Books of Chronicles

The two Books of Chronicles (Hebrew Dibh’re Hayyamim, דברי הימים, Greek Paralipomenon, Παραλειπομένων) are the final books of the modern Jewish bible; in Christian bibles they follow the two Books of Kings and precede Ezra and Nehemiah, thus concluding the history-oriented books of the Old Testament. {{#invoke:Footnotes|sfn}} The English title comes from the 5th century scholar Jerome, who referred to the book as a chronikon; in Hebrew it is called Divrei Hayyamim (i.e.

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