Basic Bible Facts

Basic Bible Facts

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Here are some interesting facts about the Bible.

Books, 66

OT, 39 books / NT, 27 books

Chapters, OT 929, / NT 260, total = 1,189

Verses, 31,102 (OT 23,145 / NT 7,957)

Words, 788,258

Letters, 3,566,480

Longest book is Psalms, shortest book is 3 John for words or 2 John for verses

Longest chapter is Psalm 119, Shortest chapter is Psalm 117

Longest verse is Esther 8:9, Shortest verse John 11:35, “Jesus wept”

Longest name is Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:1)

First book is Genesis, last book is Revelation

Last OT book is Malachi

Last NT book is Revelation

First NT book is Matthew

Middle books of 66 are Micah and Nahum

Middle chapter (of 1,189) is Psalm 117, which has only two verses

Middle verses (of 31,102) are Psalm 103:1 and 2

1, A Psalm of David. Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.

2, Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits.

Middle OT book is Proverbs

Middle OT chapter is Job 20

Middle OT verses are 2 Chronicles 20:17 and 18

Middle NT book is 2 Thessalonians

Middle NT chapters are Romans 8 and 9

Middle NT verse is Acts 27:17

Last word of Bible is Amen


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