Number of chapters, verses and books in the Bible

Do you know how many books are there in the bible? And if you are a regular reader of the Bible than you must be knowing that there are 66 total books in the Bible. But besides that, we are going to discuss all the number of chapters, verses, and books in the Bible.

The Bible as a whole has 66 books among which 39 are in the Old Testament and 27 are in the New Testament. Below I have written each category as a whole and after that in The New Testaments and The Old Testaments.

And I must mention out of curiosity that According to the Roman Catholic’s there are 73 books in the Bible. They have added 7 extra books in the old testament which we will be discussing in details in the upcoming articles.

However, here is the list of the Books in the Bible are:

Total Number of books in the Bible – 66

  • Chapters – 1,189
  • Verses – 31,102
  • Words – 783,134
  • Letters – 3,566,480
  • Promises – 1,260
  • Commands – 6,468
  • Predication – over 8,000
  • Fulfilled Prophecy – 3,268 verses
  • Unfulfilled Prophecy – 3,140 verses
  • Questions – 3,296
  • Longest name – 18 letters (Isaiah 8:1)
  • Longest verse – Esther 8:9
  • Shortest verse – John 11:35
  • Middle books – Micah and Nahum
  • Middle verse – Psalm 118:8
  • Middle and Shortest chapter – Psalm 117
  • Largest book – Psalms
  • Smallest book – 3 John (Counting words)
  • Longest Chapter – Psalm 119
  • Word God occurs – 3,358 Times
  • Word Lord occurs – 7,736 Times
  • Total Authors – 40

THE OLD TESTAMENT

  • Numbers of books – 39
  • Total Chapters – 929
  • Total verses – 23,145
  • Total words – 602,583
  • Total Letters – 2,728,100
  • Middle book – Proverbs
  • Middle Chapters – Job 29
  • Middle verses – 2 Chronicles 20:17, 18
  • Smallest book – Obadiah
  • Shortest book – 1 Chronicles 1:25
  • Longest verse – Esther 8:9
  • Longest Chapter – Psalm 119
  • Longest book – Psalms

THE NEW TESTAMENT

  • Numbers of books – 27
  • Total Chapters – 260
  • Total verses – 7,957
  • Total words – 180,551
  • Total Letters – 838,380
  • Middle book – 2 Thessalonians
  • Middle verses – Acts 27:17
  • Smallest book – 3 John (Counting words)
  • Shortest verse – John 11:35
  • Longest verse – Revelation 20:4
  • Longest Chapter – Luke 1
  • Largest book – Luke

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Sana Khokhar

I love Jesus and wants to share the gospel of Jesus christ. I am redeemed and want that to share the word of God with every opportunity I get.

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