The Bible is a term for sacred texts of many different beliefs, but often from Abrahamic religions. So, how many pages does the bible have? And how many words does the bible have? Find out with us below!
There are more than 1,200 pages in the bible. The actual number of pages varies based on the edition of the bible. Maybe less or more than the average number of pages listed above.
Of the 1,281 pages in the bible, there are 993 pages in the Old Testament and 288 pages in the New Testament. There are a total of 66 books in both wills, divided into 1,189 chapters. The longest chapter in the bible is Genesis, which has 50 chapters, occupies 58 pages, and includes 1,533 verses. The Bible has a total of 31,173 verses, with more than 23,000 in the Old Testament. In total, the bible has 774,746 words.
The first five books of the Bible are Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. Collectively, they are known as the Pentateuch or Torah. According to Jewish and Christian oral tradition, they were ordered by God to lead Moses and scholars to believe that they were written by many authors over the centuries.
Genesis recounts God's creation of the world, the great flood, the story of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as well as the arrival of the Jews in Egypt.
Exodus narrates God's revelation to the Jews through Moses after their escape from Egypt.
Leviticus is a description of moral and dietary law in Hebrew.
Numbers is the story of Moses and his people being sentenced to wander in the desert for 40 years.
Deuteronomy recounts the arrival of the Hebrews to the Promised Land and the death of Moses.