Christian Community Chapel - Bible TriviaThe Bible is the best selling book of all time.
The Bible has been translated into over 1,200 languages.
Scholars estimate that the 66 books of the King James version of the Bible were written by some 50 different authors.
There are nearly 774,000 words in all of 66 books, 1,189 chapters and 31,173
The Bible was the first book ever printed. In 1454, Johannes Gutenberg invented the "type mold" print press and began to print the Bible.
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.
The first English Bible translation was initiated by John Wycliff in 1382 and completed by John Purvey in 1388.
In 1522, Martin Luther first published his German translation of the New Testament.
It takes about 70 hours to read the entire Bible.
The shortest verse in the Bible consists of two words: "Jesus wept" (John 11:35).
The longest verse in the Bible is 71 words long. It's Esther 8:9.
Stephen Langton first divided the Bible into chapters in 1228
The shortest chapter in the Bible is Psalm 117 , just two verses long.
The longest chapter in the Bible is just two chapters later, Psalm 119. It has 176 verses
There are 1189 chapters in the Bible: 929 chapters in the Old Testament and 260 chapters in the New Testament. There are 594 chapters before Psalms 118
Fact: There are 594 chapters after Psalms 118
Add these numbers up and you get 1188
What is the center verse in the Bible? (Answer - Psalms 118:8)
Psalms 118:8: "It is better to trust in the LORD than to put
confidence in man."