Seven suicides are recorded in the Bible

Justin Bieber is googled more than Jesus

Salt is mentioned more than 30 times in the Bible

St Nicholas (aka Santa Claus) is buried in Ireland

The longest name in the Bible Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:1)

Jingle Bells was originally written as a song for Thanksgiving

Almonds and pistachios are the only nuts mentioned in the Bible

Trivia is the Roman goddess of sorcery hounds and the crossroads

The two robbers crucified next to Jesus were named Dismas and Gestas

The real name of Jesus was Yeshua Jesus is the Greek version of the name

The Seven Deadly Sins are lust pride anger envy sloth avarice and gluttony

The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531

St Francis of Assisi introduced Christmas Carols to formal church services

In 1937 the first postage stamp to commemorate Christmas was issued in Austria

Gabriel Michael and Lucifer are the three angels mentioned by name in the Bible