It’s fun to learn about the Bible

 


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It’s fun to learn
about the Bible

Here’s one of our favorite Bible fun facts!  Have you always wanted to know how many books there are in the entire Bible, as well as how many are in the Old Testament and the New Testament?

You can by remembering just two numbers, you will always know the answers to the above questions on how many books are in the Bible FOREVER!

The numbers are 3 and 9

There are 39 books in the Old Testament.

Multiply 3 X 9 and the answer is 27

There are 27 Books in the New Testament.

If you add 39 and 27 and the answer is 66

There are 66 books in the entire Bible.

Teach the young children how much fun it is to learn the Bible and they will never part from it!

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Remember there is only one verse in the entire Bible that’s repeated twice: “The fool saith there is no God!” (Psalms 14:1 and Psalms 53:1)

The Bible was written over a 1500 year period!

There are over 40 authors

Psalm 118 is the middle chapter of the entire Bible

The chapter before Psalm 118 is the shortest in the Bible: Psalm 117

The chapter after Psalm 118 is the longest chapter in the Bible: Psalm 119

Did you know that the Bible has 594 chapters before Psalm 118 and it also has 594 chapters after Psalm 118

The largest Book in the Bible is: Psalms (which has 150 chapters.)

The largest chapter in the Bible is: Psalms 119 (which has 176 verses.)

The shortest Book in the Bible is: 2 John (one chapter with 13 verses)

The shortest verse in the Bible is: John 11:35 (“Jesus wept”)

The Bible can be read in about 70 hours

If you add up all the chapters in the Bible except chapter 118 in the Book of Psalms, you would get a total of 1188 chapters.

It’s a fun fact to know that Psalm 118:8 is the middle verse of the whole Bible. Which reads: “It is better to trust the Lord than to put confidence in men.”

Fun facts using the King James version:

There are 3,566,480 letters in the Bible.

There are 31,102 Verses in the Bible.

There are 1,189 Chapters in the Bible.

There are 66 books in the entire Bible. (To never forget how many books there are in the Old and the New Testament please go to top of this page.)

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