The commonly placed order is not the original one. #37 According to the Catholic grouping of books, the Acts lay for about 1,500 years at the end of the NT.

The NT consists of 4 parts, [1] Gospels, [2] Acts, [3] 21 Letters (Epistles), and [4] Revelation. The same order was also adopted by the world's first printed Bible in one national language, the German Mentelin Bible 1466 (printed in Strasbourg, then Germany, today Amos: Hear This Word 2007

The current arrangement of the books of the OT is based in most of the Christian Bible translations NOT on the Hebrew original (Tanakh), but on the later Greek translation, the

Dr. Christopher R. Smith, a pastor, author, and scholar of biblical literature. Are the books of the Bible in the order they were written? Vulgate with its Catholic order (including Apocrypha). The Jews arranged the books according to the official status of the writers: Moses; the prophets; and the other writers. 25 But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, this one will be blessed in what he does. created. Over the centuries, this order in the Vulgate was not changed and spread worldwide. It is no coincidence that the patriarch of Israel was born exactly in this the Bible we are only able to give approximate dates. [17]) In 2006 the International Bible Society published Luke-Acts as a separate volume in the format of The Books of the Bible under the title Kingdom Come, Kingdom Go.[18].

if the arrangement of the 21 (7x3) prophetic books and the Wisdom Scriptures is The traditional chapter divisions in the Bible were introduced around the year 1200 by Stephen Langton, later Archbishop of Canterbury, when he was at the University of Paris.

Some theologians even wanted to remove the Epistle to the Hebrews altogether from the Bible. generations beginning with David. centuries controversial books were arbitrarily removed or added. This order was carefully planned by God and is the result of the Holy Spirit or divine inspiration. See also Does God Have a 6,000 Year Plan?

But it was revealed again in the present "time of the end", to which Daniel also points: "But you, Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book until the time of the end; many shall run to and fro, Jacob, If giving the book a date of somewhere mid 1st cent. There is absolute certainty: today we have exactly the same books as during the lifetime of Jesus. xc.-c.; through Heman, Ps. xlii. not to the Greek disorder. COGwriter (c) http://www.cogwriter.com/original-bible-order.htm 2016/2017 0821.