The Bible Book by Book
I. The Reign of Solomon, Chs. 1-9.
1. Building of the temple, Cha. 1-4.
2. Dedication of the temple, Chs. 5-7.
3. Solomon's greatness and wealth, Chs. 8-9.
II. Judah After the Revolt of the Ten Tribes, Chs. 10-36.
1. Reign of Rehoboam, Chs. 10-12.
2. Victory of Abijah, Chs. 13.
3. Reign of Asa, Chs. 14-16.
4. Reign of Jehoshaphat, Chs. 21-28.
5. Reign of Hezekiah, Chs. 29-32.
6. Reign of Manasseh and Amon, Ch. 33.
7. Reign of Josiah, Chs. 34-35.
8. The captivity, Ch, 36.
For Study and Discussion. (1) The great men of David. (2) The different victories won by David. (3) The dedication of the temple, especially the prayer. (4) The wealth and follies of Solomon. (5) The scripture and God's house as a means and source of all information, see: (a) Asa's restoration of the altar and its vessels, (b) Jehoshaphat's teaching the people God's law, (c) Joash and God's restored house, (d) The reforms Of Josiah. (6) The reign of Manasseh. (7) The nature of the worship of Judah. (8) The captivity. (9) The value of true religion to a nation. (10) The evil results of idolatry.
THE BIBLE BOOK BY BOOK: A MANUAL:
For the Outline Study of the Bible by Books by J.B. TIDELL, A.M., D.D. Professor of Biblical Literature in Baylor University, Waco, Texas
1916 BAYLOR UNIVERSITY PRESS Waco, Texas
Chapters2 Chronicles 1. Solomon's Prayer for Wisdom at Gibeon1. The solemn offering of Solomon at Gibeon7. Solomon's choice of wisdom is blessed by God13. Solomon's forces and wealth2 Chronicles 2. Solomon Prepares to Build a Temple and Palace1. Solomon's laborers for the building of the temple3. His ambassage to Huram for workmen and provisions11. Huram sends him a kind answer
172 Chronicles 3. Solomon Builds the Temple in Jerusalem1. The place and time of building the temple3. The measure and ornaments of the house11. The cherubim14. The veil and pillars2 Chronicles 4. Temple Furnishings1. The altar of brass2. The molten sea upon twelve oxen6. The ten lavers, candlesticks, and tables9. The courts, and the instruments of brass19. The instruments of gold2 Chronicles 5. Ark Brought into the Temple; God's Glory1. The dedicated treasures2. The solemn induction of the ark into the oracle11. God being praised, gives a visible sign of his favor2 Chronicles 6. Solomon's Prayer of Temple Dedication1. Solomon, having blessed the people, blessed God12. Solomon's prayer in the consecration of the temple, upon the bronze platform.2 Chronicles 7. Fire from Heaven; Glory in the Temple; Feast of Dedication; God's Promise1. God having given testimony to Solomon's prayer by fire from heaven, 2. and glory in the temple, the people worship him4. Solomon's solemn sacrifice8. Solomon having kept the feasts of tabernacles and dedication, dismisses the people12. God appearing to Solomon, gives him promises upon condition2 Chronicles 8. Solomon's Additional Accomplishments1. Solomon's buildings7. The remaining Canaanites, Solomon makes tributaries, but the Israelites rulers11. Pharaoh's daughter removes to her house12. Solomon's yearly solemn sacrifices14. He appoints the priests and Levites to their places17. The navy fetches gold from Ophir2 Chronicles 9. Visit of the Queen of Sheba; Solomon's Splendor and Death1. The queen of sheba admires the wisdom of Solomon13. Solomon's revenue in gold15. His targets and shields17. The throne of ivory20. His vessels23. His presents25. His chariots and horse26. His tributes29. His reign and death2 Chronicles 10. Israelites Rebel against Rehoboam1. The Israelites, assembled at Shechem to crown Rehoboam, 3. by Jeroboam make a suit of relaxation unto him,6. Rehoboam, refusing the old mens' counsel, answers them roughly,16. Ten tribes revolting, kill Hadoram, and make Rehoboam flee2 Chronicles 11. Rehoboam's Reign over Judah; Rehoboam's Family1. Rehoboam raising an army to subdue Israel, is forbidden by Shemaiah5. He strengthens his kingdom with forts and provisions13. The priests