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Interesting Facts About the Bible

People's Dictionary of the Bible

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OLD TESTAMENT.

NEW TESTAMENT.

IN WHOLE BIBLE.

Number of books in

Number of chapters in

929

260

1,189

Number of verses in

23,214

7,959

31,173

Number of words in

592,439

181,253

773,692

Number of letters in

2,728,100

838,380

3,566,480

Middle book in

Proverbs.

2 Thess.

Micah and Nahum

Middle chapter of

Job 29:1-25.

Romans 13:1-14; Romans 14:1-23.

Psalms 117:1-2.

Middle verse of

2 Chronicles 20:17.

Acts 17:17.

Psalms 118:8.

Shortest book in

Obadiah.

3 John.

3 John.

Shortest verse in

1 Chronicles 1:1.

John 11:35.

John 11:35.

Ezra 7:21 has all the letters of the alphabet except j.

Isaiah 37:1-38 and 2 Kings 19:1-37 are alike; so are the last verses of 2 Chron. and the opening verses of Ezra.

The word Jehovah occurs 6853 times in the Bible; the word and 35,543 times in the Old Testament, and 6853 times in the New Testament The shortest chapter in the Bible is Psalms 117:1-2.

Bibliography Information
Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Interesting Facts About the Bible'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​rpd/​i/interesting-facts-about-the-bible.html. 1893.
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