From Solomon to the Divided Kingdom 10-8

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From Solomon to the Divided Kingdom I. Introduction to 1 and 2 Kings a. Covers about 400 years b. Starts before David has died, all the way through period when southern kingdom-Judah in exile from Babylon 922 BCE (split) - 560 BCE (ends) c. Major Events in 1 and 2 Kings i. Death of King David ii. Reign of King Solomon iii. Division of the Two Kingdoms (922 BCE) iv. Subsequent History of “Israel” (North-sometimes called “Ephraim”) (10 of original tribes) and “Judah” (South) (Judah and Benjaminite tribes) 1. Northern kingdom destroyed by Assyrians, forever, people destroyed or intermarried out of existence 2. Judah (later known as Judea) – “Jew” comes from this origin. Survives attack, destroyed but not wiped out entirely. II. Reign of Solomon a. Accession i. Not eldest son of David (and Bathsheba), but becomes king because Adonijah (eldest half-brother) not fit. Ch. 1:31-35 Succession Narrative ii. Known as wealthiest and wisest of all kings iii. Had killed Shema, Adonijah, and Joab because fear of overthrow. Ch. 3- Yahweh appears to Solomon in a dream and asks for request. Solomon asks for wisdom . Becomes wiser than anyone who ever lived. Composed 3000 proverbs (in Proverbs), 3005 songs (Psalms also?) b.
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course RELI 103 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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