Bible Facts

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Old Testament  

39 books, 929 chapters, 23,214 verses, 593,493 words
The shortest book of the old testament is Obadiah and the longest  Psalms

 New Testament

27 books, 260 chapters, 7,959 verses, 181,253 words
The shortest book of the new testament is 3 John and the longest Luke
The name of Jesus is about 700 times mentioned in four gospels and the Acrts
The name of Christ is mentioned 60 times in four gospels

Words in the Bible

The name of  God Jahve Father is mentioned 6,855 times
The word God appears 4,379 times
The word Lord appears 7,738 times
The word fear appears 397 times
The word hell appears 53 times

 Other Interesting Facts:

The oldest man in the Bible is Methuselah, age 969 years (Gen 5:27)
A man with twelve fingers and toes (2 Sam 21:20)
A father that had 88 children (2 Chronicles 11:21)
Dinosaurs mentioned in the Bible (Job 40:15-18, Job 40:19-24)
Longest name in the Bible is Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:1)
The sun standing still for a whole day (Joshua 10:13)
Youngest king in the Bible aged 7 (2 Kings 11:21)
The Old Testament was written 1875 B.C. primarily in Hebrew with some books in Aramaic
The New Testament was written 45-63 A.D.  in Greek
The first full Bible were put together approx. 1200 A.D.
The Wycliffe Bible was the first translation of the English Bible, 1388 A.D.
In 1228 A.D., the Bible was divided into chapters by Stephen Langton
In 1448 A.D., the Old Testament was divided into verses by R. Nathan
In 1551 A.D., the New Testament was divided into verses by Robert Stephanus

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