Scripture

dreamstime 11069957 300Book by book, chapter by chapter, and verse by verse, this section of Psalm11918.org provides a detailed reference for each of the books of Scripture. Who recorded the book? When was it written? What was its purpose?

These and other questions are answered to provide our readers with context and a greater understanding of what it is they are reading and studying.

 

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THE CREATION OF ADAM- Michelangelo

English:  Genesis
Hebrew:  בּראשׁית
Transliterated:  Bereshit
("In the beginning")
Other names:   

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MOSES PARTS THE RED SEA- unknown artist

English:  Exodus
Hebrew:  שׁמוֹת
Transliterated:  Shemot ("Names")
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LEVITE HOLDS UP HOLY HANDS- James Tissot

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English:  Leviticus
Hebrew:  ויקרא
Transliterated:  Vayikra ("And He called")
Other names:   

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BILEAM UND DER ENGEL (BALAAM AND THE ANGEL)- Gustav Jaeger

English:  Numbers
Hebrew:  בּמדבּר
Transliterated:  Bamidbar
("In the Wilderness")
Other names:  B'midbar, Bemidbar

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MOSES VIEWING THE PROMISED LAND- Frederick Edwin Church

English:  Deuteronomy
Hebrew:  דברים
Transliterated:  Devarim ("Words")
Other names:   

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THE SEVEN TRUMPETS OF JERICHO- James Tissot

English:  Joshua
Hebrew:  יהוֹשׁוּע
Transliterated:  Yehoshua
Other names:  Y'hoshua

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SAMSON- Gregor Smukovic

English:  Judges
Hebrew:  שׁוֹףּטים
Transliterated:  Shoftim
Other names:   

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RUTH GLEANING- James Tissot

English:  Ruth
Hebrew:  רוּת
Transliterated:  Rut
Other names:   

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DAVID GEGEN GOLIATH (DAVID VERSUS GOLIATH)- Fugel

English:  1 Samuel
Hebrew:  שׁמוּאל א
Transliterated:  Shemuel Alef
Other names:   

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KING DAVID- Giovanni Francesco Barbieri

English:  2 Samuel
Hebrew:  שׁמוּאל בּ
Transliterated:  Shemuel Bet
Other names:   

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JEROBOAM'S SACRIFICE AT BETHEL- Gerbrand van den Eeckhout

English:  1 Kings
Hebrew:  מלכים א
Transliterated:  Melakhim Alef
Other names:  Book of the Kings of Israel (2 Chronicles 20:34)
[1 and 2 Kings were originally one book]

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ELIJAH TAKEN UP IN A CHARIOT OF FIRE- Giuseppe Angeli

English:  2 Kings
Hebrew:  מלכים בּ
Transliterated:  Melakhim Bet
Other names:  Book of the Kings of Israel (2 Chronicles 20:34)
[1 and 2 Kings were originally one book]

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SAUL ATTACKING DAVID- Giovanni Francesco Barbieri Guercino

English:  1 Chronicles
Hebrew:  דברי הימים א
Transliterated:  Divrei Hayamim Alef
Other names:  The Book of Days
[1 and 2 Chronicles were originally one book]

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KING SOLOMON (from Gustave Dore's original woodcut)- Bill Osborne

English:  2 Chronicles
Hebrew:  דברי הימים בּ
Transliterated:  Divrei Hayamim Bet
Other names:  The Book of Days
[1 and 2 Chronicles were originally one book]

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EZRA READS SCRIPTURE- unknown artist

English:  Ezra
Hebrew:  עזרא
Transliterated:  Etzra
Other names:   

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NEHEMIAH SEES THE RUBBLE IN JERUSALEM- James Tissot

English:  Nehemiah
Hebrew:  נחמיה
Transliterated:  Nechamyah
Other names:   

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ESTHER BEFORE AHASUERUS- Giovanni Andrea Sirani

English:  Esther
Hebrew:  אסתר
Transliterated:  Ester
Other names:  

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JOB AND HIS FRIENDS- Vladimir Borovikovsky

English:  Job
Hebrew:  איוֹב
Transliterated:  Yov
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KING DAVID- Gerard van Honthorst

English:  Psalms
Hebrew:  תהלים
Transliterated:  Tehillim
Other names:  Book of Praises

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THE VISIT OF THE QUEEN OF SHEBA TO KING SOLOMON- Sir Edward John Poynter (1890)

English:  Proverbs
Hebrew:  משׁלי
Transliterated:  Mishlei
Other names:   

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THE WISE KING- Lars Justinen

