Published on 02-19-2013 12:41 PM
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by Tom Wacaster
House to House issue #1, Volume #18, had an article setting forth some interesting Bible facts. Of particular interest were the numbers associated with certain facts about, though not necessarily in, the Bible. There are 1260 promises in the Bible, 6,468 commands, 3,294 questions, 31,102 verses, and 773,692 words. No information is given as to who actually counted all of these various notes of interest, and I can assure you that I have no immediate (or long range plans) to authenticate the accuracy of these figures.
Digging a little deeper, I found some interesting triplets that appear in God's word. Jude was evidently fond of using triplets and even a causal reading of that short epistle will reveal the following groups of three: "Mercy, peace, love"(verse 2); three examples of punishment seen in Egypt, disobedient angels, and the cities