New Testament Books in Order

New Testament Books

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How Many Books in the New Testament?

There are 27 books in the New Testament of the Protestant Christian Bible.  These 27 books can be divided into 5 different segments. These segments are:

  • The Acts of the Apostles (1)

  • Pauline Epistles (13)

  • General Epistles (8)

  • Apocalypse (1)

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New Testament Books in Order

The first segment of books in the New Testament are known as the Four Gospels.  The Gospels are then followed by the Book of Acts, the 21 Epistles (thirteen of which are Pauline), and the Book of Revelation. 

The Four Gospels (4):

Gospel of Matthew

  • Author: Matthew
  • Written: AD 60
  • Number of Chapters: 28

Gospel of Mark

  • Author: John Mark
  • Written: AD 58
  • Number of Chapters: 16

Gospel of Luke

  • Author: Luke
  • Written: AD 60 – AD 62
  • Number of Chapters: 24

Gospel of John

  • Author: John
  • Written: AD 85 – AD 95
  • Number of Chapters: 21

The Acts of the Apostles (1):

Acts

  • Author: Luke (also the author of the Gospel of Luke)
  • Written: AD 60 – AD 62
  • Number of Chapters: 28

Pauline Epistles (13):

Romans

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Written: AD 57
  • Number of Chapters: 16

1 Corinthians

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Written: AD 56
  • Number of Chapters: 16

2 Corinthians

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Written: AD 56
  • Number of Chapters: 13

Galatians

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Written: AD 50 – AD 55
  • Number of Chapters: 6

Ephesians

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Written: AD 60 – AD 64
  • Number of Chapters: 6

Philippians

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Written: AD 60 – AD 64
  • Number of Chapters: 4

Colossians

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Written: AD 60 – AD 64
  • Number of Chapters: 4

1 Thessalonians

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Written: AD 49 – AD 54
  • Number of Chapters: 5

2 Thessalonians

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Written: AD 50 – AD 54
  • Number of Chapters: 3

1 Timothy

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Written: AD 64
  • Number of Chapters: 6

2 Timothy

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Written: AD 65 – AD 67
  • Number of Chapters: 4

Titus

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Written: AD 64
  • Number of Chapters: 3

Philemon

  • Author: Apostle Paul
  • Written: AD 60
  • Number of Chapters: 1

General Epistles (8):

Hebrews

  • Author: Unknown
  • Written: AD 60 – AD 69
  • Number of Chapters: 13

James

  • Author: James
  • Written: AD 48
  • Number of Chapters: 4

1 Peter

  • Author: Apostle Peter
  • Written: AD 64 – AD 65
  • Number of Chapters: 4

2 Peter

  • Author: Apostle Peter
  • Written: AD 64 – AD 70
  • Number of Chapters: 3

1 John

  • Author: Apostle John (author of the Gospel of John)
  • Written: AD 85 – AD 95
  • Number of Chapters: 5

2 John

  • Author: Apostle John (author of the Gospel of John)
  • Written: AD 85 – AD 95
  • Number of Chapters: 1

3 John

  • Author: Apostle John (author of the Gospel of John)
  • Written: AD 85 – AD 95
  • Number of Chapters: 1

Jude

  • Author: Jude
  • Written: AD 60 – AD 95
  • Number of Chapters: 1

Apocalypse (1):

Revelation

  • Author: Apostle John (author of the Gospel of John)
  • Written: AD 96 or AD 69
  • Number of Chapters: 22