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Bible Quotation Spotted on Bitcoin Block Number 666,666

By Tony Chimdiuto Jan20,2021 #Bitcoin
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A Biblical message was seen recorded in block number 666,666 of the Bitcoin blockchain: “Do not be overcome by evil…”

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A certain biblical message was seen encrypted in a transaction in block number 666,666 of the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain.

The message is a quotation from the sixth book in the New Testament, St.Paul’s epistle to the Romans. The message was first seen by, it reads:

“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good – Romans 12:21.”


The transaction in question saw an equal amount of Bitcoin — 432,100 satoshis ($160) — sent to two different addresses. The first several characters of those addresses contain the words “God” and “Bible.”

The person who sent the transaction paid over $50 in fees. This is more than 5x the normal peak average fee on Bitcoin blockchain in a day via records. This suggests that the sender’s interest was to solely have the transaction, and the message, included in block 666,666 specifically.

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Is this the First Time? 

Well, this looks like the third time it’s happening. The first time a message was encrypted through a block was in the first block mined on Bitcoin network, known as the “genesis block.” The first block reads;

“The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks.”

The second scenario last year during what professionals called the “first phase of the United States Federal Reserve’s money-printing spree”, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Block number 630,000 revealed the following message:

“NYTimes 09/Apr/2020 With $2.3T Injection, Fed’s Plan Far Exceeds 2008 Rescue.”

Aside these top scenarios, people usually encrypt messages on Bitcoin blockchain through a sent transaction. These messages varies from different individual and organisation memories and records.

Quick Facts: The first message recorded on Bitcoin blockchain network was in 2009. It was encrypted in the bitcoin blockchain’s genesis block.

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