Basic Bible Outline

The 66 books of the Bible were recorded by about 40 men, over a period of 1,500 years (the 14th century BC to the first century AD). The following outline shows how the books of the Bible (listed in the order they appear in the Bible) are arranged:

THE OLD TESTAMENT

39 books (written over a period of about 1,000 years: 14th to 4th century BC)

Historical
The Pentateuch (also known as the Torah, the books of Moses, the Book of the Law)
1. Genesis
2. Exodus
3. Leviticus
4. Numbers
5. Deuteronomy

Other historical
6. Joshua
7. Judges
8. Ruth
9. I Samuel
10. II Samuel
11. I Kings
12. II Kings
13. I Chronicles
14. II Chronicles
15. Ezra
16. Nehemiah
17. Esther

Poetical
18. Job
19. Psalms
20. Proverbs
21. Ecclesiastes
22. Song of Solomon

Prophetic
Major Prophets
23. Isaiah
24. Jeremiah
25. Lamentations
26. Ezekiel
27. Daniel

Minor Prophets
28. Hosea
29. Joel
30. Amos
31. Obadiah
32. Jonah
33. Micah
34. Nahum
35. Habakkuk
36. Zephaniah
37. Haggai
38. Zechariah
39. Malachi

THE NEW TESTAMENT

27 books (written during the first century AD)

Narratives
The Gospels
1. Matthew
2. Mark
3. Luke
4. John

Historical
5. The Acts of the Apostles

The Epistles
6. Romans
7. I Corinthians
8. II Corinthians
9. Galatians
10. Ephesians
11. Philippians
12. Colossians
13. I Thessalonians
14. II Thessalonians
15. I Timothy
16. II Timothy
17. Titus
18. Philemon
19. Hebrews
20. James
21. I Peter
22. II Peter
23. I John
24. II John
25. III John
26. Jude

Prophetic
27. Revelation

 

 

 

PDF: http://freebiblestudiesonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Free-Bible-Studies-Online_Supplementary-Reading-1_Understanding-Gods-Word.pdf

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