Chapter Summaries of 2 Chronicles

2 Chronicles 1 10 Aug 2011 1 comment

1 Solomon made offerings. God said, "What shall I give you?" Solomon said, "Wisdom to rule this people." So Solomon ruled over Israel.

2 Chronicles 2 11 Aug 2011 1 comment

2 Solomon sent to King Hiram: "Send me cedars and a craftsman for the temple." Hiram replied, "The LORD has given David a wise son."

2 Chronicles 3 12 Aug 2011 1 comment

3 Solomon started work on the temple. He built the portico, the main hall, the Most Holy Place, two cherubim, the veil and two pillars.

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4 Solomon made an altar, the Sea, ten lavers, ten lampstands, ten tables and the courts for the temple. Huram made the furnishings.

2 Chronicles 5 14 Aug 2011 1 comment

5 The priests brought the ark into the Most Holy Place. The singers praised the LORD and the glory of the LORD filled the temple.

2 Chronicles 6 15 Aug 2011 1 comment

6 Solomon said, "The LORD has kept his promise." He prayed, "O LORD, if anyone prays toward this place then hear from heaven and act."

2 Chronicles 7 16 Aug 2011 1 comment

7 Fire came from heaven and the Israelites worshipped. The LORD said to Solomon, "If you walk in my ways I will establish your throne."

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8 Solomon built cities. He did not make slaves of the Israelites. He appointed the divisions of priests and Levites to their duties.

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9 The queen of Sheba came to test Solomon and gave him gold and spices. Solomon excelled all the kings of the earth. Then he died.

2 Chronicles 10 19 Aug 2011 1 comment

10 Jeroboam and all Israel asked Rehoboam to reduce the labour demands. He refused. Rehoboam still ruled Judah but Israel rebelled.

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11 The LORD told Rehoboam not to attack Jeroboam. All the Levites came to Judah because Jeroboam set up idols. Rehoboam had sons.

2 Chronicles 12 21 Aug 2011 1 comment

12 Rehoboam was unfaithful to the LORD so Shishak attacked Jerusalem. Rehoboam humbled himself and the anger of the LORD turned away.

2 Chronicles 13 22 Aug 2011 1 comment

13 Abijah became king of Judah. He drew up battle lines against Jeroboam and said, "The LORD is our God". The LORD routed Jeroboam.

2 Chronicles 14 23 Aug 2011 1 comment

14 Asa became king. He did right in the sight of the LORD. Zerah the Ethiopian brought an army against Judah but the LORD routed them.

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15 Azariah said to Asa, "The LORD is with you when you are with Him. Do not give up." The people made a covenant to seek the LORD.

2 Chronicles 16 25 Aug 2011 1 comment

16 Baasha fortified Ramah so Asa made a treaty with Ben-hadad. Hanani said, "You relied on Aram not the LORD." Asa became ill and died.

2 Chronicles 17 26 Aug 2011 1 comment

17 Jehoshaphat became king and was devoted to the LORD. He sent his officials to teach the law. He grew greater and built fortresses.

2 Chronicles 18 27 Aug 2011 1 comment

18 Ahab and Jehoshaphat planned for war. Micaiah said, "I saw Israel scattered. Your prophets are lying." Ahab was killed in battle.

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19 Jehoshaphat returned to Jerusalem. He appointed judges and said to them, "Judge carefully, for with the LORD there is no injustice."

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20 An army came against Jehoshaphat so he sought the LORD. Jahaziel said, "The battle is not yours but God's." The LORD set ambushes.

2 Chronicles 21 30 Aug 2011 1 comment

21 Jehoram ruled and did evil. Elijah wrote saying, "The LORD will send a plague." The LORD struck Jehoram with a disease and he died.

2 Chronicles 22 31 Aug 2011 1 comment

22 The people made Ahaziah king. He did evil and was killed by Jehu. Athaliah destroyed the royal family but Jehoshabeath hid Joash.

2 Chronicles 23 1 Sep 2011 1 comment

23 Jehoiada gathered the Levites and anointed the king's son as king. Athaliah was killed. The people tore down the temple of Baal.

2 Chronicles 24 2 Sep 2011 1 comment

24 Joash ruled and did right while Jehoiada lived. The priests collected money to repair the temple. Joash was killed by his servants.

2 Chronicles 25 3 Sep 2011 1 comment

25 Amaziah ruled in Jerusalem. After he slaughtered the Edomites he bowed down to their gods. He challenged Jehoash and was defeated.

2 Chronicles 26 4 Sep 2011 1 comment

26 The people made Uzziah king. He did right and became powerful. But he went to burn incense on the altar and was struck with leprosy.

2 Chronicles 27 5 Sep 2011 1 comment

27 Jotham became king and did right in the sight of the LORD. He built fortresses in the hills and conquered the Ammonites.

2 Chronicles 28 6 Sep 2011 1 comment

28 Ahaz became king. He made idols, so the LORD gave him to Aram and Israel. He shut the LORD's temple and sacrificed to other gods.

2 Chronicles 29 7 Sep 2011 1 comment

29 Hezekiah became king and did right. He told the Levites to cleanse the temple. He assembled the officials and they made offerings.

2 Chronicles 30 8 Sep 2011 1 comment

30 Hezekiah sent couriers throughout Judah and Israel saying, "Return to the LORD." Many gathered in Jerusalem to celebrate Passover.

2 Chronicles 31 9 Sep 2011 1 comment

31 Hezekiah assigned the priests and Levites to their duties. The Israelites gave a tithe. Conaniah was in charge of the offerings.

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32 Sennacherib besieged Judah. Hezekiah and Isaiah cried out to the LORD and the Assyrians were struck dead. Hezekiah had great riches.

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33 Manasseh became king. He did much evil and was captured by the Assyrians. Then he sought the LORD. Amon became king and did evil.

2 Chronicles 34 12 Sep 2011 2 comments

34 Josiah became king. He repaired the temple and had the law read out. Huldah said, "The LORD says: You will be buried in peace."

2 Chronicles 35 13 Sep 2011 2 comments

35 Josiah celebrated the Passover. He appointed priests to their duties and provided offerings. Then he attacked Neco and was killed.

2 Chronicles 36 14 Sep 2011 2 comments

36 Jehoahaz, Jehoiakim, Jehoiachin and Zedekiah ruled. Then Nebuchadnezzar burned the temple and took Judah captive for seventy years.

Chris Juby

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