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First and Second Chronicles by John C. Endres

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Published by Liturgical Press in Collegeville, Minn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Commentaries,
  • Bible

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesBible. O.T. Chronicles. English. New American. 2011.
StatementJohn C. Endres
SeriesNew Collegeville Bible commentary. Old Testament -- v. 10
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS1345.53 .E53 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25121883M
ISBN 109780814628447
LC Control Number2011046899

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An Introduction to First and Second Chronicles I. TITLE OF THE BOOKS: Jerome noted the enormous extent of these books (as with the Targum above) II. AUTHOR: Either Ezra the Scribe or an unknown Levite-scribe. III. DATE: B.C. Most conservative scholars date the book between B.C. THE FIRST BOOK OF CHRONICLES The First and Second Book of Chronicles and the Books of Ezra and Nehemiah comprise a collection of historical writings known as the History of the Chronicler. First and Second Books Of Chronicles the name originally given to the record made by the appointed historiographers in the kingdoms of Israel and Judah. In the LXX. these books are called Paralipomena (i.e. things omitted), which is understood as meaning that they are supplementary to the books of Kings. Chronicles, First and Second Books of, the name originally given to the record made by the appointed historiographers in the kingdoms of Israel and Judah. In the LXX. these books are called Paralipomena (i.e. things omitted), which is understood as meaning that they are supplementary to the books of Kings.

The building of the temple takes up much more space in the Chronicles than in the first book of Kings. In 1 Chron. we see David's interest for the temple (God's dwelling-place amidst His people) in chap. , and in 2 Chron. the building and inauguration of the temple under King Solomon. Second Chronicles covers the time from Solomon’s ascension to the throne ( BC) until the southern kingdom of Judah was finally carried into exile in Babylon in BC. The focus of the book is on Judah. The author was more concerned with telling the story of David’s descendants, who reigned over Judah, than with the history of the. First and Second Chronicles were comprised on one book until later divided into separate books in the Greek Old Testament translation, the Septuagint (LXX; ca. B.C.). The title also changed at that time to the inaccurate title, “the things omitted,” i.e., reflecting material not in 1 and 2 Samuel and 1 and 2 Kings. The First and Second Books of Chronicles. Joshua Hughes-Games. J. M. Dent & Company, - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book.

The First and Second Book of Chronicles and the Books of Ezra and Nehemiah comprise a collection of historical writings known as the History of the Chronicler.   In this volume, a part of the Westminster Bible Companion series, Paul Hooker suggests that First and Second Chronicles is not a "history of Israel," but rather a theological reflection on the story of Israel's faith. The Chronicler, according to Hooker, seeks to sketch the lines of Israel's future as the people of God by drawing on the resources of Israel's past. The Books of Chronicles. 1 Chronicles - And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.   Answer: Likely written between and BC, 1 and 2 Chronicles includes many lists of genealogies. Further, much of the content covers the same events found in the books of Samuel and Kings. Surely, God had a purpose for inspiring the writing of the Chronicles.