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Christian Bible consists of the Hebrew Scriptures, which are called in the Old Testament, and some articles, which later became known as the New Testament. "Covenant" is a translation of the Greek diatheke, also often translated as "Covenant". This is a legal term that refers to a formal declaration and a legally binding benefits that may be one party to another. It is implicit here is not interactive, but it is God's contract with the condition of individuals.

Some groups within Christianity include additional books as part of one or both of these commandments "of the Bible, especially the ecumenical translation Bible or the Apocrypha books deuterocanonical.

In Judaism, Christianity and the Bible is a term often used to select only those books of the New Testament that ecumenical translation Christians are added to the Masoretic text and exclude any reference in the Old Testament.

Genesis is the first book in both Christian and biblical Hebrew. Author Moses (see Pentateuch). It is possible that Moses compiled and edited the writings of the first (now lost property), Adam and other ancient patriarchs.

Five books of Moses collectively called the Pentateuch, a word of Greek origin, means "five times book." Jews call the Torah, ie the "right". It can be divided into five books of the Torah continues to Greek translators of the Old Testament. Names of various books, which are generally known and Greek.

The first book of Pentateuch (VC) is called Jews Bereshith, ie "soon" because it is the first word of the book. It is well known among Christians called Genesis, to "create" or "production" is a name to him in the Septuagint. [Septuagint] and the appointment of nature, because it gives a description of the origin of all things. It contains, in accordance with current account and the history of the two thousand three hundred and sixty-nine years.

Origin and is divided into two main. Part I (1-11) gives the general history of mankind until the dispersion. The second part of the early history of Israel until his death and burial of Joseph (12-50).

This term is given in Luke 22:20, and not "new law", unlike the Old Testament of the business, which is replaced. "Covenant of grace is called new, but he managed to break the Old Testament work, and always fresh, prosperous and excellent, and the gospel is a spiritual escape in the most obvious, broad and strong for the old" (Brown [Haddington]). Therefore, given a name derived in the second half of the Bible

The new law applies to the tripartite division of Hebrew Scriptures: the law and the prophets and writings. Luke 24:44 refers to the law, "Moses" (Pentateuch), and the prophets "and", which contains some historical books, except books, now called "prophets", and brochures (the file "to identify the main groups). The Hebrew Bible probably He was ordained in the following three phases: Bricks law before going into exile, the prophets during the persecution of Syrian Jews and fonts after 70 m (the fall of Jerusalem). About this time, began in early Christian writings accepted by Christians as "scripture". These events , together, can cause the Jews close of wisdom. "It was a popular book, and the exclusion of Christian and Jewish writings as those who" invented ". In the canon-Thirty-nine books of the Old Testament of the Christian Bible met today twenty-two books, which corresponds to the number of letters in the Hebrew alphabet. Canon of the Hebrew Bible is proved that he Philo, Josephus and the New Testament and the Talmud.]

The New Testament writers the inspiration of the Old Testament, perhaps as stated in the 2nd Timothy 3:16 "All Scripture is God-breathed."

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