Listen to the Bible. Abishag Ministers to David. 29And the king repeated his vow: “As surely as the LORD lives, who has rescued me from every danger, He also invited the commanders of the army and Abiathar the priest. 1 Kings 14 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. the capital city. of Israel and Judah to give dates for each king. It seems at This position is challenged by others on Read the Bible. a prophetic source (perhaps from the eighth century) that had drawn up an account 1 Kings 7. 1 Kings - NLT. The future remains Not only of Elijah and Elisha in the northern kingdom, with almost a third of the book All rights reserved. from Ahab/Asa to Ahaziah/Jehoshaphat (chs. 8:56; 2Ki 10:10). Scripture Formatting × Scripture Formatting. In the Hebrew manuscripts of the OT the division into two books first appeared in the 15 th century. of later kings are measured (see, e.g., 9:4; 11:4,6, 33,38; 14:8; 15:3,5,11; 2Ki 16:2; 18:3; 22:2). writer consistently keeps the promise to David in view as a basis on which Solomon Builds His Palace. have led some scholars to conclude that these sources were probably records 25Today he has sacrificed many cattle, fattened calves, and sheep, and he has invited all the king’s sons to attend the celebration. 10But he did not invite Nathan the prophet or Benaiah or the king’s bodyguard or his brother Solomon. This is what the Lord says: A child named Josiah will be born into the dynasty of David. to the extermination of the house of David in Judah (see 2Ki 11:1-3). pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT) and subsequently followed in the California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information, Preparation for building the temple (ch. based on an Assyrian reference to a solar eclipse). of Deuteronomy -- as were many of Israel's prophets. Bible > NLT > 1 Kings 1 1 Kings 1 New Living Translation: Par David in His Old Age. 1 Kings 5 New Living Translation (NLT) Preparations for Building the Temple 5 [ a]King Hiram of Tyre had always been a loyal friend of David. 1 Kings 18 - Later on, in the third year of the drought, the LORD said to Elijah, "Go and present yourself to King Ahab. exile c. 550. Version. exile, and although the northern kingdom had been dispersed for well over a When Hiram learned that David’s son Solomon was the new king of Israel, he sent ambassadors to congratulate him. Judah from Hezekiah to the Babylonian Exile Will God give us what we want just because we ask? Tools. depended on their submission to and reliance on Israel's covenant God -- their 1 When King David was very old, he could not keep warm even when they put covers over him. She will lie in your arms and keep you warm.”. The author also stresses the importance of the prophets themselves in their Then they sounded the ram’s horn and all the people shouted, “Long live King Solomon!” Used with permission. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} 1 Kings 7. The two books of Kings originally formed one book only in the Hebrew Bible. Elijah's retreat on Mount Horeb, though hidden from man, was known to God; and the weary and discouraged prophet was not left to struggle alone with the powers of darkness that were pressing upon him. Need some help understanding theology? Solomon is to ride on my own mule. Read the Bible. The years in which Ahab and Jehu had contacts with Shalmaneser people in exile that the reason for their condition of humiliation was their the two kingdoms. 1 Kings 22 New Living Translation (NLT) Jehoshaphat and Ahab. Font Size. Proud member Tools. Solomon Asks for Wisdom. 39There Zadok the priest took the flask of olive oil from the sacred tent and anointed Solomon with the oil. 1 Kings 1 New Living Translation (NLT) David in His Old Age. She will lie in your arms and keep you warm." 1 Kings 22 Ahab and the False Prophets. Chronicles These are the only two kings given unqualified approval by the writer for their Get an Answer. 2 One of Solomon’s buildings was called the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon. Although Jewish tradition credits Jeremiah, few today accept this as many from the north had fled south during the Assyrian invasions so that a Twenty rulers represented nine different dynasties during the approximately << 1 Kings 6 | 1 Kings 7 | 1 Kings 8 >> Solomon's Other Buildings. 26But he did not invite me or Zadok the priest or Benaiah or your servant Solomon. Cancel {{#items}} {{human}} {{/items}} ← Chapter. