BIBLE FACTS DISCREPANT?

(Investigator 34, 1994 January)


According to opinion received the following two items were distributed as leaflets early in the 20th century.

The statements on the two leaflets are not all compatible with each other. Can anyone account for the discrepancies?

(Ed.)


  
BIBLE FACTS WORTH KNOWING.

The Bible contains 3,566,480 letters, 810,697 words, 31,175 verses, 1189 chapters, and 66 books.

The longest chapter is the 119th Psalm.

The shortest and middle chapter is the 117th Psalm.

The middle verse is the eighth of 118th Psalm.

The word "and" occurs 46,627 times; the word "Lord" 1855 times.

The thirty-seventh chapter of Isaiah, and the nineteenth chapter of 2 Kings are alike.

The longest verse in the Bible is the ninth verse of the eighth chapter of Esther, and the shortest verse is the thirty-fifth of the eleventh chapter of John.

In the twenty-first verse of the seventh chapter of Ezra is the alphabet.

The name of God is not mentioned in Esther.

The model prayer is the seventeenth chapter of John.

The thirteenth chapter of 1 Corinthians, is the chapter on Christian love, or, as it is called, "charity," and is very helpful.

It contains knowledge, holiness, wisdom, and love. A tree of life for all.

–"Immanuel Herald."

 
 
CURIOUS BIBLE FACTS

It. is said that the learned Prince of Granada, heir to the Spanish throne, being imprisoned by order of the Crown for fear he would aspire to the throne, was kept in solitary confinement in the old prison at the Place of the Skulls, Madrid.

After thirty-three years in this living tomb, death came to his release, and the following remarkable researches, taken from the Bible, and scratched with an old nail on the rough wall of his cell, told how the brain sought employment through the weary years:

In the Bible the word "Lord is found 1853 times, the word "Jehovah" 6855 times, the word "reverend" but once, and that in Psalms 111:9.

The ninth verse of the eighth chapter of Esther is the longest.

The eighth verse of the 97th Psalm is the middle verse of the Bible.

The 35th verse of the 11th chapter of John is the shortest.

Each verse in Psalm 136 ends alike.

No names or words with more than six syllables are found in the Bible.

The 37th chapter of Isaiah and the 19th chapter of second Kings are alike.

The word "girl" occurs but once in the Bible, and that in Joel 3:3.

There are found in both books of the Bible 3,538,483 letters, 773,693 words, 31,373 verses, 1189 chapters, and 66 books.

The 26th chapter of the Acts of the Apostles is the finest chapter to read.

The most beautiful chapter is the 23rd Psalm.

The four most inspiring promises are in John 14:2-6; Matt. 11:28; and Psalm. 37:4.

All who flatter themselves with vain boasting should read the sixth chapter of Matthew.

All, humanity should learn the sixth chapter of Luke from the 20th verse to its end.



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