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From: 1 Chronicles

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Contents 1 Chronicles • Commentary 1:1-9:44 Genealogies 10:1-29:30 The Reign of David Foreword to Hermeneia Preface Reference Codes 1. Abbreviations 2. Commentaries, Short Titles Introduction Name Canonicity and Place in the Canon Language Extent of the Chronicler's Work Unity Date Author and Place Nature of the Work Chronicles and History Textual Criticism Sources Central Themes Outline of 1 and 2 Chronicles 1 1:1-2:2 Genealogy from Adam 2 2:3-55 Genealogy from Judah 3 3:1-4:23 Descendants of David; Genealogical Fragments 3:1-24 Descendants of David 4:1-23 Genealogical Fragments 4 4:2443 Genealogy from Simeon 5 5:1-26 Genealogy from Reuben, Gad, and Half-Tribe of Manasseh 6 5:27- 6:66 (6:1-81) Genealogy from Levi 7 7:140 Genealogies from Issachar, Benjamin, Naphtali, Manasseh, Ephraim, and Asher 8 8:140 Genealogy from Benjamin 9 9:144 Those Who Lived in the Land and Especially in jerusalem 10 10:1-14 The Death of Saul 11 11:147 Early Days of David's Rule; David's Mighty Men 12 12:141 Soldiers Rally to David; Events at Hebron 13 13:1-14 First Attempt to Bring the Ark to jerusalem 14 14:1-17 Hiram's Support; David's Wives and Children; Defeat of Philistines ix xi Xlll Xlll XV 1 1 2 2 6 11 23 16 17 23 26 30 44 49 53 82 109 109 124 143 155 172 214 242 259 282 292 311 327 337 15 15:1- 16:3 Transferring the Ark to Jerusalem 345 16 16:443 David Appoints Levites: Worship Established 359 17 17:1-27 Promise of Dynastic Succession and Temple Building 371 18 18:1-17 Victories over Various Enemies; David's Officials 386 19 19:1- 20:3 Victories over Ammonites and Arameans 398 VB 20 20:4-8 Israelite Heroes Defeat Philistine Heroes 409 21 21:1-22:1 David's Census and Acquisition of Future Temple Sites 414 22 22:2-19 David Prepares Building Materials; David's Private Speech to Solomon and Preliminary Exhortation to Leaders 430 23 23:1-32 Levites: Introduction, Census, List, and Duties 443 24 24:1-31 Twenty-Four Priestly Courses; Further Genealogy of Some Levites 460 25 25:1-31 Levitical Singers 473 26 26:1-32 Divisions of Gatekeepers; List of Levitical Treasurers, Officers, andJudges 458 27 27:1-34 Twelve Military Divisions, Chief Officers, Various Officials 498 28 28:1-21 David's Speeches 515 29 29:1-30 Freewill Offerings; David's Final Prayer; Enthronement of Solomon; David's Death and a Summary of His Reign 529 • Indexes Vlll ...


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