Number of Chapters and Verses In Each Book of the Bible

Dive into the structural blueprint of the Holy Bible with our comprehensive reference guide that lists the total number of chapters and verses in each Book of the Bible.

In total, there are 1,189 chapters and 31,102 verses in the Bible that make up the Old and New Testaments. Below is a breakdown of the two divisions of the Bible along with each Book’s number of chapters and verses.

Number of Chapters and Verses In the Old Testament

BookChaptersVerses
Genesis501533
Exodus401213
Leviticus27859
Numbers361288
Deuteronomy34959
Joshua24658
Judges21618
Ruth485
1 Samuel31810
2 Samuel24695
1 Kings22816
2 Kings25719
1 Chronicles29942
2 Chronicles36822
Ezra10280
Nehemiah13406
Esther10167
Job421070
Psalms1502461
Proverbs31915
Ecclesiastes12222
Song of Songs8117
Isaiah661292
Jeremiah521364
Lamentations5154
Ezekiel481273
Daniel12357
Hosea14197
Joel373
Amos9146
Obadiah121
Jonah448
Micah7105
Nahum347
Habakkuk356
Zephaniah353
Haggai238
Zechariah14211
Malachi455

Total Chapters In the Old Testament: 929 Chapters

Total Verses In the Old Testament: 23,145 Verses

Number of Chapters and Verses In the New Testament

BookChaptersVerses
Matthew281071
Mark16678
Luke241151
John21879
Acts281007
Romans16433
1 Corinthians16437
2 Corinthians13257
Galatians6149
Ephesians6155
Philippians4104
Colossians495
1 Thessalonians589
2 Thessalonians347
1 Timothy6113
2 Timothy483
Titus346
Philemon125
Hebrews13303
James5108
1 Peter5105
2 Peter361
1 John5105
2 John113
3 John114
Jude125
Revelation22404

Total Chapters In the New Testament: 260 Chapters

Total Verses In the New Testament: 7,957 Verses

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