Bible Knowledge~Do You Know Your Bible?


Bible Question: How many chapters, verses, and words are in the Bible?

Bible Answer: The following answers your question and includes information about both the Old and New Testaments.


Old Testament

Chapters – 929

Verses – 23,214

Words – 622,771

New Testament

Chapters – 260

Verses – 7,959

Words – 184,590

Bible Total

Chapters – 1,189

Verses – 31,173

Words – 807,361

The longest chapter in the Bible is Psalm 119, and the middle and shortest chapter is Psalm 117. The middle chapter of the Old Testament is Job 29 and the middle chapter of the New Testament is Romans 13. The middle verse of the Bible is Psalm 118:8.The middle verse of the Old Testament is 2 Chronicles 20:17, and the middle verse of the New Testament is Acts 17:17. The above information was provided by the The Open Bible.

Conclusion: Is it not amazing that God used about 40 authors to write the Bible, and yet the flow of the Bible is consistent and unchanged? It all points to Jesus Christ. The prophecies point to Him. The miracles He performed remind us that He is God. His teachings were amazing, and His control of nature was real. The entire Bible is about Him. It is about our God.