Bible Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: Gideon
Research Date: 4.28.2013
Bible Statistics Data
Number of total Bibles Printed 6,001,500,000
Approximate number of languages spoken in the world today 6,900
Number of translations into new languages currently in progress 1,300
Number of languages with a translation of the New Testament 1,185
Number of languages with a translation of the Bible (Protestant Canon) 451
Total Words in the King James Bible 788,258
Number of verses in the King James Bible 31,102
Total Chapters in the King James Bible 1,189
Total Books in the King James Bible 66
Total Number of Authors in the Bible 40
Years it took to write the Bible 1,600
Shortest Chapter Psalm 117 (2 verses)
Longest Chapter Psalm 119
Middle Chapter Psalm 117 (the 595th chapter)
Shortest Verse in the Bible John 11:35 – “Jesus wept.”
Longest Verse in the Bible Esther 8:9
Longest Word in the Bible Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:3)
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