Bible Book Outlines

The outlines are presented to give you a better understanding of each book of the Bible.

Books of the Bible

Complete Bible: 66 Books -- 1,189 Chapters -- 31,173 verses

Old Testament Books

39 Books -- 929 Chapters -- 23,314 verses

Divisions of the Old Testament

A Greek word which means a five-fold book

Genesis (50 chapters, 1,533 verses)
Exodus (40 chapters, 2,213 verses.)
Leviticus (27 chapters, 859 verses.)
Numbers (36 chapters, 1,288 verses.)
Deuteronomy (34 chapters., 959 verses.)

Containing a connected history of Israel from the death of Moses to the restoration after the Babylonian captivity

Joshua (24 ch., 658 vs.)
Judges (21 ch., 618 vs.)
Ruth (4 ch., 85 vs.)
1 Samuel (31 ch., 810 vs.)
2 Samuel (24 ch., 695 vs.)
1 Kings (22 ch., 816 vs.)
2 Kings (25 ch., 719 vs.)
1 Chronicles (29 ch., 942 vs.)
2 Chronicles (36 ch., 822 vs.)
Ezra (10 ch., 280 vs.)
Nehemiah (13 ch., 406 vs.)
Esther (10 ch., 167 vs.)

Named because of the prominence given in them about wisdom and folly.

Job (42 ch., 1,070 vs.)
Psalms (150 ch., 2,461 vs.)
Proverbs (31 ch., 915 vs.)
Ecclesiastes (12 ch., 222 vs.)
Song of Solomon (8 ch., 117 vs.)

The Major Prophets are described as “major” because of the longer lengths of their books, not their significance.

Isaiah (66 ch., 1,292 vs.)
Jeremiah (52 ch., 1,364 vs.)
Lamentations (5 ch., 154 vs.)
Ezekiel (48 ch., 1,273 vs.)
Daniel (12 ch., 357 vs.)

The Minor Prophets of the Bible are shorter books with more specific content, compared to the broader subjects of the Major Prophets.

Hosea (14 ch., 197 vs.)
Joel (3 ch., 73 vs.)
Amos (9 ch., 146 vs.)
Obadiah (1 ch., 121 vs.)
Jonah (4 ch., 48 vs.)
Micah (7 ch., 105 vs.)
Nahum (3 ch., 47 vs.)
Habakkuk (3 ch., 56 vs.) 
Zephaniah 3 ch., 53 vs.)
Haggai (2 ch., 38 vs.)
Zechariah (14 ch., 211 vs.)
Malachi (4 ch., 55 vs.)

New Testament Books

27 Books -- 260 Chapters -- 7,959 verses

Divisions of the New Testament

Tells the story of sin and death of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection and proclaims the good news of God’s victory over death.​

Matthew (28 chapters, 1,071 verses)
Mark (16 chapters, 678 verses.)
Luke (24 chapters, 1,151 verses.)
John (21 chapters, 879 verses.)

Luke shows how the gospel spread rapidly from Jerusalem to the whole Roman Empire, and from its Jewish roots to the Gentile world.​

Acts (28 chapters, 1,007 verses

The thirteen books of the New Testament attributed to Paul the Apostle​

Romans (16 chapters, 433 verses)
1 Corinthians (16 chapters, 437 verses.)
2 Corinthians (13 chapter, 257 verses.)
Galatians (6 chapters. 149 verses.)
Ephesians (6 chapters., 155 verses.)
Philippians (4 chapters., 144 verses.)
Colossians (4 chapters, 95 verses.)
1 Thessalonians (5 chapters. 89 verses.)
2 Thessalonians (3 chapters., 47 verses.)
1 Timothy (6 chapters, 113 verses.)
2 Timothy (4 chapters, 83verses.)
Titus (3 chapters, 46 verses.)
Philemon (1 chapters, 25 verses)

The books of the New Testament that appear not to have been written by Paul the apostle​.

Hebrews (13 chapters, 303 verses.)
James (5 chapters, 108 verses.)
1 Peter (5 chapters, 105 verses.)
2 Peter (3 chapters, 61 verses.)
1 John (5 chapters, 105 verses.)
2 John (1 chapters, 13 verses.)
3 John (1 chapter., 14 verses.)
Jude (1 ch., 25 vs.)

Culmination of end times prophecies.​

Revelation (22 chapters, 404 verses.)