How many chapters would you have to read a day to read through the whole Bible in just a year?

Well, there are 66 books in the Bible. There are 929 chapters in the Old Testament and 260 chapters in the New Testament. This gives a total of 1,189 chapters (18 per book on average).

  • Psalm 117 is the middle chapter of the Bible, being the 595th chapter and is also the shortest chapter of the Bible.
  • The longest chapter is Psalm 119. 
  • Jeremiah is the longest book
  • Obadiah is the shortest book in the bible

At just 4 chapters per day, you only need 298 days to completely read through the Bible. You can even take some weekends off.

Check out thebibleproject.com and readscripture.org. Also available on your phone with a daily prompt to read, meditate and pray. Be still and know that He is God!

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