In the Bible, "vanity" means that something is meaningless. It has no value, and therefore, it is a waste of time to chase after this item. Vanity is a word found throughout the Bible, which indicates its importance to the lessons being taught.Continue Reading
In Ecclesiastes 5:10, it is written that "He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity." This means that the quest for money and abundance will not bring true happiness, as the quest simply continues endlessly. If a person loves money, he will continue to strive for more instead of being satisfied with what he has.
Another passage in the same book, Ecclesiastes 4:16, says "for this too is vanity and striving after wind." No one can catch the wind, and it is pointless to try.Learn more about The Bible
The earliest books of the Bible were written more than 1,000 years before the Koran, and the New Testament was completed at least five centuries earlier. The oldest books of the Bible were written between 1000 and 500 B.C.Full Answer >
The Bible, which ranks as the world's most-read book, has sold 3.9 billion copies. However, many more copies have been given away for free, meaning the actual number of bibles in circulation is unknown. Additionally, since the Bible is sold worldwide, calculating exact numbers becomes tricky.Full Answer >
The 10 commandments in the Bible include having no other God before God, not creating an idol, not misusing the name of the Lord and remembering the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. The 10 commandments are featured in the book of Exodus.Full Answer >
You can download a copy of the Amplified Bible for free at The Lockman Foundation website, provided you meet their software requirements. The website offers a Quick Bible Amplified option, which allows you to quickly search a verse, term or short phrase.Full Answer >