How is the Bible made up?

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The Bible consists of the Old and the New Testaments. There are 39 books in the Old Testament. They were written much before the time of Jesus. There are 27 books in the New Testament. They were written during the time of the Apostles. The Bible is therefore a collection of 66 books.

The books were divided into chapters and verses at a later date. Assignments: Learn the names of the books of the Bible. Abbreviations are used for the names. Learn to find the designated Bible passages by abbreviations. Solve the following: James received a telegram from his godfather for his birthday. It said: “Ps. 86:5 and Phil. 2:10-11”. What was the message?

The Old Testament was originally written in Hebrew, a few parts of it also in Aramaic. The New Testament was written in Greek. The Bible, or parts of it, has been translated into many different languages and is still being translated.