- All the Questions
Why are there 24 books of the Tanakh/Bible and not 22 books? What is the original numbering of books of the Tanakh?
Traditional Judaism always referred to 24 books, which has never changed. There are some non-traditional sources who moved Ruth to the Book of Judges, and Eicha (Lamentations) to Jeremiah, but these are not original nor traditional Jewish sources.