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handy info

Below is a handy guide which I find useful when quoting on nach and megillos: Standard Amount of Parchment for Megillos and Sifrei Nach based on the Ben Osher Tikun Megillah/Sefer Number of 42-line columns Number of parchment sections required Sefer Torah 245 65 Megillot: Megillat Esther 10 3 Megillat Ruth 4 1 Megillat Echah 6 2 Megillat Kohelet 9 3 Megillat Shir HaShirim 4 1 Totals 33 10 Sifrei Nach: Yehoshua 31 8 Shofetim 31 8 Shmu'el I & II 75 19 Melachim I & II 78 20 Yeshayahu 53 14 Yirmeyahu 69 18 Yehezqel 59 15 Trei Asar: Hoshea, Yo'el, Amos, Ovadya, Yona, Micha, Nachum, Habakuk, Zefanya, Haggay, Zecharya, Mal'achi 46 12 Totals 442 114 Grand Totals 720 189 Additional Megillot / Nach: Tehillim 72 18 Mishlei 47 12 Iyov Varies Varies Daniel Varies Varies Ezra - Nehemiah 47 12 Divrei Haya