Re: the longest book

From: John Baima (
Date: Sat Apr 19 1997 - 15:09:07 EDT

At 03:20 PM 4/19/97 +0100, Brian E. Wilson wrote:
>I would like to find the longest book in the Greek Bible (Old and New
>Testaments). Luke is the longest in the New Testament - about 19,482
>Greek words. Does anyone know, please, if there is any longer book than
>this in the Greek version of the Old Testament, and if so, how many
>Greek words it is in length?

Psalms is the longest at 35,353 (TLG) and then Gen at 34,304. BTW, the TLG
lists Luke at 20,728.

John Baima
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