List of the books of the bible the old testament 1. Take a piece of paper, and write out the order of the books for both the old and new testament. The old testament is largely an account of gods dealings with israel. Paul of tarsus more than half of the books in the new testament have been attributed to paul of tarsus, the great missionary who directs the spread of christianity after the death of jesus. While the old testament is bigger about 77% of the whole bible, the new testament is the part with the stories of jesus life, death, resurrection, and followers. Every author of the new testament was jewish except for luke. The english names are from the septuagint and vulgate translations. The bible consists of 66 books, spread across both the old and new testament. The names and order of the books of the old testament originally by e. Dictionary proper names old new testament scriptures abebooks. The blue letter bible ministry and the blb institute hold to the historical, conservative christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy of scripture. What are the names of the book in the new testament answers.
Books of the bible king james version christianity. Clicking on a book of the bible will show you a list of all the chapters of that book. Start to imagine what qualities you would value most in a child and see if any of these names match. Following is a list of books in the king james holy bible, in the old testament along with a brief description. Name the bible story look at each picture and try to name the bible story. For example, the book of genesis tells of the beginning or genesis of the world, and human history. The old testament is comprised of 39 books in the protestant bible. I have written an article on the difference between the catholic and protestant bibles. Of the many names included in the old testament of the bible, these are the ones that have found the most favor over the years. It also writes the names of the major and minor prophets through the old and new testament. Are there any biblical names in todays name pool that should be avoided. Hebrew names of the books of the bible english tradition. Old testament genese genesis exode exodus levitique leviticus nombres numbers deuteronome deuteronomy josue joshua juges judges ruth 1 samuel 2 samuel 1 rois 1 kings 2 rois 2 kings 1 chroniques 1 chronicles 2 chroniques 2 chro.
The old testament also known as the jewish tanakh is the first 39 books in most christian bibles. Inclusive of the etymology of the bibles names, this superb book tells us straightforwardly what the various hebrew names mean. The old testament abbreviated ot is the first part of the christian biblical canon, which is based primarily upon the twentyfour books of the hebrew bible or tanakh, a collection of ancient religious hebrew writings by the israelites believed by most christians and religious jews to be the sacred word of god. The old testament establishes principles that are seen to be illustrative of new. Test your knowledge on this religion quiz to see how you do and compare your score to. This manuscript included all 39 books of the old testament and the 27 books of the new testament in the same language.
Can you guess who the old testament character is in 5 clues or less. New king james version below is a list of the books of the bible. What are the names of the books of the old testament in the. Then take 3 x 9 27, the number of books in the new testament. Every writer in the entire new testament was jewish, except for luke. What are the names of the books of the old testament in. The complete concordance, to the old and new testament, or a dictionary and alphabetical index to the bible with a complete table of proper names with their meanings in the orginal languages, a concordance to the proper names of the old and new testament, a concordance to the apocrypha, and a compendium of the holy scriptures etc. Books of the bible simple english wikipedia, the free. The second part is the new testament, containing 27 books. Heres a list of some of the most often used names for boys in the old testament of the bible. What are the 66 books of the bible, in the same order as. The 66 books of the bible study resources blue letter bible. Please contact the web administrator with your comments and suggestions.
Jerome wasnt the first to select all 66 books we know today as the bible. While the bible is a unified book, there are differences between the old testament and the new testament. The eastern orthodox, oriental orthodox, and eastern catholic churches may have small differences in the lists of books that they accept. This edition of the bible is commonly referred to as the vulgate. Theres 2 parts to the bible the old testament and the new testament. Since the text and audio content provided by blb represent a range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed in the resource materials are not. Its a collection of 66 books, written in three languages by over 40 different people over. Then 3 squared equals 9, so there are 39 books in the old testament. The very easy way to remember the books of the old testament. For a detailed discussion of the differences, see biblical canon. Name chain 1 use the clues to fill in the names of old testament men and women.
Name chain 2 use the clues to fill in the names of more old testament men and women. In the period immediately following jesuss death, he is an active persecutor of. Heres a quick, highlevel look at how all these books. Vowelless books of the old testament quiz by walshymusic. Why are the two divisions of the bible called the old and. In judaism the hebrew bible is not only the primary text of instruction for a moral life but also the historical record of gods promise, first articulated in his covenant with abraham, to consider the jews his chosen people. Bible churches reading plans articles study topics all bible versions american standard version asv king james version kjv open english bible oeb websters bible wb world english bible web old and new old testament new testament. The new testament of the christian bible is one of the most influential works of the last two millennia. It means son of the right hand and was the name of jacobs youngest son, who went on to lead one of the twelve tribes of israel.
