First Kings
The account of the death of David and the reign of his son Solomon who builds the temple in Jerusalem. The united monarchy becomes a divided monarchy, ministered to by Elijah, Godʼs prophet. 1 Kings 1:1–22:53
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Kings, Books Of
KINGS, BOOKS OF Two of the Historical Books of the Old Testament; they continue the history begun in 1 and 2 Samuel. Like the books of Samuel, the books of Kings were originally a single work, divided only because the work was too long to fit on one scroll. Together they present a history of the kingdoms
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