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THE PENTATEUCH --- GENESIS ---EXODUS--- LEVITICUS --- NUMBERS --- DEUTERONOMY --- THE BOOK OF JOSHUA --- THE BOOK OF JUDGES --- THE BOOK OF RUTH --- SAMUEL --- KINGS --- EZRA---NEHEMIAH--- ESTHER--- PSALMS 1-50--- PROVERBS--- ECCLESIASTES--- SONG OF SOLOMON --- ISAIAH --- JEREMIAH --- LAMENTATIONS --- EZEKIEL --- DANIEL --- --- HOSEA --- --- JOEL ------ AMOS --- --- OBADIAH --- --- JONAH --- --- MICAH --- --- NAHUM --- --- HABAKKUK--- --- ZEPHANIAH --- --- HAGGAI --- ZECHARIAH --- --- MALACHI --- THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEW ---THE GOSPEL OF MARK--- THE GOSPEL OF LUKE --- THE GOSPEL OF JOHN --- THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES --- READINGS IN ROMANS --- 1 CORINTHIANS --- 2 CORINTHIANS ---GALATIANS --- EPHESIANS--- PHILIPPIANS --- COLOSSIANS --- 1 THESSALONIANS --- 2 THESSALONIANS --- 1 TIMOTHY --- 2 TIMOTHY --- TITUS --- PHILEMON --- HEBREWS --- JAMES --- 1 & 2 PETER --- JOHN'S LETTERS --- JUDE --- REVELATION --- THE GOSPELS & ACTS

Commentary on THE BOOK OF KINGS

By Dr Peter Pett BA BD (Hons-London) DD

The book of Kings commences with the death of David and the enthronement of Solomon and describes God's dealings with Israel and Judah throughout the reigns of the kings of Israel and Judah, the former ending with the fall of Samaria, and their scattering among the nations, and the latter with the destruction of Jerusalem, and the commencement of the Exile. The final note, however, is of God beginning to reveal His mercy once again in the release of Jehoiachin from prison.

1). The Death of David And Enthronement of Solomon - The Establishment of the Kingdom And Removal of Rebellion - Solomon Is Given Wisdom By God - Solomon's Administration His Kingdom - The Wisdom Of Solomon (1.1-4.34)

2). The Building Of The Temple and Its Furniture - Solomon's Palace - The Dedication of the Temple (5.1-8.66).

3). Solomon's Second Dream - The Covenant Renewed - Solomon's Building Programme - The Visit Of The Queen Of Sheba - Solomon's Trading Ventures - Solomon Is Lured Into Deep Sin By His Wives - YHWH Raises Three Adversaries Against Solomon - YHWH Makes A Covenant With Jeroboam - The Death Of Solomon (9.1-11.43).

4). Jeroboam and the Golden Calves - Rehoboam's Folly - Abijam - Asa - Nadab - Baasha - Elah - Zimri - Omri (12.1-16.28).

5). Ahab contends with the Prophets of YHWH including Elijah and Micaiah - Visit To Horeb - Nathan's Vineyard - Wars with Syria - Jehoshaphat - Ahaziah (1 Kings 16.29-2 Kings 1.18).

6). Elijah Is Taken Up To Heaven - Elisha Succeeds Him - Healing Of The Spring - Tearing By She-bears - Mesha Of Moab - Valley Full Of Ditches - Elisha's Miracles - Naaman The Leper - Elisha Divines The Thoughts Of Benhadad - Starvation At The Siege Of Samaria - Hazael Assassinates Benhadad And Becomes King Of Aram (Syria) (2.1-8.15).

7). Jehu's Insurrection And Massacre Of The Worshippers Of Baal - Trouble With Aram - The Death Of Elisha - Victory For Israel (8.16-14.22).

8). The Reigns of Jeroboam II and Uzziah - The Last Days Of Israel - The Apostasy of Ahaz - The Destruction Of Samaria - Epitaph On Israel(14.23-17.41).

9). The Reign Of Hezekiah - Sennacherib Besieges Jerusalem And Calls For Its Surrender - The Host Of Assyria Is Annihilated - The Apostasy of Manasseh And Amon (18.1-21.26).

10). The Reign of Josiah - The Discovery Of The Book Of The Law - Josiah's Reforms - The Apostasy of Jehoahaz, Jehoiakim, Jehoiachin and Zedekiah - The Final Destruction of Jerusalem - Exile in Babylon and Egypt - Hope For The Future Of The House Of David (22.1-25.30)

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THE PENTATEUCH --- GENESIS ---EXODUS--- LEVITICUS --- NUMBERS --- DEUTERONOMY --- THE BOOK OF JOSHUA --- THE BOOK OF JUDGES --- THE BOOK OF RUTH --- SAMUEL --- KINGS --- EZRA---NEHEMIAH--- ESTHER--- PSALMS 1-50--- PROVERBS--- ECCLESIASTES--- SONG OF SOLOMON --- ISAIAH --- JEREMIAH --- LAMENTATIONS --- EZEKIEL --- DANIEL --- --- HOSEA --- --- JOEL ------ AMOS --- --- OBADIAH --- --- JONAH --- --- MICAH --- --- NAHUM --- --- HABAKKUK--- --- ZEPHANIAH --- --- HAGGAI --- ZECHARIAH --- --- MALACHI --- THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEW ---THE GOSPEL OF MARK--- THE GOSPEL OF LUKE --- THE GOSPEL OF JOHN --- THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES --- READINGS IN ROMANS --- 1 CORINTHIANS --- 2 CORINTHIANS ---GALATIANS --- EPHESIANS--- PHILIPPIANS --- COLOSSIANS --- 1 THESSALONIANS --- 2 THESSALONIANS --- 1 TIMOTHY --- 2 TIMOTHY --- TITUS --- PHILEMON --- HEBREWS --- JAMES --- 1 & 2 PETER --- JOHN'S LETTERS --- JUDE --- REVELATION --- THE GOSPELS & ACTS