This series is not ment to be an exhaustive, indepth. 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. For over one hundred years, the international critical commentary series has held a special place among works on the bible. These books of the chronicles are not the same which are so called, 1 kings 14. Study 2 chronicles 19 using wesleys explanatory notes to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. David slew of the syrians seven thousand mencompare 2 samuel 10.
The nearest parallel is in the new testament, in jesus own itinerant ministry. Read 2 chronicles 19 commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole. Likely written between 450 and 425 bc, 1 and 2 chronicles includes many lists of genealogies. Knowing and cherishing the books of samuel and kings, the writer interprets their message differently because the people of his era face new challenges to their life and faith. The kings focused on the northern kingdom, israel, and this book 1 and 2 chronicles focuses on the southern kingdom, judah. As the last verses of 2 chronicles and the first few verses of the book of ezra are nearly identical and as the book of ezra is the historical sequence of chronicles the jewish. The two books of chronicles are placed last in the hebrew old testament. Thats right, the first third of this book is a whole bunch of ancient namedropping and figuring out who begat who. And i saw the dead, small and great, stand before god. The chronicler devoted significant attention to proper worship of yahweh and adherence to the regulations of his law. Read all of 2 chronicles 19 verse 2 2 and jehu the son of hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king jehoshaphat, shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the lord. Jewish tradition ascribes the authorship of both 1 and 2 chronicles to ezra. The author of chronicles evidently had access to most of the earlier books of the bible, including samuel and kings, from which the book draws much of its material.
Chronicles books of in the bible king james version. It has sought to bring together all the relevant aids to exegesislinguistic and textual no less than archaeological, historical, literary and theologicalwith a level of comprehension and quality of scholarship unmatched by any other series. Study 1 chronicles 19 using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. The author included davids decisions on the proper manner in which to undertake moving the ark of the covenant 1 chronicles, 1516 and. Enduring word bible commentary 1 chronicles chapter 19. May 02, 2020 the tradition is that 1 and 2 chronicles were written by ezra. From adam to david 1 chr 19 david rules and unites israel 1 chr 1029 solomon builds the temple 2 chr 19. The book of 2 chronicles does not specifically name its author. Originally the books of 1 and 2 chronicles were a single book. However, the books of samuel and kings deal with both kingdoms, while the book of i chronicles deals mainly with judah. Chronicles together with the books of ezra and nehemiah tell the story of the jews from adam down to the fourth century bce. H g m williamson 1 and 2 chronicles the new century bible commentary. Chronicles is generally considered to have been written in the fifth century b.
The rest of 1 chronicles narrates the first part of the united monarchy, david as israels ideal king. The northern kingdom revolted against king rehoboam, and took a new king. This series is an excellent companion text for bible study leaders and for individual use. The author of the book wrote it after the end of the babylonian captivity 1 chronicles 3. An introduction and survey tyndale old testament commentaries.
It happened after this that nahash the king of the people of ammon died, and his son reigned in his place. Chronicles, books i and ii, were originally a single book, but were, like samuel and kings, divided into two simply because the books were too long to be held in a single scroll. Year before the building of rome, according to varro, 262. Enduring word bible commentary 2 chronicles chapter 19. Jamieson, fausset and brown commentary zondervan classic reference series. Study 2 chronicles 19 using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better. Each volume has the scripture passages written out, a sermon outline that is listed in a parallel column, commentary that provides important background information, thoughts for illustration, and other scripture references written out. They form part of the historical books in the greek septuagint, the latin vulgate, and the christian old testaments of the bible. Just as the gospels of matthew, mark, luke, and john each offer a different perspective on the life of jesus, so the books of chronicles present israels history with a purpose different than the other historical books. The second of the two books of chronicles cover the same time period as the two books of kings. The historical books a good introduction to and overview of the historical books of the old testament joshua, judgesruth, 1 and 2 samuel, 1 and 2 kings, 1 and 2 chronicles, ezra, nehemiah, esther other resources. Boa is the president of reflections ministries and trinity house publishers. He is recalling an event which would not have been readily known by all his subjects. Like the books of kings, this is a historical book.
The tradition is that 1 and 2 chronicles were written by ezra. Kenneth boa is engaged in a ministry of relational evangelism and discipleship, teaching, writing, and speaking. The two books of chronicles are historical books which go up to the time period of the book of ezra. An argument of first and second chronicles selected bibliography of the books of chronicles j. A word list at the end explains words with a star by them. Scripture and commentary on the same page bible text highlighted in bold explanation of complicated passages important facts are identified to expand understanding of bible times and help apply passages to life today maps and charts.
