Top 10 Bible facts Selected as the most interesting among Christianity related questions in Christianity quiz How many lamps are there in the menorah that symbols Judaism?7. The symbolic menorah has 7 lamps, but the commonly used Hanukkah menorah (pictured) has nine lamps, and no seven-lamps menorahs are made. This is because the menorah is described in the Bible as the seven-lamp lampstand made of gold, used in the portable sanctuary set up by Moses in the wilderness and later in the Temple in Jerusalem. The Talmud states that it is prohibited to use a seven-lamp menorah outside of the Temple. Created by: globalquiz.orgJudaism facts » What does the word "Bible" literally mean?The Books. 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgwords facts » What is the highest rank of an angel in the Christian theology?Seraphim. Seraphs are described in the Book of Isaiah as fiery six-winged beings that fly around God's throne singing "holy, holy, holy". The Seraphim are easily recognizable on medieval paintings thanks to six fiery wings. The name Seraphim means "the burning ones."Created by: life-o-holicChristianity facts » According to the Bible, how long did Methuselah live?969 years. Some believe that Methuselah's extreme age is the result of an ancient mistranslation that converted "months" to "years". That would produce a more credible 78 years, but the same calculation applied to Enoch would have him fathering Methuselah at the age of 5.Created by: Kasiaculture facts » This is Haile Selassie, former emperor of Ethiopia. Who is he claimed to be a descendant of?King Solomon. The House of Solomon was the former Imperial House of Ethiopia. Its members claim lineal descent from Solomon of Israel and the Queen of Sheba, the latter of whom tradition asserts gave birth to Menelik I after her Biblically described visit to Solomon in Jerusalem. These claims of Solomonic descent make the Ethiopian royal house among the two oldest in the world (the other being the Imperial Dynasty of Japan)Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Africa facts » Which king is depicted with a harp?King David. Harp is an attribute of David. According to the Bible, David was famed before he killed Goliath for his bravery and for his skill with the harp. "whenever the spirit from God came upon (King) Saul, David would take his harp and play. Then relief would come to Saul; he would feel better, and the evil spirit would leave him."Created by: MarcusXkings facts » According to the Bible, what was the name of the second man, after Adam?Cain and Abel were, according to the Book of Genesis, two sons of Adam and Eve. Cain eventually killed his younger brother Abel.Created by: globalquiz.orgreligions facts » What is the name of the first book of the Bible?Genesis. The exact date when the book was created is unknown, but most scholars agree that it was created either just before or during the Babylonian exile of the 6th century BC.Created by: Debbie Foxculture facts » What do Hebrew, Greek and Arabic words for "angel" literally mean?"messenger". The Hebrew (malʾákh) word for angel means "messenger", like its counterparts in Arabic (malak) and Greek (angelos). Contrary to Christians and Jews, Muslims believe that angels can not be seen with the naked eye, and prophets such as Muhammad received revelation from them only in a spiritual sense.Created by: globalquiz.orgIslam facts » What is the language of biblical New Testament?Ancient Greek. New Testament has been written in common Greek of first and second century known as koine, a language different then either classical Ancient Greek and modern Greek language. At the time koine was a lingua franca of the Eastern Mediterranean basin.Created by: smyruNew Testament facts » Play Christianity quiz and see all the questions.