Know your Bible 


Bible writers …

    

    Genesis: Moses

    Exodus: Moses

    Leviticus: Moses

    Numbers: Moses

    Deuteronomy: Moses

    Joshua: Joshua

    Judges: Samuel

    Ruth: Samuel

    1 Samuel: Samuel; Gad; Nathan

    2 Samuel: Gad; Nathan

    1 Kings: Jeremiah

    2 Kings: Jeremiah

    1 Chronicles: Ezra

    2 Chronicles: Ezra

    Ezra: Ezra

    Nehemiah: Nehemiah

    Esther: Mordecai

    Job: Moses

    Psalms: David and others

    Proverbs: Solomon; Agur; Lemuel

    Ecclesiastes: Solomon

    Song of Solomon: Solomon

    Isaiah: Isaiah

    Jeremiah: Jeremiah

    Lamentations: Jeremiah

    Ezekiel: Ezekiel

    Daniel: Daniel

    Hosea: Hosea

    Joel: Joel

    Amos: Amos

    Obadiah: Obadiah

    Jonah: Jonah

    Micah: Micah

    Nahum: Nahum

    Habakkuk: Habakkuk

    Zephaniah: Zephaniah

    Haggai: Haggai

    Zechariah: Zechariah

    Malachi: Malachi

    Matthew: Matthew

    Mark: Mark

    Luke: Luke

    John: Apostle John

    Acts: Luke

    Romans: Paul

    1 Corinthians: Paul

    2 Corinthians: Paul

    Galatians: Paul

    Ephesians: Paul

    Philippians: Paul

    Colossians: Paul

    1 Thessalonians: Paul

    2 Thessalonians: Paul

    1 Timothy: Paul

    2 Timothy: Paul

    Titus: Paul

    Philemon: Paul

    Hebrews: Paul

    James: James (Jesus’ brother)

    1 Peter: Peter

    2 Peter: Peter

    1 John: Apostle John

    2 John: Apostle John

    3 John: Apostle John

    Jude: Jude (Jesus’ brother)

    Revelation: Apostle John
BIBLE STATISTICS

Amazing Bible Facts And Statistics 
Number of books in the Bible: 66

Chapters: 1,189

Verses: 31,101

Words: 783,137

Letters: 3,566,480

Number of promises given in the Bible: 1,260

Commands: 6,468

Predictions: over 8,000

Fulfilled prophecy: 3,268 verses

Unfulfilled prophecy: 3,140

Number of questions: 3,294

Longest name: Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:1)

Longest verse: Esther 8:9 (78 words)

Shortest verse: John 11:35 (2 words: “Jesus wept”).

Middle books: Micah and Nahum

Middle chapter: Psalm 117

Shortest chapter (by number of words): Psalm 117 (by number of words)

Longest book: Psalms (150 chapters)

Shortest book (by number of words): 3 John

Longest chapter: Psalm 119 (176 verses)

Number of times the word “God” appears: 3,358

Number of times the word “Lord” appears: 7,736

Number of different authors: 40

Number of languages the Bible has been translated into: over 1,200
OLD TESTAMENT STATISTICS:

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Number of books: 39

Chapters: 929

Verses: 23,114

Words: 602,585

Letters: 2,278,100

Middle book: Proverbs

Middle chapter: Job 20

Middle verses: 2 Chronicles 20:17,18

Smallest book: Obadiah

Shortest verse: 1 Chronicles 1:25

Longest verse: Esther 8:9  (78 words)

Longest chapter: Psalms 119
NEW TESTAMENT STATISTICS:

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Number of books: 27

Chapters: 260

Verses: 7,957

Words: 180,552

Letters: 838,380

Middle book: 2 Thessalonians

Middle chapters: Romans 8, 9

Middle verse: Acts 27:17

Smallest book: 3 John

Shortest verse: John 11:35

Longest verse: Revelation 20:4  (68 words)

Longest chapter: Luke 1
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There are 8,674 different Hebrew words in the Bible, 5,624 different  

Greek words, and 12,143 different English words in the King James Version.
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• Written by Approximately 40 Authors

• Written over a period of 1,600 years

• Written over 40 generations

• Written in three languages: Hebrew,     Greek and Aramaic

• Written on three continents: Europe, Asia and Africa

• Written in different locations: wilderness, dungeon, palace, prison, in exile, at home

• Written by men from all occupations: kings, peasants, doctors, fishermen, tax collectors, scholars, etc.

• Written in different times: war, peace, poverty, prosperity, freedom and slavery

• Written in different moods: heights of joy to the depths of despair

• Written in harmonious agreement on a widely diverse range of subjects and doctrines
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10 Longest Books in the Bible
• Psalm – 150 chapters, 2,461 verses, 43,743 words

• Jeremiah – 52 chapters, 1,364 verses, 42,659 words

• Ezekiel – 48 chapters, 1,273 verses, 39,407 words

• Genesis – 50 chapters, 1,533 verses, 38,267 words

• Isaiah – 66 chapters, 1,292 verses, 37,044 words

• Numbers – 36 chapters, 1,288 verses, 32,902 words

• Exodus – 40 chapters, 1,213 verses, 32.602 words

• Deuteronomy – 34 chapters, 959 verses, 28,461 words

• 2 Chronicles – 36 chapters, 822 verses, 26,074 words

• Luke – 24 chapters, 1,151 verses, 25,944 words
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10 Shortest Books in the Bible

• 3 John – 1 chapter, 14 verses, 299 words

• 2 John – 1 chapter, 13 verses, 303 words

• Philemon – 1 chapter, 25 verses, 445 words 

• Jude – 1 chapter, 25 verses, 613 words

•  Obadiah – 1 chapter, 21 verses, 670 words

•  Titus – 3 chapters, 46 verses, 921 words

•   2 Thessalonians – 3 chapters, 47 verses, 1,042 words

•  Haggai – 2 chapters, 38 verses, 1,131 words

•  Nahum – 3 chapters, 47 verses, 1,285 words

•  Jonah – 4 chapters, 48 verses, 1,321 words…

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