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The Shortest and Longest Books of the Bible

10 Shortest Books in the Bible


l. 3 John --- 1 chapter, 14 verses, 299 words
2. 2 John --- 1 chapter, 13 verses, 303 words
3. Philemon --- 1 chapter, 25 verses, 445 words
4. Jude --- 1 chapter, 25 verses, 613 words
5. Obadiah --- 1 chapter, 21 verses, 670 words
6. Titus --- 3 chapters, 46 verses, 921 words
7. 2nd Thess. ---3 chapters, 47 verses, 1042 words
8. Haggai --- 2 chapters, 38 verses, 1131 words
9. Nahum --- 3 chapters, 47 verses, 1285 words
10. Jonah --- 4 chapters, 48 verses, 1321 words

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10 Longest Books in the Bible


1. Psalms -- 150 chapters, 2461 verses, 43,743 words
2. Jeremiah -- 52 chapters, 1364 verses, 42,659 words
3. Exekiel -- 48 chapters, 1273 verses, 39,407 words
4. Genesis -- 50 chapters, 1533 verses, 38,267 words
5. Isaiah -- 66 chapters, 1292 verses, 37,044 words
6. Numbers -- 36 chapters, 1288 verses, 32,902 words
7. Exodus -- 40 chapters, 1213 verses, 32,602 words
8. Deut. --34 chapters, 959 verses, 28,461 words
9. 2nd Chron. -- 36 chapters, 822 verses, 26,074 words
10. Luke -- 24 chapters, 1151 verses, 25,944 words

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10 Old Testament Books Most referred to in the New Testament


l. Isaiah, referred to 419 times in 23 N. T.
2. Psalms, 414 times in 23 books
3. Genesis, 260 times in 21 books
4. Exodus, 250 times in 19 books
5. Deuteronomy, 208 times in 21 books
6. Ezekiel, 141 times in 15 books
7. Daniel, 133 times in 17 books
8. Jeremiah, 125 times in 17 books
9. Leviticus, 107 times in 15 books
10. Numbers, 73 times in 4 books

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