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Chronicle
Chronicles
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Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chronicle
ChronicleA record or list of events. The genre of chronicle (Heb. sēp̱er diḇrê hayyāmɩ̂m) should not be equated with 1-2 Chronicles, which are histories that utilize various sources and genres, including chronicles. A chronicle lists events without any necessary connection or coherence and therefore
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Chronicles
Chronicles (Heb. diḇrê hayyāmîm “words [or events] of the days”).† Records of significant events. Often maintained by the palace or temple, these documents might be highly subjective lists of royal donations to shrines or records of military feats, embellishing victories and rationalizing or
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Chronicles
Chroniclesthe words of the days, (1 Kings 14:19; 1 Chr. 27:24), the daily or yearly records of the transactions of the kingdom; events recorded in the order of time.
A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines, Volumes I–IV
Chronica
CHRONICA (χρονικά), histories or epitomes of history, in which special care was taken to fix the date of each event recorded. The earliest works of the kind bore the title Chronica, Chronological disquisitions, or some other equivalent title in the plural number. St. Jerome however several times speaks