skip to content
1 and 2 Kings. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

1 and 2 Kings.

Author: Iain W Provan
Publisher: Grand Rapids : Baker Publishing Group, 2012.
Series: Understanding the Bible commentary series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Provan treats 1 and 2 Kings as a unified whole nestled within its canonical context. Kings constantly presupposes knowledge of the remainder of the story of Israel and invites reflection upon itself in the light of the prophetic writings and of the New Testament. It is examined here as narrative literature with historiographical intent, designed to teach its readers about God and the Ways of God. Provan does a  Read more...
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Commentaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Provan, Iain W.
1 and 2 Kings.
Grand Rapids : Baker Publishing Group, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Iain W Provan
ISBN: 9781441238306 1441238301 9780310527619 0310527619
OCLC Number: 797917880
Description: 1 online resource (474 pages).
Contents: Cover; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; ʹ1 Solomon Becomes King (1 Kgs. 1:1-53); ʹ2 David's Charge to Solomon (1 Kgs. 2:1-11); ʹ3 Solomon Consolidates His Position (1 Kgs. 2:12-46); ʹ4 More on Solomon and Wisdom (1 Kgs. 3:1-15); ʹ5 A Wise Ruling (1 Kgs. 3:16-28); ʹ6 Solomon's Rule over Israel (1 Kgs. 4:1-20); ʹ7 Solomon and the Nations (1 Kgs. 4:21-34); ʹ8 Preparations for Building the Temple (1 Kgs. 5:1-18); ʹ9 Solomon Builds the Temple (1 Kgs. 6:1-38); ʹ10 Solomon Builds His Palace (1 Kgs. 7:1-12). ʹ11 The Temple's Furnishings (1 Kgs. 7:13-51)ʹ12 The Ark Brought to the Temple (1 Kgs. 8:1-21); ʹ13 Solomon's Prayer (1 Kgs. 8:22-53); ʹ14 The Temple Narrative Ended (1 Kgs. 8:54-9:9); ʹ15 Glory under a Cloud (1 Kgs. 9:10-10:29); ʹ16 Solomon's Apostasy (1 Kgs. 11:1-13); ʹ17 Opposition and Death (1 Kgs. 11:14-43); ʹ18 Excursus: Solomon in Canonical Context; ʹ19 The Kingdom Torn Away (1 Kgs. 12:1-24); ʹ20 Jeroboam's Sin (1 Kgs. 12:25-33); ʹ21 The Man of God from Judah (1 Kgs. 13:1-34); ʹ22 The End of Jeroboam (1 Kgs. 14:1-20); ʹ23 The End of Rehoboam (1 Kgs. 14:21-31). ʹ24 Abijam and Asa (1 Kgs. 15:1-24)ʹ25 From Nadab to Ahab (1 Kgs. 15:25-16:34); ʹ26 Elijah and the Drought (1 Kgs. 17:1-24); ʹ27 Elijah and the Prophets of Baal (1 Kgs. 18:1-46); ʹ28 Elijah and the LORD (1 Kgs. 19:1-21); ʹ29 Ahab's War against Aram (1 Kgs. 20:1-43); ʹ30 Naboth's Vineyard (1 Kgs. 21:1-29); ʹ31 Ahab Dispatched (1 Kgs. 22:1-40); ʹ32 Jehoshaphat and Ahaziah (1 Kgs. 22:41-2 Kgs. 1:18); ʹ33 Elijah Gives Way to Elisha (2 Kgs. 2:1-25); ʹ34 Excursus: Elijah in Canonical Context.; ʹ35 Elisha and the Conquest of Moab (2 Kgs. 3:1-27); ʹ36 Elisha's Miracles (2 Kgs. 4:1-44). ʹ37 An Aramean is Healed (2 Kgs. 5:1-27)ʹ38 Miracles, Trivial and Significant (2 Kgs. 6:1-23); ʹ39 The Siege of Samaria (2 Kgs. 6:24-7:20); ʹ40 The End (of Ahab) is Nigh (2 Kgs. 8:1-29); ʹ41 The Axe Falls (at Last) on Ahab (2 Kgs. 9:1-37); ʹ42 The Destruction Continues (2 Kgs. 10:1-36); ʹ43 "David" Survives "Jezebel" (2 Kgs. 11:1-21); ʹ44 Joash (2 Kgs. 12:1-21); ʹ45 Jehoahaz and Jehoash (2 Kgs. 13:1-25); ʹ46 Excursus: Elisha in Canonical Context; ʹ47 Amaziah, Jeroboam, and Azariah (2 Kgs. 14:1-15:7); ʹ48 Israel's Last Days (2 Kgs. 15:8-31); ʹ49 Jotham and Ahaz of Judah (2 Kgs. 15:32-16:20). ʹ50 The End of Israel (2 Kgs. 17:1-41)ʹ51 Hezekiah (2 Kgs. 18:1-12); ʹ52 The Assyrian Assault on Judah (2 Kgs. 18:13-19:37); ʹ53 Deliverance and Exile (2 Kgs. 20:1-21); ʹ54 Manasseh and Amon (2 Kgs. 21:1-26); ʹ55 Josiah (2 Kgs. 22:1-23:30); ʹ56 The End of Judah (2 Kgs. 23:31-25:30); ʹ57 Excursus: Hezekiah and Josiah in Canonical Context; For Further Reading; Subject Index; Scripture Index; Notes; Back Cover.
Series Title: Understanding the Bible commentary series.

Abstract:

Provan treats 1 and 2 Kings as a unified whole nestled within its canonical context. Kings constantly presupposes knowledge of the remainder of the story of Israel and invites reflection upon itself in the light of the prophetic writings and of the New Testament. It is examined here as narrative literature with historiographical intent, designed to teach its readers about God and the Ways of God. Provan does a masterful job of drawing the reader's attention to themes that are repeated in Kings, such as the theme of God's promise and how it is fulfilled among God's people. He has succeeded in m.
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.