2 Chronicles


2 Chronicles
425 BC
Bible Division
Solomon Builds Temple, Good Times, Bad Times
This second part of Chronicles continues to provide a record of events following the death of King David. It begins with King Solomon building the first Jewish Temple, notes the good and bad kings that followed Solomon and ends with the Persian king, Cyrus, permitting Israel to return after their 70 years of exile in Babylon.
4004 BC2021 AD
1015 BC — 536 BC



Chapter Outline

1. Solomon's Prayer for Wisdom at Gibeon2. Solomon Prepares to Build a Temple and Palace3. Solomon Builds the Temple in Jerusalem4. Temple Furnishings5. Ark Brought into the Temple; God's Glory6. Solomon's Prayer of Temple Dedication7. Fire from Heaven; Glory in the Temple; Feast of Dedication; God's Promise8. Solomon's Additional Accomplishments9. Visit of the Queen of Sheba; Solomon's Splendor and Death10. Israelites Rebel against Rehoboam11. Rehoboam's Reign over Judah; Rehoboam's Family12. Rehoboam Punished Shishak Plunders Judah13. Abijah succeeds Rehoboam; Civil War against Jeroboam14. Asa Becomes King of Judah Destroys Idolatry15. Azariah Warns Asa; Asa's Reforms16. Asa diverts Baasha from Building Ramah Imprisons Hanani the Prophet17. Jehoshaphat Succeeds Asa Reigns Well and Prospers18. Jehoshaphat Allies with Ahab; Micaiah Prophesies against Ahab; Ahab Defeated19. Jehu Rebukes Jehoshaphat; Jehoshaphat Appoints Judges20. Jehoshaphat Defeats Moab and Ammon; His Prayer and Return to Jerusalem21. Jehoshaphat's Death; Jehoram's Wicked Reign in Judah; Edom Rebels22. Ahaziah Succeeds Jehoram in Judah Reigns Wickedly; Athaliah and Joash23. Jehoiada Makes Joash King; Athaliah Slain; Worship of God Restored24. Joash Repairs the Temple; Idolatrous Reign of Joash; Aram Defeats Judah25. Amaziah Succeeds Joash in Judah Defeated by Jehoash King of Israel26. Uzziah Follows in Judah Prospers Undone by Pride27. Jotham Succeeds Uzziah in Judah28. Ahaz Follows Jotham in Judah Compromises with Assyria29. Hezekiah's Good Reign; Temple Worship Restored30. Hezekiah Invites All Israel to the Passover31. Idolatry Destroyed; Contributions for Worship32. Sennacherib Threatens Jerusalem; Hezekiah's Prayer Answered33. Manasseh's Wicked Reign in Judah; Ammon follows34. Josiah's Good Reign; Temple Repairs; Hilkiah recovers the Book of the Law35. Josiah Observes the Passover Later Dies in Battle36. Jehoahaz; Jehoiakim; Jehoiachin; Zedekiah; Captivity in Babylon; Cyrus Permits Return

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