Thursday, August 6, 2015

Fun Facts

Fun facts
Last word in the Bible:Amen (Rev. 22:21)
Longest word (and name):Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:1)
Shortest verse:John 11:35 (2 words: “Jesus wept”)
Longest verse:Esther 8:9
Shortest book (number of words):3 John
Longest book:Psalms (150 chapters)
Middle books:Micah and Nahum
Longest chapter:Psalm 119 (176 verses)
Shortest chapter (number of words):Psalm 117
Number of times the word “God” appears:3,358 (It appears in every book except Esther andSong of Solomon.)
Number of times the word “Lord” appears:7,736
Number of different authors:Over 40
Number of languages the Bible has been translated into:513—have full Bible
2,817—have some portion of the Bible
(as of 2014)
Number of new Bibles distributed (sold or given away) in the U.S.:About 168,000 per day (as of 2001)

The Old Testament has…
  • 39 books
  • 929 chapters
  • 23,214 verses
  • 593,493 words
  • Longest book: Psalms
  • Shortest book: Obadiah (3rd shortest book in the Bible)
The New Testament has…

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