2 Chronicles


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Noun1.2 Chronicles - the second of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC2 Chronicles - the second of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC
Paralipomenon - (Old Testament) an obsolete name for the Old Testament books of I Chronicles and II Chronicles which were regarded as supplementary to Kings
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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The main commentary proceeds chapter by chapter, from 1 Chronicles 1 to 2 Chronicles 36, condensing the essence of Biblical text into plain terms accessible to lay readers of all backgrounds, at times drawing upon historical record to fill in the gaps.
Klein points out that we have little information on how the psalms were used in ancient Israelite worship but that the citation of psalms in the narratives of 1 Chronicles 16 and 2 Chronicles 6 may provide some information on their use in postexilic times.
Roughly two centuries after the completion of the Deuteronomistic History, the author of 1 and 2 Chronicles, known as the Chronicler, recorded his own versions of David's last words.