Many books are named after their authors, such as the gospels of matthew, mark, luke, and john, along with a few other letters also called epistles, which are named after their authors, such as james, and first peter and second peter he wrote two letters that are in the bible. Matthew mark luke john acts romans 1 corinthians 2 corinthians galatians ephesians philippians colossians 1 thessalonians 2 thessalonians 1 timothy 2 timothy titus philemon hebrews james 1 peter 2 peter 1 john 2 john 3 john jude revelation the old testament brief overview the new testament brief overview bible history online. On the third new moon after the people of israel had gone out of the land of egypt, on that day they came into the wilderness of sinai. The old testament genesis exodus leviticus numbers deuteronomy joshua judges ruth 1 samuel 1 kings 2 samuel 2 kings 1 kings 3 kings 2 kings 4 kings 1 chronicles 2 chronicles ezra nehemiah esther job. Books written before the time of jesus are collected in the old testament, while books that were written after jesus life and ministry on earth are collected in the new testament. The new testament contains 27 different books written by nine different authors.
The quran calls the first five books of the old testament the tawrat. Old testament men rearrange the letters to discover men from the old. In these books, paul uses his keen mind and robust intellect to develop christianitys first sophisticated theology. Protestant bibles have 66 books with only 39 in the old testament. The new testament chronicles the life and ministry of jesus, the growth and impact of the early church. Old testamentnew testament topic index kids korner. Oct 14, 2019 make a reference sheet to help you learn the names of each book. Keep this in simple list format so you can easily scan the sheet.
In the latin vulgate, it is customary to separate chapter and verse with a comma, for example, ioannem 3,16. Bullinger, revised by bill powell november 1998 this work is a brief summary and revision of bullingers work on the names and order of the books of the old testament. Old testament, the hebrew bible as interpreted among the various branches of christianity. The various books get their names in different ways. The new testament discusses the teachings and person of jesus, as well as events in firstcentury christianity. A list of books with brief descriptions of contents. Youll find the book bearing his name near the end of the old testament. Both jews and christians believe these texts to be holy. Mountains questions and puzzle about abraham, moses, elijah, and noah. Below is the protestant canon of the bible new revised standard version. Books of the bible list order complete new and old testament. Like old testament boys names, names for girls often take their meaning from the biblical persons place of birth, a physical characteristic or other personal qualities. Each name may span more than one word, or be confined within a larger word, so look diligently. The catholic church and eastern christian churches also hold that certain deuterocanonical books and passages are part of the old testament canon.
The old testament or jewish tanakh is the first book of the bible. List of books in the king james holy bible new international version, old testament. If you count the letters of old testament there are three letters in old and nine in testament. Read the following paragraphs and try to locate the names of twentyseven 27 books of the bible. As you may know, the catholic and protestant bibles differ in the number of books that each considers to be divinely inspired. Genesis creation, the fall, the flood, the spread of the nations, abraham, isaac, jacob, and joseph. List of books of the bible, including both the old and new. The 66 books of the bible can be split into nine sections. Use memorization tools like songs, games, and apps to help you learn each books name.
Inclusive of the etymology of the bible s names, this superb book tells us straightforwardly what the various hebrew names mean. Some of the other books in the new testament are also letters, and are named after the recipient. In judaism, the collection of inspired books is known as tanakh. Old testament books table of the 39 books of the old. Old testament characters and events match bible characters with events in their lives. Packet of twentyfive bookmarks that list the books of the bible and separates them by old and new testament. How many silent years are there between the old and new testaments.
The new testament is a collection of 27 books, usually placed after the old testament in most christian bibles. Most of the old testament books are named for their theme. Rate 5 stars rate 4 stars rate 3 stars rate 2 stars rate 1 star. How the books of the bible are organized learn religions. The tale of a man whos name consists of every book of the old testament because his mother couldnt make up her. Matthew, peter, and john were among the 12 disciples who walked with christ during his earthly ministry. The names and order of the books of the old testament. List of new testament books new testament charts bible. In christianity, the old testament is the name of the first part of the bible, the one written before jesus christ. The book of the bible is also known as holy bible or sacred scriptures and texts. Old testament j books how many books in the old testament begin with the letter j old testament who am i. Funny song for memorizing the books of the old testament. Amos was a minor prophet who prophesied in the eighth century b. He insisted that the translation use old familiar terms and names and be readable in the idiom of the day.