English:  Ecclesiastes
Hebrew:  קהלת
Transliterated:  Qohelet
Other names:   

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SONG OF SONGS- Domenico Morelli

English:  Song of Songs
Hebrew:  שׁיר השׁירים
Transliterated:  Shir HaShirim
Other names:  Song of Solomon

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ISAIAH'S LIPS ANOINTED WITH FIRE- Benjamin West

English:  Isaiah
Hebrew:  ישׁעיהוּ
Transliterated:  Yeshayahu
Other names:   

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JEREMIAH LAMENTING OVER THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM- Rembrandt

English:  Jeremiah
Hebrew:  ירמיהוּ
Transliterated:  Yirmeyahu
Other names:   

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THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM BY TITUS- Wilhelm Von Kaulbach

English:  Lamentations
Hebrew:  איכה
Transliterated:  Eikhah
Other names:   

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THE VISION OF EZEKIEL: THE VALLEY OF DRY BONES- John Roddam Spencer Stanhope

English:  Ezekiel
Hebrew:  יחזקאל
Transliterated:  Yechezhk'el
Other names:   

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DANIEL IN THE LION'S DEN- Briton Rivière

English:  Daniel
Hebrew:  דאניאל
Transliterated:  Dani'el
Other names:   

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HOSEA AND GOMER- unknown artist

English:  Hosea
Hebrew:  הוֹשׁע
Transliterated:  Hoshea
Other names:   

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SHOFARIM- Roee Yossef Suffrin

English:  Joel
Hebrew:  יוֹאל
Transliterated:  Yo'el
Other names:   

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PHOTO OF A LION- Wolfgang Moeller

English:  Amos
Hebrew:  עמוֹס
Transliterated:  Amos
Other names:   

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JERUSALEM FROM THE MOUNT OF OLIVES- Edward Lear

English:  Obadiah
Hebrew:  עבדיה
Transliterated:  Ovadyah
Other names:   

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JONAH EMERGING FROM THE WHALE- Pieter Brueghel

English:  Jonah
Hebrew:  יוֹנה
Transliterated:  Yonah
Other names:   

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PROPHET ON THE MOUNTAIN- Unknown artist

English:  Micah
Hebrew:  מיכה
Transliterated:  Mikhah
Other names:   

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ASSYRIAN ROYAL PALACE AT NINEVEH ON THE TIGRIS RIVER, BEFORE ITS DESTRUCTION IN 612 BCE- unknown artist

English:  Nahum
Hebrew:  נקם
Transliterated:  Naqum
Other names:   

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HUMAN-HEADED WINGED BULL AND WINGED LION (LAMASSU)- The Metropolitan Museum of Art

English:  Habakkuk
Hebrew:  הבקוּק
Transliterated:  Havaquq
Other names:   

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ZEPHANIAH from "THE TRIUMPH OF RELIGION"- John Singer Sargent

English:  Zephaniah
Hebrew:  צפניה
Transliterated:  Tz'fanyah
Other names:   

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THE GLORY OF THE TEMPLE- unknown artist

English:  Haggai
Hebrew:  חגי
Transliterated:  Hagai
Other names:   

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FOUR CHARIOTS ZECHARIAH 6- Donna Johnson

English:  Zechariah
Hebrew:  זכריה
Transliterated:  Z'kharyah
Other names:   

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MOLTEN IRON- Photo by Richard Hamm

English:  Malachi
Hebrew:  מלאכי
Transliterated:  Mal'akhi
Other names:   

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MATTHEW AND THE ANGEL- Rembrandt

English:  Matthew
Greek:  Μαθθαιος
Transliterated:  Maththaios
Other names:  The Gospel according to Matthew

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SAINT MARK- Guido Reni

English:  Mark
Greek:  Μάρκος
Transliterated:  Markos
Other names:  The Gospel according to Mark

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THE NATIVITY STORY (2006)- unknown artist

English:  Luke
Greek:  Λουκας
Transliterated:  Loukas
Other names:  The Gospel according to Luke

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THE DISCIPLES PETER AND JOHN CAME RUNNING TO THE TOMB ON THE MORNING OF THE RESURRECTION- Eugene Burnand

English:  John
Greek:  Ιωάννης
Transliterated:  Iōannēs
Other names:  The Gospel according to John

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ST PETER PREACHING AT PENTECOST- Benjamin West

English:  Acts
Greek:  Πράξεις
Transliterated:  Praxeis
Other names:  The Acts of the Apostles

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ST PAUL PREACHING IN ATHENS- Raphael

