There are approximately 2,600 names that derive from the Bible. This list was compiled in the Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary written by Roswell Dwight Hitchcock. There are many other books that list and analyze Biblical names such as Dictionary of the Bible by William R. Smith and Evangelical Di
The Bible comprises two sections: the Old Testament, which tells the story of the Jews' migrations and covenants with God, and the New Testament, which tells the story of Jesus Christ. It opensÂ with a description of theÂ beginning of creationÂ in the Book of Genesis and itÂ concludesÂ with a forete
The word "love" appears 310 times in the King James Bible, 348 times in the New American Standard Bible, 551 times in the New International Version and 538 times in the New Revised Standard Version. The extremely varied numbers for the usage of the word "love" are due in part to translation.
In the Bible, the number 10 is used on many occasions to signify testimony, law and responsibility. The number 10 is seen as a complete and perfect number, and it is used 242 times throughout the Bible.
In the Bible, the number 14 has a double meaning. It refers to the numerical value of the name David in ancient Jewish numerology. It also references the number seven, which in ancient Jewish numerology is the number for spiritual perfection. As 14 is twice seven, its use implies a double measure of
The number of times that love is mentioned in the Bible depends on the version of the Bible. In the King James Version, love is mentioned 310 times, 131 times in the Old Testament and 179 times in the New Testament.
Some biblical names have their meaning given or implied in the text where they first appear, such as when Eve says, "I have acquired a man from The Lord" upon the birth of Cain. In Hebrew, "Cain" means "acquired."
The number of words in the Bible varies according to the version. For example, the King James version has 805,649 words and the NIV version has 741,065 words.
Examples of meanings for names found in the Christian Bible include Jason, which means "to heal;" Jethro, which means "abundance;" and Benjamin, which means "son of the right hand." Other names include Bathsheba, which means "daughter of the oath," and Asher, which means "happy" or "blessed."
The number of books in the Bible depends upon the religion. Different religious groups include and exclude different books. Additionally, some use alternative titles or categorise the books in different ways.