Religion Facts

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The Bible contains plenty of puns, funny names, humorous imagery, sarcasm and irony.

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In the Bible, God sent two bears to murder 42 children because they had mocked a man for being bald.

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There is a version of the Bible translated into Hawaiian Pidgin called 'Da Jesus Book'.

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The phrase "God never gives you more than you can handle" never appears in the Bible and actually the opposite is said many times.

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Nowhere in the Bible does it say that Mary Magdalene was a prostitute or even overtly sexual.

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Nowhere in the Bible does it say there were three wise men, just three gifts.

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There's an organization that parachutes copies of the Bible into North Korea.

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12% of Americans think Joan of Arc was Noah's wife, from the Bible.

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There's no physical description of Jesus in the Bible.

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When Menelik II, emperor of Ethiopia, felt unwell, he would eat a few pages of the Bible.

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The Bible was Isaac Newton's greatest passion, writing more about religion than science and mathematics.

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Possessing Bibles, watching South Korean movies and distributing pornography may be punished with death in North Korea.

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