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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Books of Chronicles


List of Literary Structures


1-1 

2-1  2-2 

3-1  3-2  3-3 

4-1  4-2  4-3  4-4 

5-1  5-2  5-3  5-4  5-5 

9-1  9-2  9-3  9-4  9-5  9-6  9-7  9-8  9-9 

List of Pericopes


Pericope1-12-12-23-13-23-34-14-24-34-45-15-25-35-45-59-19-29-39-49-59-69-79-89-9
1 Genealogy of Adam(1Ch1:1-27)
2 Genealogy of Abraham(1Ch1:28-34)
3 Kings in Edom(1Ch1:35-54)
4 Genealogy of children of Israel(1Ch2:1-55_1Ch8:1-40)
5 Genealogy of Israel after the captivity(1Ch9:1-44)
6 Death of Saul and his sons(1Ch10:1-14)
7 David anointed king of all Israel(1Ch11:1-3)
8 Jerusalem(1Ch11:4-9)
9 David's mighty men(1Ch11:10-46)
10 David's followers in the wilderness(1Ch12:1-22)
11 David's army at Hebron(1Ch12:23-41)
12 The Ark brought from Kiriath-jearim(1Ch13:1-14)
13 Envoys of Hiram(1Ch14:1-2)
14 David's sons(1Ch14:3-7)
15 Defeat of the Philistines(1Ch14:8-17)
16 The Ark brought to Jerusalem(1Ch15:1-24)
17 The Ark placed in the tent(1Ch15:25-29_1Ch16:1-7)
18 David's psalm of thanksgiving(1Ch16:8-36)
19 Regular worship maintained(1Ch16:37-45)
20 God's covenant with David(1Ch17:1-15)
21 David's prayer(1Ch17:16-27)
22 Wars against foreign countries(1Ch18:1-13)
23 David's administration(1Ch18:14-17)
24 Defeats of Ammonites and Arameans(1Ch19:1-19)
25 Siege and capture of Rabbah(1Ch20:1-3)
26 Wars against Rapha(1Ch20:4-8)
27 The census and plague(1Ch21:1-30)
28 David prepares to build the temple(1Ch22:1-19)
29 Families of the Levites and their functions(1Ch23:1-32_1Ch27:1-34)
30 Solomon instructed to build the temple(1Ch28:1-21)
31 Offerings for building the temple(1Ch29:1-20)
32 Solomon anointed King(1Ch29:21-25)
33 Reign of David(1Ch29:26-30)
34 Solomon's wisdom(2Ch1:1-17)
35 Preparation for building the temple(2Ch1:18_2Ch2:1-17)
36 Solomon build the temple(2Ch3:1-17_2Ch4:1-22)
37 The ark brought into the temple(2Ch5:1-14_2Ch6:1-2)
38 Dedication of the temple(2Ch6:3-11)
39 Solomon's prayer of dedication(2Ch6:12-42)
40 Solomon dedicates the temple(2Ch7:1-11)
41 The words of the LORD(2Ch7:12-22)
42 Solomon's great wealth(2Ch8:1-18)
43 The queen of Sheba(2Ch9:1-12)
44 Solomon's great wealth(2Ch9:13-31)
45 The revolt against Rehoboam(2Ch10:1-19)
46 Political measures of Rehoboam(2Ch11:1-17)
47 Rehoboam's marriages(2Ch11:18-23)
48 Egypt attacks Judah(2Ch12:1-12)
49 Reign of Rehoboam(2Ch12:13-16)
50 Abijah(2Ch13:1-22)
51 Asa(2Ch13:23_2Ch14:1-6)
52 Ethiopian invasion repulsed(2Ch14:7-14)
53 The Reforms of Asa(2Ch15:1-19)
54 Invasion of Israel(2Ch16:1-14)
55 Jehoshaphat(2Ch17:1-19)
56 Prophecy of Micaiah(2Ch18:1-34)
57 The Reforms of Jehoshaphat(2Ch19:1-11)
58 Invasion from the east(2Ch20:1-30)
59 Reign of Jehoshaphat(2Ch20:31-37)
60 Jehoram killed his brothers(2Ch21:1-4)
61 Jehoram(2Ch21:5-20)
62 Ahaziah(2Ch22:1-9)
63 Athaliah seizes the throne(2Ch22:10-12)
64 Athaliah(2Ch23:1-21)
65 The Reforms of Joash(2Ch24:1-16)
66 Apostasy of Joash(2Ch24:17-27)
67 Amaziah(2Ch25:1-28_2Ch26:1-2)
68 Uzziah(2Ch26:3-23)
69 Jotham(2Ch27:1-9)
70 Ahaz(2Ch28:1-27)
71 Hezekiah(2Ch29:1-36_2Ch31:1-21)
72 Sennacherib's invasion(2Ch32:1-33)
73 Manasseh(2Ch33:1-20)
74 Amon(2Ch33:21-25)
75 Josiah(2Ch34:1-33_2Ch35:1-19)
76 Neco's invasion(2Ch35:20-27_2Ch36:1)
77 Jehoahaz(2Ch36:2-4)
78 Jehoiakim(2Ch36:5-8)
79 Jehoiachin(2Ch36:9-10)
80 Zedekiah(2Ch36:11-21)
81 Cyrus(2Ch36:22-23)


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