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.

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