Writings (Kethubim)

The third section of the Hebrew Bible (after the Law and the Prophets) is simply called "Writings". It contains a variety of material:

Songs: worship songs in Psalms, lament in Lamentations and love songs in Song of Songs

Wisdom literature: in Job, Proverbs and Qoheleth (Ecclesiastes)

History: Esra, Nehemiah and Chronicles

Short stories: Ruth and Esther

Apocalyptic: Daniel


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