If jeremiah did write much of kings, he could not have written this section, set in babylon, for he had been taken away to egypt years earlier. It continues the story of the kings over the divided kingdom israel and judah. Can we say a good word for you to the king or to the commander of the army. The second book of kings, otherwise known as the fourth book. The history of roboam the author of the books of kings takes from the book of the chronicles of the kings of judah a. They will lead the people into idol worship and apostasy from yahwehs covenant. We are taken from the prophets ministry before royalty to that of the very poor. Now naaman, captain of the host of the king of syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him yhvh had given deliverance unto syria. He thought, perhaps, she wanted him to speak for her to the king, or the captain of the host. The two books of kings are called the 3 rd and 4 th book of kings in the septuagint as well as the vulgate. The same thing happened with the books of samuel and chronicles immediately before and after the books of kings.
Now naaman, captain of the host of the king of syria, was a great man with his master, and. Second book of kings, chapter 4 feb 14, 2019 at 21. What did elisha do the second time he went into the room. The book of 2 kings is a sequel to the book of 1 kings. Consider this and then add to it the extra burden of being a widow. And his mothers name was zibiah of beersheba 2 and jehoash did that which was right in the sight of the lord all his days wherein jehoiada the priest instructed him. Learn what the bible teaches in the book of 2 kings. And elijah said unto elisha, tarry here, i pray thee. First and second kings were originally one book, called in the hebrew text, kings, from the first word in 1. The book was divided into the two books of first kings and second kings in the historical books of the greek septuagint old testament, and continues as such in the latin. And it came to pass, when the lord would take up elijah into heaven by a whirlwind, that elijah went with elisha from gilgal. In the hebrew bible the bible used by jews, first and second kings are a single book, as are the first and second books of samuel.
As we noted in the previous chapter, 1 and 2 kings originally comprised one book of history. It was first used in a hebrew print of the bible by daniel bomberg. Oct 29, 2015 the second book of kings chapter 2 dramatized king james version hosanna faith comes by hearing english c2kjv public domain p 1997 hosanna all rig. Their sins will result in conquest by the kingdom of assyria in 722 bc, to exile from their homeland, and to captivity in. Thus i was delighted to find this beautiful book, which told me details i had never heard, even though i followed the fighters and the sport closely. The second book of the kings, chapter 5 sacred name king. In chapter 3 god used him to save these kings from death and defeat. It concludes the deuteronomistic history, a history of israel also comprising the books of joshua and judges and the book of samuel, which biblical commentators believe was written to provide a theological explanation for the destruction of the. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position. Now there cried a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets unto elisha, saying, thy servant my husband is dead. Summary of the book of 2 kings this is the second part of the book of kings. The book was divided into the two books of first kings and second kings in the historical books of the greek septuagint old testament, and continues as such in the latin vulgate and our christian. 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.
Do you want me to speak on your behalf to the king or to the commander of the army. According to tradition this woman was the widow of obadiah the minister of king ahab. Study the bible online using commentary on 2 kings 4 and more. Let us make a little chamber, i pray thee, on the wall. The tradition is that the prophet jeremiah was the author of both 1 and 2 kings. 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. He was most likely a prophet, because many of the historical events were recorded in light of israels and judahs faithfulnessor unfaithfulnessto their covenant with god.
Chapter 4 page 317 the second book of the kings the. In the books of 1 and 2 kings, nineteen evil kings from nine different dynasties rule the northern kingdom of israel. The book of 2 nd kings is narrative history and prophecy concerning the affairs of the divided kingdoms. 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. But now his creditor is coming to take my two boys as his slaves. The second book of kings, otherwise known as the fourth. When this was translated into greek in the last few centuries bce, kings was joined with samuel in a fourpart work called the book of kingdoms. So naaman set out, taking along ten silver talents, six thousand gold pieces, and ten festal garments. The book of 2 kings, along with 1 kings, was likely written between 560 and 540 b. The holy bible book 12 2 kings kjv dramatized audio.
And he said, give them to the people that they may eat. Hide browse bar your current position in the text is marked in blue. The second book of the kings, chapter 4 sacred name king. Elijahs eight miracles from first and second kings. Book of second kings overview insight for living ministries. David guziks commentary on 2 kings chapter 4, where the lord god of. The book is a compilation of various annals recording the acts of the kings of israel and judah by a deuteronomic compiler in the seventh century bce, with a supplement added in the sixth century bce. He was a great man in the sight of his master and highly regarded, because through him the lord had given victory to aram. The author is neither indicated in the text nor known by scholars. Then he went up stairs again, and the second time, stretched himself upon the child, v. Second kings features many unique events and people. As he stretched himself out on him, the boys body grew warm. Four lepers due to the famine in samaria decide to turn themselves over to the enemy. Kings, or in greek, was originally a book of the former prophets in hebrew scripture.
Ii kings 4, new king james version nkjv the bible app. And she said unto her husband, behold now, i perceive that this is an holy man of god, which passeth by us continually. The recording is dramatized, from the king james bible. God works miracles through the prophets elijah and elisha. And his mothers name was zibiah of beersheba 2 and jehoash did that which was right in the sight of the lord all his days wherein jehoiada the priest instructed him 3 but the high places were not taken away. Oil multiplied, the grain increased daily, the widow woman. For an outline of both 1 and 2 kings see introduction to 1 kings. Shutting heaven and stopping the rain for three years. This is the holy book of 1 kings, known as the second book of the kings, otherwise called the fourth book of the kings. And the creditor is coming to take my two sons to be his slaves. A certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to elisha, saying, your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the lord.
But before we look at the details of this story, we should note the contrast between chapter 3 and chapters 48. The two books of kings, originally a single book, is the tenth of the hebrew bible or the eleventh and twelfth books of the christian old testament. Chapter 4 page 317 2 kings describes the divided kingdoms and their rulers who disobey god and lead many tribes into exile. Back to the main page back to the holy bible the second book of kings otherwise called the fourth book of kings chapter 1 1. Can we speak on your behalf to the king or the commander of. The book was divided into the two books of first kings and second kings in the historical books of the greek septuagint old testament, and continues as such in the latin vulgate and our christian old testament of the bible. According to jewish tradition in the talmud the author was the prophet jeremiah. The second book of kings this book relates the transactions from the death of saul until the end of davids reign, being a history for the space of about fortysix years. Second book of kings chapter 2 kjv audio bible youtube. Leonard, hagler, hearns, duran and the last great era of boxing radiates the feeling boxing fans had in these glorious days. Elisha said to him, tell her, you have gone to all this trouble for us. Miracles connected with a widow and a barren woman.1445 1371 44 32 1124 140 1019 1380 1481 416 1018 735 435 275 1414 1351 1159 924 359 209 1169 816 219 627 685 1435 1334 1280