8. Fun Facts

> The longest book of the Bible is Psalms-150 chapters.

>The shortest book of the Bible is 2 John with one chapter, 13 verses.

>The longest chapter of the Bible is Psalms 119 with 150 verses.

>The shortest chapter of the Bible is Psalms 117 with 2 verses.

>Psalms 117 is also the middle chapter of the Bible.

>The middle verse of the Bible is Psalms 118:8.

>The shortest verse in the Bible is John 11:35-"Jesus wept."

>The longest verse is Ester 8:9 containing 90 words:

"The king's scribes were summoned at that time, in the third month, which is the month of Sivan, on the twenty-third day. And an edict was written, according to all that Mordecai commanded concerning the Jews, to the satraps and the governors and the officials of the provinces from India to Ethiopia, 127 provinces, to each province in its own script and to each people in its own language, and also to the Jews in their script and their language."

>The Bible Contains:
  • 3,566,480 letters 
  • 773,693 words 
  • 31,102 verses 
  • 1,189 chapters: 250 in the new, and 939 in the old 
>The word “and” appears 46,277 times.

>Reverend appears once.

>“Lord” appears 1,855 times” and means “Boss” or “Owner.”

>The longest word is: Mahershalalhashbaz. It is found in Isaiah 8:1 and has 18 letters (It is a name).

>The 21 verse of Ezra 7 contains all the letters of the alphabet except J.

>Ester has no direct mention God.

>Verses 8, 15, 21, and 31 Psalms 107 are alike.

>Every verse in Psalms 136 ends the same.

>The 19th chapter of 2 Kings and Isaiah 37 are almost identical.

>There are more than 200 direct quotes in the New Testament from the Old Testament.

>The first Bible printed is this country was in 1663 in the Algonquin language.