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Literary structure (chiasmus, chiasm) of Books of Chronicles

Chiasmus and Concentric Structure of divided by 5


5-1

1 Genealogy of Adam (1Ch1:1-27)
  2 Genealogy of Abraham (1Ch1:28-34)
    3 Kings in Edom (1Ch1:35-54)
      4 Genealogy of children of Israel (1Ch2:1-1Ch8:40)
        5 Genealogy of Israel after the captivity (1Ch9:1-44)
          6 Death of Saul and his sons (1Ch10:1-14)
            7 David anointed king of all Israel (1Ch11:1-3)
              8 Jerusalem (1Ch11:4-9)
                9 David's mighty men (1Ch11:10-47)
              10 David's followers in the wilderness (1Ch12:1-22)
            11 David's army at Hebron (1Ch12:23-41)
          12 The Ark brought from Kiriath-jearim (1Ch13:1-14)
        13 Envoys of Hiram (1Ch14:1-2)
      14 David's sons (1Ch14:3-7)
    15 Defeat of the Philistines (1Ch14:8-17)
  16 The Ark brought to Jerusalem (1Ch15:1-24)
17 The Ark placed in the tent (1Ch15:25-1Ch16:7)
Former halfRelationLatter half
1 Genealogy of Adam (1Ch1:1-27)
Genealogy of Adam
List of people17 The Ark placed in the tent (1Ch15:25-1Ch16:7)
List of Levites
2 Genealogy of Abraham (1Ch1:28-34)
Genealogy of Abraham
List of people16 The Ark brought to Jerusalem (1Ch15:1-24)
List of Levites
3 Kings in Edom (1Ch1:35-54)
1Ch1:43 before they had Israelite kings (1Ch1:43)
King of Israel15 Defeat of the Philistines (1Ch14:8-17)
1Ch14:8 When the Philistines had heard that David was anointed king over all Israel (1Ch14:8)
4 Genealogy of children of Israel (1Ch2:1-1Ch8:40)
Children of Israel
Descendants14 David's sons (1Ch14:3-7)
Children of David
5 Genealogy of Israel after the captivity (1Ch9:1-44)
1Ch9:13 Their brethren, heads of their ancestral houses, were one thousand seven hundred and sixty, valiant for the work of the service of the house of God.(1Ch9:13)
Specialists 13 Envoys of Hiram (1Ch14:1-2)
1Ch14:1 Hiram, king of Tyre, sent envoys to David along with masons and carpenters, and cedar wood to build him a house. (1Ch14:1)
6 Death of Saul and his sons (1Ch10:1-14)
1Ch10:14 and had not rather inquired of the LORD. Therefore the LORD slew him, and transferred his kingdom to David, the son of Jesse.(1Ch10:14)
Punishment by the LORD12 The Ark brought from Kiriath-jearim (1Ch13:1-14)
1Ch13:10 Then the LORD became angry with Uzzah and struck him; he died there in God's presence, because he had laid his hand on the ark.(1Ch13:10)
7 David anointed king of all Israel (1Ch11:1-3)
1Ch11:3 they anointed him king over Israel, in accordance with the word of the LORD as revealed through Samuel. (1Ch11:3)
Coronation of David11 David's army at Hebron (1Ch12:23-41)
1Ch12:39 All these soldiers, drawn up in battle order, came to Hebron with the resolute intention of making David king over all Israel. The rest of Israel was likewise of one mind to make David king. (1Ch12:39)
8 Jerusalem (1Ch11:4-9)
1Ch11:9 David became more and more powerful, for the LORD of hosts was with him. (1Ch11:9)
The power of David10 David's followers in the wilderness (1Ch12:1-22)
1Ch12:1 The following men came to David in Ziklag (1Ch12:1)

