Old Testament Books In Order

Answer: The Old Testament is a compilation of books written by different authors in ancient times. The books are arranged in a certain order and are divided into three sections. Here is a brief overview of each book in the order they appear in the Bible:

1. Genesis (printed in 1534) – Genesis is the first book of the Bible and tells the story of creation, the fall of man, and the promise of a Savior.

2. Exodus (printed in 1534) – Exodus is the second book of the Bible and tells the story of the Israelites’ escape from slavery in Egypt and their journey toward the Promised Land.

3. Leviticus (printed in 1534) – Leviticus is the third book of the Bible and contains instructions for the religious and moral behavior of the people of Israel.

4. Numbers (printed in 1534) – Numbers is the fourth book of the Bible and tells the story of the Israelites’ journey in the wilderness and their eventual settlement in the Promised Land.

5. Deuteronomy (printed in 1534) – Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Bible and contains Moses’ last words to the Israelites before they enter the Promised Land.

6. Joshua (printed in 1534) – Joshua is the sixth book of the Bible and tells the story of the Israelites’ conquest of the Promised Land under the leadership of Joshua.

7. Judges (printed in 1534) – Judges is the seventh book of the Bible and tells the story of the judges who led the Israelites in the Promised Land.

8. Ruth (printed in 1534) – Ruth is the eighth book of the Bible and tells the story of the redemption of an outsider to the Israelites, Ruth the Moabite.

9. 1 Samuel (printed in 1534) – 1 Samuel is the ninth book of the Bible and tells the story of the prophet Samuel, the first king of Israel, and the early years of the kingdom.

10. 2 Samuel (printed in 1534) – 2 Samuel is the tenth book of the Bible and tells the story of King David and the growth of the Israelite kingdom.

11. 1 Kings (printed in 1534) – 1 Kings is the eleventh book of the Bible and tells the story of the divided kingdom of Israel and the reign of King Solomon.

12. 2 Kings (printed in 1534) – 2 Kings is the twelfth book of the Bible and tells the story of the downfall of the northern kingdom of Israel and the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem.

13. 1 Chronicles (printed in 1534) – 1 Chronicles is the thirteenth book of the Bible and contains a genealogy of the kings of Israel and Judah.

14. 2 Chronicles (printed in 1534) – 2 Chronicles is the fourteenth book of the Bible and tells the story of the kings of Judah from the time of Solomon to the Babylonian exile.

15. Ezra (printed in 1534) – Ezra is the fifteenth book of the Bible and tells the story of the return of the Jews from exile in Babylon and the rebuilding of the temple in Jerusalem.

16. Nehemiah (printed in 1534) – Nehemiah is the sixteenth book of the Bible and tells the story