Bible at a glance

How the Bible is laid out with the number of chapters in each of the 66 "books" or writings

The charts below are lists of all 66 canonical books of the Bible along with the number of chapters in each book. Most of the books were written for a group of readers. Those which were written to specific individuals are identified.

Book of the Old Testament, a.k.a. the Hebrew Bible

list of Bible books
Genesis through Song of Songs with number of chapters in each book

list of Bible books
Isaiah through Malachi with number of chapters in each book

Books of the New Testament

list of New Testament
books showing types of writings and the number of chapters in each book

*Biblical writings addressed to an individual

    -- Howard Culbertson

nextSee the Old Testament portion of this outline in a graphic table [ more ]

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