Which Bible do Catholics use?
Roman catholic bible? Catholics use the New American Bible.
Who tried to destroy the Bible?
Diocletianic persecution On February 24, 303, Diocletian’s first “Edict against the Christians” was published. Among other persecutions against Christians, Diocletian ordered the destruction of their scriptures and liturgical books across the entire Roman empire.
When was the Bible burned?
They burned the Bible. In 2008 American troops confiscated, threw away, and burned God’s Word at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.
Why did Jesus speak Aramaic and not Hebrew?
The villages of Nazareth and Capernaum in Galilee, where Jesus spent most of his time, were Aramaic-speaking communities. It is also likely that Jesus knew enough Koine Greek to converse with those not native to Judea, and it is reasonable to assume that Jesus was well versed in Hebrew for religious purposes.
How many years did it take to write the Bible?
The Bible is a collection of writings from approximately forty separate authors, written on three separate continents, comprised in three separate languages, and was compiled over the span of an estimated 1,500–1,600 years.
How many times has the Bible been translated to English?
More than 100 complete translations into English have been written. The New Revised Standard Version is the version most commonly preferred by biblical scholars.