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Cool Facts About The Bible
  1. The word Bible comes for the Greek word Biblia, which literally means "books."
  2. Written by over 40 different authors over 1600 years
  3. Written from about 1450 BC to 100 AD
  4. Written in 3 languages (Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek)
  5. Written on 3 continents (Asia, Africa, Europe)
  6. First book to be printed, in 1454 (best seller every year since then)
  7. The Bible has been translated to over 6,000 different languages
  8. The Bible contains about 773,692 words!
  9. It takes only about 70 hours to read the whole Bible out loud
  10. The Bible was divided into chapters by Stephen Langton in 1228
  11. The Old Testament was divided into verses by R. Nathan in 1448
  12. The New Testament by Robert Stephanus in 1551.
  13. The Old Testament contains 39 books
  14. The Old Testament contains 929 chapters
  15. The Old Testament contains 23,214 verses
  16. The New Testament contains 27 books
  17. The New Testament contains 260 chapters
  18. The New Testament contains 7,956 verses
  19. For a total in the Bible of: 66 books; 1,189 chapters; 31,170 verses
  20. The Longest Verse: Esther 8:9
  21. The Longest Chapter: Psalms 119
  22. The Longest Book: Psalms
  23. The Shortest Verse: John 11:35
  24. The 2nd Shortest Verse: I Chronicles 1:25
  25. The Shortest Chapter: Psalm 117
  26. The Shortest Book: 2 John


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