Table of contents for 1-2 Kings / Gina Hens-Piazza.

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CONTENTS
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Commentary: 1 Kings
1 Kings 1
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
An Ailing King (1:1-4)
A Great Feast (1:5-10)
Four Speeches (1:11-37)
Solomon Becomes King (1:38-40)
The End of One Celebration (1:41-50)
Strife between Brothers (1:51-53)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 2
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
David's Farewell Address (2:1-9)
Death of One King and Ascent of Another (2:10-12)
Death of Adonijah (2:13-25)
Abiathar's Expulsion (2:26-27)
The Disposal of Joab (2:28-34)
Shimei's Execution (2:36-46)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 3
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Introduction (3:1-3)
Behold, a Dream (3:4-15)
Two Women Before the King (3:16-28)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 4
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Internal Administrative Matters (4:1-20)
International Influence (4:21-25)
Horses and Chariots (4:26-28)
Solomon's Reputed Fame (4:29-31)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 5
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Three Exchanges between Solomon and Hiram (5:1-9)
A Deal Confirmed (5:10-12)
The Conscription of Laborers (5:13-18)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 6 and 7
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
The Exterior Temple Structure (6:1-10)
Divine Revelation to Solomon (6:11-13)
The Temple's Interior Decor (6:14-38)
Solomon Builds His Own Palace (7:1-12)
The Furnishings for the House of the Lord (7:13-51)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 8
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Introduction and Assembling the People (8:1-2)
Installation of the Ark and the Offering of Sacrifices (8:3-13)
Solomon Blesses the People (8:14-21)
Solomon's Prayer (8:22-53)
Solomon Blesses the People (8:54-61)
More Sacrificial Offerings (8:62-64)
Dismissal and Conclusion (8:65-66)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 9
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Another Dream Revelation (9:1-9)
Solomon's Domestic Activities (9:10-26)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 10
Literary Analysis 
Exegetical Analysis
The Queen of Sheba Visits Solomon (10:1-13)
Further Evidence of Wealth, Fame, and Wisdom (10:14-29)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 11
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
The Culmination of Solomon's Waywardness (11:1-8)
Divine Judgment (11:9-13)
External Threats (11:14-25)
An Internal Threat (11:26-40)
The Death of Solomon (11:41-43)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 12
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
The Northern Tribes Secede the Nation (12:1-16)
The Northern Tribes Rebel (12:17-20)
Rehoboam's Planned Attack Is Thwarted (12:21-24)
Jeroboam's Kingship and the Golden Calves (12:25-33)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 13
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Jeroboam Encounters the Man of God from Judah (13:1-10)
A Prophet from Bethel Meets the Messenger from Judah (13:11-
25)
The Prophet of Bethel Responds to the Man from Judah (13:26-32)
The King Responds to the Man from Judah (13:33-34)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 14
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
A Final Evaluation of Jeroboam (14:1-20)
The Final Evaluation of Rehoboam (14:21-31)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 15 and 16
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
The Reign of Abijam in Judah (15:1-8)
Asa, King of Judah (15:9-24)
Nadab, King of Israel (15:25-32)
Baasha, King in Israel (15:33¿16:7)
Elah, King in Israel (16:8-14)
Zimri, King of Israel (16:15-20)
Omri, King in Israel (16:21-28)
Ahab, King in Israel (16:29-34)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 17
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Elijah at the Wadi Cherith (17:1-7)
Elijah Is Fed by the Widow at Zarephath (17:8-16)
Elijah Raises the Widow's Son (17:17-24)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 18
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Introduction (18:1-2a)
Obadiah and Ahab (18:2b-6)
Obadiah and Elijah (18:7-16)
Ahab and Elijah (18:17-19)
The Contest on Mount Carmel (18:20-40)
The Coming of the Rain (18:41-46)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 19
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Elijah on the Run (19:1-3)
Elijah's Sojourn in the Wilderness (19:4-8)
Elijah at Mount Horeb (19:9-18)
Elijah Seeks Out Elisha (19:19-21)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 20
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Battle at Samaria (20:1-21)
Battle at Aphek (20:22-34)
The Assessment of Ahab (20:35-43)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 21
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Naboth Versus the King (21:1-16)
Elijah Versus Ahab (21:17-29)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
1 Kings 22
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
A Plan for War (22:1-4)
First Prophetic Consultation (22:5-6) 
Second Prophetic Consultation (22:7-28)
The Death of Ahab (22:29-38)
Three Regnal Summaries (22:39-53)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
Commentary: 2 Kings
2 Kings 1
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Introduction to Two Crises (1:1-2a)
