Why do the Jewish Bible and the Protestant OT have fewer books than the Catholic OT?
June 15, 2015 6:07PM
The Catholic Old Testament includes the Deuterocanon while the Jewish and Protestant Old Testaments do not.
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Ano ang pinagkaiba ng protestant bible at catholic bible?
Asked in Catholicism
Differences between catholic bible and king James version?
How many books does the Bible have?
The Protestant Bible has 66 books in total and Catholic Bible has 73 books. The Protestant Old Testament has 39 books. The Catholic Old Testament includes 7 additional books (e.g. Baruch, Tobit, Judith, etc.) in additional to extra chapters in book of Daniel. The Hebrew Bible includes the same books as the Protestant Old Testament but combines a number of books (e.g. Twelve minor prophet books are a single book). And the New testament has 27 books both in the Protestant and Catholic Bibles.
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Is there an agreement among all christian traditions about which books belong in the Old Testament?
There is more or less agreement about the main books of the Old Testament starting from Genesis and ending with Malachi. However, the Catholic Bible also includes Apocrypha books not included in the Protestant Bible. These Apocrypha books were not included in the earlier canonical Jewish Bible. The Catholic Old Testament includes Macabees I and II which are not in most Protestant bibles.
If there are two different Bibles namely the Catholic and the Protestant Bible which one is accuratly the true and correct Bible?
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What is the name of the Protestant Bible?
The Protestant Bible has no specific name associated with it, other than "the Bible" or "the Holy Bible." The distinction is usually in the content; the Protestant Bible omits the Apocrypha and the Deuterocanonical books usually included in Roman Catholic texts. Both Catholic and Protestant Bibles come in a wide variety of translations.
Does the protestant Old Testament contain the same books as the Hebrew bible?
It depends on the denomination, but the general answer is No. Even if it has only the books present in the Jewish Bible, as opposed to some deuterocanonical books, it have extra chapters in some of the later books (like Daniel) and the order in a Protestant Old Testament will certainly be different than the Jewish Bible.
How many books are there in the Eastern Orthodox Bible?
I believe their are about 75 books in the Eastern Orthodox bible. Below is a link to Wikipedia. org that shows the different books, their names, and whether or not they are from the Jewish, Protestant, Catholic, and/or Eastern Orthodox traditions (they also list the original language it was written in).
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What is the difference of Catholic and non Catholic bible?
The Protestant Bible is missing several books from the original Bible assembled in 364 AD by the Council of Laodicea. Martin Luther removed multiple books from the Old Testament. He removed the book of Sirach, Wisdom, Tobit, Judith, Baruch and the two books of Maccabees from the Bible. Thus the Catholic bible will contain these books and the Protestant bible will not. This is not to be confused with the Biblical Apogrypha, which is all the books that were considered for Holy Scripture, but ultimately rejected in the Council of Laodicea. Some Protestants get confused and think that all of the Biblical Apogrypha is included in the Catholic Bible, when this is not true.
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Protestant Bible and Catholic Bible which is correct?
Asked in Hanukkah
Is the story of Hanukkah in the bible?
It depends on the Bible in question. The quasi-sacred books of Maccabees 1 & 2 recall the events of Hanukkah. Jewish Bible: No it is not. The Seleucid war didn't occur until about 180 years after the Hebrew Bible was already canonized. Maccabees 1 & 2 are considered to be part of the Apocrypha. Protestant Bible: No. Only the books of the Jewish Old Testament were preserved in the Protestant Bible. Since Maccabees 1 & 2 were not in the Jewish Bible, they are not in the Protestant Bible either. Maccabees 1 & 2 are considered to be part of the Apocrypha. Catholic, Orthodox, and Eastern Christian Bibles: Yes. Maccabees 1 & 2 are part of the Deuterocanon, which are books added to the Old Testament concerning events that happened between the closing of the Jewish Bible and the Arrival of Christ. Ethiopian Tawhedo Church: No. The Maccabee books are replaced in the Ethiopian tradition with the books of Meqabyan, which although sound similar are about completely different events.
What do Jewish catholic and protestant bibles have in common?
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How many books are there in the Christian Holy Bible?
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How many books do the Protestant and Catholic Bibles have?
Roman Catholic Answer The Catholic Bible is made up of 73 books that were in the Bible (the Septuagint) that Our Blessed Lord used. St. Jerome translated all of the books of the Bible into Latin, now known as the Vulgate in the fourth century, this has been the Bible that the Church has used since then. The Protestant Bible is made up of 66 books, Martin Luther found the teachings in seven books of the Old Testament problematic (as well as some in the New Testament). He was successful in throwing out the ones in the Old Testament, but the other "reformers" would not allow him to gut the New Testament in the same way. His translation of the Old Testament was based on the Jewish Scriptures that were canonized in the first century AFTER Our Blessed Lord died as they did not want to keep the same seven books as supporting the Catholic Church. You can see why Martin Luther sided with the Jews over the Christians. This is the Bible that is used by all protestant churches, including Methodists.