Bible Book Chapter, Verse, and Word Counts

I did some word counts on the Bible because I was trying to construct a Bible in 90 Days plan that is more evenly distributed per day than the original one. I came up with this improved Bible in 90 Days reading plan. The standard deviation of the number of words in each day’s reading is much lower in my improved version. I also published a DOCX version of my new reading plan so you can change the dates accordingly. Here’s a high-level snapshot of the data I gathered. The translation I used was the NET Bible since it has a very open copyright.

Book Chapters Verses Words
2 John 1 13 315
3 John 1 14 335
Philemon 1 25 486
Jude 1 25 661
Obadiah 1 21 667
Titus 3 46 972
Haggai 2 38 1041
2 Thessalonians 3 47 1084
Jonah 4 48 1263
Nahum 3 47 1275
Habakkuk 3 56 1513
Zephaniah 3 53 1620
2 Peter 3 61 1640
2 Timothy 4 83 1709
Malachi 4 55 1795
1 Thessalonians 5 89 1929
Joel 3 73 1989
Colossians 4 95 2057
Philippians 4 104 2293
1 Timothy 6 113 2360
James 5 108 2367
1 Peter 5 105 2395
Ruth 4 85 2543
1 John 5 105 2658
Song of Songs 8 117 2960
Micah 7 105 3106
Ephesians 6 155 3136
Galatians 6 149 3290
Lamentations 5 154 3443
Amos 9 146 4181
Hosea 14 197 5302
Ecclesiastes 12 222 5518
Esther 10 167 5651
Zechariah 14 211 6122
2 Corinthians 13 257 6547
Ezra 10 280 6843
Hebrews 13 303 6939
1 Corinthians 16 437 9528
Romans 16 433 9603
Nehemiah 13 406 10000
Daniel 12 357 11192
Revelation 22 404 12128
Mark 16 678 14160
Proverbs 31 915 15272
Joshua 24 658 15746
Judges 21 618 16862
Job 42 1070 18165
1 Chronicles 29 942 18256
2 Samuel 24 695 19379
John 21 879 19648
2 Kings 25 719 21284
1 Kings 22 816 21557
Matthew 28 1071 22755
2 Chronicles 36 822 22968
1 Samuel 31 810 23765
Acts 28 1007 24029
Leviticus 27 859 24130
Luke 24 1151 25132
Deuteronomy 34 959 25717
Numbers 36 1288 30752
Exodus 40 1213 31464
Isaiah 66 1292 35348
Genesis 50 1533 36381
Ezekiel 48 1273 36584
Psalms 150 2461 42167
Jeremiah 52 1364 46359

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