Several Strange Facts About God’s Word

Several Strange Facts About God’s WordThere are 66 books, 1,189 chapters, 31,173 verses, 773,692 words and 3,566,490 letters in the Bible. In the Old Testament there are 39 books, 929 chapters, 23,214 verses, 592,439 words and 2,728,110 letters; and in the New Testament, 27 books, 260 chapters, 7,959 verses, 181,253 words and 838,380 letters.

The shortest and the middle chapter in the Bible is Psalm 117. The middle verse of the Bible is Psalm 118:8. The word “and” occurs in the Old Testament 35,543 times. The same word occurs in the New Testament 6,853 times. The word “Jehovah” occurs 6,858 times.

The middle book of the New Testament is 2 Thessalonians. The middle of the chapters of the New Testament is between the thirteenth and fourteenth chapters of Romans. The middle verse of the New Testament is Acts 17:17.

The shortest verse in the New Testament and in the Bible is John 11:35. Ezra 7:21 has all the letters of the alphabet except j. There are several passages of some length alike, as Isaiah 37 is like 2 Kings 19.

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