Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the word of god in order to refocus ones mind and heart upon christ and his gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire bible in a year. Time and again elisha warned the king, so that he was on his guard in such places. This is a selftest on chapters 1 12 of the book of ii kings. The greek translation of the old testament, the septuagint lxx, divided the book in two and this was followed by the latin vulgate version and english translations. This summary of the book of 2 kings provides information about the title, authors, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of 2 kings. The holy bible book 12 2 kings kjv dramatized audio. Sometimes in our life we go through situations that are difficult. The final verses record how jehoiachin, the last king, is set free and given honour by the king of. Chapter 2 this is the genealogy from israel through judah and jesse to david. Jan 02, 2020 why did the prophet elisha curse the youths for making fun of his baldness 2 kings 2. In these four books the history of the nation is traced from the time of its greatest extent, influence, and prosperity under david. It continues the story of the kings over the divided kingdom israel and judah. Studies in the book of kings, 48 messages covering 1 and 2 kings. Understanding that part of jesus sermon on the mount describing followers as being salt and light.
What are the most commonly asked questions about the book of 2 kings. Loving father, thank you for making salvation so simple. Every chapter of the bible in 140 characters or less. Verse 24 does not say that the victims were killed. I am therefore inclined to take the words of our text 2 samuel 5. I confess that sometimes i complicate your amazing gift of salvation, which is by grace alone, through faith alone, in christ alone. Choose a chapter and verse from genesis to begin your versebyverse study of gods word using the more than 100 commentaries available on. It is no surprise that when david is anointed for the third time as israels king by these elders, it is done in the context of a covenant which is made with david before the lord 2 samuel 5.
Genesis is the book of the families, and this section of 1 chronicles selects that which god considers essential to the record leading to christ genesis 5, 10, 11, 16, 21, 25, 29, 36, 46. Elisha beat the water of the jordan with elijahs cloak v. The focus of 1 and 2 kings has been on the prophets elijah and elisha from 1 kings 17 through 2 kings 8. Paul rehearses what took place back there in i kings, chapter 19, and he says in verse 4 of romans 11. Study the bible online using commentary on 2 kings 25 and more. The removal of elijah was a type and figure of the ascension of christ, and the opening of the kingdom of heaven to all believers. This is a great lesson to teach our children about following directions and more importantly. And jesus rebuked him, saying, hold thy peace, and come out of. Read 2 kings 25 commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. This summary of the book of 2 kings provides information about the title, authors, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the. Now it came to pass in the third year of hoshea the son of elah, king of israel, that hezekiah the son of ahaz, king of judah, began to reign.
He encamped outside the city and built siege works all around it. As one of them was cutting down a tree, the iron axhead fell into the water. Then again abraham took a wife, and her name was keturah 25. This program is about getting a new beginning and how to be clean before god. James 2 my brothers, show no partiality as you hold the.
Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the word of god in order to refocus ones mind and heart upon christ and his gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to. Thus hath the lord dealt with me in the days wherein he looked on me, to take away my reproach among men. And elisha said unto him, as the lord liveth, and as thy soul liveth, i. The paperback bible presents the bible by the book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. What is the story of elisha and the shunammite woman. The king told his chariot driver, wheel around and get me out of the fighting. Partner, ministry, social network, connect, network, groups, encouragement, prayer, unity this is the verse profile page for bible book. Dictionaries encyclopedias bible stories apocrypha books lexicons. The books of kings were probably written during the time of judahs captivity in babylon which begins at the end of second kings. The blood from his wound ran onto the floor of the chariot, and that evening he died. And they went to meet him and bowed to the ground before him. The book of 2 nd kings is narrative history and prophecy concerning the affairs of the divided kingdoms.
The book of 2 kings, along with 1 kings, was likely written between 560 and 540 b. The tradition is that the prophet jeremiah was the author of both 1 and 2 kings. Chapter by chapter 1,189 videos genesis revelation. This is the holy book of 1 kings, known as the second book of the kings, otherwise called the fourth book of the kings. Division of the kingdom,1 kings 12 2 kings 16 see table on next page iv. He was a great man in the sight of his master and highly regarded, because through him the lord had given victory to aram.
