What are some Bible Statistics?

Bible Statistics:

  • Number of books in the Bible: 66
  • Chapters: 1,189
  • Verses: 31,102
  • Words: 783,137
  • Letters: 3,116,480
  • Number of promises that are 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 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 TESTAMENT STATISTICS:

  • Number of books: 39
  • Chapters: 929
  • Verses: 23,145
  • 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
  • Longest chapter: Psalms 119
  • Largest book: Psalms

NEW TESTAMENT STATISTICS:

  • 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
  • Longest chapter: Luke 1
  • Largest book: Luke