5-1-1

1 Genealogy of Adam (1Ch1:1-27)
  2 Genealogy of Abraham (1Ch1:28-34)
    3 Kings in Edom (1Ch1:35-54)
      4 Genealogy of children of Israel (1Ch2:1-1Ch8:40)
        5 Genealogy of Israel after the captivity (1Ch9:1-44)
      6 Death of Saul and his sons (1Ch10:1-14)
    7 David anointed king of all Israel (1Ch11:1-3)
  8 Jerusalem (1Ch11:4-9)
9 David's mighty men (1Ch11:10-47)
Former halfRelationLatter half
1 Genealogy of Adam (1Ch1:1-27)
Genealogy of Adam
List of people9 David's mighty men (1Ch11:10-47)
David's mighty men
2 Genealogy of Abraham (1Ch1:28-34)
Genealogy of Abraham
The people of Israel8 Jerusalem (1Ch11:4-9)
1Ch11:4 Then David and all Israel went to Jerusalem, that is, Jebus, where the natives of the land were called Jebusites. (1Ch11:4)
3 Kings in Edom (1Ch1:35-54)
1Ch1:43 before they had Israelite kings (1Ch1:43)
King of Israel7 David anointed king of all Israel (1Ch11:1-3)
1Ch11:3 they anointed him king over Israel, in accordance with the word of the LORD as revealed through Samuel. (1Ch11:3)
4 Genealogy of children of Israel (1Ch2:1-1Ch8:40)
Genealogy of Saul
Saul6 Death of Saul and his sons (1Ch10:1-14)
Defeat of Saul

5-1-2

9 David's mighty men (1Ch11:10-47)
  10 David's followers in the wilderness (1Ch12:1-22)
    11 David's army at Hebron (1Ch12:23-41)
      12 The Ark brought from Kiriath-jearim (1Ch13:1-14)
        13 Envoys of Hiram (1Ch14:1-2)
      14 David's sons (1Ch14:3-7)
    15 Defeat of the Philistines (1Ch14:8-17)
  16 The Ark brought to Jerusalem (1Ch15:1-24)
17 The Ark placed in the tent (1Ch15:25-1Ch16:7)
Former halfRelationLatter half
9 David's mighty men (1Ch11:10-47)
David's mighty men
List of people17 The Ark placed in the tent (1Ch15:25-1Ch16:7)
List of Levites
10 David's followers in the wilderness (1Ch12:1-22)
1Ch12:1 The following men came to David in Ziklag (1Ch12:1)
List of people16 The Ark brought to Jerusalem (1Ch15:1-24)
List of Levites
11 David's army at Hebron (1Ch12:23-41)
1Ch12:24 This is the muster of the detachments of armed troops that came to David at Hebron to transfer to him Saul's kingdom, as the LORD had ordained. (1Ch12:24)
Coronation of David15 Defeat of the Philistines (1Ch14:8-17)
1Ch14:8 When the Philistines had heard that David was anointed king over all Israel (1Ch14:8)
12 The Ark brought from Kiriath-jearim (1Ch13:1-14)
1Ch13:13 Therefore he did not take the ark back with him to the City of David, but he took it instead to the house of Obed-edom the Gittite.(1Ch13:13)
The town of David14 David's sons (1Ch14:3-7)
1Ch14:3 David took other wives in Jerusalem and became the father of more sons and daughters. (1Ch14:3)

