How Many Chapters are in the Bible?

How Many Chapters are in the Bible

The bible Precisely has about 929 chapters in the Old Testament and 260 chapters in the New Testament.

The total is 1,189 Chapters in the bible.

The breakdown are:

Old Testament, a total of 929 chapters comprising:

  • Genesis 50
  • Exodus 40
  • Leviticus 27
  • Numbers 36
  • Deuteronomy 34
  • Joshua 24
  • Judges 21
  • Ruth 4
  • 1 Samuel 31
  • 2 Samuel 24
  • 1 Kings 22
  • 2 Kings 25
  • 1 Chronicles I 29
  • 2 Chronicles 36
  • Ezra 10
  • Nehemiah 13
  • Esther 10
  • Job 42
  • Psalms 150
  • Proverbs 31
  • Ecclesiastes 12
  • Song of Solomon 8
  • Isaiah 66
  • Jeremiah 52
  • Lamentations 5
  • Ezekiel 48
  • Daniel 12
  • Hosea 14
  • Joel 3
  • Amos 9
  • Obadiah 1
  • Jonah 4
  • Micah 7
  • Nahum 3
  • Habakkuk 3
  • Zephaniah 3
  • Haggai 2
  • Zechariah 14
  • Malachi 4

The New Testament, 260 chapters comprising:

  • Matthew 28
  • Mark 16
  • Luke 24
  • John 21
  • Acts 28
  • Romans 16
  • 1 Corinthians 16
  • 2 Corinthians 13
  • Galatians 6
  • Ephesians 6
  • Philippians 4
  • Colossians 4
  • 1 Thessalonians 5
  • 2 Thessalonians 3
  • 1 Timothy 6
  • 2 Timothy 4
  • Titus 3
  • Philemon 1
  • Hebrews 13
  • James 5
  • 1 Peter 5
  • 2 Peter 3
  • 1 John 5
  • 2 John 1
  • 3 John 1
  • Jude 1
  • Revelation 22

Further breakdown of the Old Testament are: 

  • 187 chapters in the Pentateuch
  • 249 chapters in the Historical books
  • 243 chapters in the Poetic books (“Wisdom”)
  • 183 chapters in the Major prophets
  • 67 chapters in the Minor prophets

New Testament are:

  • 89 chapters in the Gospels
  • 28 chapters in Acts
  • 87 chapters in the Pauline Epistles (excluding Hebrews )
  • 34 chapters in the General Epistles (including Hebrews)
  • 22 chapters in Revelat

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