Number of chapters of the books of the Bible
The wisest person in the Bible: Solomon
The strongest person in the Bible: Samson
The longest lived Methuselah: 969 year. Gen. 5:27.
The longest chapter in the Bible: Psalm 119
The Shortest Chapter in the Bible: Psalm 117
The shortest verse in the Bible: "Jesus was shedding tears" (John 11:35)
Number of books in the Bible - 66
Number of chapters in the Bible - 1 189
Number of verses in the Bible - 31 240
Translations of the BibleOn our planet, about 6.9 billion people speak more than 6900 languages.
3,223 languages have a full or partially translated Bible.
However, as a rule, the languages of small peoples are little used and people actively use one of the official languages of their country, ex. Russian, English, Portuguese, Spanish. In these languages, there are translations using only commonly used words. This series of Bible translations is called ERV - Easy-Read-Version, there are and others, for example Live Bible. For example, in Russia there are many small peoples who receive education in Russian and read in Russian, because in their languages there is a very scarce fiction and virtually no scientific literature. And those who have Bible translations in their native language prefer to read the Bible in Russian, the reasons are better translation and a great literature of biblical dictionaries, encyclopedias and other auxiliary material.
Every second in the world, one Bible is printed.
32,876 copies of the Bible are printed daily.
The number of printed Bibles in the 20th century alone amounts to many tens of billions. Following this book on statistics, "go" the writings of Mao Zedong, which are inferior to her by a few tens of thousands of times.
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