Robert Estienne (Robert Stephanus) was the first to number the verses within each chapter, his verse numbers entering printed editions in 1551 (New Testament) and 1571 (Hebrew Bible).. GNT Leatherbound Bible Catholic Edition with Deuterocanonicals / Apocrypha & Imprimatur, Ignatius Bible - Large Print Edition (Leather Cover), Holy Bible Outreach Bible NIV International Version -, First Confession and Reconciliation FREE Course, First Grade Catechism FREE Online Classes, NAB New American Bible Revised Edition Catholic Paperback, Take The Rosary: History, Mystery, and Meaning Class Now, 40 Days of Deals - 15% OFF - FREE Shipping $60+, Pope Francis holds meeting with NBA players to discuss social justice, Celebrate Sunday Mass - The Feast of Christ the King - 11.22.20. If you have already donated, we sincerely thank you. Nevertheless, the chapter and verse numbers have become indispensable as technical references for Bible study. The language used is Basic English. The titles usually referred to the first event or the first theological point of the section only, and some kephalaia are manifestly incomplete if one stops reading at the point where the next kephalaion begins (for example, the combined accounts of the miracles of the Daughter of Jairus and of the healing of the woman with a haemorrhage gets two marked kephalaia, one titled of the daughter of the synagogue ruler at the beginning when the ruler approaches Jesus and one titled of the woman with the flow of blood where the woman enters the picture – well before the ruler's daughter is healed and the storyline of the previous kephalaion is thus properly concluded). Bible in Basic English Below is a list of the books of the Bible.Clicking on a book of the Bible will show you a list of all the chapters of that book. Your gift is tax-deductible as allowed by law. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek.  (See fuller discussions below. © 2020 Christianity.com.  Projects such as Icthus also exist which strip chapter and verse numbers from existing translations. Since at least 916 the Tanakh has contained an extensive system of multiple levels of section, paragraph, and phrasal divisions that were indicated in Masoretic vocalization and cantillation markings. (BZ), 28 God blessed them and said to them,(CA) “Be fruitful and increase in number;(CB) fill the earth(CC) and subdue it. (AU) He also made the stars. Since the mid-16th century editors have further subdivided each chapter into verses – each consisting … Hindi and English parallel Bible. They will be yours for food. Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary, Online Jewish translation of the books of the Bible, https://en.wiktionary.org/w/index.php?title=Appendix:Books_of_the_Bible&oldid=50274081, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians, the First epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians, the Second epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corinthians, the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians, the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians, the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Hebrews, the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philippians, the Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans, the First epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians, the Second epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessalonians, the First epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Timothy, the Second epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Timothy. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. This commentary has been through Advanced Checking. The number of words can vary depending upon aspects such as whether the Hebrew alphabet in Psalm 119, the superscriptions listed in some of the Psalms, and the subscripts traditionally found at the end of the Pauline epistles, are included. For the Torah, this division reflects the triennial cycle of reading that was practiced by the Jews of the Land of Israel. Nashville: Gospel Advocate Restoration Reprints, 2001, "Europeana Regia - Paris Bibliothèque nationale de France MSS Latin 3", The Vulgate Chapters and Numbered Verses in the Hebrew Bible, Stephen Langton and the modern chapter divisions of the bible, "Bibliotheca Multivolume Readers' Bible Homepage", "The Bible's a mess, but a designer is fixing it", "Pitts Theology Library Exhibit on the Verses of the New Testament", "Kephalaia: The Ancient Chapters of the Gospels", Luke 20:30 και ο δευτερος – and the second, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chapters_and_verses_of_the_Bible&oldid=986545005, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. These verse divisions soon gained acceptance as a standard way to notate verses, and have since been used in nearly all English Bibles and the vast majority of those in other languages. One of the most frequent of these was a special type of punctuation, the sof passuq, symbol for a full stop or sentence break, resembling the colon (:) of English and Latin orthography.