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  • proper n. The second of the two Books of Chronicles and the fourteenth book of the Old Testament of the Bible. Sometimes abbreviated as 2 Chr or 2 Chron.

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  • (2 Samuel 8: 5,6) It was in league with Baasha, king of Israel against Asa, (1 Kings 15: 19; 2 Chronicles 16: 3) and afterwards in league with Asa against Baasha.

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  • (1 Kings 7: 1; 2 Chronicles 8: 1) (d) The conquest of Hamath-zobah, and the consequent foundation of cities in the region of north Palestine after the twentieth year.

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  • The "scorpions" of (1 Kings 12: 1,14; 2 Chronicles 10: 11,14) have clearly no allusion whatever to the animal, but to some instrument of scourging -- unless indeed the expression is a mere figure.

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  • Ahaz and Manasseh made their children "pass through the fire" in this valley, (2 Kings 16: 3; 2 Chronicles 28: 3; 33: 6) and the fiendish custom of infant sacrifice to the fire-gods seems to have been kept up in Tophet, which was another name for this place.

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  • (Joshua 13: 27) Succoth is named once again after this -- in (1 Kings 7: 46; 2 Chronicles 4: 17) -- as marking the spot at which the brass founderies were placed for casting the metal work of the temple.

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  • (1 Chronicles 21: 15; 2 Chronicles 3: 1) [[934] Araunah]

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  • Ben-hadad, (1 Kings 15: 20; 2 Chronicles 16: 4) and a second time by Tiglath-pileser.

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  • (2 Kings 12: 9,10; 2 Chronicles 24: 8-11) + Genazim, "chests."

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  • (1 Kings 9: 18; 2 Chronicles 8: 4) As the city is-nowhere else mentioned in the Bible, it would be out of place to enter into a detailed history of it.

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  • Jeroboam, (Joshua 15: 58; 2 Chronicles 11: 7) now Beit-zur.

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