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Revision as of 06:18, 16 May 2007

The books of the Bible differ in the canons of the Jews, and Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox Christians, although there is overlap. Below is a partial table comparing the canons of these denominations, for both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament.

Books of the Bible
Tanakh Protestant Old Testament Catholic Old Testament Eastern Orthodox Old Testament Slavonic Old Testament
Torah or Pentateuch
Genesis Genesis Genesis Genesis Genesis
Exodus Exodus Exodus Exodus Exodus
Leviticus Leviticus Leviticus Leviticus Leviticus
Numbers Numbers Numbers Numbers Numbers
Deuteronomy Deuteronomy Deuteronomy Deuteronomy Deuteronomy
Nev'im or Prophets Historical books
Joshua Joshua Joshua Joshua Joshua
Judges Judges Judges Judges Judges
see below Ruth Ruth Ruth Ruth
Samuel 1 Samuel 1 Kings 1 Samuel 1 Kingoms
Samuel 2 Samuel 2 Kings 2 Samuel 2 Kingdoms
Kings 1 Kings 3 Kings 1 Kings 3 Kingdoms
Kings 2 Kings 4 Kings 2 Kings 4 Kingdoms
see below 1 Chronicles 1 Paralipomenon 1 Chronicles 1 Chronicles
see below 2 Chronicles 2 Paralipomenon 2 Chronicles 2 Chronicles
1 Esdras (2 Esdras)
Ezra (includes Nehemiah) see below Ezra 1 Esdras Ezra (2 Esdras) Ezra
Ezra Nehemiah 2 Esdras Nehemiah (2 Esdras) Nehemiah
(1 Esdras) 2 Esdras
Tobias Tobit Tobit
Judith Judith Judith
see below Esther Esther Esther Esther
1 Machabees 1 Maccabees see below
2 Machabees 2 Maccabees see below
3 Maccabees
4 Maccabees
see below Job Job Job Job
see below Psalms Psalms Psalms Psalms
Odes
see below Proverbs Proverbs Proverbs Proverbs
see below Ecclesiastes Ecclesiastes Ecclesiastes Ecclesiastes
see below Song of Solomon Canticle of Canticles Song of Solomon Song of Songs
Wisdom Wisdom Wisdom of Solomon
Ecclesiasticus Sirach Sirach
Major Prophets
Minor Prophets
New Testament