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Traditional English “with Apocrypha” Bible Canon

The table below lists all of the Biblical docu­ments officially included in all Bibles which I could discover online.  Currently the docu­ments are in Traditional English “with Apocrypha” Bible order, the official Bible canon of one very large denomination:  the Anglican Communion.  You can change the ordering of the docu­ments (corresponding to other Bible canons or to alphabetical) by clicking on the appropriate link.
The “Standard Title” column shows the short form of the docu­ment title in “Standard” or “Traditional” English.Source 1The “Canon Title” column shows the short form of the docu­ment title traditionally found in this particular Bible canon.Source 2  With this particular Bible canon there are no document title differences between the columns except for Baruch.
Note:  if you hover the mouse over any word underlined with large dots like thisExample tooltip popup text will provide more information.  The full traditional titles of all of the docu­ments are provided in such tooltips.Source 3

Traditional English “with Apocrypha” Bible Canon

Old Testament Old Testament
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Genesis The First Book of Moses, Called Genesis Genesis The First Book of Moses, Called Genesis
Book Exodus The Second Book of Moses, Called Exodus Exodus The Second Book of Moses, Called Exodus
Book Leviticus The Third Book of Moses, Called Leviticus Leviticus The Third Book of Moses, Called Leviticus
Book Numbers The Fourth Book of Moses, Called Numbers Numbers The Fourth Book of Moses, Called Numbers
Book Deuter­onomy The Fifth Book of Moses, Called Deuter­onomy Deuter­onomy The Fifth Book of Moses, Called Deuter­onomy
Book Joshua The Book of Joshua Joshua The Book of Joshua
Book Judges The Book of Judges Judges The Book of Judges
Book Ruth The Book of Ruth Ruth The Book of Ruth
Book 1 Samuel The First Book of Samuel other­wise called, the First Book of the Kings 1 Samuel The First Book of Samuel other­wise called, the First Book of the Kings
Book 2 Samuel The Second Book of Samuel other­wise called, the Second Book of the Kings 2 Samuel The Second Book of Samuel other­wise called, the Second Book of the Kings
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book 1 Kings The First Book of the Kings com­monly called, the Third Book of the Kings 1 Kings The First Book of the Kings com­monly called, the Third Book of the Kings
Book 2 Kings The Second Book of the Kings com­monly called, the Fourth Book of the Kings 2 Kings The Second Book of the Kings com­monly called, the Fourth Book of the Kings
Book 1 Chron­icles The First Book of the Chron­icles 1 Chron­icles The First Book of the Chron­icles
Book 2 Chron­icles The Second Book of the Chron­icles 2 Chron­icles The Second Book of the Chron­icles
Book Ezra Ezra Ezra Ezra
Book Nehe­miah The Book of Nehe­miah Nehe­miah The Book of Nehe­miah
Book Esther The Book of Esther Esther The Book of Esther
Book Job The Book of Job Job The Book of Job
Book Psalms The Book of Psalms Psalms The Book of Psalms
Book Proverbs The Proverbs Proverbs The Proverbs
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Eccle­siastes Eccle­siastes or, The Preacher Eccle­siastes Eccle­siastes or, The Preacher
Book Song of Solomon The Song of Solomon Song of Solomon The Song of Solomon
Book Isaiah The Book of the Prophet Isaiah Isaiah The Book of the Prophet Isaiah
Book Jeremiah The Book of the Prophet Jere­miah Jeremiah The Book of the Prophet Jere­miah
Book Lamen­tations The Lamen­tations of Jere­miah Lamen­tations The Lamen­tations of Jere­miah
Book Ezekiel The Book of the Prophet Ezekiel Ezekiel The Book of the Prophet Ezekiel
Book Daniel The Book of Daniel Daniel The Book of Daniel
Book Hosea Hosea Hosea Hosea
Book Joel Joel Joel Joel
Book Amos Amos Amos Amos
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Obadiah Obadiah Obadiah Obadiah
Book Jonah Jonah Jonah Jonah
Book Micah Micah Micah Micah
Book Nahum Nahum Nahum Nahum
Book Habak­kuk Habak­kuk Habak­kuk Habak­kuk
Book Zeph­aniah Zeph­aniah Zeph­aniah Zeph­aniah
Book Haggai Haggai Haggai Haggai
Book Zech­ariah Zech­ariah Zech­ariah Zech­ariah
Book Malachi Malachi Malachi Malachi
Apocrypha Apocrypha
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book 1 Esdras 1 Esdras 1 Esdras 1 Esdras
Book 2 Esdras 2 Esdras 2 Esdras 2 Esdras
Book Tobit Tobit Tobit Tobit
Book Judith Judith Judith Judith
5½ Chapters Cath­olic and Ortho­dox include this at the end of Esther The Rest of Esther The Rest of the Chapters of the Book of Esther Which Are Found Neither in the Hebrew Nor in the Chaldee The Rest of Esther The Rest of the Chapters of the Book of Esther Which Are Found Neither in the Hebrew Nor in the Chaldee
Book Wisdom The Wisdom of Solomon Wisdom The Wisdom of Solomon
Book Ecclesi­asticus The Wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach or Ecclesi­asticus Ecclesi­asticus The Wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach or Ecclesi­asticus
Book Baruch Baruch Baruch, with the Epistle of Jeremiah Baruch
Chap­ter Mod­ern:  ap­pended to Baruch; Ancient:  ap­pended to Jere­miah The Letter of Jeremiah (none)
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Chap­ter Catholic and Ortho­dox include this in Daniel chapter 23 between vv 23 and 24 Song of the Three Children The Song of the Three Holy Children Song of the Three Children The Song of the Three Holy Children
