Books of Chronicles
The two Books of Chronicles (Hebrew: דברי הימים‎ Diḇrê Hayyāmîm, "The Matters of the Days"; Greek: Παραλειπομένων, Paraleipoménōn) are the final books of the Hebrew Bible in the order followed b...
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Kings of Judah
The Kings of Judah were the monarchs who ruled over the ancient Kingdom of Judah after the death of Saul, when the Tribe of Judah elevated David to rule over it. After seven years, David became king o...
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Solomon
Solomon (/ˈsɒləmən/; Hebrew: שְׁלֹמֹה,  Shlomo,  Šəlōmō Šlomo; Syriac: ܫܠܝܡܘܢ Shlemun; Arabic: سُليمان‎ Sulaymān, also colloquially: Silimān or Slemān; Greek: Σολομών Sol...
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Zadok
Zadok (Hebrew: Tzadok צדוק, meaning "Righteous") was a priest descended from Eleazar the son of Aaron. He aided King David during the revolt of his son Absalom, and was consequently instrumental in br...
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Rabbinical literature
Rabbinic literature, in its broadest sense, can mean the entire spectrum of rabbinic writings throughout Jewish history. However, the term often refers specifically to literature from the Talmudic era...
Seal of Solomon
The Seal of Solomon (or Ring of Solomon; Arabic: Khātim Sulaymāni خاتم_سليمان) is the signet ring attributed to King Solomon in medieval Jewish tradition, later also in the Islamic and in Western occ...
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Salome Alexandra
Salome Alexandra or Alexandra of Jerusalem (141–67 BCE), (Hebrew: שְׁלוֹמְצִיּוֹן אלכסנדרה, Shelomtzion or Shlom Tzion) was one of only two women to rule over Judea (the other being Athaliah). ...
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Teraphim
Teraphim (Hebrew: תרף teraph; plural: תרפים teraphim) is a Hebrew word from the Bible, found only in the plural, of uncertain etymology. Despite being plural, Teraphim may refer to singular objects, u...
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Wood of Ephraim
Wood of Ephraim was a forest in which a fatal battle was fought between the army of David and that of Absalom, who was killed there (2 Samuel 18:6, 8). It lies on the east of Jordan, not far from Maha...
David in Islam
David, or Dawud (Arabic: داود, translit.: ʾdāūd, [daːʔwd], Daud or Dawud), (circa 1043 BC - 937 BC?), is recognized in Islam as a prophet, messenger (Rasul), and lawgiver of God, and as a rig...
Abimelech (Judges)
Abimelech (/əˈbɪməˌlɛk/; אֲבִימָלֶךְ) was a son of judge Gideon which Abimelech's name (אֲבִימֶלֶךְ / אֲבִימָלֶךְ) can best be interpreted "my father, the king". "Abimelech", a name claiming the inher...
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Goliath
Goliath (Hebrew: גָּלְיָת,  Golyat,  Golyāṯ; Arabic: جالوت, Ǧālūt , جليات Ǧulyāt ) or Goliath of Gath (one of five city states of the Philistines) is a giant Philistine warrior defeated by ...
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Saul
According to the Hebrew Bible, Saul (/sɔːl/; Hebrew: שָׁאוּל, Šāʼûl ; "asked for, prayed for"; Greek: Σαούλ Saoul; Latin: Saul; Arabic: طالوت‎, Ṭālūt) was the first king...
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David
David (/ˈdeɪvɪd/; Hebrew: דָּוִד, דָּוִיד,  David,  Dāwîḏ; Dawid; Arabic: داوُود‎ Dāwūd; Syriac: ܕܘܝܕ Dawid; Greek: Δαβίδ; Strong's: Daveed) was, according to the books of...
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Azariah II
Azariah was a high priest mentioned in 2 Chronicles 26, which is the story of Uzziah becoming leprous.
Kings of Israel and Judah family tree
The following is a family tree of the kings of the United Kingdom of Israel as well as those of its two successor states, the Northern Kingdom of Israel and the Southern Kingdom of Judah.
Kings of Israel and Judah family tree - Wikipedia
Adonijah
Adonijah was the fourth son of King David and Haggith according to the book of Samuel (See: 2 Sam. 3:4), which is contained in the Bible.
The name Adonijah is a combination of a couple of Hebrew t...
Ahaziah of Judah
Ahaziah of Judah (Hebrew: אֲחַזְיָה, ʼĂḥazyāh; Greek: Οχοζιας Okhozias; Latin: Ahazia) or Jehoahaz (2 Chronicles 21:17; 25:23), was a king of Judah, and the son of Jehoram and Athalia...
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Sayings of the Seers
The Sayings of the Seers, (or Sayings of Hozai, in the Masoretic Text), is a lost text referred to in 2Chronicles 33:19. The passage reads: "His prayer also, and how God was intreated of him, and all ...
Abiathar
Abiathar (אביתר, Ebyathar, Evyatar, the [divine] father is pre-eminent or father of plenty), in the Hebrew Bible, son of Ahimelech or Ahijah, High Priest at Nob, the fourth in descent from Eli (1 Sam...
Ahaz
Ahaz (Hebrew: אָחָז, ʼĀḥāz ; "has held"; Greek: Ἄχαζ Akhaz; Latin: Ahaz; an abbreviation of Jehoahaz, "Yahweh has held") was king of Judah, and the son and successor of Jotham. Ah...
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Biblical narratives and the Qur'an
The Qur'an, the central religious text of Islam, contains references to more than fifty people and events also found in the Bible. While the stories told in each book are generally comparable in most ...
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Matthew 1:1
Matthew 1:1 is the opening verse of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. Since Matthew is traditionally placed as the first of the four Gospels, this verse commonly serves as the opening to th...
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Solomon's shamir
In the Gemara, the shamir (Hebrew: שמיר‎) is a worm or a substance that had the power to cut through or disintegrate stone, iron and diamond. King Solomon is said to have used it in the buil...
Abijah of Judah
Abijam (Hebrew: אֲבִיָּם, ʼĂḇiyyām ; meaning "father of the sea" or "my father is the sea"; Greek: Αβιου; Latin: Abiam) was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the fourth king of the ...
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Large Stone Structure
The Large Stone Structure is the name given to the remains of a large public building in the City of David neighborhood of central Jerusalem, south of the Old City, tentatively dated to 10th to 9th ce...
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Jehoshaphat
Jehoshaphat (/dʒəˈhɒʃəfæt/; alternatively spelled Jehosaphat, Josaphat, or Yehoshafat; Hebrew: יְהוֹשָׁפָט,  Yehoshafat,  Yəhôšāp̄āṭ ; "Jehovah has judged"; Greek: Ἰωσαφάτ; Lati...
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