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How many Books are in the Bible?
How many Books are in the Old Testament?
How many Books are in the New Testament?
What are the Books in the Old Testament?
- 1st Samuel
- 2nd Samuel
- 1st Kings
- 2nd Kings
- 1st Chronicles
- 2nd Chronicles
- Song of Solomon
What are the Books in the New Testament?
- 1st and 2nd Corinthians
- 1st and 2nd Thessalonians
- 1st and 2nd Timothy
- 1st and 2nd Peter
- 1st and 2nd and 3rd John
What does "testament" mean?
Testament means "covenant" or "contract."
Who wrote the Bible?
The Bible was written under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit by over 40 different authors from all walks of life: shepherds, farmers, tent-makers, physicians, fishermen, priests, philosophers and kings. Despite these differences in occupation and the span of years it took to write it, the Bible is an extremely cohesive and unified book.
Which single author contributed the most books to the Old Testament?
Moses. He wrote the first five books of the Bible, referred to as the Pentateuch; the foundation of the Bible.
Which single author contributed the most books to the New Testament?
The Apostle Paul, who wrote 14 books (over half) of the New Testament.
When was the Bible written?
It was written over a period of some 1,500 years, from around 1450 B.C. (the time of Moses) to about 100 A.D. (following the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ).
What languages was the Bible written in?
The Bible was written in three languages: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Koine Greek.
What are the divisions of the Old Testament?
- Books of Law - Pentateuch
- Books of Poetry
- Prophets (Major & Minor)
What are the divisions of the New Testament?
- Epistles (Pauline & General)