Outline of Genesis

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The 1st 2000 Years
(Genesis 1-11)
In Seven Days God Created Everything Genesis 1:1-2:3
Adam and EveGenesis 2:4-25
The Fall and the Promise of the SeedGenesis 3
Cain and AbelGenesis 4
Geneology - Adam to NoahGenesis 5
The Noahic FloodGenesis 6-9
The NationsGenesis 10
The Tower of BabelGenesis 11:1-9
Geneology - Shem to AbrahamGenesis 11:10-32
Abraham and Isaac
(Genesis 12:1-25:18)
Abraham - God's Promise of Blessing to all NationsGenesis 12-14
God's Covenant with AbrahamGenesis 15-17
Sodom and GomorrahGenesis 18-19
Abraham Sarah, and IsaacGenesis 20-23
Isaac and RebekahGenesis 24
The Death of AbrahamGenesis 25:1-11
Geneology - IshmaelGenesis 25:12-18
Jacob (Israel)
(Genesis 25:19-36:43)
Jacob Competes with EsauGenesis 25:19-27:40
Jacob Flees to AramGenesis 27:41-28:22
Jacob in AramGenesis 29-30
Jacob Returns to Face EsauGenesis 31-33
DinahGenesis 34
Jacob Returns to BethelGenesis 35
Geneology - EsauGenesis 36
Joseph
(Genesis 37-50)
Joseph Sold into SlaveryGenesis 37
Judah and TamarGenesis 38
Joseph in EgyptGenesis 39-41
Joseph's Brothers Come to EgyptGenesis 42-45
The Israelites in EgyptGenesis 46:1-48:22
Jacob Blesses his Sons - The Sceptor of JudahGenesis 49:1-49:28
Death of Jacob and JosephGenesis 49:29-50:26
Luke 24:44 Now He (Jesus) said to them, "These are My words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things which are written about Me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled."
OT: 39 books links open into a new window...
NT: 27 books