Ahaziah's Consultation (1:2b-4)
The Messengers' Report to Ahaziah (1:5-8)
Four Encounters (1:9-18)
Regnal Summary (1:17-18)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 2
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Elijah's Departure and Elisha's Investiture (2:1-18)
Elisha Purifies the Waters at Jericho (2:19-22)
Elisha Curses the Boys at Bethel (2:23-25)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 3
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Jehoram's Regnal Introduction (3:1-3)
Two Plans Address Two Crises (3:4-12)
The Oracle of Elisha (3:13-19)
Two Resolutions (3:20-24)
Conclusion (3:25-27)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 4
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
The Widow and the Abundant Flow of Oil (4:1-7)
Two Miracles for the Shunammite Woman (4:8-37)
The Poisonous Pot of Stew (4:38-41)
Multiplication of the Loaves (4:42-44)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 5
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Elisha Cures Naaman's Leprosy (5:1-14)
Naaman's Spiritual Conversion (5:15-19)
Gehazi's Crime and Affliction (5:20-27)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 6 and 7
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Elisha Recovers an Ax Head (6:1-7)
Attack by Aram Thwarted (6:8-23)
Aram Seizes Samaria (6:24¿7:2)
The Aramean Crisis Resolved (7:3-20)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 8
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
The Shunammite Woman's Land Restored (8:1-6)
Death Comes to King Ben-hadad (8:7-15)
The Reigns of Jehoram and Ahaziah in Judah (8:16-29)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 9
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Jehu's Anointing (9:1-13)
Jehu's Coup (9:14-23)
Death Comes to the Omrides (9:24-37)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 10
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Jehu's Campaign against the Descendants of the House of Ahab 
(10:1-11)
Jehu Slaughters the Kin of Ahaziah (10:12-14)
Jehu and Jehonadab (10:15-17)
Cultic Cleansing in Samaria (10:18-27)
The Summary of Jehu's Reign (10:28-36)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 11
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Athaliah Rules Judah (11:1-3)
Jehoiada Anoints Joash King of Judah (11:4-21)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 12
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Introduction to the Reign of Jehoash (12:1-3)
Jehoash's Temple Renovations (12:4-16)
Hazael's Threat (12:17-18)
The Death of Joash (12:19-21)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 13
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
The Reign of Jehoahaz in Israel (13:1-9)
The Reign of Jehoash in Israel (13:10-13)
Death of Elisha (13:14-21)
Israel and Aram (13:22-25)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 14
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Reign of Amaziah in Judah (14:1-7)
Battle between Judah and Israel (14:8-14)
Two Regnal Summaries (14:13-22)
Jeroboam II Reigns in Israel (14:23-29)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 15
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Azariah Reigns in Judah (15:1-7)
Five Kings in Israel (15:8-31)
Jotham's Reign in Judah (15:32-38)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 16
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Introduction to Ahaz's reign (16:1-4)
Ahaz Turns to Assyria (16:5-9)
Ahaz Makes Temple Alterations (16:10-16)
Ahaz's Tribute to Assyria (16:17-18)
The Conclusion to Ahaz's Reign (16:19-20)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 17
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Hoshea's Reign in Israel (17:1-6)
An Exile Grounded in Apostasy (17:7-23)
The Resettlement of Samaria (17:24-41)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 18 and 19
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Introduction to Hezekiah's Reign (18:1-8)
Israel's Capture and Exile (18:9-12)
First Threat to Hezekiah by Sennacherib (18:13-16)
Second Threat of Assyria to Hezekiah (18:17¿19:6)
Third Threat of Assyria to Hezekiah (19:8-19)
Divine Response and Intervention (19:20-37)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 20
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Hezekiah's Illness and Cure (20:1-11)
Envoys from Babylon (20:12-19)
The End of Hezekiah's Reign (20:20-21)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 21
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
The Reign of Manasseh (21:1-9)
The Oracle of the Lord (21:10-15)
Concluding Summary on Manasseh (21:16-18)
The Reign of Amon (21:19-26)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 22 and 23
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
Josiah's Introduction and Theological Assessment (22:1-12)
The Temple and the Law Book (22:3-20)
The Covenant Is Renewed (23:1-3)
Josiah's Cultic Reform (23:4-24)
Theological Evaluation of Josiah (23:25-27)
Regnal Summary on Josiah's Reign (23:28-30)
Captivity of Jehoahaz (23:31-35)
Jehoiakim's Reign (23:36-37)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
2 Kings 24 and 25
Literary Analysis
Exegetical Analysis
The End of Jehoiakim's Reign (24:1-7)
The Reign of Jehoiachin (24:8-17)
Zedekiah's Reign in Judah (24:18¿25:26)
Jehoiachin's Release in Babylon (25:27-30)
Theological and Ethical Analysis
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Bible. O.T. Kings -- Commentaries.