HOW MANY CHAPTERS AND VERSES ARE IN THE BIBLE?

Data compiled and presented by Matt Keller

Note: these figures do not account for verses "dropped" from some Bible translations (example: Matthew 18:11). Also, many of the Psalms have title/author information that is not numbered among the verses. In the chapter-by-chapter tally, these Psalms are noted with a plus (+), and the unnumbered information is accounted for as a separate number in the totals. For a more in-depth explanation, see the note in the Psalms chapter tally.

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BOOK 
(OR DIVISION)
CHAPTERS  VERSES   UNNUMBERED VERSES
TOTAL 1189  31,103   +137
 Old Testament 929  23,145   +137
 New Testament 260  7958   
       
 Genesis 50 1533  
 Exodus 40 1213  
 Leviticus 27 859  
 Numbers 36 1288  
 Deuteronomy 34 959  
 Joshua 24 658  
 Judges 21 618  
 Ruth 4 85  
 1 Samuel 31 810  
 2 Samuel 24 695  
 1 Kings 22 816  
 2 Kings 25 719  
 1 Chronicles 29 942  
 2 Chronicles 36 822  
 Ezra 10 280  
 Nehemiah 13 406  
 Esther 10 167  
 Job 42 1070  
 Psalms 150 2461 +137
 Proverbs 31 915  
 Ecclesiastes 12 222  
 Song of Songs 8 117  
 Isaiah 66 1292  
 Jeremiah 52 1364  
 Lamentations 5 154  
 Ezekiel 48 1273  
 Daniel 12 357  
 Hosea 14 197  
 Joel 3 73  
 Amos 9 146  
 Obadiah 1 21  
 Jonah 4 48  
 Micah 7 105  
 Nahum 3 47  
 Habakkuk 3 56  
 Zephaniah 3 53  
 Haggai 2 38  
 Zechariah 14 211  
 Malachi 4 55  
 Matthew 28 1071  
 Mark 16 678  
 Luke 24 1151  
 John 21 879  
 Acts 28 1007  
 Romans 16 433  
 1 Corinthians 16 437  
 2 Corinthians 13 257  
 Galatians 6 149  
 Ephesians 6 155  
 Philippians 4 104  
 Colossians 4 95  
 1 Thessalonians 5 89  
 2 Thessalonians 3 47  
 1 Timothy 6 113  
 2 Timothy 4 83  
 Titus 3 46  
 Philemon 1 25  
 Hebrews 13 303  
 James 5 108  
 1 Peter 5 105  
 2 Peter 3 61  
 1 John 5 105  
 2 John 1 13  
 3 John 1 (14 or) 15  
 Jude 1 25  
 Revelation 22 404  



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