Why are other gospels and writings done by original apostles and disciples not in the Bible?

If all scripture is God-breathed, as stated in 2 Timothy 3:16-17, it seems that some of the other writings by the apostles and disciples should have been included in the Bible. Why weren't they?

2 Timothy 3:16 - 17

ESV - 16 All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness. 17 That the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

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