Chap­ter Daniel chapter 13 in Catholic and Ortho­dox Bibles The Story of Susanna The History of Susanna / Set apart from the begin­ning of Daniel, because it is not in the Hebrew, as neither the Nar­ration of Bel and the Dragon The Story of Susanna The History of Susanna / Set apart from the begin­ning of Daniel, because it is not in the Hebrew, as neither the Nar­ration of Bel and the Dragon
Chap­ter Daniel chapter 14 in Catholic and Ortho­dox Bibles The Idol Bel, and the Dragon The History and the Destruc­tion of Bel and the Dragon Cut Off from the End of Daniel The Idol Bel, and the Dragon The History and the Destruc­tion of Bel and the Dragon Cut Off from the End of Daniel
Chap­ter Ancient:  ap­pended to 2 Chron­icles; Modern: typically (in English) found only in the Apoc­rypha The Prayer of Manas­ses The Prayer of Manas­ses King of Juda / When He Was Holden Captive in Babylon The Prayer of Manas­ses The Prayer of Manas­ses King of Juda / When He Was Holden Captive in Babylon
Book 1 Macca­bees The First Book of the Macca­bees 1 Macca­bees The First Book of the Macca­bees
Book 2 Macca­bees The Second Book of the Macca­bees 2 Macca­bees The Second Book of the Macca­bees
New Testament New Testament
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Matthew The Gospel Accord­ing to St. Matthew Matthew The Gospel Accord­ing to St. Matthew
Book Mark The Gospel Accord­ing to St. Mark Mark The Gospel Accord­ing to St. Mark
Book Luke The Gospel Accord­ing to St. Luke Luke The Gospel Accord­ing to St. Luke
Book John The Gospel Accord­ing to St. John John The Gospel Accord­ing to St. John
Book Acts The Acts of the Apostles Acts The Acts of the Apostles
Book Romans The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans Romans The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans
Book 1 Corin­thians The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corin­thians 1 Corin­thians The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corin­thians
Book 2 Corin­thians The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corin­thians 2 Corin­thians The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corin­thians
Book Gala­tians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Gala­tians Gala­tians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Gala­tians
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Ephe­sians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephe­sians Ephe­sians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephe­sians
Book Philip­pians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philip­pians Philip­pians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philip­pians
Book Colos­sians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colos­sians Colos­sians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colos­sians
Book 1 Thessa­lonians The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessa­lonians 1 Thessa­lonians The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessa­lonians
Book 2 Thessa­lonians The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessa­lonians 2 Thessa­lonians The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessa­lonians
Book 1 Timothy The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy 1 Timothy The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy
Book 2 Timothy The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy 2 Timothy The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy
Book Titus The Epistle of Paul to Titus Titus The Epistle of Paul to Titus
Book Phi­lemon The Epistle of Paul to Phi­lemon Phi­lemon The Epistle of Paul to Phi­lemon
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Hebrews The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Hebrews Hebrews The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Hebrews
Book James The General Epistle of James James The General Epistle of James
Book 1 Peter The First Epistle General of Peter 1 Peter The First Epistle General of Peter
Book 2 Peter The Second Epistle General of Peter 2 Peter The Second Epistle General of Peter
Book 1 John The First Epistle General of John 1 John The First Epistle General of John
Book 2 John The Second Epistle of John 2 John The Second Epistle of John
Book 3 John The Third Epistle of John 3 John The Third Epistle of John
Book Jude The General Epistle of Jude Jude The General Epistle of Jude
Book Reve­lation The Reve­lation of St. John the Divine Reve­lation The Reve­lation of St. John the Divine
Not Included Not Included
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book 3 Macca­bees (none)
Book 4 Macca­bees (none)
Book English:  “1 Macca­bees”, but not the same docu­ment as any of the Catholic / Ortho­dox Macca­bees 1 Meqa­byan (none)
Book English:  “2 Macca­bees”, but not the same docu­ment as any of the Catholic / Ortho­dox Macca­bees 2 Meqa­byan (none)
Book English:  “3 Macca­bees”, but not the same docu­ment as any of the Catholic / Ortho­dox Macca­bees 3 Meqa­byan (none)
Book Jubilees (none)
Book 1 Enoch (none)
Book The Josippon (none)  Also known as “Pseudo-Jose­phus”, “Yosip­pon”, “Jo­sephon” or “Josep­pon”
Chap­ter Psalm 151 (none)
4 Chap­ters Psalms 152-155 (none)
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Odes (none)
Book The Parali­pomena of Jeremiah (none)
Book 2 Baruch (none)
Book Laodi­ceans (none)
Book English trans­lation:  “Synods” or “Coun­cils” Sinodos (none)
Book English trans­lation:  “The Book of the Cove­nant” 1 Mäshafä Kidan (none)
Book English trans­lation:  “The Book of the Cove­nant” 2 Mäshafä Kidan (none)
Book English trans­lation:  “Clem­ent”, but not the same as any of the Greek docu­ments by that title Qälë­mentos (none)
Book English trans­lation:  “Teach­ing(s)” Dides­qelya (none)
Type Standard Title Canon Title

