Longest and shortest verse in the Bible
What is the longest verse in the Bible? What is the shortest verse in the Bible? These are some of the common Bible trivia questions you should know the answer to. Discover the shortest verse in the Bible and the longest verse in the Bible now.
The longest verse in the Bible
The longest verse in the Bible can be found in the Book of Esther, chapter 8 verse 9. The King James Version (KJV) of this verse contains ninety words.
"Then were the king's scribes called at that time in the third month, that is, the month Sivan, on the three and twentieth day thereof; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded unto the Jews, and to the lieutenants, and the deputies and rulers of the provinces which are from India unto Ethiopia, an hundred twenty and seven provinces, unto every province according to the writing thereof, and unto every people after their language, and to the Jews according to their writing, and according to their language." Esther 8 verse 9 KJV.
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The shortest verse in the Bible
The shortest verse in the Bible can be found in the Gospel according to John chapter 11 verse 35. The King James Version (KJV) of this verse contains just two words.
"Jesus wept." John 11 verse 35 KJV.
Now you know the longest and the shortest verses in the Bible. And the next time someone asks you, you will be able to give them the answer on the go. You can also test your friends with these questions and find out if they know the answer.
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