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Basics of the Bible Study Guide

Understand the Bible as you are reading it using a non-sequential reading approach

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圣经要义 (Simplified Chinese version)

聖經要義 (Traditional Chinese version)

Bible Structure and Timeline [infographic]

Understand the context of events in the Bible in perspective of history

الترتيب الزمني والهيكلي للعهد القديمالترتيب الزمني والهيكلي للعهد االجديدالترتيب الزمني والهيكلي الكتاب المقدسالعربية (Arabic)

旧约的架构与时间轴新约的架构与时间轴圣经架构与时间表中文(简化字) (Chinese Simplified)

舊約的架構與時間軸新約的架構與時間軸聖經架構與時間表中文(繁體字) (Chinese Traditional)

旧约的架构与时间轴新约的架构与时间轴圣经架构与时间表Simplified Chinese with Pinyin for Mandarin Language Learners

Old Testament Structure and TimelineNew Testament Structure and TimelineBible Structure and TimelineEnglish

Structure de l'Ancien Testament et ChronologieStructure du Nouveau Testament et ChronologieStructure Biblique et ChronologieFrançais (French)

Gliederung und Zeitleiste des Alten TestamentsGliederung und Zeitleiste des Neuen TestamentsGliederung und Zeitleiste der BibelDeutsch (German)

Az Ószövetség Felépítése és IdorendjeAz Újszövetség Felépítése és IdorendjeBiblia Szerkezete és IdorendjeMagyar (Hungarian)

旧約聖書の基本と時系列新約聖書の構造と時系列聖書の構造と時系列日本語 (Japanese)

구약성서 구조와 연대표신약성서 구조와 연대기성경의 구조와 연대기한국어 (Korean)

Estrutura Biblica e CronologiaEstrutura Biblica e CronologiaEstrutura Biblica e CronologiaPortuguês (Portuguese)

Структура и Историческая Линия Старого ЗаветаСтруктура и Историческая Линия Нового ЗаветаБиблейская Структура и Историческая Линиярусский (Russian)

Estructura Biblica y CronogramaEstructura Biblica y CronogramaEstructura Biblica y CronogramaEspañol (Spanish)

Cấu trúc của Di Chúc cũ và thời gian về các sự kiệnCấu trúc của Di Chúc mới và thời gian các sự kiệnCấutrúccủaKinhThánhvàthờigianvềcácsựkiệnTiếng Việt (Vietnamese)

Bible Study Resources

Helpful guides for studying specific topics or books in the Bible

pdfPsalm 25 (Westminster Leningrad Codex, World English Bible)

pdfPsalm 34 (Westminster Leningrad Codex, World English Bible)

pdfPsalm 111-112 (Westminster Leningrad Codex, World English Bible)

psalm119תהילים Psalm 119 (Westminster Leningrad Codex, World English Bible)

pdfInteractive Timeline of Bible History

wwwThe Book of Job in Color (World English Bible)

pdfThe Book of Job in Color (New International Version)

pdfTen Principles for Understanding the Book of Job

pdfA Time to Mourn and a Time to Rejoice: An Essay on Ecclesiastes

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