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15 Unique Bible Facts about Birthdays

15 Unique Bible Facts about Birthdays

15 Unique Bible Facts about Birthdays with verse and Description

15 Unique Bible Facts about Birthdays

  1. The Bible does not specifically mention birthdays, but Genesis 40:20-21 makes reference to Pharaoh’s birthday celebration. It reads: “On the third day, which was Pharaoh’s birthday, he gave a feast for all his officials. He lifted up the heads of the chief cupbearer and the chief baker in the presence of his officials.”
  2. The Bible does not celebrate the birth of Jesus, but instead celebrates His death and resurrection. Luke 2:7 says, “And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.”
  3. The Bible does not mention any other birthday celebrations, but the story of Job’s sons and daughters celebrating their birthdays is likely the earliest reference to birthday parties in the Bible. Job 1:4 says, “And his sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each on his day, and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them.”
  4. The Bible does not mention any birthday presents, but it does talk about giving and receiving gifts. Proverbs 18:16 says, “A gift opens the way and ushers the giver into the presence of the great.”
  5. The Bible does not mention any specific type of cake or ice cream associated with birthdays, but it does mention bread and wine being given as a gift. Leviticus 23:17 says, “You shall bring out of your dwellings two loaves of bread for a wave offering, made of two-tenths of an ephah; they shall be of fine flour, baked with leaven, as first fruits to the LORD.”
  6. The Bible does not mention any age associated with people celebrating their birthdays, but it does mention King Solomon being 12 when he ascended to the throne. 1 Kings 3:7 says, “Now, LORD my God, You have made Your servant king instead of my father David, but I am a little child; I do not know how to go out or come in.”
  7. The Bible does not mention any specific decorations associated with birthdays, but it does mention the use of oil to celebrate special occasions. Exodus 27:20 says, “You shall command the people of Israel that they bring you pure beaten olive oil for the light, to kindle the lamps regularly.”
  8. The Bible does not mention any birthday candles, but it does mention the use of lamps to symbolize the presence of God. Exodus 25:37 says, “You shall make a lampstand of pure gold. The lampstand shall be made of hammered work: its base, its stem, its cups, its calyxes, and its flowers shall be of one piece with it.”
  9. The Bible does not mention any specific songs associated with birthdays, but it does mention singing and making music to the Lord. Psalm 100:2 says, “Serve the LORD with gladness; come before Him with joyful singing.”
  10. The Bible does not mention any birthday games, but it does mention the use of music and dance to celebrate special occasions. Psalm 149:3 says, “Let them praise His name with dancing; let them sing praises to Him with timbrel and lyre.”
  11. The Bible does not mention any birthday cakes, but it does mention the use of bread and wine to celebrate special occasions. Luke 22:19 says, “And He took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me.”
  12. The Bible does not mention any birthday cards, but it does mention writing letters as a way to express love and appreciation. Colossians 4:16 says, “When this letter is read among you, see that it is read also in the church of the Laodiceans, and that you likewise read the letter from Laodicea.”
  13. The Bible does not mention any birthday parties, but it does mention feasts and banquets to celebrate special occasions. Proverbs 9:2 says, “She has prepared her food, she has mixed her wine, she has also set her table.”
  14. The Bible does not mention any birthday gifts, but it does mention giving and receiving gifts in the spirit of love and kindness. 2 Corinthians 9:7 says, “Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.”
  15. Finally, the Bible does not mention any specific birthday traditions, but it does mention the importance of celebrating God’s goodness and mercy every day. Psalm 118:24 says, “This is the day which the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”

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