Amazing Bible Facts And Statistics - compiled from various sites and sources
Read all the facts from our Bible history timeline poster. Based on statistics, these will help you understand so many things that weren’t clear after reading the Bible. We have compiled these Bible facts and statistics after much research from various places to provide you vivid knowledge of the holy book.
Some Bible Facts:
You may find it interesting that the system of chapters was introduced in A.D. 1238 by Cardinal Hugo de S. Caro, while the verse notations were added in 1551 by Robertus Stephanus, after the advent of printing.
There is a Bible in the University of Gottingen written on 2,470 palm leaves.
According to statistics from Wycliffe International, Gideons International, and the International Bible Society, the number of new Bibles that are sold, given away, or otherwise distributed in the United States is about 168,000 per day.
More Interesting Bible Facts and Statistics
The Bible can be read aloud in 70 hours.
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.
Some verses in the Bible (KJV) contain all but 1 letter of the alphabet:
Ezra 7:21 contains all but the letter j;
Joshua 7:24, 1 Kings 1:9, 1 Chronicles 12:40, 2 Chronicles 36:10, Ezekiel 28:13, Daniel 4:37, and Haggai 1:1 contain all but q;
2 Kings 16:15 and 1 Chronicles 4:10 contain all but x;
Galatians 1:14 contains all but the letter k.
BIBLE STATISTICS (King James Authorized):
Number of books in the Bible: 66
Number of promises that are given in the Bible: 1,260
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"). This is the King James Bible. Some Bibles might be Job 3:2 (Job said.), but King James has that as "Job answered" which is longer than Jesus wept.
Middle books: Micah and Nahum
Middle verse: Psalm 103:2-3
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: 4,094
Number of times the word "Lord" appears: 6,781
Number of different authors: 40
Number of languages the Bible has been translated into: over 1,200
OLD BIBLE TESTAMENT STATISTICS (King James Authorized):
Number of books: 39
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
Longest chapter: Psalms 119
Largest book: Psalms
NEW BIBLE TESTAMENT STATISTICS:
Number of books: 27
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
Longest chapter: Luke 1
Largest book: Luke
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