The number of times the phrase "fear not" is used in context differs between translations of the Bible. The King James version uses the phrase 74 times, and the New American Standard Bible uses the phrase four times.Continue Reading
Other phrases with meanings similar to "fear not" are also present in the Bible. The King James version includes 29 instances of the phrase "be not afraid." The New American Standard Bible includes the phrases "do not fear" 57 times and "do not be afraid" 46 times.
Some argue that "fear not" and similar phrases are present in the bible 365 times. This argument is debated.Learn more about The Bible
The New International Version, or NIV, is one of the most popular English translations of the Bible. Efforts to produce the NIV Bible began in 1965 and incorporated the work of scholars from various evangelical churches in the United States. Biblica, formerly the International Bible Society, is the worldwide publisher and copyright holder of the NIV as of 2015.Full Answer >
The Old Latin Bible refers to all Latin translations of the Bible written before Jerome's Latin Vulgate. These translations were generally intended not for widespread promulgation like the Vulgate but for use in smaller Christian communities.Full Answer >
The Bible doesn't say "teach a man to fish," this phrase is from a Chinese proverb. The full text is: "Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime."Full Answer >
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.Full Answer >