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.
Poetry / Wisdom
Song of Solomon
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.
Book of Acts