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The Books of the Bible according to the order of AV, RV, NRSV, REB

The Hebrew Scriptures

Genesis

Exodus

Leviticus

Numbers

Deuteronomy

Joshua

Judges

Ruth

1 Samuel (1 Kingdoms in LXX)

2 Samuel (2 ″ ″ ″)

1 Kings (3 ″ ″ ″)

2 Kings (4 ″ ″ ″)

1 Chronicles (1 Paralipomenon in LXX)

2 Chronicles (2 ″ ″ ″)

Ezra } (= 2 Esdras in LXX)

Nehemiah

Esther

Job

Psalms

Proverbs

Ecclesiastes

Song of Solomon (or Song of Songs)

Isaiah

Jeremiah

Lamentations

Ezekiel

Daniel

Hosea

Joel

Amos

Obadiah

Jonah

Micah

Nahum

Habakkuk

Zephaniah

Haggai

Zechariah

Malachi

The Apocrypha/Deuterocanonical Books

Tobit

Judith

The Additions to the Book of Esther

The Wisdom of Solomon

Ecclesiasticus

Baruch

The Letter of Jeremiah (= Baruch ch. 6)

The Additions to the Book of Daniel

The Prayer of Azariah and the Song of the Three Children

Susanna

Bel and the Dragon

1 Maccabees

2 Maccabees

Books in the Greek and Slavonic Bibles but not in the Roman Catholic Canon

(These four books, together with 4 Maccabees, and the Deutero canonical books, constitute the canon generally in use in Orthodox Christianity. They are approved, e.g., by the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church. All are included in NRSV.)

1 Esdras (= 2 Esdras in Slavonic and the Vulgate appendix)

Prayer of Manasseh (in Vulgate appendix)

Psalm 151

3 Maccabees

Books in the Slavonic Bible and the Vulgate Appendix

2 Esdras (= 3 Esdras in Slavonic; 4 Esdras in Vulgate)

(NB 1 and 2 Esdras in Vulgate = Ezra–Nehemiah, above.

3 Esdras in Vulgate is the Old Latin version of

1 Esdras.)

In Appendix to LXX

4 Maccabees

The New Testament Books

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

The Acts of the Apostles

Romans

1 Corinthians

2 Corinthians

Galatians

Ephesians

Philippians

Colossians

1 Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians

1 Timothy

2 Timothy

Titus

Philemon

Hebrews

James

1 Peter

2 Peter

1 John

2 John

3 John

Jude

Revelation

The Books of the Bible in the order of Catholic editions (e.g. NJB)

The deuterocanonical books are inserted into appropriate places within the OT canon. After Ezra–Nehemiah are placed:

Tobit

Judith

Esther

1 Maccabees

2 Maccabees

The Book of Wisdom and Ecclesiasticus follow the Song of Songs; Baruch is placed after Lamentations.

From A Dictionary of the Bible in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Biblical Studies.



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