CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF THE BOOKS

CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF THE BOOKS

While no arrangement of these books can be made with absolute confidence, the following dates are sufficiently reliable to serve the purpose of the Bible student.

Old Testament

Job–Unknown
Genesis–1445-1405 B.C.
Exodus –1445-1405 B.C.
Leviticus –1445-1405 B.C.
Numbers–1445-1405 B.C.
Deuteronomy–1445-1405 B.C.
Psalms–1410-450 B.C.
Joshua–1405-1385 B.C.
Judges–ca. 1043 B.C.
Ruth–ca. 1030-1010 B.C.
Song of Solomon–971-965 B.C.
Proverbs–ca. 971-686 B.C.
Ecclesiastes–940-931 B.C.
1 Samuel–931-722 B.C.
2 Samuel–931-722 B.C.
Obadiah–850-840 B.C.
Joel–835-796 B.C.
Jonah–ca. 775 B.C.
Amos–ca. 750 B.C.
Hosea–750-710 B.C.
Micah–735-710 B.C.
Isaiah–700-681 B.C.
Nahum–ca. 650 B.C.
Zephaniah–635-625 B.C.
Habakkuk–615-605 B.C.
Ezekiel–590-570 B.C.
Lamentations–586 B.C.
Jeremiah–586-570 B.C.
1 Kings–561-538 B.C.
2 Kings–561-538 B.C.
Daniel 536-530 B.C.
Haggai–ca. 520 B.C.
Zechariah–480-470 B.C.
Ezra–457-444 B.C.
1 Chronicles–450-430 B.C.
2 Chronicles–450-430 B.C.
Esther–450-331 B.C.
Malachi–433-424 B.C.
Nehemiah–424-400 B.C.

New Testament

James–A.D. 44-49
Galatians–A.D. 49-50
Matthew–A.D. 50-60
Mark–A.D. 50-60
1 Thessalonians–A.D. 51
2 Thessalonians–A.D. 51-52
1 Corinthians–A.D. 55
2 Corinthians–A.D. 55-56
Romans– A.D. 56
Luke–A.D. 60-61
Ephesians–A.D. 60-62
Philippians–A.D. 60-62
Philemon–A.D. 60-62
Colossians–A.D. 60-62
Acts–A.D. 62
1 Timothy–A.D. 62-64
Titus–A.D. 62-64
1 Peter–A.D. 64-65
2 Timothy–A.D. 66-67
2 Peter–A.D. 67-68
Hebrews–A.D. 67-69
Jude–A.D. 68-70
John–A.D. 80-90
1 John–A.D. 90-95
2 John–A.D. 90-95
3 John–A.D. 90-95
Revelation–A.D. 94-96

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