The word Bible comes from a Greek word biblos, which simply means book. However, the Bible is not one book but a collection of different books: 66 in total that speak about God and his plan for the world. This library of books was written over a long period of time by about 40 different authors. It includes many different types (genres) of writing including history, prophecy, poetry, and words of wisdom, laws, proverbs and letters.
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