Introduction to 1Chronicles

Name: 1Chronicles

Division: Old Testament

Category: History

Purpose: To unify God’s people, to trace the Davidic line, and to teach that genuine worship ought to be the center of individual and national life

Book No in BIBLE: 13

In Old Testament: 13

In History: 8

No. of Chapters: 29

No. of Verses: 941

Author: Ezra

Date Written: Approx. 450 – 430 BC

Place of Writing: Jerusalem

History Covered:Approx. 1000 – 960 BC

Audience: People of Israel

1Chronicles Statistics

Based on its weight of 29 Chapters its share among the chapters of the BIBLE, Old Testament and History. Move your mouse pointer over the bar on the right hand side to get the values.

Total chapters in BIBLE:1189

Total chapters in OT: 929

Total chapters in History: 249

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Key Verse

And David perceived that the LORD had confirmed him king over Israel, for his kingdom was lifted up on high, because of his people Israel. (14:2)

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Key Places



Kiriath jearim


Baal perazim