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08 October, 2016

Search The Scriptures —Study 13 — 1 Kings 15:1 – 16:7

Study 13 From the Book of 1 Kings is: 1 Kings 15:1 – 16:7

  1. In this portion two kings of Judah are mentioned and two of Israel. Who were they? What facts do we learn about each of them?
  2. What is the one standard by which these men are judged in Scriptures? In relation to this standard, which of them were disapproved, and why? And which of them was approved, and why? What does this teach us concerning eternal values?
Notes
  1. 15:10. 'His mother's name':strictly his grandmother (see verses 2 and 8). Maachah apparently continued to be officially 'queen mother' (see verse 13).
  2. 15:17. 'Ramah' was only five miles from Jerusalem to the north.
  3. 16:17. 'Because he destroyed it': cf. 15:27,29.