Sources

  1. Table of Contents of the Oxford University Press printing of the King James Version Standard Text.
    The Bible:  Authorized King James Version, Oxford University Press Inc., 1997, pg. lxxiii.
  2. Table of Contents of the Oxford University Press printing of the King James Version Standard Text.
    The Bible:  Authorized King James Version, Oxford University Press Inc., 1997, pg. lxxiii.
  3. Book titles of the Oxford University Press printing of the King James Version Standard Text. 
    The Bible:  Authorized King James Version, Oxford University Press Inc., 1997.

Bible Canons

Traditional English “with Apocrypha” Bible Canon

The table below lists all of the Biblical docu­ments officially included in all Bibles which I could discover online.  Currently the docu­ments are in Traditional English “with Apocrypha” Bible order, the official Bible canon of one very large denomination:  the Anglican Communion.  You can change the ordering of the docu­ments (corresponding to other Bible canons or to alphabetical) by clicking on the appropriate link.
The “Standard Title” column shows the short form of the docu­ment title in “Standard” or “Traditional” English.Source 1The “Canon Title” column shows the short form of the docu­ment title traditionally found in this particular Bible canon.Source 2  With this particular Bible canon there are no document title differences between the columns except for Baruch.
Note:  if you hover the mouse over any word underlined with large dots like thisExample tooltip popup text will provide more information.  The full traditional titles of all of the docu­ments are provided in such tooltips.Source 3

