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Interesting Facts About the Bible

About forty men were engaged in the writing of the Bible, during a period of about 1,600 years—that is, from 1500 B.C. to A.D. J00.


These men wrote as they were moved by the Holy Spirit. (2 Peter 1:21.) They wrote not in -words of human wisdom, but in words divinely taught. (1 Corinthians 2:13.)

The Bible contains 3,566,480 letters; 773,746 words; 31,102 verses; 1,189 chapters; and 66 books. The Old Testament contains 39 books; the New Testament, 27 books. In point of length, the average word of the Bible contains fewer than five letters.

The word “Jehovah” occurs 6,855 times.

The word “Lord” occurs 1,853 times.

The word “and” occurs 46,277 times, and the word “reverand” but once (Psalm 111:9).

The book of Esther contains ten chapters, but neither the word “Lord” nor ‘God” is to he found in it.

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