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old testament
Numbering thirty-nine books, the Old Testament was mostly written in Hebrew with some Aramaic writings. The Old Testament is comprised of the Law, Prophecy, and Wisdom of the ancient people of Israel.

new testament
Originally written in Greek four-hundred years after the Old Testament, the New Testament recounts the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. It is comprised of the four Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, the twenty-one letters (epistles) of St. Paul, and the book of Revelation.