Traditional English “with Apocrypha” Bible Canon

Old Testament Old Testament
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Genesis The First Book of Moses, Called Genesis Genesis The First Book of Moses, Called Genesis
Book Exodus The Second Book of Moses, Called Exodus Exodus The Second Book of Moses, Called Exodus
Book Leviticus The Third Book of Moses, Called Leviticus Leviticus The Third Book of Moses, Called Leviticus
Book Numbers The Fourth Book of Moses, Called Numbers Numbers The Fourth Book of Moses, Called Numbers
Book Deuter­onomy The Fifth Book of Moses, Called Deuter­onomy Deuter­onomy The Fifth Book of Moses, Called Deuter­onomy
Book Joshua The Book of Joshua Joshua The Book of Joshua
Book Judges The Book of Judges Judges The Book of Judges
Book Ruth The Book of Ruth Ruth The Book of Ruth
Book 1 Samuel The First Book of Samuel other­wise called, the First Book of the Kings 1 Samuel The First Book of Samuel other­wise called, the First Book of the Kings
Book 2 Samuel The Second Book of Samuel other­wise called, the Second Book of the Kings 2 Samuel The Second Book of Samuel other­wise called, the Second Book of the Kings
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book 1 Kings The First Book of the Kings com­monly called, the Third Book of the Kings 1 Kings The First Book of the Kings com­monly called, the Third Book of the Kings
Book 2 Kings The Second Book of the Kings com­monly called, the Fourth Book of the Kings 2 Kings The Second Book of the Kings com­monly called, the Fourth Book of the Kings
Book 1 Chron­icles The First Book of the Chron­icles 1 Chron­icles The First Book of the Chron­icles
Book 2 Chron­icles The Second Book of the Chron­icles 2 Chron­icles The Second Book of the Chron­icles
Book Ezra Ezra Ezra Ezra
Book Nehe­miah The Book of Nehe­miah Nehe­miah The Book of Nehe­miah
Book Esther The Book of Esther Esther The Book of Esther
Book Job The Book of Job Job The Book of Job
Book Psalms The Book of Psalms Psalms The Book of Psalms
Book Proverbs The Proverbs Proverbs The Proverbs
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Eccle­siastes Eccle­siastes or, The Preacher Eccle­siastes Eccle­siastes or, The Preacher
Book Song of Solomon The Song of Solomon Song of Solomon The Song of Solomon
Book Isaiah The Book of the Prophet Isaiah Isaiah The Book of the Prophet Isaiah
Book Jeremiah The Book of the Prophet Jere­miah Jeremiah The Book of the Prophet Jere­miah
Book Lamen­tations The Lamen­tations of Jere­miah Lamen­tations The Lamen­tations of Jere­miah
Book Ezekiel The Book of the Prophet Ezekiel Ezekiel The Book of the Prophet Ezekiel
Book Daniel The Book of Daniel Daniel The Book of Daniel
Book Hosea Hosea Hosea Hosea
Book Joel Joel Joel Joel
Book Amos Amos Amos Amos
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Obadiah Obadiah Obadiah Obadiah
Book Jonah Jonah Jonah Jonah
Book Micah Micah Micah Micah
Book Nahum Nahum Nahum Nahum
Book Habak­kuk Habak­kuk Habak­kuk Habak­kuk
Book Zeph­aniah Zeph­aniah Zeph­aniah Zeph­aniah
Book Haggai Haggai Haggai Haggai
Book Zech­ariah Zech­ariah Zech­ariah Zech­ariah
Book Malachi Malachi Malachi Malachi
Apocrypha Apocrypha
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book 1 Esdras 1 Esdras 1 Esdras 1 Esdras
Book 2 Esdras 2 Esdras 2 Esdras 2 Esdras
Book Tobit Tobit Tobit Tobit
Book Judith Judith Judith Judith
5½ Chapters Cath­olic and Ortho­dox include this at the end of Esther The Rest of Esther The Rest of the Chapters of the Book of Esther Which Are Found Neither in the Hebrew Nor in the Chaldee The Rest of Esther The Rest of the Chapters of the Book of Esther Which Are Found Neither in the Hebrew Nor in the Chaldee
Book Wisdom The Wisdom of Solomon Wisdom The Wisdom of Solomon
Book Ecclesi­asticus The Wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach or Ecclesi­asticus Ecclesi­asticus The Wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach or Ecclesi­asticus
Book Baruch Baruch Baruch, with the Epistle of Jeremiah Baruch
Chap­ter Mod­ern:  ap­pended to Baruch; Ancient:  ap­pended to Jere­miah The Letter of Jeremiah (none)
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Chap­ter Catholic and Ortho­dox include this in Daniel chapter 23 between vv 23 and 24 Song of the Three Children The Song of the Three Holy Children Song of the Three Children The Song of the Three Holy Children
Chap­ter Daniel chapter 13 in Catholic and Ortho­dox Bibles The Story of Susanna The History of Susanna / Set apart from the begin­ning of Daniel, because it is not in the Hebrew, as neither the Nar­ration of Bel and the Dragon The Story of Susanna The History of Susanna / Set apart from the begin­ning of Daniel, because it is not in the Hebrew, as neither the Nar­ration of Bel and the Dragon
Chap­ter Daniel chapter 14 in Catholic and Ortho­dox Bibles The Idol Bel, and the Dragon The History and the Destruc­tion of Bel and the Dragon Cut Off from the End of Daniel The Idol Bel, and the Dragon The History and the Destruc­tion of Bel and the Dragon Cut Off from the End of Daniel
Chap­ter Ancient:  ap­pended to 2 Chron­icles; Modern: typically (in English) found only in the Apoc­rypha The Prayer of Manas­ses The Prayer of Manas­ses King of Juda / When He Was Holden Captive in Babylon The Prayer of Manas­ses The Prayer of Manas­ses King of Juda / When He Was Holden Captive in Babylon