5-2

17 The Ark placed in the tent (1Ch15:25-1Ch16:7)
  18 David's psalm of thanksgiving (1Ch16:8-36)
    19 Regular worship maintained (1Ch16:37-45)
      20 God's covenant with David (1Ch17:1-15)
        21 David's prayer (1Ch17:16-27)
          22 Wars against foreign countries (1Ch18:1-13)
            23 David's administration (1Ch18:14-17)
              24 Defeats of Ammonites and Arameans (1Ch19:1-19)
                25 Siege and capture of Rabbah (1Ch20:1-3)
              26 Wars against Rapha (1Ch20:4-8)
            27 The census and plague (1Ch21:1-30)
          28 David prepares to build the temple (1Ch22:1-19)
        29 Families of the Levites and their functions (1Ch23:1-1Ch27:34)
      30 Solomon instructed to build the temple (1Ch28:1-21)
    31 Offerings for building the temple (1Ch29:1-20)
  32 Solomon anointed King (1Ch29:21-25)
33 Reign of David (1Ch29:26-30)
Former halfRelationLatter half
17 The Ark placed in the tent (1Ch15:25-1Ch16:7)
1Ch16:3 and distributed to every Israelite, to every man and every woman, a loaf of bread, a piece of meat, and a raisin cake. (1Ch16:3)
All Israel33 Reign of David (1Ch29:26-30)
1Ch29:26 Thus David, the son of Jesse, had reigned over all Israel. (1Ch29:26)
18 David's psalm of thanksgiving (1Ch16:8-36)
1Ch16:22 Touch not my anointed, and to my prophets do no harm." (1Ch16:22)
Anointed32 Solomon anointed King (1Ch29:21-25)
1Ch29:22 Then for a second time they proclaimed David's son Solomon king, and they anointed him as the LORD'S prince (1Ch29:22)
19 Regular worship maintained (1Ch16:37-45)
Duties of Levites
Services for the temple31 Offerings for building the temple (1Ch29:1-20)
Offerings for building the temple
20 God's covenant with David (1Ch17:1-15)
1Ch17:12 He it is who shall build me a house, and I will establish his throne forever. (1Ch17:12)
Prophecy about construction of the temple30 Solomon instructed to build the temple (1Ch28:1-21)
1Ch28:6 It is your son Solomon who shall build my house and my courts, for I have chosen him for my son, and I will be a father to him. (1Ch28:6)
21 David's prayer (1Ch17:16-27)
1Ch17:27 and since you have deigned to bless the house of your servant, so that it will remain forever--since it is you, O LORD, who blessed it, it is blessed forever."(1Ch17:27)
Blessings29 Families of the Levites and their functions (1Ch23:1-1Ch27:34)
1Ch23:13 Aaron was set apart to be consecrated as most holy, he and his sons forever, to offer sacrifice before the LORD, to minister to him, and to bless his name forever. (1Ch23:13)
22 Wars against foreign countries (1Ch18:1-13)
1Ch18:8 He likewise took away from Tibhath and Cun, cities of Hadadezer, large quantities of bronze, which Solomon later used to make the bronze sea and the pillars and the vessels of bronze. (1Ch18:8)
Material for construction of the temple28 David prepares to build the temple (1Ch22:1-19)
1Ch22:3 He also laid up large stores of iron to make nails for the doors of the gates, and clamps, together with so much bronze that it could not be weighed, (1Ch22:3)
23 David's administration (1Ch18:14-17)
David's administration
List of people27 The census and plague (1Ch21:1-30)
The census of David
24 Defeats of Ammonites and Arameans (1Ch19:1-19)
Defeats of Ammonites and Arameans
Wars against foreign countries26 Wars against Rapha (1Ch20:4-8)
Wars against Rapha

5-2-1

17 The Ark placed in the tent (1Ch15:25-1Ch16:7)
  18 David's psalm of thanksgiving (1Ch16:8-36)
    19 Regular worship maintained (1Ch16:37-45)
      20 God's covenant with David (1Ch17:1-15)
        21 David's prayer (1Ch17:16-27)
      22 Wars against foreign countries (1Ch18:1-13)
    23 David's administration (1Ch18:14-17)
  24 Defeats of Ammonites and Arameans (1Ch19:1-19)
25 Siege and capture of Rabbah (1Ch20:1-3)
Former halfRelationLatter half
17 The Ark placed in the tent (1Ch15:25-1Ch16:7)
see 2-1
see 2-125 Siege and capture of Rabbah (1Ch20:1-3)
see 2-1
18 David's psalm of thanksgiving (1Ch16:8-36)
see 2-1
see 2-124 Defeats of Ammonites and Arameans (1Ch19:1-19)
see 2-1
19 Regular worship maintained (1Ch16:37-45)
see 2-1
see 2-123 David's administration (1Ch18:14-17)
see 2-1
20 God's covenant with David (1Ch17:1-15)
see 2-1
see 2-122 Wars against foreign countries (1Ch18:1-13)
see 2-1

5-2-2

25 Siege and capture of Rabbah (1Ch20:1-3)
  26 Wars against Rapha (1Ch20:4-8)
    27 The census and plague (1Ch21:1-30)
      28 David prepares to build the temple (1Ch22:1-19)
        29 Families of the Levites and their functions (1Ch23:1-1Ch27:34)
      30 Solomon instructed to build the temple (1Ch28:1-21)
    31 Offerings for building the temple (1Ch29:1-20)
  32 Solomon anointed King (1Ch29:21-25)
33 Reign of David (1Ch29:26-30)
Former halfRelationLatter half
25 Siege and capture of Rabbah (1Ch20:1-3)
1Ch20:2 David took the crown of Milcom from the idol's head. (1Ch20:2)
Coronation of David33 Reign of David (1Ch29:26-30)
1Ch29:26 Thus David, the son of Jesse, had reigned over all Israel. (1Ch29:26)
26 Wars against Rapha (1Ch20:4-8)
Warriors who killed Rapha
Warriors32 Solomon anointed King (1Ch29:21-25)
1Ch29:24 All the leaders and warriors, and also all the other sons of King David, swore allegiance to King Solomon. (1Ch29:24)
27 The census and plague (1Ch21:1-30)
1Ch21:23 But Ornan said to David: "Take it as your own, and let my lord the king do what seems best to him. See, I also give you the oxen for the holocausts, the threshing sledges for the wood, and the wheat for the cereal offering. I give it all to you." (1Ch21:23)
Contribution31 Offerings for building the temple (1Ch29:1-20)
1Ch29:7 contributed for the service of the house of God five thousand talents and ten thousand darics of gold, ten thousand talents of silver, eighteen thousand talents of bronze, and one hundred thousand talents of iron. (1Ch29:7)
28 David prepares to build the temple (1Ch22:1-19)
David prepares to build the temple
Plan to construct the temple30 Solomon instructed to build the temple (1Ch28:1-21)
Solomon instructed to build the temple

