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Names of the Books of the Bible
in German and English

GERMAN BIBLE > Intro, Part 2, Prayers, Glossary, Christmas

Many of the names of the other books are very similar or identical in German and English, but a few are not that obvious. Below you'll find all of the names of the books of the Old and New Testaments listed in the order they appear. (Also see Alphabetical List.)

Here is a comparison of the way that Biblical book, chapter and verse are listed in German and English: 2. Mose 20.1 = Exodus 20:1


Books of the Bible
Neues Testament - New Testament

Matthew - DAS EVANGELIUM NACH MATTHÄUS (Matthäus)

Mark - DAS EVANGELIUM NACH MARKUS (Markus)

Luke - DAS EVANGELIUM NACH LUKAS (Lukas)

John - DAS EVANGELIUM NACH JOHANNES (Johannes)

The Acts - DIE APOSTELGESCHICHTE DES LUKAS (Apostelgeschichte)

Romans - DER BRIEF DES PAULUS AN DIE RÖMER (Römer)

I Corinthians - DER ERSTE BRIEF DES PAULUS AN DIE KORINTHER (1 Korinther)

II Corinthians - DER ZWEITE BRIEF DES PAULUS AN DIE KORINTHER (2 Korinther)

Galatians - DER BRIEF DES PAULUS AN DIE GALATER (Galater)

Ephesians - DER BRIEF DES PAULUS AN DIE EPHESER (Epheser)

Philippians - DER BRIEF DES PAULUS AN DIE PHILIPPER (Philipper)

Colossians - DER BRIEF DES PAULUS AN DIE KOLOSSER (Kolosser)

I Thessalonians - DER ERSTE BRIEF DES PAULUS AN DIE THESSALONICHER (1 Thessalonicher)

II Thessalonians - DER ZWEITE BRIEF DES PAULUS AN DIE THESSALONICHER (2 Thessalonicher)

I Timothy - DER ERSTE BRIEF DES PAULUS AN TIMOTHEUS (1 Timotheus)

II Timothy - DER ZWEITE BRIEF DES PAULUS AN TIMOTHEUS (2 Timotheus)

Titus - DER BRIEF DES PAULUS AN TITUS (Titus)

Philemon - DER BRIEF DES PAULUS AN PHILEMON (Philemon)

Hebrews - DER BRIEF AN DIE HEBRÄER (Hebräer)

James - DER BRIEF DES JAKOBUS (Jakobus)

I Peter - DER ERSTE BRIEF DES PETRUS (1 Petrus)

II Peter - DER ZWEITE BRIEF DES PETRUS (2 petrus)

I John - DER ERSTE BRIEF DES JOHANNES (1 Johannes)

II John - DER ZWEITE BRIEF DES JOHANNES (2 Johannes)

III John - DER DRITTE BRIEF DES JOHANNES (3 Johannes)

Jude - DER BRIEF DES JUDAS (Judas)

Revelation - DIE OFFENBARUNG DES JOHANNES (Offenbarung)

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  MORE > Books of the New Testament


Also see:
Annotated Biblical and Religious Glossary in English and German.

The Ten Commandments
In German and English.

Frohe Ostern! - Happy Easter!
German Easter customs and vocabulary.

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