Perfect for spring babies and spiritual families, these names from the new testament have timeless appeal. The names of jesus new testament charts bible history. The first division used to organize the books of the bible is the division between the old and new testaments. Old testament prophesies and new testament accounts about jesus contain parallel references, fulling each of the seven names of god in the old testament. The name refers to the new covenant or promise between god and humanity through the death and resurrection of jesus christ. The old testament contains the origin and creation of the universe, the exodus from egypt, the formation of israel the prophets and the wisdom books. As the key work of the largest religion in the western world it has shaped our world in many subtle ways.
This video will teach you the arrangements and sections of the bible. The division of the bible into the old and new testaments employs misleading. Novum testamentum is the second part of the christian biblical canon, the first being the old testament. There are 80 books in the king james bible39 in the old testament, 14 in the apocrypha, and 27 in the new testament. On several occasions, christ claimed that he is the theme of all of scripture. A dictionary of the proper names of the old and new. Chad is a believer in christ, attorney at law, wannabe golfer, runner, dog lover, and writer. But the list of 27 books we know today as the new testament came together gradually through a series councils and general usage until the 27 books became the standard for most of. A helpful way to get familiar with the names and order of the books in the bible is to make a visual aid. The bible is a book made up with may books or you could call them chapters. Book of exodus written by moses, exodus tells the story of the departure of the israelite nation out of egypt. The catholic bible includes seven additional books within the old testament note. Beautiful baby names from the new testament sheknows. The following table contains a list of the 39 old testament books as listed in a typical protestant bible.
A dictionary of the proper names of the old and new testament. Table of tanakh books includes latin, english, hebrew and abbreviated names from tel aviv university. This is a temporary upload to learn the books of the bible old and new testament botb with pictures and names for ffc troy easy to memorize, but. The book of exodus tells of the story of the israelites exodus out of egypt. Although many of the books in the new testament are prophetic in nature, the book a revelation, the last book of the new testament, is the main prophetic book and is classed among the apocalyptic literature of the bible. The commissioning of the king james bible took place in 1604 at the hampton court conference outside of london. Holy bible with apocryphaldeuterocanonicals books nrsv hardcover bible imprimatur. The name stands for the original promise with god to the.
As you probably know, catholic bibles have 73 books, 46 in the old testament, and 27 in the new testament. The king james version remains one of the greatest landmarks in the. If you want to memorize each book entirely, and aim to read at least 1. The table covers both the old testament and the new testament. David brackett sent in a better method for remembering the number of books in the bible. He decreed that special pains be taken for a uniform. The old testament with the apocryphaldeuterocanonical books. The old testament has 39 books total, which consist of. Questions concerning the origin and contents of the single books are proposed and answered in articles on the respective books.
The new testament is a collection of 27 smaller documents, called books. The hebrew bible recognizes the books referred to as the old testament in the protestant bible, but not the apocryphaldeuterocanonical books or the new testament. Given their name with the vowels removed, name these books from the old testament of the bible. Why are there 39 books and 46 books in the old testament. Exodus enslavement, moses, ten plagues, passover, leave egypt, red sea crossing, mt. The names of god in the old testament blue letter bible.
The bible may be divided into eight basic sections. The old testament, or old covenant, derives its name from the agreement that god made with the nation of israel at mt. Old and new testament books of the bible with pictures and. I have written a short article on this subject if you wish to study it further catholic vs. Mar 19, 20 as easter approaches, consider these beautiful baby names from the bible. Jul 17, 2019 the translation of the king james bible by the church of england began in 1604 and completed in 1611. The hebrew names are taken from the first line of each book in the original hebrew. But in english bibles it is customary to separate chapter and verse with a colon, for example, john 3. Jackson offers here an a to z list of names found in the old and new testament bible scriptures, together with their meanings.991 630 697 636 417 624 38 1263 1430 552 135 989 1462 1095 1012 5 1485 272 856 333 730 827 774 269 783 224 1320 1487 1083 1273 232 1326