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Why do I believe the Bible

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What does the word Bible mean?

How the Bible was Built What the Word Bible Means

“What does the word bible mean?” Hardly any of them will know that it comes from the Greek word biblion, which means “papyrus scroll.”

King Manasseh ruled Judah for 50 years.
King Manasseh ruled Judah for 50 years. He promoted other gods and Yhwh seemed to have faded away.
He promoted other gods and Yhwh seemed to have faded away.
But when he died Josiah became king
Deuteronomy
The book of Deuteronomy was discovered. and 23
It was written
Written by an unknown prophet, perhaps, or a priest or sage.
It was written, as best we know, by someone—an unknown prophet, perhaps, or a priest or sage—who lived during the reign of King Manasseh. This person would have had to do his work in secret, hiding the completed book in the Temple in the hope that it would be discovered when brighter days came to the land. The Old Testament records the story of its discovery in 2 Kings, chapters 22 and 23.
He lived during the reign of King Manasseh.
lived during the reign of King Manasseh
He did his work in secret, hiding the completed book in the Temple.
Its discovery is recorded in 2 Kings, chapters 22 and 23.
The oldest piece of writing in the Old Testament
First to be called holy scripture
Smith, C. M., & Bennett, J. W. (2005). How the Bible was Built (pp. 11–12). Grand Rapids, MI; Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.
How the Bible was Built What Was so Special about the Book of Deuteronomy?

Deuteronomy appealed to the people because it contained the two great elements in the religion of Yahweh—the priestly element and the prophetic element.

But when he died Josiah became king
After Deuteronomy four other books were written
Genesis
But when he died Josiah became king
Exodus
Leviticus
Numbers
Deuteronomy
These books are considered the law
These books are considered the law or the Pentateuch, Torah.
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