1 Chronicles Chapter 11 and Hebrews 11:6

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Who will step up to rule Israel? How about David, the guy God’s been trying to get onto the throne for a while now? So David marches into Hebron and everyone in Israel goes with

1 Chronicles Chapter 10 and Colossians 3:17

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1 Chronicles Chapter 10 End of genealogies. Now we’re into the stories. Remember though, these are rehashings of tales you’ll find elsewhere in the Bible. If you’re up on your 1 and 2 Samuel and

1 Chronicles Chapter 9 and Romans 1:17

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1 Chronicles Chapter 9 This chapter begins with a reminder that Judah and Benjamin’s tribes ruled in the Southern Kingdom of Judah until about 587 BCE when the Babylonian Empire rolled into Jerusalem and exiled

1 Chronicles Chapter 8 and 1 Corinthians 13:6

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1 Corinthians 13:6 Back to Benjamin. The Chronicler spends a lot of time telling us what happened with the tribes of Judah, Levi, and Benjamin because he thinks these guys made up the “real Israel.”

1 Chronicles Chapter 7 and Matthew 10:16

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1 Chronicles Chapter 7 Jacob’s other sons all lived in the Northern Kingdom of Israel, too. There’s Issachar. He had sons who were awesome fighters. Benjamin was pretty great, too. Lots of sons. Lots of

1 Chronicles Chapter 6 and Psalms 34:19

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1 Chronicles Chapter 6 Time for another one of Jacob’s sons—Levi. No, not the jeans maker. This is the guy who’s the grandfather of every single high priest in Israel. Well, at least according to

1 Chronicles Chapter 5 and Psalms 28:7

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1 Chronicles Chapter 5 Onto Reuben, Jacob’s oldest son. He might be firstborn, but he forfeited his birthright because he slept with his dad’s concubine. That’s a pretty big no-no. Reuben has a lot of

1 Chronicles Chapter 4 and Isaiah 54:10

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1 Chronicles Chapter 4 Thought we were done with Judah? Think again. The author returns to listing all of Judah’s descendants. We thought that other list looked kind of sparse. One of the standouts in

1 Chronicles Chapter 3 and John 7: 37-38

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1 Chronicles Chapter 3 Let’s find out more about this fabulous King David. The author distinguishes David’s sons based on where they were born. A few of them are born in Hebron where David ruled

1 Chronicles Chapter 2 and Psalms 23:3

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1 Chronicles Chapter 2 Yup, it’s more genealogies. Get used to it. The next few chapters go over the families that sprung up from Jacob’s sons. All 12 of them—Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun,