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Bible in Numbers

Updated on May 29, 2013

Number of chapters in each book of the (Protestant) Bible:

OLD TESTAMENT

Genesis 50

Exodus 40

Leviticus 27

Numbers 36

Deuteronomy 34

Joshua 24

Judges 21

Ruth 4

1 Samuel 31

2 Samuel 124

1 Kings 22

2 Kings 25

1 Chronicles 29

2 Chronicles 36

Ezra 10

Nehemiah 13

Esther 10

Job 42

Psalm: Books ( 5 total)

            Book 1: Psalm 1-41 (41 psalms)

            Book 2: Psalm 42-72 (30 psalms)

            Book 3: Psalm 73-89 (26 psalms)

            Book 4: Psalm 90-106 (16 psalms)

            Book 5: Psalm 107-150 (43 psalms)

Proverbs 31

Ecclesiastes 12

Song of Songs 8

Isaiah 66

Jeremiah 52

Lamentations 5

Ezekiel 48

Daniel 12

Hosea 14

Joel 3

Amos 9

Obadiah 1chapter (21 verses)

Jonah 4

Micah 7

Nahum 3

Habakkuk 3

Zephaniah 3

Haggai 2

Zechariah 14

Malachi 4

NEW TESTAMENT

Matthew 28

Mark 16

Luke 24

John 21

Acts 28

Romans 16

1 Corinthians 16

2 Corinthians 13

Galatians 6

Ephesians 6

Philippians 4

Colossians 4

1 Thessalonians 5

2 Thessalonians 3

1 Timothy 6

2 Timothy 4

Titus 3

Philemon 1 chapter verses 25

Hebrews 13

James 5

1 Peter 5

2 Peter 3

1 John 5

2 John 1 chapter 13 verses

3 John 1 chapter 13 verses

Jude 1 chapter 25 verses

Revelation 22

Total Old Testament books: 39

Total New Testament books: 27

Total Old Testament chapters: 779 + 150 Psalms of 5 Psalms books = 929

Total New Testament chapters: 260

Total Bible books: 66

Total Bible chapters: 1039 + 150 psalms = 1189

Last word in the Bible: Amen (Rev. 22:21)

Longest word (and name): Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:1)

Shortest verse: John 11:35 (2 words: “Jesus wept”)

Longest verse: Esther 8:9

Shortest book (number of words): 3 John

Longest book: Psalms (150 chapters)

Middle books: Micah and Nahum

Chapters: 1,189Longest chapter: Psalm 119 (176 verses)

Shortest chapter (number of words): Psalm 117

Number of times the word “God” appears: 3,358 (It appears in every book except Esther and Song of Solomon.)

Number of times the word “Lord” appears: 7,736

Number of different authors: Over 40

Number of languages the Bible has been translated into: More than 1,200 (as of 2001)

Number of new Bibles distributed (sold or given away) in the U.S.: About 168,000 per day (as of 2001)

Last word in the Bible: Amen (Rev. 22:21)

Longest word (and name): Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:1)

Shortest verse: John 11:35 (2 words: “Jesus wept”)

Longest verse: Esther 8:9

Shortest book (number of words): 3 John

Longest book: Psalms (150 chapters)

Middle books: Micah and Nahum Chapters: 1,189

Longest chapter: Psalm 119 (176 verses)

Shortest chapter (number of words): Psalm 117

Number of times the word “God” appears: 3,358 (It appears in every book except Esther and Song of Solomon.)

Number of times the word “Lord” appears: 7,736

Number of different authors: Over 40

Number of languages the Bible has been translated into: More than 1,200 (as of 2001)

Number of new Bibles distributed (sold or given away) in the U.S.: About 168,000 per day (in 2001)

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