10 Shortest Chapters in the Bible

From the “Did You Know” file: here are 10 chapters that are 5 verses or less:

Rank Chapter Verses Words (NIV)
10 Hosea 3 5 146
9 Jeremiah 45 5 136
8 Psalm 23 6 112
7 Psalm 15 5 106
6 Psalm 127 5 103
5 Psalm 125 5 95
4 Esther 10 3 93
3 Psalm 133 3 68
2 Psalm 134 3 53
1 Psalm 117 2 29

Happy memorizing! :-)

If you want to see more reading stats, check out the numbers for the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible and the New Testament.

[Update – I went ahead and updated the order and added rankings based on word counts from the NIV as well as links to the other reading stats. As always, if you have any questions, just send me a note.]