and Levites, and such as feared God, forsaken by Jeroboam, 17. strengthen the kingdom of Judah18. The wives and children of Rehoboam2 Chronicles 12. Rehoboam Punished, Shishak Plunders Judah1. Rehoboam, forsaking the Lord, is punished by Shishak5. He and the princes, repenting at the preaching of Shemaiah, 7. are delivered from destruction, but not from spoil13. The reign and death of Rehoboam2 Chronicles 13. Abijah succeeds Rehoboam; Civil War against Jeroboam1. Abijah succeeding makes war against Jeroboam4. he declares the right of his cause13. Trusting in God, he overcomes Jeroboam21. The wives and children of Abijah2 Chronicles 14. Asa Becomes King of Judah, Destroys Idolatry1. Asa following, destroys idolatry6. having peace, he strengthens his kingdom with forts and armies9. Calling of God, he overthrows Zerah, and spoils the Ethiopians2 Chronicles 15. Azariah Warns Asa; Asa's Reforms1. Asa, with Judah and many of Israel, moved by the prophecy of Azariah, 12. make a solemn covenant with God16. He puts down Maachah his grandmother for idolatry18. He brings dedicated things into the house of God, and enjoys a long peace.2 Chronicles 16. Asa diverts Baasha from Building Ramah, Imprisons Hanani the Prophet1. Asa, by the aid of the Syrians, diverts Baasha from building Ramah7. Being reproved thereof by Hanani, he puts him in prison11. Among his other acts in his disease he seeks not to God, but to the physicians13. His death and burial2 Chronicles 17. Jehoshaphat Succeeds Asa, Reigns Well and Prospers1. Jehoshaphat, succeeding Asa, reigns well, and prospers7. He sends Levites with the princes to teach Judah10. His enemies being terrified by God, some of them bring him presents and tribute12. His greatness, captains, and armies2 Chronicles 18. Jehoshaphat Allies with Ahab; Micaiah Prophesies against Ahab; Ahab Defeated1. Jehoshaphat, joined in affinity with Ahab, is persuaded to go against Ramoth Gilead4. Ahab, seduced by false prophets, according to the word of Micaiah, is slain there2 Chronicles 19. Jehu Rebukes Jehoshaphat; Jehoshaphat Appoints Judges1. Jehoshaphat, reproved by Jehu, visits his kingdom5. His instructions to the judges8. to the priests and Levites2 Chronicles 20. Jehoshaphat Defeats Moab and Ammon; His Prayer and Return to Jerusalem1. Jehoshaphat, invaded by Moab, proclaims a fast5. His prayer14. The prophecy of Jahaziel20. Jehoshaphat exhorts the people, and sets singers to praise the Lord22. The great overthrow of his enemies26. The people, having blessed God at Berachah, return in triumph31. Jehoshaphat's reign35. His convoy of ships, according to the prophecy of Eliezer, unhappily perishes.2 Chronicles 21. Jehoshaphat's Death; Jehoram's Wicked Reign in Judah; Edom Rebels1. Jehoram, succeeding Jehoshaphat, slays his brothers5. His wicked reign8. Edom and Libnah revolt12. The prophecy of Elijah against him in writing16. Philistines and Arabians oppress him18. His incurable disease, infamous death, and burial2 Chronicles 22. Ahaziah Succeeds Jehoram in Judah, Reigns Wickedly; Athaliah and Joash1. Ahaziah succeeding, reigns wickedly5. in his confederacy with Joram, the son of Ahab, he is slain by Jehu10. Athaliah, destroying all the seed royal, save Joash, usurps the kingdom2 Chronicles 23. Jehoiada Makes Joash King; Athaliah Slain; Worship of God Restored1. Jehoiada, having set things in order, makes joash king12. Athaliah is slain16. Jehoiada restores the worship of God2 Chronicles 24. Joash Repairs the Temple; Idolatrous Reign of Joash; Aram Defeats Judah1. Joash reigns well all the days of Jehoiada4. He gives order for the repair of the temple15. Jehoiada's death and honorable burial17. Joash, falling into idolatry, slays Zechariah the son of Jehoiada23. Joash is spoiled by the Syrians, and slain by Zabad and Jehozabad27. Amaziah succeeds him2 Chronicles 25. Amaziah Succeeds Joash in Judah, Defeated by Jehoash King of Israel1. Amaziah begins to reign well3. He