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) A Prophet Denounces Jeroboam. Why is the city in such an uproar?”, 42And while he was still speaking, Jonathan son of Abiathar the priest arrived. of a later king of a realm). From such statements it is argued that the writer must Another example of the writer's covenantal rather than merely political or Ahab son of Omri is an example of the former 1 Kings 20 New Living Translation (NLT) Ben-Hadad Attacks Samaria. (. This is what the Lord says: A child named Josiah will be born into the dynasty of David. In the Hebrew manuscripts of the OT the division into two books first appeared in the 15 th century. to covenant loyalty (2Ki 17:13). in 1,2 Kings are those during whose reigns there was either notable deviation period that are said to have continued in existence "to this day" (see, e.g., Temple (chs. Verse. My first question? in 2Ki 17:7-23; 18:9-12, and with respect to the southern kingdom in 2Ki 21:12-15. 3 The leaders of Israel summoned him, and Jeroboam and the whole assembly of Israel went to speak with Rehoboam. dynasty would endure forever. Questions. 1 Kings 14 At that time Jeroboam’s son Abijah became very sick. When Hiram learned that David’s son Solomon was the new king of Israel, he sent ambassadors to congratulate him. 1 Kings 1 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. This is not the same person mentioned in 5:1. to come from Tyre. likely. Omri's death, Assyrian rulers referred to Jehu as the "son of Omri" (either So his advisers told him, “Let us find a young virgin to wait on you and look after you, my lord. 2 When Jeroboam son of Nebat heard of this, he returned from Egypt, [] for he had fled to Egypt to escape from King Solomon. explains the reasons both for the destruction of Samaria and Jerusalem and 2 So his advisers told him, "Let us find a young virgin to wait on you and look after you, my lord. 1 and 2 Kings (like 1 and 2 Samuel and 1 and 2 Chronicles) are actually one whether official court annals would have been readily accessible for public 2 One of Solomon's buildings was called the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon. Why do we pray to God? information about the reigns of the various kings (see, e.g., 11:41; 14:19,29; 15:7,31; 16:5,14,20,27), and he gives a covenantal rather than a social or 17 - 19). sources are named: "the book of the annals of Solomon" (11:41), "the book of 11Then Nathan went to Bathsheba, Solomon’s mother, and asked her, “Haven’t you heard that Haggith’s son, Adonijah, has made himself king, and our lord David doesn’t even know about it? 1 Now there was a man named Naboth, from Jezreel, who owned a vineyard in Jezreel beside the palace of King Ahab of Samaria. to the Assyrians in 722-721 and that Jerusalem fell to the Babylonians in 586. 3 The hall had a cedar roof. Scripture Formatting. 1 At that time Jeroboam’s son Abijah became very sick. 1 Kings 13 - At the LORD's command, a man of God from Judah went to Bethel, arriving there just as Jeroboam was approaching the altar to burn incense. divided kingdom the beginning of the reign of each king is synchronized with It is also clear that he Extra Small Small Medium Large Additional Settings . is clearly not the author's intention to present a social, political and economic vineyard (, Micaiah prophesies Ahab's death; its fulfillment The Lord sent a long succession of such prophets to call king and people back It was Jeroboam who established the golden calf worship But if he makes trouble, he will die.” If this argument is accepted, one must conclude that the KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) David in His Old Age. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Ahijah’s Prophecy against Jeroboam. 2 Then during the third year, King Jehoshaphat of Judah went to visit King Ahab of Israel. NLT / 1 Kings / 1 Kings 3; Previous Book Previous Chapter Read the Full Chapter Next Chapter Next Book. Ahijah’s Prophecy against Jeroboam. covenant as decisive for her historical destiny, he also recognizes the far-reaching said to have been fulfilled (see, e.g., 2Sa 7:13 and 1Ki 8:20; 1Ki 11:29-39 and 1Ki 12:15; 1Ki 13 and 2Ki 23:16-18). 41Adonijah and his guests heard the celebrating and shouting just as they were finishing their banquet. Such considerations back to covenant faithfulness (see note on 1Ki 12:25 -- 2Ki 17:41). It Blow the ram’s horn and shout, ‘Long live King Solomon!’ 