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Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Chronicles of the Kings, Book of the
Book of the Chronicles of the Kings (סֵ֛פֶר דִּבְרֵ֥י הַיָּמִ֖ים לְמַלְכֵ֥י‎, sepher divrey hayyamim lemalkhey). Two named sources used by the authors of 1–2 Kings and 1–2 Chronicles.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chronicles of the Kings, Book of the (Writing)
CHRONICLES OF THE KINGS (ISRAEL/JUDAH), BOOK OF THE [Heb sēper dibrê hayyamı̂m lĕmalkê (סֵפֶר דִּבְרֵי הַיַּמִים לְמַלְכֵּי)]. A book or books not extant but cited by the author of 1-2 Kings. The term literally means “the daily affairs for [or belonging to] the kings of [Israel/Judah],” but it is
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Chronicles, Books of
Chronicles, Books of. These OT Books record the history of *Israel and *Judah from the Creation to the return from *Exile after the fall of Babylon c. 539 bc. In the Hebrew Canon they are a single Book; the division into two goes back to the *Septuagint, where they are called Παραλειπομένων αʹβʹ,
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Chronicles of Kings of Israel and of Judah
CHRONICLES OF KINGS OF ISRAEL AND OF JUDAH Sources of information to which the writer of 1 and 2 Kings referred readers for more data concerning the various kings about whom he wrote (1 Kings 14:19). These are not the biblical books 1 and 2 Chronicles. They probably were official court records compiled
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