1 & 2 Kings
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1 & 2 Kings a commentary. by Gray, John

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
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  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Kings -- Commentaries

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [710]-730.

Other titlesBible. O.T. Kings. English. 1963
SeriesOld Testament library
LC ClassificationsBS1335.3 G7
The Physical Object
Number of Pages744
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14092488M

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4 2. The chronological scope of 1 and 2 Kings A. The historical span of the book(s): from the of David to the of king Jehoiachin in Babylon (2 Kings ) 3. Genre a. 1 and 2 Kings is not just History but or “ . Book of 1 Kings Author: The books of 1 Kings and 2 Kings were originally one book. Jewish tradition credits Jeremiah the prophet as the Date Written: Between BC and Written To: The book was written to the people of Israel, and to all future readers of the Bible. Landscape: 1 Kings is set Author: Jack Zavada. The narrative of 1 and 2 Kings recounts what happened over the next four hundred years: from the prosperity of Solomon's reign, to civil war and exile, from the construction of the temple to the worship of other gods. Along the way, wicked kings led Israel and Judah further away from the Lord, while God's prophets called them back to the truth. Although the writer is unknown, 1 and 2 Kings were written while the first temple was still standing (1 Kings ). Jeremiah is considered to be the traditional writer, while modern scholarship assigns the authorship to “the prophets.” The theme of these two Books of Kings is found in this expression that occurs nine times in 1 Kings: “as.