#19 Book of Judith

Judith means ‘Jewess’ What is the Value of the Book of Judith? The book of Judith describes how a Jewess used her beauty and charm to trick an Assyrian general into inviting her into his tent as he laid siege to Jerusalem.  The story goes that she takes the opportunity of being alone with himContinue reading “#19 Book of Judith”

#10 Lamentations and Baruch

LAMENTATIONS Baruch Apart from writing Lamentations and the book entitled Baruch, Jeremiah’s scribe also wrote down the prophecies of Jeremiah and the four history of Israel books I Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings and 2 Kings. Thus, Baruch wrote six books of the Bible and one book of the Apocrypha.

# 8 Apocryphal Book of Tobit

The Shadowing of Kings In exile it has happened time and again that Jews became administrators in the empires in which they were held captive.  Jewish administrators used their gifts  to help the rulers of empires enact just and wise decrees to the benefit of the diverse peoples of empires.  They also used their influenceContinue reading “# 8 Apocryphal Book of Tobit”

#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”

#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”