The Ten: Bible facts from ChatGPT*

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  1. The Bible is divided into two main sections: the Old Testament and the New Testament.
  2. It was written by various authors over a span of approximately 1500 years.
  3. The shortest verse in the Bible is John 11:35: “Jesus wept.” The longest verse in the Bible is Esther 8:9, containing 90 words.
  4. The Ten Commandments are a central set of moral and ethical principles found in the Old Testament.
  5. The Bible contains 66 books in the Protestant canon and 73 books in the Catholic canon.
  6. The Bible is the best-selling book of all time. It has been translated into more than 3500 languages, making it one of the most translated works in history.
  7. The Bible has been historically preserved through meticulous copying by scribes over the centuries, ensuring its accuracy and continuity.
  8. The book of Psalms is the largest book in the Bible, with 150 chapters.
  9. The Bible includes various literary genres, such as historical narratives, poetry, prophecies and letters.
  10. The book of Revelation foretells future events and the ultimate triumph of God’s kingdom.

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