, as they performed the actual crucifixion. However, many believe that the religious leaders of Israel are responsible, as they demanded that th... More »

The song "Personal Jesus" was written by Depeche Mode lead vocalist Martin Gore in 1989. The song appeared on the 1990 album "Violator," and it was a mainstay on the Billboard Hot 100. More »

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