English:  Romans
Greek Ρωμαιος
Transliterated:  Romaios
Other names:  The Epistle of Paul to the Romans

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ST PAUL HEALING THE CRIPPLE AT LYSTRA- Karel Dujardin

English:  1 Corinthians
Greek 1 Κορίνθιος
Transliterated:  1 Korinthios
Other names:  Paul's first epistle to the Corinthians

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SAINT PAUL- Pompeo Giralamo Batoni

English:  2 Corinthians
Greek:  2 Κορίνθιος
Transliterated:  2 Korinthios
Other names:  Paul's second epistle to the Corinthians

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THE APOSTLE PAUL- Rembrandt

English:  Galatians
Greek:  Γαλάτης
Transliterated:  Galatēs
Other names:  Paul's epistle to the Galatians

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ST PAUL PREACHING BEFORE THE TEMPLE OF DIANA IN EPHESUS- Adolf Pirsch

English:  Ephesians
Greek:  Εφέσιος
Transliterated:  Ephesios
Other names:  Paul's epistle to the Ephesians

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PAUL AND SILAS IN PRISON- Unknown artist

English:  Philippians
Greek:  Φιλιππήσιος
Transliterated:  Philippēsios
Other names:  Paul's epistle to the Philippians

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RUINS WITH THE APOSTLE PAUL PREACHING- Giovanni Paolo Pannini

English:  Colossians
Greek:  Κολοσσαίος
Transliterated:  Kolossaios
Other names:  Paul's epistle to the Colossians

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SAINT PAUL- El Greco

English:  1 Thessalonians
Greek:  1 Θεσσαλονικεύς
Transliterated:  1 Thessalonikeus
Other names:  Paul's first epistle to the Thessalonians

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SAINT PAUL WRITING HIS EPISTLES- Valentin de Boulogne or Nicolas Tournier

English:  2 Thessalonians
Greek:  2 Θεσσαλονικεύς
Transliterated:  2 Thessalonikeus
Other names:  Paul's second epistle to the Thessalonians

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PAUL WRITING A LETTER TO TIMOTHY- Richard Serrin

English:  1 Timothy
Greek:  1 Τιμόθεος
Transliterated:  1 Timotheos
Other names:  Paul's first epistle to Timothy

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TIMOTHY PREACHES- Unknown artist

English:  2 Timothy
Greek:  2 Τιμόθεος
Transliterated:  2 Timotheos
Other names:  Paul's second epistle to Timothy

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THE APOSTLE PAUL- Unknown artist

English:  Titus
Greek:  Τίτος
Transliterated:  Titos
Other names:  Paul's epistle to Titus

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SAINT PAUL- James Tissot

English:  Philemon
Greek:  Φιλήμων
Transliterated:  Philēmōn
Other names:  Paul's epistle to Philemon

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ABRAHAM RECEIVING THE BLESSING OF MELCHIZEDEK- Maerten van Heemskerck

English:  Hebrews
Greek:  Εβραιος
Transliterated:  Hebraios
Other names:  The epistle to the Hebrews

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SAINT JAMES THE GREATER- Rembrandt

English:  James
Greek:  Ιάκωβος
Transliterated:  Iakōbos [Jacob]
Other names:  The epistle of James

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THE PENITENT APOSTLE PETER- Anthony van Dyck

English:  1 Peter
Greek:  1 Πέτρος
Transliterated:  1 Petros
Other names:  The first epistle of Peter

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PENITENT SAINT PETER- Jose de Ribera

English:  2 Peter
Greek:  2 Πέτρος
Transliterated:  2 Petros
Other names:  The second epistle of Peter

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ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST- Francesco Furini

English:  1 John
Greek:  1 Ιωάννης
Transliterated:  1 Iōannēs
Other names:  The first epistle of John

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ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST- Guido Reni

English:  2 John
Greek:  2 Ιωάννης
Transliterated:  2 Iōannēs
Other names:  The second epistle of John

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ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST- Bernardo Cavallino

English:  3 John
Greek:  3 Ιωάννης
Transliterated:  3 Iōannēs
Other names:  The third epistle of John

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THE APOSTLE JUDE- Van Dyck

English:  Jude
Greek:  Ιούδας
Transliterated:  Ioudas
Other names:  The epistle of Jude

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PANDEMONIUM- John Martin

English:  Revelation
Greek:  αποκάλυψις
Transliterated:  Apokalupsis
Other names:  The apocalypse of John

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כּי תצא (Ki Tetze)

 

 

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