Who Wrote the Bible?


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Generally accepted Biblical authors include Moses, Joshua, Samuel, Nathan, Gad, Jeremiah, Ezra, Nehemiah, Mordecai and Job. David, Asaph, Korah, Heman, Ethan, Solomon, Agur , Lemuel, Isaiah, Ezekiel and Daniel are also notable authors.

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Some of the Bible’s authors are unknown, and there is debate about some authorship of the 66 books in the Protestant Bible. Among the Bible’s generally accepted authors, the most prolific writers include the apostle John, who wrote five books, Moses, who wrote or co-wrote six books, and, Paul, who wrote 13 books of the Bible and co-wrote one. Other authors include: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi, Matthew, Mark, Luke, Barnabas, Apollos, James, Peter and Jude.

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