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Name the books of the Bible by category?

How should the books of the Bible be grouped?

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Bible book categories:

 

Main divisions: Old Testament (39 books); New Testament (27 books).

 

The Old Testament has the following categories:

 

Law (5 books), History (12 books), Poetry and Wisdom (5 books), Major Prophets (5 books), and Minor Prophets (12 books).

 

The New Testament has the following categories:

 

Gospels (4 books), History (1 book), Paul's Letters (13 books),

General Letters (8 books), Prophecy (1 book).

 

Here is a listing of the books by category:

 

Old Testament
 
Law
 
Genesis
Exodus
Leviticus
Numbers
Deuteronomy
 
History
 
Joshua
Judges
Ruth
1st Samuel
2nd Samuel
1st Kings
2nd Kings
1st Chronicles
2nd 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
Habakkuk
Zephaniah
Haggai
Zechariah
Malachi
New Testament
 
Gospels
 
Matthew
Mark
Luke
John
 
History
 
Acts
 
Letters of Paul
 
Romans
1st Corinthians
2nd Corinthians
Galatians
Ephesians
Philippians
Colossians
1st Thessalonians
2nd Thessalonians
1st Timothy
2nd Timothy
Titus
Philemon
 
General Letters
 
Hebrews [perhaps by Paul]
James
1st Peter
2nd Peter
1st John
2nd John
3rd John
Jude
 
Prophecy
 
Revelation

 

Here are links to information which will be of use to you:

 

Sixty-Six Books of the Bible 1: www.thisisyourbible.com/index.php?page=library&task=show&mediaid=18

 

Sixty-Six Books of the Bible 2: www.thisisyourbible.com/index.php?page=library&task=show&mediaid=19

 

Sixty-Six Books of the Bible 3: www.thisisyourbible.com/index.php?page=library&task=show&mediaid=20

 

I hope you have found this helpful.

 

God bless,
Mike
thisisyourbible.com

 
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