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 Facts About The Bible (English)

Longest Chapter -- Psalms 119

Shortest Chapter -- Psalms 117

Center (Middle) Chapter -- Psalms 118

Chapters before Psalm 118 -- 594 Chapters; 
Chapters after Psalm 118 -- 594 Chapters; 
Add numbers of the Chapters up -- 1188 (594+594)

Center Verse -- Psalms 118:8

Psalm 118:8 -- It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.

Most Comforting Chapters -- Psalms 23, John: 14

Love Chapter -- 1 Corinthians 13

Faith Chapter -- Hebrews 11

New Testament Formation -- Acts 2

Alike Chapters -- 2 Kings 19, and Isaiah 37

Longest Verse -- Esther 8:9

Shortest Verse -- John 11:35

Most Precious Verse -- John 3:16

Saddest Verse -- Mark 15:34

Grandest Verse -- Romans 8:11

Number of Authors -- 40

The Garden verse -- Num. 11:5

The Metal verse -- Ezek. 22:19

Word "God" occurs -- 4,370 times
Word "Jehovah" occurs -- 6,855 times
Word "Lord" occurs -- 7,736 times
Longest Word -- Maher-shalal-hash-baz (Isaiah 8:1)
The Greatest Word -- JESUS

Words appears only once in the Bible -- 
Reverend (Psalms 111:9), 
Eternity (Isaiah 57:15) and 
Grandmother (2 Timothy 1:5).

The Bible was written by about 40 men over a period of about 1600 years dating from 1500 BC to about 100 years after Christ.

A Bible in the University of Gottingen is written on 2,470 palm leaves.

The system of chapters was introduced in A.D. 1238 by Cardinal Hugo de S. Caro, while the verse notations were added in 1551 by Robertus Stephanus, after the advent of printing.

The first translation of the English Bible was initiated by John Wycliffe and completed by John Purvey in 1388

The Bible can be read aloud in 70 hours.

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.

Verses in the Bible (KJV) contain all but 1 letter of the alphabet: 
Ezra 7:21 contains all but the letter j; 
Joshua 7:24, 1 Kings 1:9, 1 Chronicles 12:40, 2 Chronicles 36:10, Ezekiel 28:13, Daniel 4:37, and Haggai 1:1 contain all but q; 
2 Kings 16:15 and 1 Chronicles 4:10 contain all but z; 
and Galatians 1:14 contains all but k.

Almonds and pistachios are the only nuts mentioned in the Bible.

Salt is mentioned more than 30 times in the Bible.

According the traditions, following are the names of three wise men who visited infant Jesus and offered gifts: 
MELCHOIR (means king of light) offered Gold, 
GASPAR (means the white one) offered frankincense, 
and BALTHAZAR (means lord of treasures) offered myrrh.
(Frankincense is a gum resin used as a base for incense. 
Myrrh, also a gum resin, was valued as a perfume 
and unguent used in embalming)

The two robbers crucified next to Jesus were named DISMAS and GESTAS (according the traditions)

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, named in the Bible's Book of Revelation, are:
Conquest, Slaughter, Famine, and Death.

There are 49 different foods mentioned in the Bible.

Source: Bro. Paul Ciniraj, Salem Voice, India

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