Chapter Summaries of 1 Chronicles

1 Chronicles 1 12 Jul 2011 2 comments

1 Adam, Seth, Noah, Shem, Eber, Abraham; Abraham's sons were Isaac and Ishmael; Isaac's sons were Esau and Israel. Kings ruled in Edom.

1 Chronicles 2 13 Jul 2011 1 comment

2 Judah's line led to Obed, Jesse and David. Caleb was son of Hezron; Jerahmeel was firstborn of Hezron. Caleb's line were the Kenites.

1 Chronicles 3 14 Jul 2011 3 comments

3 David had six sons at Hebron, four by Bathshua and nine others. Solomon's line led to Jeconiah, and then to the sons of Elioenai.

1 Chronicles 4 15 Jul 2011 2 comments

4 Reaiah's sons were the Zorathites; God blessed Jabez; Shelah's sons worked for the king. Simeon's line went to Gedor to seek pasture.

1 Chronicles 5 16 Jul 2011 1 comment

5 Reuben lost his birthright; his sons lived in Gilead. The sons of Gad and the sons of Manasseh lived in Bashan until the captivity.

1 Chronicles 6 17 Jul 2011 1 comment

6 Levi's sons were Gershon, Kohath and Merari. The musicians were Heman and Asaph. Aaron's sons made offerings. They were given cities.

1 Chronicles 7 18 Jul 2011 1 comment

7 Issachar's sons were 87,000. Benjamin's sons were Bela, Beker and Jediael. Ephraim's line led to Joshua. Asher's sons were 26,000.

1 Chronicles 8 19 Jul 2011 1 comment

8 Benjamin was father of Bela, Ashbel, Aharah, Nohah and Rapha; Ner's line was Kish, Saul, Jonathan; the sons of Ulam were mighty men.

1 Chronicles 9 20 Jul 2011 1 comment

9 Jerusalem was resettled by Judah, Benjamin, Ephraim and Manasseh; there were priests and Levite gatekeepers. Kish was father of Saul.

1 Chronicles 10 21 Jul 2011 1 comment

10 The Philistines fought Israel and Saul fell on his sword. The Israelites fled. Saul died for his unfaithfulness against the LORD.

1 Chronicles 11 22 Jul 2011 1 comment

11 The elders anointed David king. David's mighty men included the three who brought him water from Bethlehem. Abishai led the thirty.

1 Chronicles 12 23 Jul 2011 1 comment

12 Benjaminites and Gadites went over to David at Ziklag. David made them officers. People kept coming until there was a great army.

1 Chronicles 13 24 Jul 2011 1 comment

13 David said, "Let us bring the ark back." As they carried the ark Uzzah steadied it and was struck down. David took it to Obed-edom.

1 Chronicles 14 25 Jul 2011 1 comment

14 David had more children. The Philistines attacked; David inquired of God and when he heard marching in the trees he defeated them.

1 Chronicles 15 26 Jul 2011 1 comment

15 David told the Levites to carry the ark. Heman, Asaph and Ethan were the musicians. The ark was brought into the city of David.

1 Chronicles 16 27 Jul 2011 1 comment

16 They made offerings and David appointed singers. "Give thanks to the LORD; He is greatly to be praised!" Asaph ministered each day.

1 Chronicles 17 28 Jul 2011 2 comments

17 The LORD said to Nathan, "Tell David: I will establish your house; your son will build my house." David prayed, "Who am I, O LORD?"

1 Chronicles 18 29 Jul 2011 2 comments

18 David defeated the Philistines, the Moabites, King Hadadezer, the Arameans and the Edomites. He reigned over Israel with justice.

1 Chronicles 19 30 Jul 2011 1 comment

19 The King of Ammon humiliated David's servants and hired the Arameans for war. Joab defeated them and David defeated King Hadadezer.

1 Chronicles 20 31 Jul 2011 1 comment

20 Joab besieged Rabbah and David took the plunder. War broke out with the Philistines and David and his men killed the giants.

1 Chronicles 21 1 Aug 2011 4 comments

21 Satan led David to count the Israelites. God sent a plague and a destroying angel. David bought Ornan's field and made offerings.

1 Chronicles 22 2 Aug 2011 1 comment

22 David told Solomon: "The LORD has said that you will build his temple. I have provided materials." He ordered the leaders to help.

1 Chronicles 23 3 Aug 2011 1 comment

23 David made Solomon king over Israel. He organised the Levites into the sons of Gershon, Kohath and Merari to serve in the temple.

1 Chronicles 24 4 Aug 2011 1 comment

24 The sons of Aaron were priests. David organised the sons of Eleazar and Ithamar by lot. The rest of the Levites also cast lots.

1 Chronicles 25 5 Aug 2011 1 comment

25 The sons of Asaph, Heman and Jeduthun prophesied with music. 288 were trained in singing to the LORD. They cast lots for duties.

1 Chronicles 26 6 Aug 2011 1 comment

26 The sons of Obed-edom, Meshelemiah and Hosah were gatekeepers. Ahijah, Zetham, Joel, Shubael and Shelomith oversaw the treasuries.

1 Chronicles 27 7 Aug 2011 1 comment

27 Divisions of 24,000 men were on duty month by month. There was a chief officer over each tribe. Joab was the commander of the army.

1 Chronicles 28 8 Aug 2011 1 comment

28 David assembled the leaders and said, "The LORD has chosen Solomon to build his house." He gave Solomon the plans for the temple.

1 Chronicles 29 9 Aug 2011 1 comment

29 The leaders gave offerings. David prayed, "Yours is the kingdom, O LORD. Of your own have we given you." David died at an old age.

Chris Juby

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