Trivia about the Bible

  1. Longest book in Old Testament—Psalms (150 psalms/2461 verses)
  2. Longest book in New Testament—Luke (1151 verses)
  3. Shortest book in Old Testament—Obadiah  (21 verses/670 words)
  4. Shortest book in New Testament—II John (13 verses/298 words)
  5. Longest chapter—Psalm 119 (176 verses)
  6. Shortest chapter—Psalm 117 (2 verses/ 33 words)
  7. Longest verse—Esther 8:9 (90 words)
  8. Shortest verse—John 11:35 (2 words) & II Chronicles 1:25 (3 words)
  9. Verses in Bible: 30,442
  10. Verses in Old Testament: 22,485
  11. Verses in New Testament: 7,957
  12. Words in Bible: 845,000
  13. Words in Old Testament: 647,000
  14. Words in New Testament: 198,000
  15. Most word used—the (58,000 times)
  16. Most used noun—lord (7,736 times)
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