39 OT Books in Order:
Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 & 2 Samuel, 1 & 2
Kings, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Ester, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of
Songs, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah,
Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi
10 Commandments in Order:
You shall have no other gods before me.
You shall not make for yourself an idol.
You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God.
Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.
Honor your father and mother.
You shall not murder.
You shall not commit adultery.
You shall not steal.
You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
10. You shall not covet anything that belongs to your neighbor.
Structure of the Hebrew Bible:
Structure of the Protestant Old Testament:
Poetry and Wisdom
Unifying Structure of the Bible:
The Bible as a meta-narrative
Canonization of the Hebrew Bible:
: Accepted as Scripture by the 5
century BCE (after the return from the
: Accepted as Scripture by the end of the 3rd century (c. 200) BCE