IV. Outline

IV. Outline

  1. The Genealogies (1Ch 1-9)
    1. Adam to Israel (1:1-2:2)
    2. Israel's Sons (2:3-9:1)
      1. Judah (2:3-4:23)
      2. Simeon (4:24-43)
      3. Transjordanian tribes (5:1-26)
      4. Levi (6:1-81)
      5. Six tribes (7:1-40)
      6. Benjamin (8:1-40)
      7. Conclusion (9:1)
    3. The Postexilic Community (9:2-44)
  2. The United Monarchy (1Ch 10-2Ch 9)
    1. Saul (1Ch 10:1-14)
    2. David (1Ch 11-29)
      1. David's power (11:1-16:43)
        1. David's rise to power (11:1-12:40)
        2. David's concern for the ark (13:1-16:43)
      2. David's provision (17:1-29:30)
        1. God's house—David's house (17:1-27)
        2. David's battles (18:1-20:8)
          1. David's various victories (18:1-13)
          2. David's kingdom organized (18:14-17)
          3. David defeats the Ammonites (19:1-20:3)
          4. David is victorious over the Philistines (20:4-8)
        3. Temple preparations (21:1-22:19)
          1. Satan's census and the Lord's sword (21:1-22:1)
          2. David prepares for the temple (22:2-5)
          3. David's charge to Solomon (22:6-16)
          4. David instructs the leaders to assist Solomon (22:7-19)
        4. David divides the Levites (23:1-27:34)
        5. David exhorts Solomon (28:1-29:30)
    3. Solomon (2Ch 1-9)
      1. The greatness of Solomon (1:1-17)
        1. Solomon's worship (1:2-6)
        2. Solomon's wisdom (1:7-13)
        3. Solomon's wealth (1:14-17)
      2. The temple charge fulfilled (2:1-8:16)
        1. Conscription of the labor force (2:1-18)
        2. The building and its furnishings (3:1-5:1)
        3. Solomon dedicates the temple (5:2-7:10)
        4. God replies to Solomon's prayer (7:11-22)
        5. Solomon's other activities after building the temple (8:1-16)
      3. Solomon's greatness (8:17-9:31)
  3. The Divided Monarchy (2Ch 10-36)
    1. Until the Northern Kingdom Falls (2Ch 10-28)
      1. Rehoboam (10:1-12:16)
        1. Northern tribes rebel (10:1-11:4)
        2. Rehoboam fortifies Judah (11:5-17)
        3. Rehoboam appoints the crown prince (11:18-23)
        4. Rehoboam becomes unfaithful (12:1-12)
        5. Rehoboam summary (12:13-16)
      2. Abijah (13:1-14:1)
      3. Asa (14:2-16:14)
        1. Asa's initial reform (14:2-7)
        2. The Lord and Asa defeat Zerah (14:8-15)
        3. Azariah's sermon (15:1-7)
        4. Asa's reform continues (15:8-19)
        5. Asa fights Baasha (16:1-6)
        6. Hanani's sermon (16:7-10)
        7. The conclusion of Asa's reign (16:11-14)
      4. Jehoshaphat (17:1-21:1)
        1. Jehoshaphat's reign (17:1-19)
        2. Jehoshaphat and Ahab (18:1-19:3)
        3. Jehoshaphat's judges (19:4-11)
        4. Jehoshaphat's victory (20:1-30)
        5. The conclusion of Jehoshaphat's reign (20:31-21:3)
      5. Jehoram (21:4-20)
        1. Jehoram's evil reign (21:4-11)
        2. Elijah's letter (21:12-15)
        3. End of Jehoram's reign (21:16-20)
      6. Ahaziah (22:1-9)
      7. Joash (22:10-24:27)
        1. Joash comes to power (22:10-23:21)
        2. Joash's righteousness (24:1-16)
        3. Joash's wickedness (24:17-27)
      8. Amaziah (25:1-28)
      9. Uzziah (26:1-23)
      10. Jotham (27:1-9)
      11. Ahaz (28:1-27)
    2. Hezekiah to the Return From Babylonian Exile (2Ch 29-36)
      1. Hezekiah (29:1-32:33)
        1. Hezekiah purifies the temple (29:1-36)
        2. Hezekiah celebrates the Passover (30:1-31:1)
        3. Hezekiah organizes regular worship (31:2-21)
        4. Hezekiah's faithfulness (32:1-33)
      2. Manasseh (33:1-20)
      3. Amon (33:21-25)
      4. Josiah (34:1-35:27)
        1. Josiah's piety and cultic reform (34:1-13)
        2. The discovery of the Book of the Law (34:14-33)
        3. Josiah's Passover (35:1-19)
        4. Josiah's death (35:20-27)
      5. Jehoahaz (36:1-4)
      6. Jehoiakim (36:5-8)
      7. Jehoiachin (36:9-10)
      8. Zedekiah (36:11-21)
      9. Proclamation for the return (36:22-23)