Bible and You

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The Bible is a canonical collection of texts considered sacred in Judaism or Christianity. Different religious groups include different books within their canons, in different orders, and sometimes divide or combine books, or incorporate additional material into canonical books. Christian Bibles range from the sixty-six books of the Protestant canon to the eighty-one books of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church canon.

The Hebrew Bible, contains twenty-four books divided into three parts; the five books of the Torah ("teaching" or "law"), ("prophets"), and the ("writings"). The first part of Christian Bibles is the Old Testament, which contains, at minimum, the twenty-four books of the Hebrew Bible divided into thirty-nine books and ordered differently than the Hebrew Bible. The Catholic Church and Eastern Christian churches also hold certain deuterocanonical books and passages to be part of the Old Testament canon. The second part is the New Testament, containing twenty-seven books; the four Canonical gospels, Acts of the Apostles, twenty-one Epistles or letters and the Book of Revelation.

The English word Bible is from the Latin “biblia”.
The Old Testament is a Christian term for a collection of religious writings of ancient Israel , that form the major and first section of Christian Bibles, in contrast to the Christian New Testament which deals explicitly with 1st century Christianity. The Old Testament contains 39 (Protestant) or 46 (Catholic) or more (Orthodox and other) books, divided, very broadly, into the Pentateuch (meaning "five books"), the historical books, the "wisdom" books and the prophets. Torah

The Torah is also known as the "Five Books of Moses" or the Pentateuch, meaning "five scroll-cases".The Hebrew names of the books are derived from the first words in the respective texts. The Torah comprises the following five books:

The Book of Genesis (from the Latin Vulgate, in turn borrowed or transliterated from Greek meaning "origin";...
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