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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