Details: 3 Days, 3 Nights - Matthew 12:40
Law of Moses book 1-5 book 1-5 The Gospel
The Prophets (1) book 6-17 book 6-18 Paul's Letters
The Psalms book 19-22 book 19-26 Letters
The Prophets (2) book 23-39 book 27 The Revelation
OT: 39 books NT: 27 books
OLD TESTAMENT Chapters Verses Words Date written Author NEW TESTAMENT Chapters Verses Words Date written Author
Law of Moses Genesis (OT - 1) 50 1,533 38,267 1450 - 1410 BC Moses Matthew (NT - 1) The Gospel 28 1,071 23,684 60's AD Matthew
Exodus (OT - 2) 40 1,213 32,692 1450 - 1410 BC Moses Mark (NT - 2) 16 678 15,171 50's AD Mark
Leviticus (OT - 3) 27 859 24,546 1450 - 1410 BC Moses Luke (NT - 3) 24 1,151 25,944 60 AD Luke
Numbers (OT - 4) 36 1,288 32,902 1450 - 1410 BC Moses John (NT - 4) 21 879 19,099 85 - 90 AD John
Deuteronomy (OT - 5) 34 959 28,461 1410 BC Moses Acts (NT - 5) 28 1,007 24,250 61 AD Luke
The Prophets (1) Joshua (OT - 6) 24 658 18,858 1400 - 1370 BC Joshua Romans (NT - 6) Paul's Letters 16 433 9,447 58 AD Paul
Judges (OT - 7) 21 618 18,976 1050 - 1000 BC Anonymous (Samuel ?) First Corinthians (NT - 7) 16 437 9,489 56 AD Paul
Ruth (OT - 8) 4 85 2,578 1000 BC Uncertain (Samuel ?) Second Corinthians (NT - 8) 13 257 6,092 57 AD Paul
First Samuel (OT - 9) 31 810 25,061 930 BC & later Samuel + Galatians (NT - 9) 6 149 3,098 49 or 55 AD Paul
Second Samuel (OT - 10) 24 695 20,612 930 BC & later Samuel + Ephesians (NT - 10) 6 155 3,039 61 AD Paul
First Kings (OT - 11) 22 816 24,524 550 BC Jeremiah Philippians (NT - 11) 4 104 2,002 61 AD Paul
Second Kings (OT - 12) 25 719 23,532 550 BC Jeremiah Colossians (NT - 12) 4 95 1,998 61 AD Paul
First Chronicles (OT - 13) 29 942 20,369 450 - 425 BC Ezra First Thessalonians (NT - 13) 5 89 1,857 51 AD Paul
Second Chronicles (OT - 14) 36 822 26,074 450 - 425 BC Ezra Second Thessalonians (NT - 14) 3 47 1,042 51 AD Paul
Ezra (OT - 15) 10 280 7,441 456 - 444 BC Ezra First Timothy (NT - 15) 6 113 2,269 63 AD Paul
Nehemiah (OT - 16) 13 406 10,483 445 - 425 BC Nehemiah Second Timothy (NT - 16) 4 83 1,703 66 AD Paul
Esther (OT - 17) 10 167 5,637 465 BC Uncertain Titus (NT - 17) 3 46 921 65 AD Paul
The Psalms Job (OT - 18) 42 1,070 10,102 occurred 1500 BC Uncertain (Job ?) Philemon (NT -18) 1 25 445 61 AD Paul
The Psalms (OT - 19) 150 2,461 43,743 10th Century BC David - 73, Solomon - 2, Sons of Korah -12, Asaph - 12, Heman 1, Ethan 1, Moses 1 Hebrews (NT - 19) Letters 13 303 6,913 64 - 68 AD Uncertain (Paul ?)
Proverbs (OT - 20) 31 915 15,043 950 - 700 BC Solomon + James (NT - 20) 5 108 2,309 45 - 50 AD James
Ecclesiastes (OT - 21) 12 222 4072 935 BC Solomon First Peter (NT - 21) 5 105 2,482 63 AD Peter
Song of Solomon (OT - 22) 8 117 2661 965 BC Solomon Second Peter (NT - 22) 3 61 1,559 66 AD Peter
The Prophets (2) Isaiah (OT - 23) 66 1292 37044 740 - 680 BC Isaiah First John (NT - 23)` 5 105 2,523 90 AD John
Jeremiah (OT - 24) 52 1364 42659 627 - 585 BC Jeremiah Second John (NT - 24) 1 13 303 90 AD John
Lamentations (OT - 25) 5 154 3415 586/5 BC Jeremiah Third John (NT - 25) 1 14 613 90 AD John
Ezekiel (OT - 26) 48 1273 39407 592 - 570 BC Ezekiel Jude (NT - 26) 1 25 299 70 - 80 AD Jude
Daniel (OT - 27) 12 357 11606 537 BC Daniel Revelation (NT - 27) The Revelation 22 404 12,000 90's AD John
Hosea (OT - 28) 14 197 5175 710 BC Hosea

A graphic Overview of the Bible and history.

Joel (OT - 29) 3 73 2034 835 BC Joel
Amos (OT - 30) 9 146 4217 755 BC Amos
Obadiah (OT - 31) 1 21 670 840 or 586 BC Obadiah
Jonah (OT - 32) 4 48 1321 760 BC Jonah
Micah (OT - 33) 7 105 3153 700 BC Micah
Nahum (OT - 34) 3 47 1285 663 - 612 BC Nahum
Habakkuk (OT - 35) 3 56 1476 607 BC Habakkuk
Zephaniah (OT - 36) 3 53 1617 625 BC Zephaniah
Haggai (OT - 37) 2 38 1131 520 BC Haggai
Zechariah (OT - 38) 14 211 6444 520 - 518 BC Zechariah
Malachi (OT - 39) 4 55 1782 450 - 400 BC Malachi


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