Bible at a glance

How the Bible is laid out with the number of chapters in each Bible "book" or writing

    Old Testament

           _______________________
GENESIS 50                        |
EXODUS 40               (these    | Law, or
LEVITICUS 27           are also   | Pentateuch, or
NUMBERS 36            historical) | Five Books of Moses
DEUTERONOMY 34 ___________________| (5 books)

          ________________________
JOSHUA 24                         |
JUDGES 21                         |
RUTH 4                            |
1 SAMUEL 31                       |
2 SAMUEL 24                       |
1 KINGS 22                        | History
2 KINGS 25                        | (12 books)
1 CHRONICLES 29                   |
2 CHRONICLES 36                   |
EZRA 10                           |
NEHEMIAH 13                       |
ESTHER 10 ________________________|

       ___________________________
JOB 42                            |
PSALMS 150                        |
PROVERBS 31                       | Poetry
ECCLESIASTES 12                   | (5 books)
SONG OF SONGS 8 __________________|

          _________        _______
ISAIAH 66          |              |
JEREMIAH 52        | Major        |
LAMENTATIONS 5     | Prophets     |
EZEKIEL 48         | (5 books)    |
DANIEL 12 _________|              |
                                  |
         __________               |
HOSEA 14           |              |
JOEL 3             |              | Prophecy
AMOS 9             |              | (17 books)
OBADIAH 1          |              |
JONAH 4            | Minor        |
MICAH 7            | Prophets     |
NAHUM 3            | (12 books)   |
HABAKKUK 3         |              |
ZEPHANIAH 3        |              |
HAGGAI 2           |              |
ZECHARIAH 14       |              |
MALACHI 4 _________|       _______|


    New Testament

           ___   ___________    _____________
MATTHEW 28    |             |                |
MARK 16       | Synoptic    | Gospels, or    |
LUKE* 24 _____| Gospels     | Biography      |
                            | of Christ      | History
JOHN 21 ____________________|                | (5 books)
                                             |
ACTS* 28 (early church history) _____________|

          _____________________    __________
ROMANS 16                      |             |
1 CORINTHIANS 16               |             |
2 CORINTHIANS 13               |             |
GALATIANS 6                    |             |
            ______             |             |
EPHESIANS 6       |            |             |
PHILIPPIANS 4     | Prison     |             |
COLOSSIANS 4 _____|            | Pauline     |
                               | letters     |
1 THESSALONIANS 5              | (13 books)  |
2 THESSALONIANS 3              |             |
             ____              |             |
1 TIMOTHY* 6     |             |             | Letters, or
2 TIMOTHY* 4     | Pastoral    |             | "Epistles"
TITUS* 3 ________|             |             | (21 books)
                               |             |
PHILEMON* 1 (also prison) _____|             |
                                             |
HEBREWS 13 (also general, perhaps Pauline)   |
        _______________________              |
JAMES 5                        |             |
1 PETER 5                      |             |
2 PETER 3                      | General     |
1 JOHN 5                       | letters     |
2 JOHN* 1                      | (7 books)   |
3 JOHN* 1                      |             |
JUDE 1 ________________________|   __________|

              _______________________________
REVELATION 22 _______________________________| Prophecy
                                               (1 book)
                    * These New Testament books were written to individuals.

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