What does the word "Bible" literally mean?

The Holiness
The Books
The Word
The Truth
English word Bible comes from Latin biblia sacra "holy books". The plural "biblia" was often im­prop­er­ly in­ter­pret­ed as singular fem­i­nine, hence the old An­glo-Latin singular "bib­li­a". The root "biblia" is shared with words such as bib­li­og­ra­pher or bib­lio­phil­i­a, un­re­lat­ed to the Bible.

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The Holiness
The Books
The Word
The Truth
answers
flagFinland
0%
83%
0%
16%
12
flagthe United Arab Emirates
4%
72%
18%
4%
22
flagRussia
0%
70%
11%
11%
17
flagBelgium
0%
70%
23%
5%
17
flagItaly
0%
66%
29%
3%
27
flagthe Netherlands
0%
60%
28%
10%
38
flagFrance
0%
59%
27%
13%
37
flagSpain
0%
56%
31%
6%
16
flagRepublic of Ireland
6%
53%
25%
15%
32
flagPoland
3%
52%
31%
12%
10128
flagUkraine
0%
52%
35%
11%
17
flagGermany
2%
51%
28%
15%
147
flagCzech Republic
0%
50%
30%
20%
10
flagNorway
6%
48%
41%
3%
31
flagthe United States
6%
46%
31%
15%
249
flagUnknown
1%
46%
26%
25%
63
flagthe United Kingdom
2%
45%
37%
15%
244
flagCanada
0%
33%
44%
22%
27
flagIndia
20%
32%
17%
26%
34
flagAustria
0%
28%
35%
35%
14

Gender

men50%
women46%
The Holiness
3%
3%
The Books
50%
46%
The Word
32%
36%
The Truth
13%
13%

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