5-3

33 Reign of David (1Ch29:26-30)
  34 Solomon's wisdom (2Ch1:1-17)
    35 Preparation for building the temple (2Ch1:18-2Ch2:17)
      36 Solomon build the temple (2Ch3:1-2Ch4:22)
        37 The ark brought into the temple (2Ch5:1-2Ch6:2)
          38 Dedication of the temple (2Ch6:3-11)
            39 Solomon's prayer of dedication (2Ch6:12-42)
              40 Solomon dedicates the temple (2Ch7:1-11)
                41 The words of the LORD (2Ch7:12-22)
              42 Solomon's great wealth (2Ch8:1-18)
            43 The queen of Sheba (2Ch9:1-12)
          44 Solomon's great wealth (2Ch9:13-31)
        45 The revolt against Rehoboam (2Ch10:1-19)
      46 Political measures of Rehoboam (2Ch11:1-17)
    47 Rehoboam's marriages (2Ch11:18-23)
  48 Egypt attacks Judah (2Ch12:1-12)
49 Reign of Rehoboam (2Ch12:13-16)
Former halfRelationLatter half
33 Reign of David (1Ch29:26-30)
see 1-1
see 1-149 Reign of Rehoboam (2Ch12:13-16)
see 1-1
34 Solomon's wisdom (2Ch1:1-17)
see 1-1
see 1-148 Egypt attacks Judah (2Ch12:1-12)
see 1-1
35 Preparation for building the temple (2Ch1:18-2Ch2:17)
see 1-1
see 1-147 Rehoboam's marriages (2Ch11:18-23)
see 1-1
36 Solomon build the temple (2Ch3:1-2Ch4:22)
see 1-1
see 1-146 Political measures of Rehoboam (2Ch11:1-17)
see 1-1
37 The ark brought into the temple (2Ch5:1-2Ch6:2)
see 1-1
see 1-145 The revolt against Rehoboam (2Ch10:1-19)
see 1-1
38 Dedication of the temple (2Ch6:3-11)
see 1-1
see 1-144 Solomon's great wealth (2Ch9:13-31)
see 1-1
39 Solomon's prayer of dedication (2Ch6:12-42)
see 1-1
see 1-143 The queen of Sheba (2Ch9:1-12)
see 1-1
40 Solomon dedicates the temple (2Ch7:1-11)
see 1-1
see 1-142 Solomon's great wealth (2Ch8:1-18)
see 1-1

5-3-1

33 Reign of David (1Ch29:26-30)
  34 Solomon's wisdom (2Ch1:1-17)
    35 Preparation for building the temple (2Ch1:18-2Ch2:17)
      36 Solomon build the temple (2Ch3:1-2Ch4:22)
        37 The ark brought into the temple (2Ch5:1-2Ch6:2)
      38 Dedication of the temple (2Ch6:3-11)
    39 Solomon's prayer of dedication (2Ch6:12-42)
  40 Solomon dedicates the temple (2Ch7:1-11)
41 The words of the LORD (2Ch7:12-22)
Former halfRelationLatter half
33 Reign of David (1Ch29:26-30)
1Ch29:30 together with the particulars of his reign and valor, and of the events that affected him and all Israel and all the kingdoms of the surrounding lands.(1Ch29:30)
Reign of David41 The words of the LORD (2Ch7:12-22)
2Ch7:17 As for you, if you live in my presence as your father David did, doing all that I have commanded you and keeping my statutes and ordinances, (2Ch7:17)
34 Solomon's wisdom (2Ch1:1-17)
2Ch1:6 and Solomon offered sacrifice in the LORD'S presence on the bronze altar at the meeting tent; he offered a thousand holocausts upon it.(2Ch1:6)
Offerings40 Solomon dedicates the temple (2Ch7:1-11)
2Ch7:7 there he offered the holocausts and the fat of the peace offerings, since the bronze altar which Solomon had made could not hold the holocausts, the cereal offerings and the fat. (2Ch7:7)
35 Preparation for building the temple (2Ch1:18-2Ch2:17)
2Ch2:4 And the house I intend to build must be large, for our God is greater than all other gods. (2Ch2:4)
There is no god like you39 Solomon's prayer of dedication (2Ch6:12-42)
2Ch6:14 LORD, God of Israel, there is no god like you in heaven or on earth (2Ch6:14)
36 Solomon build the temple (2Ch3:1-2Ch4:22)
2Ch3:1 Then Solomon began to build the house of the LORD in Jerusalem on Mount Moria (2Ch3:1)
Construction of the temple38 Dedication of the temple (2Ch6:3-11)
2Ch6:10 I have built the temple to the honor of the LORD, the God of Israel.(2Ch6:10)

