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Learn More About the Genealogy of Jesus this Christmas

See the Fulfillment of God’s Covenant in the Names of a Family Tree From the first chapter of Matthew, the New Testament displays how God keeps the covenants he gives to his people throughout the Old Testament. Matthew 1:1-17 lists the incredible genealogy that stretches from Abraham to the Messiah, outlining the long and breathtakingly […]

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This is the Most Popular Verse In 2 Billion Pageviews During 2018 on Bible Gateway

Out of more than 2 billion pageviews conducted by visitors to Bible Gateway during 2018, the most popular verse for the year was Jeremiah 29:11: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” This […]

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Are Verses Missing from Modern Bible Translations?

Perhaps you’ve noticed that modern English Bible translations have fewer verses in them than vintage English Bible translations such as the King James Version (KJV) and Geneva Bible. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, The Lord’s Prayer is Revolutionary: An Interview with R. Albert Mohler Jr.] For example: Matthew 6:13 in the KJV concludes the […]

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Bible Gateway 25th Anniversary Sweepstakes for December

     Bible Gateway is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a new sweepstakes every month this year! [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, On 25th Anniversary, Bible Gateway Has Been Viewed More Than 14 Billion Times] This month enter for a chance to win either a copy of the NKJV Comfort Print Single-Column Reference Bible, Premium […]

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The State of the Bible 2018: Technology and Behavior

The use of technology to read the Bible is steadily growing, according to the annual State of the Bible 2018 research—commissioned by American Bible Society (@americanbible) and conducted by Barna Group (@barnagroup). [Download and immediately use the free award-winning Bible Gateway App and the free Bible Gateway Bible Audio App] While reading print versions of […]

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Quiz: Frightening Facts in the Bible

Think you know frightening Bible facts that will keep you on the edge of your seat? Have fun taking this quiz to find out. Encourage your family, friends, and social media followers to try their hand at it, too. I sought the Lord, and he answered me     and delivered me from all my fears. Psalm […]

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Quiz: Do You Know the Sounds of the Bible?

When you read the Bible what do you hear? Can you identify the sounds in specific Bible passages? Take the brief 6-question Bible quiz below to find out and share with your friends! Then download Bible Gateway’s free Bible Audio App to capture the audio richness of the Bible’s dramatic stories being read or dramatized. […]

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How to Approach the Book of Habakkuk Using Bible Gateway Tools

The book of Habakkuk begins with a searing cry for help, a complaint to God for his silence in the face of terrible times: Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? (Habakkuk 1:3 – NIV) It ends, in three chapters, with remarkable rejoicing, despite the Babylonian scourge: Though…the flock […]

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What Are the Longest and Shortest Books of the Bible?

As a way of sharing our excitement over our 25th anniversary, Bible Gateway is producing various lists and Infographics featuring 25 items in different categories found in the Bible. Here we highlight our Infographic “25 Extremes in the Bible” by calling out extreme lengths of Bible books. (Be sure to tell us what Bible Gateway […]

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On 25th Anniversary, Bible Gateway Has Been Viewed More Than 14 Billion Times

NEWS RELEASE News Release Archive | Newsroom Most Popular Online Bible Search Engine and Bible Reading Website GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (August 1, 2018)—Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the world’s most visited Christian website, Bible Gateway (BibleGateway.com; @BibleGateway) has been viewed more than 14 billion times by people using more than one billion devices. “Our mission statement […]

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