The Bible is the most read, and the most stolen, book worldwide. Here are some interesting Bible facts that you may not know.
- There are 1189 chapters in the Bible.
- The shortest verse of the bible is ‘Jesus wept’ (John 11:35). This was right before he raised Lazarus from the dead.
- The Bible was written over a 1500 year span.
- The Bible was originally written in three languages- Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek.
- The longest and shortest chapters are the Bible are both in Psalms, and just two chapters apart. The longest is Psalms 119 while the shortest is Psalms 117. Psalms 117 is also the middle of the Bible!
- There are 31,102 verses in the Bible.
- Ezra 7:21 (King James version) contains all the letters of the English alphabet except J.
- Do you have 70 hours to spare? That is how long it takes to read the whole Bible aloud.
- 1,260 promises are made in the Bible.
- The Bible has been translated into over 1,200 different languages.
- The first complete English version of the Bible (divided into chapters and verses) was printed in 1560.
- The Bible has over 40 different authors.
- The Apostle Paul wrote the most number of books in the Bible (14- over half of all the books in the New Testament).
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