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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...

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2 Kings 1-7 Questions and Answers

2 Kings 1-7 Questions and Answers Is this the same Elijah that was in 1 Kings? Yes Did the bears kill the children in 2 Kings 2:24? I really don’t know. The Bibles aid that the bears “tare” the children. I do believe that all of them died from being mauled by the bears. Is Jehoram another bad king? Yes, he was the son of Ahab, he was not as bad as his father, but he was not a good king. 2 Kings 3:2  “And he wrought evil in the sight of the LORD”; but not like his father, and...

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2 Kings 8-16 Questions and Answers

2 Kings 8-16 Questions and Answers  Who did they throw down in 2 Kings 9:33? Queen Jezebel, the wife of evil King Ahab. Ahab had 70 sons, and how many wives? The Bible does not say. The only wife recorded is Jezebel, but I am sure that he had many more. How many families did they wipe out? This was total destruction. I don’t know the number but everyone died. What is vestments? Vestments are clothing worn for religious and ceremonial occasions. In modern times, priests of the Catholic church and similar churches wear vestments. Think fancy robes. How did...

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2 Kings 17-25 Questions and Answers

2 Kings 17-25 Questions and Answers What is meant by “hardened their neck”? 2 Kings 17:14  This a a phrase that is similar in meaning to “stiffnecked”. All this means is that these people were stubborn in there rejection of God and His ways. What was meant by “removed them out of his sight? The only people left was of the tribe of Judah in 2 Kings 17:18?People are never out of God’s sight literally. This is figurative. They rejected Him, they wanted false gods so He for a time turned away from them as a nation. He put them...

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1 Chronicles 1-6 Questions and Answers

1 Chronicles 1-6 Questions and Answers Not all the kings are in Chapter 1 or Chapter 2? The book of Chronicles starts with genealogies which have nothing to do with the kings of Judah. 1 Chronicles Chapter 1 summary: The genealogy of Adam to Noah, verses 1-3. Of Noah to Abraham, verses 4-27.The sons of Abraham, Ishmael, and Isaac, verse 28. The sons of Ishmael, verses 29-31. The sons of Keturah, verses 32, 33. The sons of Esau, verses 34-42. A list of the kings of Edom,verses 43-50. A list of the dukes of Edom, verses 51-54. Verses 29-54 are...

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1 Chronicles 7 -15 Questions and Answers

1 Chronicles Chapters 7 -15 Questions and Answers What are “porters in the gates”? These were gatekeepers. What are “wards”? Wards-By turns or courses. What are the “instruments of the sanctuary”? These were vessels, think of the jars of oil, etc. In the sanctuary they had fine flour, wine and oil and frankincense and the spices. All of these ingredients were associated with different aspects of worship done in the tabernacle. What did they mean “things that were made in pans”? This refers to Leviticus 2:5 and was reserved for special offerings to God that were baked. What is shewbread...

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1 Chronicles 16 – 29 Questions and Answers

1 Chronicles 16-29 Questions and Answers What is a “good piece of flesh”? This was a generous portion of meat. What is a sheepcote? A sheepcote is a shelter for sheep. Is a garrison a fort? Yes, this is a military camp or base. The word “garrison” could also refer to the men who are camped there. What is a scribe? A scribe is a person who copied documents. They were also record keeper. Are the Syrians back then the same as they are today? Yes, I am sure that they did not change very much. Why did Satan cause...

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2 Chronicles 1-9 Questions and Answers

2 Chronicles 1-9 Questions and Answers What does it mean 2 Chronicles 1-9 “for thou hast made me king over a people like the dust of the earth in multitude.”? The people, the children of Israel were so many that Solomon compared them to the grains of dust that compose the earth. Do they today have burnt offerings in the morning and evening on the Sabbaths? Only a few and very devout modern day Jews practice animal sacrifices today. So the answer to your question is “no”. What is kind of tree is algum? I don’t know for sure but...

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2 Chronicles 10-21 Questions and Answers

2 Chronicles 10-21 Questions and Answers What did it mean “My little finger shall be thicker than my father’s loins.” in 2 Chronicles 10:10?  This was a figure of speech that meant that he (Rehoboam) will be far harsher than his father was in matters of laws, taxes, etc. Is it the same Bethlehem as it is today? Basically it is the same – same location etc. Rehoboam got rid of the priests that were Aaron sons and put other men as priests? No, Jeroboam did this and the priests and the Levites went to Rehoboam’s kingdom. 2 Chronicles 11:13...