DID YOU KNOW: There were at least 40 different people who wrote parts of the Bible?

  • The Writers of the Bible: While there were at least 40 different people who wrote parts of the Bible, some were more prolific than others. The Apostle Paul wrote at least 13 books of the Bible. He may have also been the author of the book of Hebrews. Moses wrote the first 5 books. The Bible attributes more than 3,000 proverbs to King Solomon. These are not all written in the book of Proverbs. However, most of that book is said to be the proverbs of Solomon.

 

  • Old Testament contains 929 chapters
    New Testament contains 260 chapters
    Entire Bible contains 1,189 chapters

 

  • The King James Bible contains 788,258 words, 31,102 verses, 1,189 chapters, and 66 books.

 

  • Middle chapter of Old Testament: Job 29
    Middle chapter of New Testament: Romans 13
    Middle and shortest chapter of Bible: Psalms 117

 

  • The shortest verse in the Bible is John 11:35, which states, “Jesus wept.

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