Description: Kings I chronicles the history of the Jewish kings of Judah and Israel. It includes King David's last testament; the anointing of King Solomon; the building of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem; King Solomon's unique wisdom and strength; the division of the Kingdom of Israel after King Solomon's death; information about Ahijah, the Shilonite; the new kingdoms of Ephraim and Judah - their individual histories, kings and mutual relations. This volume also includes a discussion of the Prophet Elijah - his appearance and impact.
The book of Kings II contains the continuation of the period of the two kingdoms: internal and external relations. Elisha: his religious and political activity. The exile of Ephraim. First exile of Judah under King Jehoiachin. Final exile under King Zedekiah, and the destruction of the Temple.
Used in English-speaking countries for more than 35 years. Contains a verse-by-verse English translation of the Chumash, as well as a commentary based on the works of classical biblical scholars. This vast work, painstakingly prepared by scholars under the general editorship of Rabbi Abraham Cohen, contains:
the complete Hebrew text
an elegant and lucid verse-by-verse translation
an illuminating commentary digest based on the works of classical scholars
extensive introductions which provide invaluable help in understanding each book's purpose
an index and a bibliography in each volume
With its compact, practical size and distinctive format, this is the most accessible and complete text for all students of the Bible.