II Kings


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to II Kings: 1 Kings
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.II Kings - the second of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and IsraelII Kings - the second of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel
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
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
References in periodicals archive ?
In fact, Jewish and Christian parallels to the Marcianopolis legend exist: most notably, the miracle of the floating axe-head in ii Kings 6.1-7.
THE TRIENNIAL BIBLE READING CALENDAR DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF CHAIM ABRAMOWITZ July Joshua 13-24 Judges 1-16 August Judges 17-21 I Samuel 1-23 September I Samuel 24-31 II Samuel 1-20 October II Samuel 21-24 I Kings 1-22 II Kings 1-2 November II Kings 3-25 Isaiah 1-6
Fasting was practiced by biblical prophets and followers of early Abrahamic religions, including Christianity (Acts 13:2; 14:23 I Corinthians 7:1-5; Matthew 6:16-18; Daniel 1:8-14; II Kings 24:13-14).
Lesley Baxter read from II Kings 7 v 3-11 'The Siege lifted.' | Members of the Junior Church celebrated the 200th year of Sunday schools at Linthwaite Methodist Church with a day out at Lightwater Valley theme park, which was partially funded by a donation from the Community Spirit Charity Shop in Slaithwaite.
And they could not eat thereof." (II Kings 4:39) One of the most attractive wild flowering plants in Qatar is the Caper plant, Capparis spinosa, with its large, showy, pink and white petals.
"And it came to pass in the ninth year of his reign, in the tenth month, in the tenth day of the month, that Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he and all his army, against Jerusalem, and encamped against it; and they built forts against it round about," reads the first verse of the final chapter of II Kings. This, in turn, was followed by the Babylonian exile.
One of the intriguing aspects of the inscription that has engaged scholars has been the relation of the events depicted in the Mesha Inscription to the description of the Moabite revolt against Israel in the Book of Kings, Particularly difficult is the startlingly different description of events in II Kings 3 from Mesha's account in his inscription.
Such features as the survival of King Hezekiah and his negotiated tribute to Sennacherib (II Kings 18: 14), the failure of the Assyrians to resume their military activities against Jerusalem, records of Assyrian--Egyptian negotiations, and evidence of considerable Egyptian influence in the region.
* Concerning child sacrifice, see II Kings 3:26-27 and the prohibition of sacrificing children to Molech in Leviticus 18:21; Deuteronomy 18;9-10; Jeremiah 7:30-31,19:4-5.
Similarly is it not much better to see II Kings 17 as the product of Southern polemics against the forerunners of the Samaritans in post-exilic times, rather than earlier, with an implicit suggestion that the North should submit, in religious matters, to the South (against 2:239-40), which DtrH considers the rightful heir to all ancient Israel and to submit to the priestly authorities in Jerusalem?
"-- myself in the house of Rimmon" (2 wds., II Kings, 5:18) L.
The legend of Jezebel derives from four stories in I and II Kings. The first is her marriage to Ahab, king of Israel from 874--853 b.c.e.