- Paperback: 384 pages
- Publisher: Baker Books; Sixth Printing edition (April 1, 2003)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0801025117
- ISBN-13: 978-0801025112
- Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 6.1 x 0.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #322,806 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
A Harmony of Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles Paperback – April 1, 2003
The Amazon Book Review
Author interviews, book reviews, editors picks, and more. Read it now
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought
Top Customer Reviews
Lead (primary) text to which all others are paralleled. Crockett and Newsome, Samuel and Kings. Endres, Chronicles.
Overall recommendation: Newsome, if working from Samuel-Kings. Endres, if working from Chronicles. Both are synopses which structure the texts in an easier format to use for comparative reading than a harmony such as Crockett’s which cites blocks of text without any attempt to match them line by line. Either is much more up to date than Crockett.
English text. Crockett’s text is the [English] Revised Version (1884), Newsome’s is the RSV (1971) with some adaptations to gain consistency with the Hebrew text, and Endres’ is adapted from the New RSV Catholic Edition (1989).
Texts that are paralleled. Crockett’s Appendix (pp. 349-352) lists Genesis, Joshua, Ruth, Ezra, Nehemiah, Psalms, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Matthew and Luke; additionally, his Index (pp. 356-365) points you to section numbers and page numbers for all passages in Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles. Newsome’s Index (pp. 271-275) lists 1 & 2 Chronicles, Psalms, Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezra, but the book actually includes 1 Samuel 31 and all of 1 & 2 Kings, too. Endres’ Appendix (pp.Read more ›
It will take you a while, but you will understand the good kings (few) and the bad (most) ones. Then you can put the rest of the
Old Testament prophets and books where they should be.
This is a book for pastors, academics, or laymen who are planning an extensive lesson/sermon series on some the characters in these narratives or academics who have interest in chronology.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This is a useful reference book. It is regrettable that it has been allowed to go out of print.Published 5 months ago by kaiservant