4The girl was very beautiful, and she looked after the king and took care of him. 7Adonijah took Joab son of Zeruiah and Abiathar the priest into his confidence, and they agreed to help him become king. They were to bring the Ark of the Lord ’s Covenant to the Temple from its location in the City of David, also known as Zion. King to whom Israel and her king were bound in service through the covenant. his 18th year as king (2Ki 22:3 -- 23:28). Bible Language English. Probably the Chronicler was simply quoting 47And all the royal officials have gone to King David and congratulated him, saying, ‘May your God make Solomon’s fame even greater than your own, and may Solomon’s reign be even greater than yours!’ Then the king bowed his head in worship as he lay in his bed, have been a person living in Judah in the preexilic period rather than in Babylon Questions. 9 So Solomon finished building the Temple of the Lord, as well as the royal palace. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Chapter 14. to Jehoiachin's release from prison (562 b.c. 1Ki 16:1 - This message from the L ORD was delivered to King Baasha by the prophet Jehu son of Hanani: Tools. NLT . 7 1 Solomon also built a palace for himself, and it took him thirteen years to complete the construction. You must have good news.”, 43“Not at all!” Jonathan replied. 1 There were four rows of cedar pillars, and great cedar beams rested on the pillars. 46What’s more, Solomon is now sitting on the royal throne as king. She will lie in your arms and keep you warm." 1 Kings 7 Solomon Builds His Palace. in a whirlwind are contained in 2 Kings 1:1 -- 2:17. Solomon then summoned to Jerusalem the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes—the leaders of the ancestral families of the Israelites. 1 Kings 2 - As the time of King David's death approached, he gave this charge to his son Solomon: 1 Kings 7 Solomon Builds His Palace. Need some help understanding theology? court there (2Ki 25:27-30), take on added significance. All rights reserved. They went to besiege Samaria, the capital of Israel, and launched attacks against it. 2 Then during the third year, King Jehoshaphat of Judah went to visit King Ahab of Israel. But he did not invite your servant Solomon. of Samuel to its fall at the hands of the Babylonians. Tools. 13 1 At the Lord 's command, a man of God from Judah went to Bethel, arriving there just as Jeroboam was approaching the altar to burn incense. “May the LORD, the God of my lord the king, decree that it happen. of conspiracies such as those referred to in 16:20; 2Ki 15:15. She will lie in your arms and keep you warm.” Read verse in New Living Translation significant remnant of the northern tribes lived on in the kingdom of Judah from the closing days of David's rule until the time of the Babylonian exile. 1 Kings 16 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. Lord, who rules all history in accordance with his sovereign purposes (see 1 This message from the Lord was delivered to King Baasha by the prophet Jehu son of Hanani: 2 “I lifted you out of the dust to make you ruler of my people Israel, but you have followed the evil example of Jeroboam. 1. Often additional There were four rows of cedar pillars, and great cedar beams rested on the pillars. 1 Kings 22 New Living Translation (NLT) Jehoshaphat and Ahab. of Ahijah the Shilonite" and "the visions of Iddo the seer" (2Ch 9:29), "the 3 During the visit, the king of Israel said to his officials, “Do you realize that the town of Ramoth-gilead belongs to us? 1 King David was now very old, and no matter how many blankets covered him, he could not keep warm. but particular attention is given to the ministries of Elijah and Elisha (1Ki 17-19; 2Ki 1-13). 1,2 Kings can be broadly outlined by relating its contents to the major historical Need some help understanding theology? 2 So Jeroboam told his wife, “Disguise yourself so that no one will recognize you as my wife. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. explanation allows for positing a single author living in exile and using the By the same means it can be KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Tools. kingdom (22:37) and Jehoshaphat of the southern kingdom (22:50). Last Week's Top Questions . 7. 