Scriptural Statistics. There are in the old Testament, 39 books, 929 chapters, 23,214 verses, 592,439 words, 3,728,100 letters. In the new. 57 books, 260 chapters, 7,959 verses, 181,252 words, 838,380 letters. The shortest chapter is Psalm cxvii. The shortest verse in the old Testament is 1 Chronicles, i, 25. In the new, John xi, 35. Ezra vii contains the whole of the alphabet. 2 Kings, xix and Isaiah xxxvii are alike.
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