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1 and 2 Kings An Introduction and Commentary

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ISBN-10: 0877842590

ISBN-13: 9780877842590

Edition: N/A

Authors: Donald J. Wiseman

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The book of Kings is a unique source for understanding the history of Israel from the last days of the united kingdom under David to the eventual fall of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah. Presenting Israel's national history from a divine viewpoint, these narratives measure the kings of Israel and Judah not by the mark they leave on secular history, but by their "doing what is right in the Lord's sight." Embedded in this story are enduring lessons of the ways of God with his people in every age.In this commentary Donald Wiseman brings to this portion of Scripture his life-long study of the archeology, history, languages and documents of the ancient Near East. No other commentary on Kings…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 8/16/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 318
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Introduction and Commentary
General Preface
Author's Preface
Chief Abbreviations
The value of the Books of Kings
Themes and theology
Archaeological evidence
Literary form
Composition and authorship
Additional Notes
High Places
The man of God
Jehoshaphat's reforms