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Chapters and Verses How We Got Them

The Bible was divided into chapters by Stephen Langton (who later became Archbishop of Canterbury) early in the 1200s.

Robert Stephanus, a book printer from Paris, is credited with dividing those chapters into verses in 1551.

The first complete printed Bible using the chapter and verse divisions was the Geneva Bible of 1560.

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