1 Kings

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the first of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel

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This can be seen as a strong argument against the assumed association of the epilogues in the books of Kings and the concept of the Rephaim.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- After ten years of research into the chronological inconsistencies of the Bible's Old Testament - primarily the books of Kings and Chronicles - theologian R.
His book introduces us not only to the imaginative world that the biblical books of Kings inhabit but also to the world that B.
Among the topics are the emergence and disappearance of the separation between the Pentateuch and the Deuteronomistic History in biblical studies, how to recognize a literary work in the Hebrew Bible, the envisioning of the land in the priestly material, Exodus 32-34 and the quest for an Enneateuch, and the criteria of judgment and Deuteronomism in the Books of Kings.
This section of Chronicles is selected because so much of the textual material here has no parallel in the books of Kings, and so the question arises: how far is Chronicles dependent here upon extra-biblical historical sources or traditions, and how far is the author's story a free composition designed merely to promote his ideological perspective on Israel?
Translation and interpretation in the Targum to the books of Kings.