How Many Chapters in the Bible

One interesting fact about the bible is how many chapters the Bible has. Each of the books of the Bible is divided into different sections: chapters, biblical verses and psalms.


Number of Chapters in the bible

In total, the Bible is composed of 1,189 chapters, divided between the Old Testament and the New Testament. In turn, these chapters are formed by verses. And, as data the Bible has 3,566,480 letters as a whole.


How many chapters does the Catholic Bible have in total?

How many chapters does the Old Testament have?

The books of the Old Testament were written between the years 1,400-400 a.C. In short, the Old Testament has 920 chapters distributed throughout its 46 books.


Book Chapters
Genesis 50
Exodus 40
Leviticus 27
Numbers 36
Deuteronomy 34
Joshua 24
Judges 21
Rut 4
1 Samuel 31
2 Samuel 24
1 Kings 22
2 ° Kings 25
1 Chronicles 29
2nd Chronicles 36
Ezra 10
Nehemiah 13
Esther 10
Job 42
Psalm 150
Proverbs 31
Ecclesiastes 12
Song 8
Isaiah 66
Jeremiah 52
Lamentations 5
Ezequiel 48
Daniel 12
Hosea 14
Joel 13
Amos 9
Obadiah 1
Jonah 4
Micah 7
Nahum 3
Habacuc 3
Zephaniah 3
Haggai 2
Zacarias 14
Malachi 4


How many chapters does the New Testament have?

On the other hand the books of the New Testament were written after the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. In total, the Old Testament has 260 chapters, which in this piece are divided among 27 books.


Book Chapters

Gospel of Matthew 28
Gospel of Mark 16
Gospel of Luke 24
Gospel of John 21
Acts of the Apostles 18
Epistle to the Romans 16
First Epistle to the Corinthians 16
Second Epistle to the Corinthians 13
Epistle to the Galatians 6
Epistle to the Ephesians 6
Epistle to the Philippians 4
Epistle to Colossians 4
First Epistle to the Thessalonians 5
Second Epistle to the Thessalonians 3
First Epistle to Timothy 6
Second Epistle to Timothy 4
Epistle to Titus 3
Epistle to Philemon 1
Epistle to the Hebrews 13
Epistle of James 5
First Epistle of Saint Peter 5
Second Epistle of Saint Peter 3
First Epistle of Saint John 5
Second Epistle of Saint John 1
Third Epistle of Saint John 1
Epistle of Saint Jude 1
Apocalypse of Saint John 22


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