Interesting Facts

BIBLE-
Wyciffe made the first English translation of the Bible in 1384.
First American edition of the Bible in English was published in 1752.
The Bible in whole or in part has been translated into more than 918 different languages and dialects, about 500 of which are in current use.
There is such a hunger for God's Word that in 1930 there were 37,000,000 volumes of the Bible issued throughout the world.

BOOKS OF THE BIBLE-
Old Testament.. 39
Middle Book, Old Testament.. Proverbs
New Testament.. 27
Middle Book, New Testament.. 2 Thessalonians' .
Most dramatic.. Job
Book in which the word "God" does not
appear..Esther, Song of Solomon(A.V.)

CHAPTERS-
In Old Testament..929
Middle chapter, Old Testament.. Job 29
In New Testament.. 260
Middle chapter, New Testament.. Romans 13,14
Middle and shortest chapter..117th Psalms
Longest chapter..119th Psalms
Grandest chapter.. Acts 26
Most comforting chapter.. Psalms 23
Alike chapters.............. 19th 0f 2 Kings and 37th of Isaiah
Love chapter.............................................. 1 Corinthians 13
Faith chapter.............................................. Hebrews 11
Home chapter............................................ John 14
Fatherhood chapter.................................... Luke 15

EIGHTY-EIGHT CHILDREN-
Father of....................................................2 Chronicles 11:21

FIRST ACCOUNTS-
Man shaving himself................................... Genesis 41:14
Courtship by proxy.................................... Genesis 24:15
........................................... Genesis 24:64,65
A screech owl............................................ Isaiah 34:14
First Negro convert.................................... Acts 8:27-39
Left handed man........................................ Judges 3:15
Samson's riddle.......................................... Judges 14:13,14
Woman paints her face............................... 2 Kings 9:30
First scripture song..................................... Exodus 15
Highway robbers........................................ Judges 9:25
Army smitten blind...................................... Judges 6:18

LETTERS-
In Old Testament........................................ 2,728,100
In New Testament...................................... 838,380
All letters except "J" in................................ Ezra 7:21

MEN-
Who shall not go to heaven......................... 1 Corinthians 6: 9,10
What 20th century Christians should be like. Psalms 15

VERSES-
In Old Testament........................................ 23,145
In New Testament...................................... 7,979
Middle verse.............................................. Psalms 118:8
Middle verse Old Testament....................... 2 Chronicles 20:17
Middle verse New Testament..................... Acts 7:17
Shortest verse Old Testament..................... 1 Chronicles 1:25
Shortest verse New Testament................... John 11:35
Longest verse in Bible................................ Esther 8:9
Same ending verses................. Psalms 107:8, 15, 21, 31
Most precious in all literature...................... John 3:16

WIVES-
Model....................................................... Proverbs 31:10-31
Seven want same man................................ Isaiah 4:1

WORDS-
In Old Testament....................................... 35,543
In New Testament..................................... 10,684
"Father" (Fathers', Fathers, Father's).......... 1,500 times
"Mother" (Mothers', Mothers, Mother's).... 325 times
"Boy" (Boys)............................................. 3 times
"Girl" (Girls)............................................... 2 times
"Lord"....................................................... 7,736 times
"God"........................................................ 4,370 times
Most sublime words in all literature............. Genesis 1:3
Longest word ("Mahershalalhashbaz")........ Isaiah 8:1