List of Bible Books

List of Old Testament and
New Testament Books

Introduction

Welcome to our List of Bible Books page.  The following tables contain a separate list of Old Testament and New Testament books.

List of Old Testament Books

The Old Testament is comprised of 39 books in the Protestant Bible.  It is largely an account of God's dealings with Israel, a nation that began with the call of Abraham and experienced the Exodus, the conquest of the promised land and its eventual exile from that territory due to its disobedience. 

For ease of memorization, the books of the Old Testament can be divided into four main categories: law, history, poetry / wisdom and prophetical books.

For a summary of each of these categories and to see only a list of the books of the Old Testament click the link: Old Testament Books.

Law

Genesis

Exodus

Leviticus

Numbers

Deuteronomy

History

Joshua

Judges

Ruth

1 Samuel

2 Samuel

1 Kings

2 Kings

1 Chronicles

2 Chronicles

Ezra

Nehemiah

Esther

Poetry / Wisdom

Job

Psalms

Proverbs

Ecclesiastes

Song of Solomon

Major Prophets

Isaiah

Jeremiah

Lamentations

Ezekiel

Daniel

Minor Prophets

Hosea

Joel

Amos

Obadiah

Jonah

Micah

Nahum

Habbakuk

Zephaniah

Haggai

Zechariah

Malachi

List of New Testament Books

The New Testament is comprised of 27 books in the Protestant Bible.  It is largely an account of the life of Jesus Christ, the formation of the Christian church after his death and the outworking of faith in the communities that were founded by the apostles.

For ease of memorization, the books of the New Testament can be divided into four main categories: gospels, history, epistles and apocalyptic literature.

For a summary of each of these categories and to see only a list of the books of the New Testament click the link: NT Books.

Gospels

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

History

Book of Acts

Paul's Epistles

To churches

Romans

1 Corinthians

2 Corinthians

Galatians

Ephesians

Philippians

Colossians

1 Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians

To individuals

1 Timothy

2 Timothy

Titus

Philemon

General Epistles


Hebrews

James

1 Peter

2 Peter

1 John

2 John

3 John

Jude

Apocalyptic

Revelation



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