executes justice on the traitors5. having hired an army of Israelites against the Edomites, 7. at the word of a prophet dismisses them11. He overthrows the Edomites13. The Israelites, discontented with their dismission, spoil as they return home14. Amaziah, proud of his victory, serves the gods of Edom, and ignores the prophet17. He provokes Joash to his overthrow25. His reign27. He is slain by conspiracy2 Chronicles 26. Uzziah Follows in Judah, Prospers, Undone by Pride1. Uzziah succeeding, and reigning well in the days of Zechariah, prospers16. Waxing proud, he invades the priest's office, and is smitten with leprosy22. He dies, and Jotham succeeds him2 Chronicles 27. Jotham Succeeds Uzziah in Judah1. Jotham Reigns in Judah2 Chronicles 28. Ahaz Follows Jotham in Judah, Compromises with Assyria1. Ahaz, reigning wickedly, is greatly afflicted by the Syrians.6. Judah, being captivated by the Israelites, is sent home by the counsel of Oded.16. Ahaz sending for aid to Assyria, is not helped thereby,22. In his distress he grows more idolatrous26. He dying, Hezekiah succeeds him2 Chronicles 29. Hezekiah's Good Reign; Temple Worship Restored1. Hezekiah's good reign.3. He restores religion5. He exhorts the Levites12. They sanctify themselves, and cleanse the house of God20. Hezekiah offers solemn sacrifices,24. wherein the Levites are more forward than the priests2 Chronicles 30. Hezekiah Invites All Israel to the Passover1. Hezekiah proclaims a solemn passover on the second month for Judah and Israel.13. The assembly, having destroyed the altars of idolatry, keep the feast fourteen days27. The priests and Levites bless the people2 Chronicles 31. Idolatry Destroyed; Contributions for Worship1. The people go forward in destroying idolatry2. Hezekiah orders the courses of the priests and Levites, 4. and provides for their work and maintenance5. The people's forwardness in offerings and tithes11. Hezekiah appoints officers to dispose of the tithes20. The sincerity of Hezekiah2 Chronicles 32. Sennacherib Threatens Jerusalem; Hezekiah's Prayer Answered1. Sennacherib invading Judah, Hezekiah fortifies himself, and encourages his people9. Hezekiah and Isaiah pray against the blasphemies of Sennarchib21. An angel destroys the host of the Assyrians24. Hezekiah praying in his sickness, God gives him a sign of recovery25. His proud heart is humbled by God27. His wealth and works31. His error in the ambassage of Babylon32. He dying, Manasseh succeeds him2 Chronicles 33. Manasseh's Wicked Reign in Judah; Ammon follows1. Manasseh's wicked reign3. He sets up idolatry, and will not be admonished11. He is carried into Babylon12. Upon his prayer to God he is released and puts down idolatry18. His acts20. He dying, Amon succeeds him21. who is slain by his servants25. The murderers being slain, Josiah succeeds him2 Chronicles 34. Josiah's Good Reign; Temple Repairs; Hilkiah recovers the Book of the Law1. Josiah's good reign3. He destroys idolatry8. He takes order for the repair of the temple14. Hilkiah, having found a book of the law, 21. Josiah sends to Huldah to enquire of the Lord23. Huldah prophesies the destruction of Jerusalem, but respite thereof in Josiah's time29. Josiah, causing it to be read in a solemn assembly, renews the covenant with God2 Chronicles 35. Josiah Observes the Passover, Later Dies in Battle1. Josiah keeps a most solemn Passover20. He provoking Pharaoh Neco, is slain at Megiddo25. Lamentations for Josiah2 Chronicles 36. Jehoahaz; Jehoiakim; Jehoiachin; Zedekiah; Captivity in Babylon; Cyrus Permits Return1. Jehoahaz succeeding, is deposed by Pharaoh, and carried into Egypt5. Jehoiakim reigning ill, is carried bound into Babylon9. Jehoiachin succeeding, reigns ill, and is brought into Babylon11. Zedekiah succeeding, reigns ill, despite the prophets, and rebels against Nebuchadnezzar14. Jerusalem, for the sins of the priests and the people, is wholly destroyed22. The proclamation of Cyrus