5-3-2

41 The words of the LORD (2Ch7:12-22)
  42 Solomon's great wealth (2Ch8:1-18)
    43 The queen of Sheba (2Ch9:1-12)
      44 Solomon's great wealth (2Ch9:13-31)
        45 The revolt against Rehoboam (2Ch10:1-19)
      46 Political measures of Rehoboam (2Ch11:1-17)
    47 Rehoboam's marriages (2Ch11:18-23)
  48 Egypt attacks Judah (2Ch12:1-12)
49 Reign of Rehoboam (2Ch12:13-16)
Former halfRelationLatter half
41 The words of the LORD (2Ch7:12-22)
2Ch7:20 shall disown this Temple which I have consecrated for my name (2Ch7:20)
The name of the LORD49 Reign of Rehoboam (2Ch12:13-16)
2Ch12:13 Jerusalem, the city chosen by Yahweh from all the tribes of Israel to put his name there (2Ch12:13)
42 Solomon's great wealth (2Ch8:1-18)
2Ch8:7 All the people that remained of the Hittites, Amorites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites, who were not of Israel-- (2Ch8:7)
Foreign people48 Egypt attacks Judah (2Ch12:1-12)
2Ch12:3 He came up with twelve hundred chariots and sixty thousand horsemen, and there was no counting the army that came with him from Egypt--Libyans, Sukkites and Ethiopians.(2Ch12:3)
43 The queen of Sheba (2Ch9:1-12)
The queen of Sheba
Women of royal families47 Rehoboam's marriages (2Ch11:18-23)
2Ch11:21 Rehoboam loved Maacah, daughter of Absalom, more than all his other wives and concubines; he had taken eighteen wives and sixty concubines, and he fathered twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters. (2Ch11:21)
44 Solomon's great wealth (2Ch9:13-31)
2Ch9:25 Solomon also had four thousand stalls of horses, chariots, and twelve thousand horsemen, which he assigned to the chariot cities and to the king in Jerusalem. (2Ch9:25)
National defense46 Political measures of Rehoboam (2Ch11:1-17)
2Ch11:12 In every city were shields and spears, and he made them very strong. Thus Judah and Benjamin remained his. (2Ch11:12)