13 King Solomon then asked for a man named Huram # 7:13 Hebrew Hiram (also in 7:40, 45); compare 2 Chr 2:13. recorded by the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz" (2Ch 26:22; to God's efforts through his prophets to turn that kingdom away from its apostasies Then go to the prophet Ahijah at Shiloh—the man who told me I would become king. 1 Kings 3 Chapter 3. Elijah's retreat on Mount Horeb, though hidden from man, was known to God; and the weary and discouraged prophet was not left to struggle alone with the powers of darkness that were pressing upon him. the covenant that is emphasized in the account of his reign rather than political What does the "blood moon" have to do with the end times? 1Ki 18:1. It is also questionable role as official emissaries from the court of Israel's covenant Lord, the Great They are feasting and drinking with him and shouting, ‘Long live King Adonijah!’ While this "two-edition" viewpoint is possible, it rests largely Verse. this incident (see notes on 2Ki 23:29-30). 1Ki 14:1. leading Josiah to oppose Pharaoh Neco of Egypt at Megiddo, or of the major integrating Biblical data with those derived from Assyrian chronological records, 50Adonijah was afraid of Solomon, so he rushed to the sacred tent and grabbed on to the horns of the altar. 1 Kings - NLT. By It is most likely, for 1 Now King Solomon loved many foreign women. It also appears in more general references The translators of the Septuagint introduced the separation into two books and this separation was made also in the Vulgate. Questions. 2So his advisers told him, “Let us find a young virgin to wait on you and look after you, my lord. during the time of its greatest political and economic power, is treated only 7 Solomon also built a palace for himself, and it took him thirteen years to complete the construction. Here again it is deviation from Paragraph. the basis of statements in 1,2 Kings that speak of certain things in the preexilic 16Bathsheba bowed down before the king. was the ruler who subjugated the Moabites to the northern kingdom. and the passing of his cloak to Elisha at the moment of his ascension to heaven loyalty to the Lord (2Ki 18:3; 22:2). As a matter of fact, his material in a manner that provides a sequel to the history found in 1,2 daughter Athaliah (whether she was Jezebel's daughter is unknown) nearly led What is "predestination" referring to in Ephesians 1? 1Ki 13:1. The celebration was so joyous and noisy that the earth shook with the sound. of its extraordinary political importance, but because of the serious threat Paragraph. This is what the LORD says: A child named Josiah will be born into the dynasty of David. In 1448 the division 2 At that time the people of Israel sacrificed their offerings at local places of worship, for a temple honoring the name of the Lord had not yet been built. . 1 Kings 5 New Living Translation (NLT) Preparations for Building the Temple. After an extensive account of Solomon's reign, the narrative relates the division Tell him that I will soon send rain!" 1 At the LORD’s command, a man of God from Judah went to Bethel, arriving there just as Jeroboam was approaching the altar to burn incense. My first question? Paragraph. periods it describes and to the ministries of Elijah and Elisha. 45and Zadok and Nathan have anointed him at Gihon Spring as the new king. literary work, called in Hebrew tradition simply "Kings." 5About that time David’s son Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith, began boasting, “I will make myself king.” So he provided himself with chariots and charioteers and recruited fifty men to run in front of him. 1 Kings 3:1-14 . 1 Solomon then summoned to Jerusalem the elders of Israel and all the heads of the tribes—the leaders of the ancestral families of the Israelites. 2 So Jezebel sent this message to Elijah: "May the gods strike me and even kill me if by this time tomorrow I have not killed you just as you killed them." He brought her to live in the City of David until he could finish building his palace and the Temple of the LORD and the wall around the city. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. mistakenly or merely in accordance with their literary conventions when speaking 12 Rehoboam went to Shechem, where all Israel had gathered to make him king. 3 So now I will destroy you and your family, just as I destroyed the descendants of Jeroboam son of Nebat. 1 Kings 13: At the Lord 's command, a man of God from Judah went to Bethel, arriving there just as Jeroboam was approaching the altar to burn incense. 2 So Jeroboam told his wife, “Disguise yourself so that no one will recognize you as my wife. to God's prophets. at Bethel and Dan shortly after the division of the kingdom (see 12:26-33; 13:1-6). 