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Summary of the Book of 2 Kings - The King James Bible Online (KJV)
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- 2 Kings is book number 12 in the Old Testament of the Bible. It contains 25 chapters.
- The Book of 1 Kings and 2 Kings are called by the Hebrews the books of Samuel, because they contain the history of Samuel, and of the two Kings, Saul and David, whom he anointed
- When was the Book of Kings written? The date of its composition is believed to be from B.C. 561 to B.C. 538
- They cover the period of about 450 years from the reign of Solomon till the conquest of the kingdom by Nebuchadnezzar and the Babylonians between the 10th and 6th centuries BC.
- The Book of 2 Kings relates the transactions from the death of Saul until the end of David's reign, being a history for the space of about forty-six years.
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- The divided kingdom - Judah and Israel
- The descendants of Solomon take the throne
- The story of Jezebel: Jezebel was a Phoenician princess, the daughter of Ethbaal who was King of the Phoenicians.
- Jezebel became the wife of Ahab, the King of north Israel. Ahab and Jezebel allow temples of Baal in Israel
- A prophet called Elijah performs miracles but is persecuted by Ahab
- Elijah defeats the king's false prophets by calling down fire from heaven.
- Elijah is taken up to heaven by God and Elisha takes over and performs miracles.
- The prophet Elisha arranges to anoint Jehu as king in order to overthrow the family of Ahab and Jezebel is killed
- The Israelites are captured by Babylon and their temple is destroyed.
- The tribes of Israel are completely deported to other regions of the Assyrian empire, becoming the Lost Ten Tribes
- The land is attacked by Nebuchadnezzar, the Babylonian king
- The online Bible stories, plot, characters and events detailed in 2 Kings
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