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About: this paper was submitted to Dr. Chris Corwin at Fuller Theological Seminary during my first year for a class on the Writings.
A Comparison of Kings and Chronicles
|Different: Begins with Solomon||Begins with Adam|
|Different: Does not include kingly reigns of Saul or David||Includes kingly reigns of Saul and David|
|Different: David’s death is longer and more detailed||David’s death is mentioned in passing|
|Different: Adds Adonijah’s attempt to set himself up as king||
|Different: Adds David’s charge to Solomon||
|Note: The beginning of Kings and Chronicles are different, but they share similarities. For example, both include David’s death, but they do it differently. The books take different starting points, but it is easy to tell that both books are looking at David’s reign through his heirs.|
|Similar: Both tell of Solomon asking for wisdom (1 Kgs 3; 2 Chrs…|
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