Old Testament Changed Over Time Essay

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New Testament VS Old Testament - Was the Bible Changing Over Time a Good or Bad Thing? The New Testament and Old Testament have changed over time, and we all know it. But was it a good or bad choice to change it over time? As time keeps moving on and on, and people start to change it and add completely new things in there - can it be trusted? As I will state the differences, you can see for yourself. The most obvious change is the amount of books and wording. The Old Testament has 39 books, whereas the New Testament has 27. The Old Testament has a vocabulary of 5,800 words, while the New Testament consists of 4,800. From this, we can understand which Testament has more to say. But it doesn’t matter about how much it says. It has to do with what it says. As Britannica confirms, “The Old Testament contains several types of…show more content…
As World Book mentioned “The Kaaba, the most sacred shrine of Islam, is in Mecca and is the chief goal of the pilgrimage.” (Martin, 2015). What it means is that this is when Muslims must make a pilgrimage at least once in their life to Mecca and worship God through the Kaaba, in Saudi Arabia, as long as they’re physically and financially stable to go on the journey. The “chief goal” is to pray to Mecca, because there is a reward for Hajj, which is paradise, or heaven. Mecca is known to be the holiest place in Islam because it is the birthplace of Muhammad. The Ten Plagues Moses was a Hebrew. At around the time he was born, the population grew very large, that the Egyptian Pharaoh was afraid it would go out of hand. So he declared that all male Hebrew children be killed. Moses’ mother hid him in a basket on the River Nile. The Pharaoh’s daughter found him and raised him with Moses’ mother. And as World Book says “This account of Moses's escape from death shows that he would become a great man.” (Meyers, 2015) This was shown when he fought for his people, in the following plagues.

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