5 Fast Facts About the Bible

The Bible finds its inspiration from God (2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21).

Before the invention of the printing press, the Bible was carefully written by hand. This process often involved specialized scribes who used complex techniques such as counting words and letters to ensure extreme accuracy and avoid errors. 

The compilation and arrangement of the  books of the Bible as a recognized sacred authority was carried out by councils of rabbis and church leaders, guided by precise criteria. 

The main language of the Old Testament was Hebrew, part of which was Aramaic. The New Testament, on the other hand, was written in Greek 

Gutenberg's press in 1455 marked the historical moment when the Bible became an open book printed with movable type (the Latin Bible).