Bible Quote Found In Bitcoin Block Number 666,666

By Bitcoin Chaser
Published Jan 19th, 2021
Updated Jul 10th, 2024
Bible Quote Found In Bitcoin Block Number 666,666

A hidden Bible quotation has been found, embedded in the transaction of block number 666,666 of the Bitcoin blockchain. The message is a direct quote from the sixth of the New Testament, the Epistle to the Romans. 

It was first found my, and reads, “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good – Romans 12:21.”

The transaction responsible was sent to two different addresses – totally around $160 altogether. The first few characters of each address contained the words “God” and “Bible”. 

This isn’t the first time a message has been found in a block. Satoshi Nakamoto famously included a message in the first Bitcoin block ever mined, called the ‘genesis” block, stating: “The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks.”

This was in reference to the 2008 global recession, and a The Times headline of the date mentioned. 

Whoever implanted the message into block number 666,666 was dead set on having it there. They were found to have paid $50 in fees, roughly five times Bitcoin’s peak average transaction fee on the day. 


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