Tanakh is an acronym formed by the initials of the Hebrew word Torah, Naviim (Prophets) and Ketuvim (Writings). With reference to the order of books there is
divergence of opinions between the Jews and the Christians.
Tanakh is divided into three sections
Torah, the five books (Pentateuch) that are believed to have been revealed to Moses on Mount Sinai consisting of the following books: Genesis (Bereshit), Exodus (Shemot), Leviticus (Vayikra), Numbers (Bamidbar) and Deuteronomy (Devarim).
Nevi'im (Prophets'. This section is formed of 21 books, also called 'The Period of Prophecy'. Joshua, Judges, I Samuel, II Samuel, I Kings, II Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi.
Ketuvim (Writings): This section is formed of 13 books: Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Solomon's Song, Ruth, Jeremiah, Ecclesiastes, Esther, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, I Chronicles, II Chronicles.
THE WRITING OF THE TORAH