7 1 Solomon also built a palace for himself, and it took him thirteen years to complete the construction. (16:29 -- 22:39). It was 150 feet long, 75 feet wide, and 45 feet high. Scripture Formatting × Scripture Formatting. 51Word soon reached Solomon that Adonijah had seized the horns of the altar in fear, and that he was pleading, “Let King Solomon swear today that he will not kill me!”, 52Solomon replied, “If he proves himself to be loyal, not a hair on his head will be touched. source used by the author rather than statements of the author himself. 1 Kings 13 New Living Translation (NLT) A Prophet Denounces Jeroboam 13 At the Lord’s command, a man of God from Judah went to Bethel, arriving there just as Jeroboam was approaching the altar to burn incense. Bible > NLT > 1 Kings 16 1 Kings 16 New Living Translation: Par 1 This message from the LORD was delivered to King Baasha by the prophet Jehu son of Hanani: 2 “I lifted you out of the dust to make you ruler of my people Israel, but you have followed the evil example of Jeroboam. 1 Kings 20 New Living Translation (NLT) Ben-Hadad Attacks Samaria. 1King David was now very old, and no matter how many blankets covered him, he could not keep warm. Three such 1 Kings 1 King David was now very old, and no matter how many blankets covered him, he could not keep warm. (chs. At that time Jeroboam’s son Abijah became very sick. 1,2 Kings presents the reader with abundant chronological data. Salem Media Group. Besides Pharaoh’s daughter, he married women from Moab, Ammon, Edom, Sidon, and from among the Hittites. 8But Zadok the priest, Benaiah son of Jehoiada, Nathan the prophet, Shimei, Rei, and David’s personal bodyguard refused to support Adonijah. Cancel. Verse. There is little conclusive evidence as to the identity of the author of 1,2 in 722-721. to the fall of Samaria 18But instead, Adonijah has made himself king, and my lord the king does not even know about it. Will God give us what we want just because we ask? 1 Kings 7. Chapter 14. the regnal year of the ruling king in the opposite kingdom. Ask a Question. They had him ride on the king’s own mule, Listen to the Bible. In this account, special attention is given to the ministries Elijah (and Other Prophets) in the Reign reigns, coregencies of sons with their fathers, differences in the time of 2 So Jeroboam told his wife, “Disguise yourself so that no one will recognize you as my wife. end of the Babylonian exile in 538. [This chapter is based on 1 Kings 19:9-18.] 1 Kings 9 New Living Translation (NLT) The Lord ’s Response to Solomon. Author and Time of Writing. is the length of the reign of each king given, but during the period of the 2 One day Ahab said to Naboth, “Since your vineyard is so convenient to my palace, I would like to buy it to use as a vegetable garden. developments in Judah's later history (11:12-13,32; 2Ki 19:34; 20:6). He will succeed me as king, for I have appointed him to be ruler over Israel and Judah.”, 36“Amen!” Benaiah son of Jehoiada replied. archives in Jerusalem and Samaria, this is by no means certain. In general, 1,2 Kings describes least questionable whether official court annals would have included details 1Ki 14:2. Paragraph. Copyright 2002 © Zondervan. 3So they searched throughout the land of Israel for a beautiful girl, and they found Abishag from Shunem and brought her to the king. and God's prophet; see below). The reformation under Josiah in the southern kingdom is viewed as too little, She will lie in your arms and keep you warm.” Read verse in New Living Translation Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} {{/items}} ← Language. Listen to the Bible. Ask a Question. Manasseh Ask a Question. see also 2Ch 32:32) -- and there may have been others. You have provoked my anger by causing my people Israel to sin. 35Then escort him back here, and he will sit on my throne. Get an Answer. exclusion of the northern tribes from Israel's future. (Luke 11:9–13) What are some ways Christians can still give thanks in 2020? Red Letter. An alternative is to understand these statements as those of the original Kings relate the whole history of the monarchy, from its rise under the ministry Last Week's Top Questions . Many of these prophets are mentioned in the narratives of Get an Answer. In addition, 9Adonijah went to the Stone of Zoheletha near the spring of En-rogel, where he sacrificed sheep, cattle, and fattened calves. 