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Author Klein, Ralph W.

Title 1 Chronicles : a commentary / by Ralph W. Klein ; edited by Thomas Krüger
Published Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2006]
©2006
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 561 pages) : genealogical tables
Series Hermeneia--a critical and historical commentary on the Bible
Hermeneia--a critical and historical commentary on the Bible.
Contents 1:1 -- 9:44 : Genealogies -- 1:1 -- 2:2 Genealogy from Adam -- 2:3-55 Genealogy from Judah -- 3:1 -- 4:23 Descendants of David; genealogical fragments -- 3:1-24 Descendants of David -- 4:1-23 Genealogy from Simeon -- 5:1-26 Genealogy from Reuben, Gad, and half-tribe of Manasseh -- 5:27 -- 6:66 (6:1-81) Genealogy from Levi -- 7:1-40 Genealogies from Issachar, Benjamin, Naphtali, Manasseh, Ephraim, and Asher -- 8:1-40 Genealogy from Benjamin -- 9:1-44 Those who lived in the land and especially in Jerusalem -- 10:1 -- 29:30 : the reign of David -- 10:1-14 The death of Saul -- 11: 1-47 Early days of David's rule; David's mighty men -- 12:1-41 Soldiers rally to David; events at Hebron -- 13:1-14 First attempt to bring the ark to Jerusalem -- 14:1-17 Hiram's support; David's wives and children; defeat of Philistines -- 15:1 -- 16:3 Transferring the Ark to Jerusalem -- 16: 4-43 David appoints Levites : worship established -- 17: 1-27 Promise of dynastic succession and temple building -- 18: 1-17 Victories over various enemies; David's officials -- 19:1 -- 20:3 Victories over Ammonites and Arameans -- 20:4-8 Israelite heroes defeat Philistine heroes -- 21:1 -- 22 David's census and acquisition of future temple sites -- 22:2-19 David prepares building materials; David's private speech to Solomon and preliminary exhortation to leaders -- 23:1-32 Levites : introduction, census, list, and duties -- 24:1-31Twenty-four priestly courses; further genealogy of some Levites -- 25:1-31 Levitical singers -- 26:1-32 Divisions of gatekeepers; list of Levitical treasurers, officers, and judges -- 27:1-34 Twelve military divisions, chief officers, various officials -- 28:1-21 David's speeches -- 29:1-30 Freewill offerings; David's final prayer; enthronement of Solomon; David's death and a summary of his reign
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Bible. Chronicles, 1st -- Commentaries.
Genre/Form Commentaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Krüger, Thomas, 1959-
ISBN 1506421083
9781506421087
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)
Other Titles First Chronicles
One Chronicles