5-4

49 Reign of Rehoboam (2Ch12:13-16)
  50 Abijah (2Ch13:1-22)
    51 Asa (2Ch13:23-2Ch14:6)
      52 Ethiopian invasion repulsed (2Ch14:7-14)
        53 The Reforms of Asa (2Ch15:1-19)
          54 Invasion of Israel (2Ch16:1-14)
            55 Jehoshaphat (2Ch17:1-19)
              56 Prophecy of Micaiah (2Ch18:1-34)
                57 The Reforms of Jehoshaphat (2Ch19:1-11)
              58 Invasion from the east (2Ch20:1-30)
            59 Reign of Jehoshaphat (2Ch20:31-37)
          60 Jehoram killed his brothers (2Ch21:1-4)
        61 Jehoram (2Ch21:5-20)
      62 Ahaziah (2Ch22:1-9)
    63 Athaliah seizes the throne (2Ch22:10-12)
  64 Athaliah (2Ch23:1-21)
65 The Reforms of Joash (2Ch24:1-16)
Former halfRelationLatter half
49 Reign of Rehoboam (2Ch12:13-16)
2Ch12:13 Rehoboam's mother was named Naamah, an Ammonite. He did evil, for he had not truly resolved to seek the LORD. (2Ch12:13-14)
Sins and women65 The Reforms of Joash (2Ch24:1-16)
2Ch24:7 For the wicked Athaliah and her sons had damaged the house of God and had even turned over to the Baals the dedicated resources of the LORD'S temple. (2Ch24:7)
50 Abijah (2Ch13:1-22)
2Ch13:5 Do you not know that the LORD, the God of Israel, has given the kingdom of Israel to David forever, to him and to his sons, by a covenant made in salt? (2Ch13:5)
Covenant64 Athaliah (2Ch23:1-21)
2Ch23:16 Then Jehoiada made a covenant between himself and all the people and the king, that they should be the LORDS people. (2Ch23:16)
51 Asa (2Ch13:23-2Ch14:6)
2Ch13:23 His son Asa succeeded him as king. During his time, ten years of peace began in the land.(2Ch13:23)
Quiet times63 Athaliah seizes the throne (2Ch22:10-12)
2Ch22:12 For six years he remained hidden with them in the house of God, while Athaliah ruled over the land.(2Ch22:12)
52 Ethiopian invasion repulsed (2Ch14:7-14)
2Ch14:11 And so the LORD defeated the Ethiopians before Asa and Judah, and they fled.(2Ch14:11)
Punishment by the LORD62 Ahaziah (2Ch22:1-9)
2Ch22:7 Now it was willed by God for Ahaziah's downfall (2Ch22:7)
53 The Reforms of Asa (2Ch15:1-19)
Prophecy of Azariah
Prophecy61 Jehoram (2Ch21:5-20)
Elijahs letter
54 Invasion of Israel (2Ch16:1-14)
2Ch16:2 Asa then brought out silver and gold from the treasuries of the temple of the LORD and of the royal palace and sent them to Ben-hadad, king of Aram, who lived in Damascus (2Ch16:2)
Treasures60 Jehoram killed his brothers (2Ch21:1-4)
2Ch21:3 Their father gave them numerous gifts of silver, gold and precious objects, together with fortified cities in Judah (2Ch21:3)
55 Jehoshaphat (2Ch17:1-19)
2Ch17:1 His son Jehoshaphat succeeded him as king and strengthened his hold against Israel. (2Ch17:1)
Coronation of Jehoshaphat59 Reign of Jehoshaphat (2Ch20:31-37)
2Ch20:31 Thus Jehoshaphat reigned over Judah. He was thirty-five years old when he became king (2Ch20:31)
56 Prophecy of Micaiah (2Ch18:1-34)
Invasion to Ramoth-gilead
Wars against foreign countries58 Invasion from the east (2Ch20:1-30)
Invasion from the east

5-4-1

49 Reign of Rehoboam (2Ch12:13-16)
  50 Abijah (2Ch13:1-22)
    51 Asa (2Ch13:23-2Ch14:6)
      52 Ethiopian invasion repulsed (2Ch14:7-14)
        53 The Reforms of Asa (2Ch15:1-19)
      54 Invasion of Israel (2Ch16:1-14)
    55 Jehoshaphat (2Ch17:1-19)
  56 Prophecy of Micaiah (2Ch18:1-34)
57 The Reforms of Jehoshaphat (2Ch19:1-11)
Former halfRelationLatter half
49 Reign of Rehoboam (2Ch12:13-16)
2Ch12:14 He did evil, for he had not truly resolved to seek the LORD. (2Ch12:14)
Evilness of kings57 The Reforms of Jehoshaphat (2Ch19:1-11)
2Ch19:2 Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD? For this reason, wrath is upon you from the LORD.(2Ch19:2)
50 Abijah (2Ch13:1-22)
Abijah and Jeroboam
Israel and Judah56 Prophecy of Micaiah (2Ch18:1-34)
Jehoshaphat and Ahab
51 Asa (2Ch13:23-2Ch14:6)
2Ch14:2 removing the heathen altars and the high places, breaking to pieces the sacred pillars, and cutting down the sacred poles. (2Ch14:2)
The reforms55 Jehoshaphat (2Ch17:1-19)
2Ch17:6 Thus he was encouraged to follow the LORD'S ways, and again he removed the high places and the sacred poles from Judah. (2Ch17:6)
52 Ethiopian invasion repulsed (2Ch14:7-14)
Ethiopian invasion repulsed
Invasion of foreign countries54 Invasion of Israel (2Ch16:1-14)
Invasion of Israel