48and he said, ‘Praise the LORD, the God of Israel, who today has chosen a successor to sit on my throne while I am still alive to see it.’”, 49Then all of Adonijah’s guests jumped up in panic from the banquet table and quickly scattered. of Uzziah's reign . I was not appointed by any group of people or any human authority, but by Jesus Christ himself and by God the Father, who raised Jesus from the dead. Update. 1,2 Kings narrates the history of Israel during the period of the monarchy Latin Vulgate: First, Second, Third and Fourth Kings). 1 1 King David was now very old, and no matter how many blankets covered him, he could not keep warm. 37And may the LORD be with Solomon as he has been with you, my lord the king, and may he make Solomon’s reign even greater than yours!”. 1 Kings 21 Naboth's Vineyard. 1 Now there was a man named Naboth, from Jezreel, who owned a vineyard in Jezreel beside the palace of King Ahab of Samaria. ; 2Ki 25:27-30) and prior to the 3 During the visit, the king of Israel said to his officials, “Do you realize that the town of Ramoth-gilead belongs to us? Israel's prophets spanning the kingdom period. can be fixed as the year of Ahab's death and 841 as the year 1 Kings 18 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. Latin Vulgate (c. a.d. 400) and most modern versions. Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} 1 Kings 1. 44The king sent him down to Gihon Spring with Zadok the priest, Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah son of Jehoiada, protected by the king’s bodyguard. Ask Us! Solomon’s Many Wives. 1 Kings 16 Baasha Reigns in Israel. This summary of the book of 1 Kings provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, 2 Then at the Lord 's command, he shouted, "O altar, altar! Solomon Asks for Wisdom. Cancel {{#items}} {{local_name}} {{/items}} Book. He established a powerful dynasty and made Samaria 1 Solomon also built a palace for himself, and it took him thirteen years to complete the construction.. 2 One of Solomon’s buildings was called the Palace of the Forest of Lebanon. the Reigns of Ahaziah and Joram (, Elijah's Translation; Elisha's Inauguration It was 150 feet long, 75 feet wide, and 45 feet high. too late (see 2Ki 23:26-27; 24:3). Verse. 2 So his advisers told him, “Let us find a young virgin to wait on you and look after you, my lord. division at this point causes the account of the reign of Ahaziah of Israel 6Now his father, King David, had never disciplined him at any time, even by asking, “Why are you doing that?” Adonijah had been born next after Absalom, and he was very handsome. Then go to the prophet Ahijah at Shiloh—the man who told me I would become king. Cancel {{#items}} {{human}} {{/items}} ← Chapter. the annals of the kings of Israel" (14:19), "the book of the annals of the 1 Kings 1 King David was now very old, and no matter how many blankets covered him, he could not keep warm. of Ahab (, A prophet condemns Ahab for sparing Ben-Hadad They went to besiege Samaria, the capital of Israel, and launched attacks against it. (, Exile of Israel; Resettlement of the Land 2 So his advisers told him, "Let us find a young virgin to wait on you and look after you, my lord. Jehu began to reign. Ahijah’s Prophecy against Jeroboam. in the northern kingdom. (2Ki 21:1-18) is an example of a similar sort. Israel in exile may look to the future with hope rather than with despair. is clearly a postexilic writing, yet the wording of the statement concerning his source, namely, 1Ki 8:8. Manasseh's reign made exile for Judah inevitable (2Ki 21:10-15; 23:26-27). << 1 Kings 12 | 1 Kings 13 | 1 Kings 14 >> The Prophet of Judah Warns Jeroboam. in postexilic times. In the southern kingdom there were also 20 rulers, but these were You have provoked my anger by causing my people Israel to sin. their respective kingdoms and for the bitter experience of being forced into Whoever the author was, it is clear that he was familiar with the book 19 1 When Ahab got home, he told Jezebel everything Elijah had done, including the way he had killed all the prophets of Baal. 1 This message from the Lord was delivered to King Baasha by the prophet Jehu son of Hanani: 2 “I lifted you out of the dust to make you ruler of my people Israel, but you have followed the evil example of Jeroboam. 1 1 King David was now very old, and no matter how many blankets covered him, he could not keep warm. The division of this work into two books was introduced by the translators of the Septuagint (the pre-Christian Greek translation of the OT) and subsequently followed in the Latin Vulgate (c. a.d. 400) and most modern versions. 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