As you browse through the scripture text, the status bar in the lower-left corner of
the application displays the Passage Reference of the cursor’s location and the
exact selection and word count if you are selecting words.
Note that on word counts, only the actual words of the King James text are
counted. Decorations, like Book Names, Chapter Headings (or Subtitles), Verse
Numbers, Colophons (or Book/Chapter Closing text), User Notes, etc, are not
counted. For example:
If we zoom in on the status bar text:
You’ll notice that it correctly indicates that only 39 words of the King James text is
actually selected, from Genesis 1:1  to Genesis 1:2 , as verse one contains 10
words and verse two contains 29 words. The titles and headings aren’t counted.
This feature is most helpful when you want to count significant words in the text.
Without this, you’d have to manually count in order to skip the Verse and Chapter
numbers – a very time consuming and error-prone task. No other similar search
program is known to be able to do this.
An example of the types of places where you might wish to use this is counting the
words in the poison that the serpent spoke to Eve in the Garden of Eden … a total
of 46 words: