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Is the Christian old testament comprised of exactly the same books that are in the Jewish Bible (I think labelled Tanakh)? Are there any differences between the Christian old testament and the Jewish Bible?

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Yes, except for the apocrypha. –  TRiG Jan 11 '13 at 23:47

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The Christian Old Testament is the Jewish Bible.

They are the same books, but in a different order. Some Christian churches also add the deuterocanonical books, which are not held as scripture by the Jewish Bible.

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@waxeagle I removed your reference to me, having decided it wasn't really necessary. (Also, I had already, some time ago, deleted the comment of mine you quote, so the reference was a little odd: a dangling pointer.) (Feel free to delete this comment once you've read it.) –  TRiG Apr 24 at 22:27

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