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Bible Doctrines: A Study

by Dr. Reve' M. Pete

Appendix A

The Books of the Bible, Authors and Dates Written

Old Testament

New Testament

The Pentateuch - The Law
Book Name Author1 Date Written2
Genesis Moses 1440 B.C
Exodus Moses 1440 B.C
Leviticus Moses 1445 B.C
Numbers Moses 1440 B.C
Deuteronomy Moses 1440 B.C
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The Books of the Prophets
Book Name Author1 Date Written2 Sub-Category
Joshua Joshua 1400 -1375 B.C Former Prophets
Judges Samuel 1050-1000 B.C Former Prophets
1 Samuel - Chapters 1-24 Samuel 931-722 B.C Former Prophets
1 Samuel - Chapters 25-31 Nathan and Gad 931-722 B.C Former Prophets
2 Samuel Nathan and Gad 931-722 B.C Former Prophets
1 Kings Jeremiah 560-538 B.C Former Prophets
2 Kings Jeremiah 560-538 B.C Former Prophets
Isaiah Isaiah 700-690 B.C Major Prophets
Jeremiah Jeremiah 626-586 B.C Major Prophets
Ezekiel Ezekiel 593-573 B.C Major Prophets
Hosea Hosea 750 B.C Minor Prophets
Joel Joel 835-805 B.C Minor Prophets
Amos Amos 760-750 B.C Minor Prophets
Obadiah Obadiah 586 B.C Minor Prophets
Jonah Jonah 760 or after 612 B.C Minor Prophets
Micah Micah 704-696 B.C Minor Prophets
Nahum Nahum 612 B.C4 Minor Prophets
Habakkuk Habakkuk 600 B.C Minor Prophets
Zephaniah Zephaniah 630 B.C Minor Prophets
Haggai Haggai 520 B.C Minor Prophets
Zechariah Zechariah 520-475 B.C Minor Prophets
Malachi Malachi 450 B.C Minor Prophets
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The Kethubim
Book Name Author1 Date Written2 Sub-Category
Job Job3 15th-2nd century B.C Poetic
Psalms Various 1000-300 B.C Poetic

Moses (Total Psalms-1)

Ethan (Total Psalms-1)

Solomon (Total Psalms-2)

Sons of Korah (Total Psalms-11)

Asaph (Total Psalms-12)

Unknown (Total Psalms-50)

David (Total Psalms-73)
Proverbs 1-29 Solomon 950-720 B.C. Poetic
Proverbs 30 Agur son of Jaketh 950-720 B.C. Poetic
Proverbs 31 King Lemuel 950-720 B.C. Poetic
Ruth Samuel 1050-500 B.C. Megilloth
Song of Solomon Solomon 970-930 B.C. Megilloth
Ecclesiastes Solomon 931 B.C. Megilloth
Lamentations Jeremiah 587 B.C. Megilloth
Esther Mordecai 465 B.C. Megilloth
Daniel Daniel Late 6th cent. B.C. Historical
Ezra Ezra 538-457 B.C. Historical
Nehemiah Nehemiah 432 B.C. Historical
1 Chronicles Ezra 425-400 B.C. Historical
2 Chronicles Ezra 425-400 B.C. Historical
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The Synoptic Gospels
Book Name Author1 Date Written2
Matthew Matthew 50-75 A.D.
Mark John Mark 65-70 A.D.
Luke Luke the Physician 59-75 A.D.
John John the Beloved 85 A.D.
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The Gospel of John
Book Name Author1 Date Written2
John John the Beloved 85 A.D.
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Acts
Book Name Author1 Date Written2
Acts Luke the Physician 62 A.D.
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The Epistles
Book Name Author1 Date Written2
Romans Paul 56 A.D.
1 Corinthians Paul 56 A.D.
2 Corinthians Paul 56 A.D.
Galatians Paul 55-56 A.D.
Ephesians Paul 60,61 A.D.
Philippians Paul 61 A.D.
Colossians Paul 61 A.D.
1 Thessalonians Paul 50 A.D.
2 Thessalonians Paul 50 A.D.
1 Timothy Paul 64 A.D.
2 Timothy Paul 66/67 A.D.
Titus Paul 64 A.D.
Philemon Paul 60-61 A.D.
Hebrews Paul5 70 A.D.
James Jesusí brother James 48-62 A.D.
1 Peter Peter Early 60s A.D.
2 Peter Peter 65-68 A.D.
1 John John the Beloved 90 A.D.
2 John John the Beloved 90 A.D.
3 John John the Beloved 90 A.D.
Jude Jesusí brother Jude 68-80 A.D.
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The Revelation
Book Name Author1 Date Written2
Revelation John the Beloved 70-95 A.D.
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