5-4-2

57 The Reforms of Jehoshaphat (2Ch19:1-11)
  58 Invasion from the east (2Ch20:1-30)
    59 Reign of Jehoshaphat (2Ch20:31-37)
      60 Jehoram killed his brothers (2Ch21:1-4)
        61 Jehoram (2Ch21:5-20)
      62 Ahaziah (2Ch22:1-9)
    63 Athaliah seizes the throne (2Ch22:10-12)
  64 Athaliah (2Ch23:1-21)
65 The Reforms of Joash (2Ch24:1-16)
Former halfRelationLatter half
57 The Reforms of Jehoshaphat (2Ch19:1-11)
see 2-2
see 2-265 The Reforms of Joash (2Ch24:1-16)
see 2-2
58 Invasion from the east (2Ch20:1-30)
see 2-2
see 2-264 Athaliah (2Ch23:1-21)
see 2-2
59 Reign of Jehoshaphat (2Ch20:31-37)
see 2-2
see 2-263 Athaliah seizes the throne (2Ch22:10-12)
see 2-2
60 Jehoram killed his brothers (2Ch21:1-4)
see 2-2
see 2-262 Ahaziah (2Ch22:1-9)
see 2-2

5-5

65 The Reforms of Joash (2Ch24:1-16)
  66 Apostasy of Joash (2Ch24:17-27)
    67 Amaziah (2Ch25:1-2Ch26:2)
      68 Uzziah (2Ch26:3-23)
        69 Jotham (2Ch27:1-9)
          70 Ahaz (2Ch28:1-27)
            71 Hezekiah (2Ch29:1-2Ch31:21)
              72 Sennacherib's invasion (2Ch32:1-33)
                73 Manasseh (2Ch33:1-20)
              74 Amon (2Ch33:21-25)
            75 Josiah (2Ch34:1-2Ch35:19)
          76 Neco's invasion (2Ch35:20-27_2Ch36:1)
        77 Jehoahaz (2Ch36:2-4)
      78 Jehoiakim (2Ch36:5-8)
    79 Jehoiachin (2Ch36:9-10)
  80 Zedekiah (2Ch36:11-21)
81 Cyrus (2Ch36:22-23)
Former halfRelationLatter half
65 The Reforms of Joash (2Ch24:1-16)
2Ch24:4 After some time, Joash decided to restore the LORD'S temple. (2Ch24:4)
Restoration of the temple81 Cyrus (2Ch36:22-23)
2Ch36:23 he has also charged me to build him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. (2Ch36:23)
66 Apostasy of Joash (2Ch24:17-27)
Prophecy of Zechariah
Fulfillment of prophecies80 Zedekiah (2Ch36:11-21)
Prophecy of Jeremiah
67 Amaziah (2Ch25:1-2Ch26:2)
2Ch25:23 King Joash of Israel captured Amaziah, king of Judah, son of Joash, son of Jehoahaz, at Beth-shemesh and brought him to Jerusalem. (2Ch25:23)
Captivity of kings79 Jehoiachin (2Ch36:9-10)
2Ch36:10 King Nebuchadnezzar sent for him and had him brought to Babylon (2Ch36:10)
68 Uzziah (2Ch26:3-23)
2Ch26:16 He entered the temple of the LORD to make an offering on the altar of incense. (2Ch26:16)
Blasphemy of the temple78 Jehoiakim (2Ch36:5-8)
2Ch36:7 Nebuchadnezzar also carried away to Babylon some of the vessels of the house of the LORD and put them in his palace in Babylon. (2Ch36:7)
69 Jotham (2Ch27:1-9)
2Ch27:5 He fought with the king of the Ammonites and conquered them. That year the Ammonites paid him one hundred talents of silver, together with ten thousand kors of wheat and ten thousand of barley. They brought the same to him also in the second and in the third year. (2Ch27:5)
Contribution77 Jehoahaz (2Ch36:2-4)
2Ch36:3 The king of Egypt deposed him in Jerusalem and fined the land one hundred talents of silver and a talent of gold. (2Ch36:3)
70 Ahaz (2Ch28:1-27)
2Ch28:20 Tilgath-pilneser, king of Assyria, did indeed come to him, but to oppress him rather than to help him. (2Ch28:20)
Wars against foreign countries76 Neco's invasion (2Ch35:20-27_2Ch36:1)
2Ch35:20 Neco, king of Egypt, came up to fight at Carchemish on the Euphrates, and Josiah went out to intercept him. (2Ch35:20)
71 Hezekiah (2Ch29:1-2Ch31:21)
The reforms of Hezekiah
The reforms75 Josiah (2Ch34:1-2Ch35:19)
The reforms of Josiah
72 Sennacherib's invasion (2Ch32:1-33)
2Ch32:25 Hezekiah, however, did not then discharge his debt of gratitude, for he had become proud. Therefore anger descended upon him and upon Judah and Jerusalem. (2Ch32:25)
Evilness of kings74 Amon (2Ch33:21-25)
2Ch33:22 He did evil in the sight of the LORD, just as his father Manasseh had done. Amon offered sacrifice to all the idols which his father Manasseh had made, and worshiped them. (2Ch33:22)

