The Bible contains the central religious texts of Judaism and Christianity.
The Bible is the English translation of the Latin phrase, Ta Biblia, which simply means The Books.
The Bible is a collection of books comprising the Old Testament and the New Testament. The Christian Church determined which books were to be included, and then defined the result as the Bible to be used in Churches.
Though the Early Church used the Old Testament according to the canon of the Septuagint (LXX)(Seventy) the apostles did not otherwise leave a defined set of new scriptures; instead the New Testament developed over time.
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