Book 1 Macca­bees The First Book of the Macca­bees 1 Macca­bees The First Book of the Macca­bees
Book 2 Macca­bees The Second Book of the Macca­bees 2 Macca­bees The Second Book of the Macca­bees
New Testament New Testament
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Matthew The Gospel Accord­ing to St. Matthew Matthew The Gospel Accord­ing to St. Matthew
Book Mark The Gospel Accord­ing to St. Mark Mark The Gospel Accord­ing to St. Mark
Book Luke The Gospel Accord­ing to St. Luke Luke The Gospel Accord­ing to St. Luke
Book John The Gospel Accord­ing to St. John John The Gospel Accord­ing to St. John
Book Acts The Acts of the Apostles Acts The Acts of the Apostles
Book Romans The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans Romans The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Romans
Book 1 Corin­thians The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corin­thians 1 Corin­thians The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corin­thians
Book 2 Corin­thians The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corin­thians 2 Corin­thians The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Corin­thians
Book Gala­tians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Gala­tians Gala­tians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Gala­tians
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Ephe­sians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephe­sians Ephe­sians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephe­sians
Book Philip­pians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philip­pians Philip­pians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Philip­pians
Book Colos­sians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colos­sians Colos­sians The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colos­sians
Book 1 Thessa­lonians The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessa­lonians 1 Thessa­lonians The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessa­lonians
Book 2 Thessa­lonians The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessa­lonians 2 Thessa­lonians The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Thessa­lonians
Book 1 Timothy The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy 1 Timothy The First Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy
Book 2 Timothy The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy 2 Timothy The Second Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Timothy
Book Titus The Epistle of Paul to Titus Titus The Epistle of Paul to Titus
Book Phi­lemon The Epistle of Paul to Phi­lemon Phi­lemon The Epistle of Paul to Phi­lemon
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Hebrews The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Hebrews Hebrews The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Hebrews
Book James The General Epistle of James James The General Epistle of James
Book 1 Peter The First Epistle General of Peter 1 Peter The First Epistle General of Peter
Book 2 Peter The Second Epistle General of Peter 2 Peter The Second Epistle General of Peter
Book 1 John The First Epistle General of John 1 John The First Epistle General of John
Book 2 John The Second Epistle of John 2 John The Second Epistle of John
Book 3 John The Third Epistle of John 3 John The Third Epistle of John
Book Jude The General Epistle of Jude Jude The General Epistle of Jude
Book Reve­lation The Reve­lation of St. John the Divine Reve­lation The Reve­lation of St. John the Divine
Not Included Not Included
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book 3 Macca­bees (none)
Book 4 Macca­bees (none)
Book English:  “1 Macca­bees”, but not the same docu­ment as any of the Catholic / Ortho­dox Macca­bees 1 Meqa­byan (none)
Book English:  “2 Macca­bees”, but not the same docu­ment as any of the Catholic / Ortho­dox Macca­bees 2 Meqa­byan (none)
Book English:  “3 Macca­bees”, but not the same docu­ment as any of the Catholic / Ortho­dox Macca­bees 3 Meqa­byan (none)
Book Jubilees (none)
Book 1 Enoch (none)
Book The Josippon (none)  Also known as “Pseudo-Jose­phus”, “Yosip­pon”, “Jo­sephon” or “Josep­pon”
Chap­ter Psalm 151 (none)
4 Chap­ters Psalms 152-155 (none)
Type Standard Title Canon Title
Book Odes (none)
Book The Parali­pomena of Jeremiah (none)
Book 2 Baruch (none)
Book Laodi­ceans (none)
Book English trans­lation:  “Synods” or “Coun­cils” Sinodos (none)
Book English trans­lation:  “The Book of the Cove­nant” 1 Mäshafä Kidan (none)
Book English trans­lation:  “The Book of the Cove­nant” 2 Mäshafä Kidan (none)
Book English trans­lation:  “Clem­ent”, but not the same as any of the Greek docu­ments by that title Qälë­mentos (none)
Book English trans­lation:  “Teach­ing(s)” Dides­qelya (none)
Type Standard Title Canon Title

Sources

  1. Table of Contents of the Oxford University Press printing of the King James Version Standard Text.
    The Bible:  Authorized King James Version, Oxford University Press Inc., 1997, pg. lxxiii.
  2. Table of Contents of the Oxford University Press printing of the King James Version Standard Text.
    The Bible:  Authorized King James Version, Oxford University Press Inc., 1997, pg. lxxiii.
  3. Book titles of the Oxford University Press printing of the King James Version Standard Text. 
    The Bible:  Authorized King James Version, Oxford University Press Inc., 1997.