Friday, October 11, 2013

A Big Picture Look at the Bible by Books & Chapters

Sometimes it's a good idea to get a big picture idea of what we study.When we say we read/study the Bible, what is it that we study?

The Bible is a collection of songs, prayers, history, miracles, prophecies, and more about God and His relationship with people.

The Bible is a collection of 66 books.
The Old Testament has 39 books. (That's 59.1% of the Bible based on books)
The New Testament has 27 books. (That's 40.9% of the Bible based on books)

The 66 books of the Bible have 1189 chapters.
The Old Testament has 929 chapters. (That's 78.1% of the Bible based on chapters)
The New Testament has 260 chapters. (That's 21.9% of the Bible based on chapters)

Old Testament
  1. Genesis-50 chapters
  2. Exodus-40 chapters
  3. Leviticus-27 chapters
  4. Numbers-36 chapters
  5. Deuteronomy-34 chapters
  6. Joshua-24 chapters
  7. Judges-21 chapters
  8. Ruth-4 chapters
  9. 1 Samuel-31 chapters
  10. 2 Samuel-24 chapters
  11. 1 Kings-22 chapters
  12. 2 Kings-25 chapters
  13. 1 Chronicles-29 chapters
  14. 2 Chronicles-36 chapters
  15. Ezra-10 chapters
  16. Nehemiah-13 chapters
  17. Esther-10 chapters
  18. Job-42 chapters
  19. Psalm-150 chapters
  20. Proverbs-31 chapters
  21. Ecclesiastes-12 chapters
  22. Song of Solomon-8 chapters
  23. Isaiah-66 chapters
  24. Jeremiah-52 chapters
  25. Lamentations-5 chapters
  26. Ezekiel-48 chapters
  27. Daniel-12 chapters
  28. Hosea-14 chapters
  29. Joel-3 chapters
  30. Amos-9 chapters
  31. Obadiah-1 chapter
  32. Jonah-4 chapters
  33. Micah-7 chapters
  34. Nahum-3 chapters
  35. Habakkuk-3 chapters
  36. Zephaniah-3 chapters
  37. Haggai-2 chapters
  38. Zechariah-14 chapters
  39. Malachi-4 chapters
New Testament
  1. Matthew-28 chapters
  2. Mark-16 chapters
  3. Luke-24 chapters
  4. John-21 chapters
  5. Acts-28 chapters
  6. Romans-16 chapters
  7. 1 Corinthians-16 chapters
  8. 2 Corinthians-13 chapters
  9. Galatians-6 chapters
  10. Ephesians-6 chapters
  11. Philippians-4 chapters
  12. Colossians-4 chapters
  13. 1 Thessalonians-5 chapters
  14. 2 Thessalonians-3 chapters
  15. 1 Timothy-6 chapters
  16. 2 Timothy-4 chapters
  17. Titus-3 chapters
  18. Philemon-1 chapter
  19. Hebrews-13 chapters
  20. James-5 chapters
  21. 1 Peter-5 chapters
  22. 2 Peter-3 chapters
  23. 1 John-5 chapters
  24. 2 John-1 chapter
  25. 3 John-1 chapter
  26. Jude-1 chapter
  27. Revelation-22 chapters
I encourage you to read through the whole Bible and find your favorite verses in each book. What is your favorite Old Testament verse & book? What is your favorite New Testament verse & book?

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