Biblical facts

The King James Bible or most English bibles contain 66 books. 39 books in the Old Testament, starting with Genesis through Malachi. 27 books in the New Testament, starting with Matthew through to the last book, Revelation. The breakdown is as follows:

Old Testament: 39 books

Pentateuch or Torah is made up of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy.

Historical books are Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel , 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther

Poetry and Wisdom books are Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and song of Solomon

Major Prophets books are Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel and Daniel

Minor Prophets books are Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakku, Zephaniah, Haggi, Zechariah and Malachi


New Testament: 27 books

Gospels books are Matthew, Mark, Luke and John

History book is Acts

Paul’s Epistles (Letters) are Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus and Philemon

General Epistles are Hebrews, James,1 Peter, 2 Peter,1 John, 2 John, 3 John and Jude

Last book of bible on Prophecy is Revelation

Interesting facts:

  1. There are 31,175 verses in the King James bible. The middle verse in the whole Bible is Psalms 118:8. There are 14 words in this verse. The middle words are the 7th and 8th Those two word are: THE LORD”..
  2. The Hebrew word for James is Jacob.
  3. The King James Bible has no copyright on it. All other books or translations do.
  4. The King James bible is the only book in World History to exceed one billion copies in print.
  5. Hebrew 9: 22 And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.(for sin)

The word “sin” occurs 447 times in the bible. The word “blood”  occurs 447 times in the KJB.

  1. This example is just for the first verse and the last verse of the KJB. (who knows what lies in between)…..Genesis 1: 1 ¶ In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

                              Revelations 22: 21 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.

# of letters in 1st verse……..44

# of letters in last verse……44

# of vowels in 1st verse…….17

# of vowels in last vese……17

# of consonants in 1st verse……27

# of consonants in last verse….27

Revelations 1: 11 Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last:


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