In chronicles, the history of israel is told through a priestly perspective. The chronicles narrative begins with adam, seth and enosh, and the story is then carried forward, almost entirely through genealogical lists, down to the founding of the first kingdom of israel in the introductory chapters, 1 chronicles 19. This commentary highlights the special character of first and second chronicles by pointing out subtle ways in which the chronicler changes the story of israel. Book of first chronicles overview insight for living ministries. Our story begins in the most attentiongrabbing way possiblewith nine chapters of genealogies. Jun 08, 2011 originally the books of 1 and 2 chronicles were a single book. Enduring word bible commentary 1 chronicles chapter 1. For many readers there hardly seems to be any sense in reading the long books of samuelkings and then continuing right along and reading the same thing in chronicles. The books of chronicles, however, are much more than a supplement to samuel and kings. This is a chronologicallyordered bible site with commentary on each passage.
Mar, 2012 this is a project that has been on my mind for over four and a half years outlining all the books of the bible, from genesis to revelation. Ii chronicles 19 1 and jehoshaphat the king of judah returned to his house in peace to jerusalem. A critical and exegetical commentary on the books of. When jehoshaphat king of judah returned safely to his palace in jerusalem, jehu the seer, the son of hanani, went out to meet him and said to the. The books of chronicles are part of the writings of hebrew scripture and are named divrei hayamim which means the words of the days or the journal. David guzik commentary on 2 chronicles 19 describes how jehoshaphat. This book seems to be a supplement to 1 and 2 samuel and 1 and 2 kings and the descriptions of some of events are almost identical. Verses 11 14 the record of asas rule was in the book of the kings of judah and israel.
Chronicles is a history of israels monarchy, much like the books of samuel through kings. The bulk of the remainder of 1 chronicles, after a brief account of saul in chapter 10, is concerned with the reign of david 1 chronicles 1129. The conclusion of 2 chronicles is the same as the beginning of ezra, thus connecting these two books with ezra and nehemiah. God still raise a helper for them in there distress ing the prophets to send message to them and yet they find it difficult in believing and trusting god. In the english bible 1 and 2 chronicles follow 1 and 2 kings. But jehoshaphat was the first king who modified these institutions according to the circumstances of the now fragmentary kingdom of judah. Bible track is an online bible commentary and study site plus a bible reading plan. And when the syrians saw that they were put to the worse before. The book of 1 chronicles was likely written between 450 and 425 b. An easyenglish bible version and commentary 2800 word vocabulary on 1 chronicles chapters 10 to 20. The greek title, paraleipomena, means things omitted, or passed over i. Why do we need the books of 1 2 chronicles when we already have the history of 2 samuel and 1 2 kings.
Either the text in one of the books is corrupt keil, davidson, or the accounts must be combined, giving this result. This commentary has been through advanced checking. What is the purpose of first and second chronicles. The book of 2 chronicles was likely written between 450 and 425 b. Stephen on 2 chronicles 19 the 2 chronicles shows how the lord god has been good with the people of israel even with there unbelieve mind and there worship of other gods. The book of ezra reads like a continuation of the book of 2 chronicles. First and second chronicles new collegeville bible. Chronological notes relative to this book year from the creation, according to the english bible, 2989. Why repeat information already recorded in 1 and 2 samuel and 1 and 2 kings. The new world translation of the holy scriptures is published by jehovahs witnesses. The chronicler as theologian contains fifteen articles which analyze the texts of chronicles, ezra and nehemiah. Read 2 chronicles 19 commentary using commentary critical and explanatory. Study the bible online using commentary on 2 chronicles 19 and more.
Bible commentary 1 chronicles 19 christadelphian books. Study 2 chronicles 19 using matthew henry s bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. An easyenglish bible version and commentary 2800 word vocabulary on 2 chronicles. Further, much of the content covers the same events found in the books of samuel and kings. But theyre the records of gods longlasting faithfulness to his people, even when they are not faithful to him. The fact that chronicles comes right after 2 kings, however, is unfortunate. Book of first chronicles overview insight for living.189 144 1050 412 735 498 432 551 1462 779 1509 1456 360 118 720 319 1083 1554 207 137 1091 321 1516 645 1267 1270 931 1125 384 1467 1304 49 210 593 660 1284 1459 1055 124 671 817 141 242 86 393