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Meaning of I Kings in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF I KINGS

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WHAT DOES I KINGS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

I Kings

Books of Kings

The two Books of Kings present the biblical view of history of ancient Israel and Judah from the death of David to the release of his successor Jehoiachin from imprisonment in Babylon, a period of some 400 years. It concludes a series of books running from Joshua through Judges and Samuel, which make up the section of the Hebrew Bible called the Former Prophets; this series is also often referred to as the Deuteronomistic history, a body of writing which scholars believe was written to provide a theological explanation for the destruction of the Jewish kingdom by Babylon in 586 BCE and a foundation for a return from exile.

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The definition of I Kings in the dictionary is one of the two books recounting the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel.

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我国王
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I Reyes
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I Kings
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मैं किंग्स
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الملوك الأول
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Царств
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I Reis
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I Rois
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I Könige
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私の王
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열왕기
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I Regi
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I Kings
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Ek Kings
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «I KINGS»

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Kings i (ii) with intr., notes and comments by G. Carter
(I Kings xvii. 16.) 3. Elijah restored the widow's son to life. (I Kings xvii. 17-24.) 4. Elijah foretold a famine which lasted three years. (I. Kings ivii. 1.) 5. Elijah's wonder-working power was limited almost entirely to the kingdom of Israel. 6.
autorGeorge Carter, 1902
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I & II Kings: A Commentary
Cogan, Mordechai. I Kings. Anchor Bible 10. New York: Doubleday, 2001. Cogan , Mordechai, andTadmor, Hayim. II Kings.Anchor Bible 11. New York: Doubleday, 1988. Cohn, Robert L. 2 Kings. Berit Olam. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical, 2000.
autorMarvin Alan Sweeney, 2007
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The Expositor's Bible Commentary: I Kings-Job
This reference work provides pastors and other Bible students with a comprehensive and scholarly tool for the exposition of the Scriptures and the teaching and proclamation of their message.
autorFrank Ely Gaebelein, 1988
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First and Second Kings
22:8, 13) as well as the exterior of the temple (II Kings 12:10; 22:11), although they may be curious about its interior (much of I Kings 6). The readership is conversant with Palestinian geography but needs to have the archaic Canaanite month ...
autorRichard D. Nelson, 2012
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The Chronology of the Kings of Israel and Judah
Jeroboam - 22 years (I Kings 14:20). 2. Nadab - 2 years (I Kings 15:25). 3. Baasha - 24 years (I Kings 15:33). 4. Elah - 2 years (I Kings 16:8). 5. Zimri - 7 days (I Kings 16:15). 6. Omri - 12 years (I Kings 16:23). 7. Ahab - 22 years (I Kings 16:29).
autorGershon Galil, 1996
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Unveiling the Kings of Israel: Revealing the Bible's ...
I Kings I2-29b at Kings I4:20 I Kings I5:28 I Kings l6:6 ' I Kings I6:I5 q - 15:! Kings I6'2I Omri defeats Tibni and reigns alone w I Kings I6:22 .§,,Ahab takeTover for Omri Kings I6:28 Ahaziah replaces Ahab at the throne I Kings 22:40 Jehoram, ...
autorDavid Down, 2011
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I & II Kings
ELIJAH AND AHAB I Kings 18:1 19 lAfter many days the word of the Lord came to Elijah, in the third year, saying, "Go, show yourself to Ahab: and I will send rain upon the earth." 2So Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. Now the famine was ...
autorA. Graeme Auld, 1986
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I & II Chronicles: A Commentary
to David, and that Solomon himself has fulfilled the role assigned him. A study of this passage in its original setting in Kings (I Kings 8.15-21) seems to indicate that there the verses in question were secondary additions to or replacements of  ...
autorSara Japhet, 1993
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A History of Israelite Religion in the Old Testament Period
I Kings 14. 8f.; 16.13, 26; and I Kings 21. 26; for the cult of Baal in II Kings 17-16cf. IKings 16.31; 22.54; for the Ashera cult II Kings 17.16, cf I Kings 16.33; II Kings 13.6; for the cult on the high places II Kings 17.9-11, cf. I Kings 12.31; II Kings ...
autorRainer Albertz, 1994
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Unwrapping the Pharaohs: How Egyptian Archaeology Confirms ...
15:7 2 Sam.5:4 I Kings 1:39 I Kings 10 I Kings 11:42 I Kings 11:43 I Kings 12:20 I Kings 14:25 I Kings 14:21 I Kings 15:1 I Kings 14:22 I Kings 14:20 I Kings 15:2 I Kings 15:9 I Kings 15:25 I Kings 15:28 2 Chron. 14:9-15 I Kings 15:33 I Kings ...
autorJohn Ashton, David Down, 2006
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «I KINGS»

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Who Said America Isn't Great?
(I Kings 19: 14-18). This is not the time for despair. This is no time to withdraw within the easy confines of church and family, cloistering us in ... «Town Hall, Jul 15»
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LETTER: Pray our once great country reverses course
I Kings 14:24 indicates that a nation practicing in homosexuality will be dispossessed by God. The New Testament is rich in references ... «Sanford Herald, Jul 15»
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Does The Old Testament Promote Violence?
There are text critical problems with I Kings 11:7. It may be that Milcum should be substituted for Molech in this verse (see I Kings 11:5, 33 in ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
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Elijah and the Still, Small Voice
(I Kings 9:9-10). Immediately after the vision, God asks the same question, and Elijah gives the same answer (I Kings 19:13-14). The midrash ... «Arutz Sheva, Jul 15»
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Trouble with the heart
I Kings 11:4 "For it was so, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned his heart after other gods; and his heart was not loyal to the Lord his ... «Pike County News Watchman, Jul 15»
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Ethnicity Bane of National Development, Says NBC President
Ayokunle, who spoke on the topic, "Turning Your Dream to Reality" with I Kings 6:1-7 as the text, noted that great persons were the ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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Food for the soul: a religious perspective
When the prophet Elijah fled in exile, ravens brought bread and meat for him to eat (I Kings 17:6). God doesn't want his people to go hungry! «Agoura Hills Acorn, Jul 15»
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Jeff Long: Take off the mask
In I Kings 14, we learn of Jeroboam's wife disguising herself seeking wisdom from a prophet, , Ahijah about their son, Abijah who had become ... «Salisbury Post, Jul 15»
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Losing all expectations and hope
The Bible tells us that the wise man Solomon, “…spake three thousand proverbs: and his songs were a thousand and five” (I Kings 4:32). «Sampson Independent, Jul 15»
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Letter: Ark of the Covenant is part of biblical prophecy
Its last mention in the Bible is at I Kings 8 when Solomon, it is claimed, had it moved into the temple he had built. Sorry, Mr. R, according to the ... «LubbockOnline.com, Jun 15»
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