Old Testament Fact File

The Old Testament is composed of 39 books - 17 historical, 5 poetic, 17 prophetic. Their order, relative size, and authors are:

Historical (47% of the Old Testament)

Poetic (22% of the Old Testament)

Prophetic (31% of the Old Testament)

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