Other books mentioned in the Bible
Sometimes, cult groups will attempt to justify the existence of newly inspired books (i.e., Book of Mormon) by citing reference to other books mentioned in the Bible. They erringly conclude that because the Bible sometimes mentions another book that the book is either a lost book of the Bible or it somehow justifies their claim to newly inspired writings.
Just because the Bible references another book does not mean that that book is inspired. The exception, of course, is when the Bible references other inspired books within itself. Nevertheless, these books are not lost books of the Bible. They were never considered inspired.
- The Book of Wars - Num. 21:14
- The Book of Jasher - Josh. 10:13
- The Chronicles of David - 1 Chron. 27:24
- The Book of the Kings of Israel and Judah - 2 Chron. 27:7; 35:27; 36:8
- The Book of the Kings of Israel - 1 Chron. 9:1; 2 Chron. 20:34.
- The Words of the Kings of Israel - 2 Chron. 33:18.
- The Decree of David the King of Israel - 2 Chron. 35:4.
- The Chronicles of Samuel the Seer - 1 Chron. 29:29
- The Chronicles of Nathan the Prophet - 1 Chron. 29:29
- The Book of Gad - 1 Chron. 29:29
- The Book of the Prophet Iddo - 2 Chron. 13:22
- The Words of Shemaiah the Prophet - 2 Chron. 12:15
- The Deeds of Uzziah by Isaiah the Prophet - 2 Chron. 26:22; 32:32
- The Book of Jehu - 2 Chron. 20:34
- The Record book of Ahasuerus - Esther 2:23; 6:1
- The Book of Remembrance - Mal. 3:16
- The Book of Life - Dan. 12:1; Phil. 4:3; Rev. 20:11; 22:19
- The Book of Judgment - Dan. 7:10; Rev. 20:12
- The seven-sealed book - Rev. 5:1, 13.
- An angel's book - Rev. 10:2
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