Bible Statistics

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Statistic Verification
Source: Gideon
Research Date: 4.28.2013
Bible StatisticsData
Number of total Bibles Printed 6,001,500,000
Approximate number of languages spoken in the world today6,900
Number of translations into new languages currently in progress1,300
Number of languages with a translation of the New Testament1,185
Number of languages with a translation of the Bible (Protestant Canon)451
Total Words in the King James Bible788,258
Number of verses in the King James Bible31,102
Total Chapters in the King James Bible1,189
Total Books in the King James Bible66
Total Number of Authors in the Bible40
Years it took to write the Bible1,600
Shortest ChapterPsalm 117 (2 verses)
Longest ChapterPsalm 119
Middle ChapterPsalm 117 (the 595th chapter)
Shortest Verse in the BibleJohn 11:35 – “Jesus wept.”
Longest Verse in the BibleEsther 8:9
Longest Word in the BibleMahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:3)

how many bibles have been printed ? how many bibles have been sold ? how many languages is the bible translated in ? what is the total number of bibles sold ever in the history of the world ?

Statistic Sources & References
Source: Statistic Brain Research Institute (Online / Direct Response Mail)
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: August 28, 2016

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