Scholars surmise that the earliest stories of the Bible were written around 1400 BC, which is amazing considering that the Bible is still the best selling and widely distributed book in the world. The amount of Bibles printed hit about 2.5 billion in 1975 and it has been predicted that number has reached around 5 billion now.

You think that’s crazy? Check out these even crazier facts about the book that really should be hitting the New York Times Bestseller list every day.

The Bible is available in 2,454 languages.

The Bible has been mentioned in more pop lyrics than any other book.

China is the world’s largest supplier of Bibles.

Leonardo Da Vinci’s studies of river erosion convinced him the Earth is much older than the Bible says. Scientifically he has been proved right.

The Bible did accurately predict that the Earth free-floats in space, matter consists of invisible particles, and there are mountains on the bottom of the ocean floor.

The Bible is the most shoplifted book in the world.

Jesus’s name appears in the Bible 900 times.

Judas betrayed pieces for 30 pieces of silver, about 4 months of pay around those times.

Scholars believe Jesus never meant to create his own religion, but only wished to reform Judiasm.

In Deuteronomy 24:5 God proclaims that honey moons should last for one whole year.

Jehovah’s Witnesses don’t celebrate Birthdays because the only two Birthdays in the bible ended in Murder.

I think I might take off with my wife for a year for a belated year long honeymoon. If my boss asks I’ll just tell him to take it up with the Lord. Hey, it’s in the Bible.

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