BibleThump

BibleThump

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Updated Oct 10, 2019 at 09:53AM EDT by Y F.

Added Jan 17, 2017 at 04:09PM EST by Don.

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BibleThump is a graphic emoticon featuring the face of the character Isaac from the video game The Binding of Isaac, which is commonly used to convey a feeling of sadness in various chats hosted on the live streaming video platform Twitch.

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In 2012, the BibleThump emote was added to Twitch, allowing users to post the Isaac graphic by typing "BibleThump" in chat.


Bible Thump Description: This is an icon from the game The Binding of Isaac

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On January 13th, 2013, the website ICryEveryTime was launched, featuring a flash animation of BibleThump emotes falling down the screen with a violin playing in the background (shown below).


Cryeverytime How Group Contact Resume Audio Stop Audio ONLINE: 69 I feel for you have cried for 00:02:26

On January 23rd, GameFAQs[3] user SteLo4122 submitted a post asking "What does Kappa and biblethump mean seriously?". On February 19th, 2014, Redditor ralphplzgo submitted a post asking about the meaning of BibleThump to /r/OutOfTheLoop,[2] where Redditor Sauceror221 cited its origins on Twitch. On August 8th, Mashable[1] published an article titled "'Twitch-speak': A Guide to the Secret Emoji Language of Gamers," which described BibleThump as a emote for "sadness."

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