For an outline of both 1 and 2 kings see introduction to 1 kings. David makes jerusalem the political and religious centre of israel 2 samuel 5. And it came to pass, when the lord would take up elijah into heaven by a whirlwind, that elijah went with elisha from gilgal. The two books of kings are called the 3 rd and 4 th book of kings in the septuagint as well as the vulgate. He therefore went to the different schools of the prophets to give them his last exhortations and blessing. Perhaps the spirit of the lord has left him on some mountain or in some. This is a far cry from the confrontation that we see between samuel and israels elders in 1 samuel chapter 8. Study the bible online using commentary on 2 kings 5 and more. And elijah said unto elisha, tarry here, i pray thee. Home faq books of the bible 2 kings questions about 2 kings.
Book of 2 kings read, study bible verses online bible study tools. The verse is part of the nonsynoptic section where the genealogy of joseph, the legal father of jesus, is listed, or on nonpauline interpretations the genealogy of jesus. What was the political climate as a result of ahabs letting the king of aram live. What did elisha ask from elijah when he is taken by the lord to heaven. Naaman, captain of the host of the king of syria, was a great man with his. Genesis exodus leviticus numbers deuteronomy joshua judges ruth 1 samuel 2 samuel 1 kings 2 kings 1 chronicles 2 chronicles ezra nehemiah tobias judith esther job psalms proverbs ecclesiastes song of songs wisdom sirach ecclesiasticus isaiah jeremiah lamentations baruch ezekiel daniel hosea joel amos obadiah jonah micah nahum habbakuk. But elisha said, q as the lord lives, and as you yourself live, i will not leave you. And he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow. Before you attempt to answer the questions below you should read these chapters in the bible and answer the questions at the end of each chapter found at the website answer the questions below and then click ok to send your answers. He had leprosy and wanted to be healed, but wasnt willing to do what gods prophet, elisha, told him to do. But elisha said, q as the lord lives, and as you yourself live, i. Epic is a ninemonth series exploring the bible through a chronological journey. In 2 kings chapter 7, god frightened off the syrian army by causing them to hear the sounds of a great army, yet there was none verses 67.
Abana and pharparthe barrady and one of its five tributariesuncertain which. The book of kings is the ninth book of the hebrew bible or the eleventh and twelfth books of the. Sep, 2012 this is the holy book of 1 kings, known as the second book of the kings, otherwise called the fourth book of the kings. The recording is dramatized, from the king james bible. I summarised the bible on twitter between aug 2010 and nov 20 one tweet per chapter, one chapter per day. According to jewish tradition in the talmud the author was the prophet jeremiah. How did elisha cross the jordan after elijah is gone.
The book 2 chronicles covers much the same timeperiod as the books of kings, but it ignores the northern kingdom of israel almost completely, david is given a major role in planning the temple, hezekiah is given a much more farreaching program of reform, and manasseh of judah is given an opportunity to repent of his. Though there have been sections that recounted battles and the summaries of kings, most of the material has dealt with the two prophets. The book of 2 kings is a sequel to the book of 1 kings. Now it came to pass after the death of saul, when david was returned from the slaughter of the amalekites, and david had abode two days in ziklag. We have compiled 1,500 questions and answers on the bible that are going to show how much, or how little, you, or those you quiz, know about.
And he replied, as surely as the lord lives and as you live, i will not leave you. In this exclusive social network for christians, kcm partners find a place to connect, grow and network. And she bare him zimran, and jokshan, and medan, and. What can we learn from the story of elisha and naaman. The tribes of judah, benjamin, and some of levi were serving a pagan king in a faraway country.
Book of 2 kings bible survey who were the kings of. The final verses record how jehoiachin, the last king, is set free and given honour by the king of babylon. First and second kings were originally one book, called in the hebrew text, kings, from the first word in 1. The former book had an illustrious beginning, in the glories of the kingdom of israel, when it was entire this has a melancholy conclusion. Voice bible studies, the books of kings, 2 kings 8. But elisha said, as surely as the lord lives and as you live, i will not leave you.1339 516 1599 860 255 329 526 1218 766 241 1084 450 471 1559 1194 61 205 951 660 200 249 181 1071 1299 533 553 132 142 1148 1372 1224 634 1469 634 876 1037