Category: 1 Kings

Questions and Answers on 1 Kings 8-14 0

1 Kings 8-14 Questions and Answers

1 Kings 8-14 Questions and Answers In 1 Kings 8:2 it mentions the seventh month. Was this July? The Jewish calendar used by the Jews in Old Testament times had twelve months. The first day of the New Year was near the first day of our spring – sometimes in March. So the seventh month that is referred to in this verse is not July. In 1 Kings 8:14 why did the congregation stand? The congregation of Israel stood up to respect the reading of God’s Word. The congregation of Israel included all of the people of Israel who was...

Questions and Answers on 1 Kings 15-22. City of Damascus in Syria 0

1 Kings 15-22 Questions and Answers

1 Kings 15-22 Questions and Answers What do they mean “diseased in his feet”? This king had some sort of foot disease that he was unable to walk. “Nevertheless in the time of his old age he was diseased in his feet.”  ( 1 Kings 15:23 ). Is Chronicles about the kings of Israel? Yes, also about the kings of Judah.  The book of Kings is about the kings of Judah. 1 Kings 14:19 And the rest of the acts of Jeroboam, how he warred, and how he reigned, behold, they are written in the book of the chronicles of...

Questions and Answers on 1 Kings 1-7 0

1 Kings 1-7 Questions and Answers

1 Kings 1-7 Questions and Answers Why Did Adonijah think that he should be king? Adonijah was older than Solomon. Solomon says in 1 Kings 2:22 “for he is mine elder brother.” He may have been the oldest surviving and capable son of David’s at this time. Some of David’s sons may have died young or if they had any physical handicap they could not be considered for this royal position. Joab helped him and David never made it clear to his sons that Solomon was to be the next king. Adonijah made the proclamation that he would be king...