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The oldest almost-complete manuscript of the Bible still existing is the Codex Vaticanus, dating from the first half of the 4th century, now held in the Vatican library.

The King James Old Testament consists of 592,439 words consisting of 2,728,100 letters and the New Testament 181,253 words consisting of 838,380 letters (total 3,566,480 letters).

Obadiah, with 21 verses consisting of 602 words, is the shortest book in the Old Testament, and the third shortest in the Bible.

The verse in the exact middle of the Bible is Psalm 117:8. There are 594 chapters before Psalm 117 and 594 chapters after Psalm 117.

Malachi, written about 400 BC, is the youngest book in the Old Testament.