corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.19.08.22
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Commentaries

Bridgeway Bible Commentary
1 Chronicles 2

 

 

Verses 1-43

Descendants of Judah and Simeon (2:1-4:43)

Having listed the children of Jacob (Israel) starting with the eldest son Reuben, the writer immediately turns his attention to the tribe of Judah, the tribe that produced the dynasty of David (2:1-17). He traces the line of David first, then goes back to deal with a number of other important people in Judah and lists their descendants (18-55). On completing this, he returns to list the family of David (3:1-9), the descendants of David who reigned after him to the captivity (10-16), and further descendants who lived during the time of the captivity and later (17-24). The section concludes with a collection of miscellaneous branches from Judah's family tree (4:1-23).

The tribe of Simeon had no tribal territory of its own, but dwelt within the territory of Judah (Joshua 19:1; Joshua 19:9). It is therefore dealt with here, immediately after the listings for Judah. Some of the Simeonites' conquests, which are not mentioned elsewhere, are also recorded (24-43).

 


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Flemming, Donald C. "Commentary on 1 Chronicles 2:4". "Brideway Bible Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bbc/1-chronicles-2.html. 2005.

Lectionary Calendar
Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20
ADVERTISEMENT
Commentary Navigator
Search This Commentary
Enter query in the box below
ADVERTISEMENT
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology