#4 Book of Job

Jobab was descended from Noah via Shem and Arphaxad – thus he was a Semite.  Arphaxad’s line leads to Abraham through his son Shelah, his son Eber and his son Peleg.  Eber’s second son was Joktan.  Joktan had 13 sons, of which Jobab was the youngest.  Genesis 10:21-31 has a special genealogy side-shoot that leadsContinue reading “#4 Book of Job”

#3 Old Testament Books Reordered into Chronological Order

After reordering the Protestant canon of Scripture for the Old Testament, I will place the books of the Apocrypha in chronological order in between these Bible books. I have used capital letters for the books belonging to the Protestant canon, and small letters for the additional books of the Catholic canon of Scripture. For eachContinue reading “#3 Old Testament Books Reordered into Chronological Order”

#2 Septuagint Bible

The Septuagint is the Old Testament in Greek translated by 70 Jewish scholars.  ‘Septuagint’ or ‘LXX’ means ‘70’.  It was written in the 3rd century BC and may have been commissioned by Ptolemy II Philadelphus (285-247 BC) to put in the library in Alexandria.  It was used by Alexandrian Jews living in Egypt. The SeptuagintContinue reading “#2 Septuagint Bible”

#1 Bible Books and Apocrypha in Chronological Order

Introduction In this article I am going to place the books of the Bible in chronological order.  In between the books that belong to the Protestant Bible canon, I will place the books of the Apocrypha also in chronological order.  The Apocryphal books are found in Orthodox and Catholic Bibles. How did I arrive atContinue reading “#1 Bible Books and Apocrypha in Chronological Order”