Poetic Books

The Poetic Books of the Hebrew Bible (the Christian Old Testament) are:[1]

The term Sapiential Books refers to the same set, although not all the Psalms are usually regarded as belonging to the Wisdom tradition.[2]

See also


  1. Bullock, C. Hassell (2007). An introduction to the Old Testament poetic books (Rev. and expanded ed.). Moody Publishers. ISBN 0802441572.
  2. Estes, D. J., Handbook on the Wisdom Books and Psalms (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Publishing Group, 2005), p. 141.
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