Some 37 million online Bible references were surveyed and then ranked by popularity to create a website that makes searching for scriptures easier.
TopVerses.com ranked every Bible verse by popularity and published the results on its website, which launched this month. Instead of starting in Genesis, the ranked search shows popular verses first. It found that 87 of the top 100 verses are from the New Testament.
‚ÄúPutting the most popular verses first makes the Bible much more accessible. All sorts of people are visiting the site and seeing the Bible in a new way,‚ÄĚ said Peter B. Chapman, the creator of the TopVerses.com. ‚ÄúI love finding old favorites in Psalms. You can see the top 10 Proverbs by simply clicking on Proverbs.‚ÄĚ
The most popular verse was John 3:16, with over twice the reference as the second most popular verse ‚Äď John 1.1. ...