The Book of Isaiah

The Book of Isaiah is the first of the earlier Prophets in the Hebrew Bible and the first of the Major Prophets in the Christian Old Testament. Isaiah is a book that unveils the full dimensions of God's judgment and salvation. God is "the Holy One of Israel" (see 1:4; 6:1 and notes) who must punish his rebellious people (1:2) but will afterward redeem them (41:14,16).

The Book of Psalms

The Book of Psalms, commonly referred to simply as Psalms, the Psalter or “the Psalms,” is the first book of the Ketuvim, the third section of the Tanakh, and a book of the Christian Old Testament. These are sacred poems meant to be sung. The Psalms are for the most part a book of prayer and praise. In it, faith speaks to God in prayer and of God in praise. But there are also psalms that are explicitly didactic (instructional) in form and purpose (teaching the way of godliness).

The Book of Job

The story of Job is one of the best known in the entire Bible yet, strangely enough, one of the least understood. No book in the Scripture is so shrouded in mystery as this ancient story. As Winston Churchill once described the Soviet Union, Job is “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” Tangled and troubling, its pages are veiled with the deep, perplexing issues of life. Profoundly provocative to the human mind, Job is a journey into the inscrutable ways of God.—Max Anders and Steven Lawson

The Book of Genesis

The Book of Genesis, the first book of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old Testament, is an account of the creation of the world, the early history of humanity, Israel's ancestors, and the origins of the Jewish people. Its Hebrew name is the same as its first word, Bereshit.

The Book of Exodus

The Book of Exodus is the second book of the Bible. It tells a story about Israelites being delivered from slavery, involving an Exodus from Egypt through the hand of Jehovah, the leadership of Moses, revelations at the biblical Mount Sinai, and a subsequent "divine dwelling" of God with Israel.

The Book of Leviticus

Please Support the Bible Translation Work of the Updated American Standard Version (UASV)$5.00Click here to purchase. The Third Book of Moses Leviticus Author: Moses Place Written: Wilderness When Written: c. 1500 B.C.E. CHAPTER 1 The Burnt Offering 1 And Jehovah called to Moses and spoke to him out of the tent of meeting, saying, 2 “Speak to the... Continue Reading →

The Book of Numbers

Please Support the Bible Translation Work of the Updated American Standard Version (UASV)$5.00Click here to purchase. The Fourth Book of Moses Numbers Author: Moses Place Written: Wilderness and Plains of Moab When Written: c. 1470 B.C.E. CHAPTER 1 The Census of Men for the Army 1 And Jehovah spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai,... Continue Reading →

The Book of Deuteronomy

The Book of Deuteronomy (literally "second law" from Greek deuteros + nomos) is the fifth book of the Jewish Torah, where it is called Devarim (Hebrew: דְּבָרִים‎), "the words [of Moses]", and the fifth book of the Christian Old Testament, where it is also known as the Fifth Book of Moses.

The Book of Joshua

Please Support the Bible Translation Work of the Updated American Standard Version (UASV)$5.00Click here to purchase. The Book of Joshua Author: Joshua Place Written: Canaan When Written: c. 1450 B.C.E. CHAPTER 1 Jehovah Encourages Joshua 1 And it came about after the death of Moses the servant of Jehovah, Jehovah spoke to Joshua[1] the son of Nun, Moses' assistant,... Continue Reading →

The Book of Judges

The Book of Judges is the seventh book of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old Testament. In the narrative of the Hebrew Bible, it covers the time between the conquest described in the Book of Joshua, the entry of Israel into Canaan, and the start of the reign of Saul.

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