Book of Ruth, Old Testament book belonging to the third section of the biblical canon, known as the Ketuvim, or Writings. In most Christian canons it is treated as a history book and placed between Judges and 1 Samuel. After the death of her husband, Ruth moved to Judah with her mother-in-law, Naomi, instead of remaining with her own people.
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.
The Book of Joshua takes its name from the man who succeeded Moses as the leader of... The book can be divided into three sections: the conquest of Canaan (chapters 1–12), the distribution of the land among the Israelite tribes (chapters 13–22), and Joshua's farewell address and death (chapters 23–24).
The Book of Malachi, also called The Prophecy of Malachias, the last of 12 books of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) that bear the names of the Minor Prophets, grouped together as the Twelve in the Jewish canon. The book of Malachi helps in understanding the unchanging principles and merciful love of God.
Book of Joel, second of 12 Old Testament books that bear the names of the Minor Prophets. Some commentators have claimed that Joel is a prophet of darkness and gloom. But, when we look at Joel's book from the point of view of God’s people, he emerges as the proclaimer of grand tidings of salvation.
Book of Hosea, also spelled Osee, the first of 12 Old Testament books that bear the names of the Minor Prophets, considered as one book, The Twelve, in the Jewish canon. The book of Hosea strengthens our faith in God’s inspired prophecies. Everything that Hosea prophesied came true.
The Book of Esther is one of the Megillot, five scrolls read on stated Jewish religious holidays. ... Esther, the beautiful Jewish wife of the Persian king Ahasuerus (Xerxes I), and her cousin Mordecai persuade the king to retract an order for the general annihilation of Jews throughout the empire.
The Book of Proverbs (Hebrew: מִשְלֵי, Míshlê (Shlomoh), "Proverbs (of Solomon)") is a book in the third section (called Ketuvim) of the Hebrew Bible and a book of the Christian Old Testament. Proverbs raises questions of values, moral behavior, the meaning of human life, and righteous conduct.
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 Numbers is the fourth book of the Hebrew Bible, and the fourth of five books of the Jewish Torah. The book is the sacred history of the Israelites as they wandered in the wilderness following the departure from Sinai and before their occupation of Canaan, the Promised Land. It describes their sufferings and their numerous complaints against God.