About The Bible

Bible writers

Old testament

new testament

Genesis: Moses
Exodus: Moses
Leviticus: Moses
Numbers: Moses
Deuteronomy: Moses
Joshua: Joshua
Judges: Samuel
Ruth: Samuel
1 Samuel: Samuel; Gad; Nathan
2 Samuel: Gad; Nathan
1 Kings: Jeremiah
2 Kings: Jeremiah
1 Chronicles: Ezra
2 Chronicles: Ezra
Ezra: Ezra
Nehemiah: Nehemiah
Esther: Mordecai
Job: Moses
Psalms: David and others Proverbs: Solomon; Agur; Lemuel

Ecclesiastes: Solomon
Song of Solomon: Solomon
Isaiah: Isaiah
Jeremiah: Jeremiah
Lamentations: Jeremiah
Ezekiel: Ezekiel
Daniel: Daniel
Hosea: Hosea
Joel: Joel
Amos: Amos
Obadiah: Obadiah
Jonah: Jonah
Micah: Micah
Nahum: Nahum
Habakkuk: Habakkuk
Zephaniah: Zephaniah
Haggai: Haggai
Zechariah: Zechariah
Malachi: Malachi

Matthew: Matthew
Mark: Mark
Luke: Luke
John: Apostle John
Acts: Luke
Romans: Paul
1 Corinthians: Paul
2 Corinthians: Paul
Galatians: Paul
Ephesians: Paul
Philippians: Paul
Colossians: Paul
1 Thessalonians: Paul
2 Thessalonians: Paul
1 Timothy: Paul

2 Timothy: Paul
Titus: Paul
Philemon: Paul
Hebrews: Unknown
James: James (Jesus’ brother)
1 Peter: Peter
2 Peter: Peter
1 John: Apostle John
2 John: Apostle John
3 John: Apostle John
Jude: Jude (Jesus’ brother)
Revelation: Apostle John

BIBLE STATISTICS

general statistics

Number of books in the Bible: 66
Chapters: 1,189
Verses: 31,101
Words: 783,137
Letters: 3,566,480
Number of promises given in the Bible: 1,260
Commands: 6,468
Predictions: over 8,000
Fulfilled prophecy: 3,268 verses
Unfulfilled prophecy: 3,140
Number of questions: 3,294
Longest name: Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:1)
Longest verse: Esther 8:9 (78 words)
Shortest verse: John 11:35 (2 words: “Jesus wept” .

Middle books: Micah and Nahum
Middle chapter: Psalm 117
Shortest chapter (by number of words): Psalm 117 (by number of words)
Longest book: Psalms (150 chapters)
Shortest book (by number of words): 3 John
Longest chapter: Psalm 119 (176 verses)
Number of times the word “God” appears: 3,358
Number of times the word “Lord” appears: 7,736
Number of different authors: 40
Number of languages the Bible has been translated into: over 1,200

Written by Approximately 40 Authors
Written over a period of 1,600 years
Written over 40 generations
Written in three languages: Hebrew, Greek and Aramaic
Written on three continents: Europe, Asia and Africa
Written in different locations: wilderness, dungeon, palace, prison, in exile, at home
Written by men from all occupations: kings, peasants, doctors, fishermen, tax collectors, scholars, etc.
Written in different times: war, peace, poverty, prosperity, freedom and slavery

10 Longest Books in the Bible


Psalm – 150 chapters, 2,461 verses, 43,743 words
Jeremiah – 52 chapters, 1,364 verses, 42,659 words
Ezekiel – 48 chapters, 1,273 verses, 39,407 words
Genesis – 50 chapters, 1,533 verses, 38,267 words
Isaiah – 66 chapters, 1,292 verses, 37,044 words
Numbers – 36 chapters, 1,288 verses, 32,902 words
Exodus – 40 chapters, 1,213 verses, 32.602 words
Deuteronomy – 34 chapters, 959 verses, 28,461 words
2 Chronicles – 36 chapters, 822 verses, 26,074 words
Luke – 24 chapters, 1,151 verses, 25,944 words

Written in different moods: heights of joy to the depths of despair
Written in harmonious agreement on a widely diverse range of subjects and doctrines.

There are 8,674 different Hebrew words in the Bible, 5,624 different
Greek words, and 12,143 different English words in the King James Version.

10 Shortest Books in the Bible


3 John – 1 chapter, 14 verses, 299 words
2 John – 1 chapter, 13 verses, 303 words
Philemon – 1 chapter, 25 verses, 445 words
Jude – 1 chapter, 25 verses, 613 words
Obadiah – 1 chapter, 21 verses, 670 words
Titus – 3 chapters, 46 verses, 921 words
2 Thessalonians – 3 chapters, 47 verses, 1,042 words
Haggai – 2 chapters, 38 verses, 1,131 words
Nahum – 3 chapters, 47 verses, 1,285 words
Jonah – 4 chapters, 48 verses, 1,321.

Old testament

Number of books: 39
Chapters: 929
Verses: 23,114
Words: 602,585
Letters: 2,278,100
Middle book: Proverbs
Middle chapter: Job 20
Middle verses: 2 Chronicles 20:17,18
Smallest book: Obadiah
Shortest verse: 1 Chronicles 1:25
Longest verse: Esther 8:9 (78 words)
Longest chapter: Psalms 119

new testament

Number of books: 27
Chapters: 260
Verses: 7,957
Words: 180,552
Letters: 838,380
Middle book: 2 Thessalonians
Middle chapters: Romans 8, 9
Middle verse: Acts 27:17
Smallest book: 3 John
Shortest verse: John 11:35
Longest verse: Revelation 20:4 (68 words)
Longest chapter: Luke 1

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