14th book of the BIBLE, Old Testament and 9th among the 12 historical books
Includes a detailed record of temple construction
The first part of 2 Chronicles (1—9) outlines the reign of King Solomon.
2 Chronicles consists of chapters 10—36. concentrates almost exclusively on the southern kingdom of Judah and treats the history of the northern kingdom of Israel as incidental.
Chapters 1-9 cover the 40 years
Chapters 10-36 cover the 393 years
Approximately 70% of chapters 10-36 deals with the 8 good kings of Judah, leaving only 30% to cover the 12 evil rulers.
6 of the first 9 chapters concern the construction and dedication of the Temple.
During Solomon’s reign, Israel’s boundaries extend to their greatest point.
Four legendary things about Solomon: