Below you will find a table which we hope you find useful, it covers the names of the books of the Bible, who wrote them and when they were written.

 

 

Bible Book

who wrote it?

When was it written?

 

 

 

Old Testament

 

 

Genesis

Moses

1450 - 1410 B.C.

Exodus

Moses

1450 - 1410 B.C.

Leviticus

Moses

1450 - 1410 B.C.

Numbers

Moses

1450 - 1410 B.C.

Deuteronomy

Moses

1407 - 1405 B.C.

Joshua

Joshua

1404 - 1390 B.C.

Judges

Samuel

1374 - 1129 B.C.

Ruth

Samuel?

1375 - 1050 B.C.

1 Samuel

Samuel (Includes writings from the prophets Nathan and Gad) 1 Chronicles 29:29

1043 - 1011 B.C.

2 Samuel

Unknown. Some have suggested Nathan's son Zabud, also includes the writings of Nathan and Gad

1010 - 970 B.C.

1 Kings

Possibly Jeremiah

971 - 852 B.C.

2 Kings

Possibly Jeremiah

852 - 587 B.C.

1 Chronicles

Ezra

450 - 425 B.C.

2 Chronicles

Ezra

450 - 425 B.C.

Ezra

Ezra

Around 450 B.C. recording events from about 538 - 450 B.C.

Nehemiah

Nehemiah

Approx. 445 - 432 B.C.

Esther

Mordecai

Approx. 470 B.C.

Job

Job, some have suggested Moses, Solomon or Elihu

Unknown. Records events that probably occurred during the time of the patriarchs, approx.2000 - 1800 B.C.

Psalms

David, Sons of Korah, Asaph, Heman, Ethan, Hezekiah, Moses and Solomon

Between the time of Moses approx 1440 B.C. and the Babylonian captivity 586 B.C.

Proverbs

Solomon, Agur and Lemuel

950 - 700 B.C.

Ecclesiastes

Solomon

935 B.C.

Song of Solomon

Solomon

965 B.C. (early in Solomons reign)

Isaiah

Isaiah

700 - 681 B.C.

Jeremiah

Jeremiah

627 - 586 B.C.

Lamentations

Jeremiah

Soon after the fall of Jersualem in 586 B.C.

Ezekiel

Ezekiel

Approx 571 B.C.

Daniel

Daniel

Approx 536 B.C.

Hosea

Hosea

Approx 715 B.C.

Joel

Joel

835 - 796 B.C.

Amos

Amos

760 - 750 B.C.

Obadiah

Obadiah

855 - 840 B.C. or 627 - 586 B.C.

Jonah

Jonah

785 - 760 B.C.

Micah

Micah

742 - 687 B.C.

Nahum

Nahum

663 - 612 B.C.

Habakkuk

Habakkuk

612 - 589 B.C.

Zephaniah

Zephaniah

640 - 621 B.C.

Haggai

Haggai

520 B.C.

Zechariah

Zechariah

Chapters 1 - 8 were written approx 520 - 518 B.C.

Chapters 9 - 14 were written around 480 B.C.

Malachi

Malachi

Approx 430 B.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Testament

 

 

Matthew

Matthew

Approx A.D. 60 - 65

Mark

John Mark

A.D. 55 - 65

Luke

Luke

About A.D. 60

John

John

Probably A.D. 85 - 90

Acts

Luke

Between A.D. 63 and 70

Romans

Paul

About A.D. 57

1 Corinthians

Paul

Approx A.D. 55

2 Corinthians

Paul

Approx A.D. 55 - 57

Galatians

Paul

Approx A.D. 49

Ephesians

Paul

Approx A.D. 60

Philippians

Paul

Approx A.D. 61

Colossians

Paul

Approx A.D. 60

1 Thessalonians

Paul

Approx A.D. 51

2 Thessalonians

Paul

Approx A.D. 51 or 52

1 Timothy

Paul

Approx A.D. 64

2 Timothy

Paul

Approx A.D. 66 or 67

Titus

Paul

Approx A.D. 64

Philemon

Paul

Approx A.D. 60

Hebrews

Paul, Apollos,Barnabas...?

Probably before the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in A.D. 70 because the religous sacrifices and seremonies are referred to in the book, but no mention is made of the Temple's destruction.

James

James - Jesus Brother

Probably A.D. 49

1 Peter

Peter

Approx A.D. 62 - 64

2 Peter

Peter

Approx A.D. 67

1 John

John

Probably between A.D. 85 and 90

2 John

John

Approx A.D. 90

3 John

John

Approx A.D. 90

Jude

Jude - Jesus Brother

Approx A.D. 65

Revelation

John

Approx A.D. 95

 

The information included in this table is from the NLT Application Study Bible and our own knowledge.

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