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Bible Commentaries

Peake's Commentary on the Bible

1 Chronicles 2

Verses 1-55

PART I (1 Chronicles 1-9). Genealogical Lists, together with Geographical and Historical Notes.— These chapters form a general introduction to the whole work. They contain the following genealogies, often in an incomplete form: Adam to Israel ( 1 Chronicles 1:1 to 1 Chronicles 2:2)— with the exception of Cain’ s descendants ( Genesis 4:16-Song of Solomon :)— the whole material is taken from Genesis 1-36; Judah ( 1 Chronicles 2:3-2 Timothy :); David ( 1 Chronicles 3:1-Jeremiah :); Judah again, and made up of fragments ( 1 Chronicles 4:1-Isaiah :); Simeon ( 1 Chronicles 4:24-John :); Reuben, Gad, and half the tribe (the eastern) of Manasseh ( 1 Chronicles 5:1-Ezekiel :); Levi and the Levitical cities ( 1 Chronicles 6:1-151 Psalms :); Issachar ( 1 Chronicles 7:1-Deuteronomy :); Benjamin ( 1 Chronicles 7:6-2 Kings :); Naphtali ( 1 Chronicles 7:13); half the tribe of Manasseh (the western) ( 1 Chronicles 7:14-Psalms :); Ephraim ( 1 Chronicles 7:20-Joel :); Asher ( 1 Chronicles 7:30-Matthew :); Benjamin again, together with the house of Saul ( 1 Chronicles 8:1-Matthew :). Then follows an enumeration of the inhabitants of Jerusalem given in the order: sons of Judah, Benjamin, Ephraim, Manasseh, priests, Levites, doorkeepers ( 1 Chronicles 9:1-Acts :); 1 Chronicles 9:35-Acts : are repeated verbally from 1 Chronicles 8:29-Zechariah :.

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Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on 1 Chronicles 2". "Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/pfc/1-chronicles-2.html. 1919.