5-5-1

65 The Reforms of Joash (2Ch24:1-16)
  66 Apostasy of Joash (2Ch24:17-27)
    67 Amaziah (2Ch25:1-2Ch26:2)
      68 Uzziah (2Ch26:3-23)
        69 Jotham (2Ch27:1-9)
      70 Ahaz (2Ch28:1-27)
    71 Hezekiah (2Ch29:1-2Ch31:21)
  72 Sennacherib's invasion (2Ch32:1-33)
73 Manasseh (2Ch33:1-20)
Former halfRelationLatter half
65 The Reforms of Joash (2Ch24:1-16)
2Ch24:4 After some time, Joash decided to restore the LORD'S temple. (2Ch24:4)
The reforms73 Manasseh (2Ch33:1-20)
2Ch33:15 He removed the foreign gods and the idol from the LORD'S house and all the altars he had built on the mount of the LORD'S house and in Jerusalem, and he cast them outside the city. (2Ch33:15)
66 Apostasy of Joash (2Ch24:17-27)
2Ch24:23 At the turn of the year a force of Arameans came up against Joash. They invaded Judah and Jerusalem, did away with all the princes of the people, and sent all their spoil to the king of Damascus. (2Ch24:23)
Invasion of foreign countries72 Sennacherib's invasion (2Ch32:1-33)
Sennacheribs invasion
67 Amaziah (2Ch25:1-2Ch26:2)
2Ch25:2 He did what was pleasing in the sight of the LORD, though not wholeheartedly. (2Ch25:2)
Righteousness of kings71 Hezekiah (2Ch29:1-2Ch31:21)
2Ch29:2 He pleased the LORD just as his forefather David had done. (2Ch29:2)
68 Uzziah (2Ch26:3-23)
2Ch26:16he became proud to his own destruction and broke faith with the LORD, his God. (2Ch26:16)
Evilness of kings70 Ahaz (2Ch28:1-27)
2Ch28:1 He did not please the LORD as his forefather David had done, (2Ch28:1)

5-5-2

73 Manasseh (2Ch33:1-20)
  74 Amon (2Ch33:21-25)
    75 Josiah (2Ch34:1-2Ch35:19)
      76 Neco's invasion (2Ch35:20-27_2Ch36:1)
        77 Jehoahaz (2Ch36:2-4)
      78 Jehoiakim (2Ch36:5-8)
    79 Jehoiachin (2Ch36:9-10)
  80 Zedekiah (2Ch36:11-21)
81 Cyrus (2Ch36:22-23)
Former halfRelationLatter half
73 Manasseh (2Ch33:1-20)
2Ch33:15 He removed the foreign gods and the idol from the LORD'S house and all the altars he had built on the mount of the LORD'S house and in Jerusalem, and he cast them outside the city. (2Ch33:15)
The LORD'S house81 Cyrus (2Ch36:22-23)
2Ch36:23 he has also charged me to build him a house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. (2Ch36:23)
74 Amon (2Ch33:21-25)
2Ch33:22 He did evil in the sight of the LORD (2Ch33:22)
Evilness of kings80 Zedekiah (2Ch36:11-21)
2Ch36:12 He did evil in the sight of the LORD (2Ch36:12)
75 Josiah (2Ch34:1-2Ch35:19)
2Ch35:3 Put the holy ark in the house built by Solomon, son of David, king of Israel. (2Ch35:3)
Vessels of the temple79 Jehoiachin (2Ch36:9-10)
2Ch36:10 King Nebuchadnezzar sent for him and had him brought to Babylon, along with precious vessels from the temple of the LORD. (2Ch36:10)
76 Neco's invasion (2Ch35:20-27_2Ch36:1)
2Ch35:24 His servants removed him from his own chariot, placed him in another he had in reserve, and brought him to Jerusalem, where he died. (2Ch35:24)
Defeat against foreign countries78 Jehoiakim (2Ch36:5-8)
2Ch36:6 Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, came up against him and bound him with chains to take him to Babylon.(2Ch36:6)

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