4 November, 2021

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS: LESSON (3)

1). Read main scripture for lesson three (I Chronicles 16:15)

2). Name the books in lesson three.

I Chronicles

II Chronicles

Ezra

Nehemiah

Esther

3). How many chapters are in each book?

I Chronicles (29)

II Chronicles (36)

Ezra (10)

Nehemiah (13)

Esther (10)

4). Name the author of each book in lesson three.

I Chronicles (Uncertain))

II Chronicles (Uncertain)

Ezra (Ezra, according to Jewish tradition)

Nehemiah (Uncertain)

Esther (Uncertain)

5). Give the abbreviation of each book?

I Chronicles (I Chr.)

II Chronicles (II Chr.)

Ezra (Ezr.)

Nehemiah (Ne.)

Esther (Es.)

6). In these books was there a leader, a judge, a prophet, or a king?

I Chronicles: (King Saul, King David, and prophets)

II Chronicles: (King Solomon, King David, King Rehoboam, and other kings).

Ezra: (Leaders, like Ezra and Nehemiah)

Nehemiah: (Nehemiah, Leader, and King Artaxerxes).

Esther: (Queen Esther and King Ahasuerus)

7). Name and add each book as we go through our study.

Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy,Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 Samuel,

2 Samuel, 1 Kings, and 2 Kings. I Chronicles, II Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther.

8). Name the division where these books can be found in this lesson.

The continuation of the Historical books (12).

9). Who was the main person in each book?

I Chronicles: (King Saul, King David, Samuel, Hiram, and genealogies of Israel)

II Chronicles: (King Solomon, King David, King Rehoboam, and other kings).

Ezra: (Ezra, Haggai, Zechariah, Nehemiah, Zerubbabel, King of Persia, Cyrus)

Nehemiah: (Nehemiah, Ezra, Zerubbabel, Sanballat, Tobiah, and King Artaxerxes).

Esther: (Queen Esther, King Ahasuerus, Mordecai, Haman)

10). What year was each book written?

I Chronicles: (586-538 BC)

II Chronicles: (539 BC)

Ezra: (538-537 BC)

Nehemiah: (445-420 BC)

Esther: (521 BC)

11). What is the memory verse in each book?

I Chronicles: A wonderful prayer in dark surroundings. (I Chronicles 4:10).

II Chronicles: “The all-seeing eye” (II Chronicles 16:9)

Ezra: The faithful scribe (Ezra 7:10)

Nehemiah: “a true labor union” (Nehemiah 4:17)

Esther: “the woman for an emergency” (Esther 4:24)

12). What is the key verse in each book?

I Chronicles: “Now set your heart and your soul to seek the Lord your God; arise therefore, and build ye the sanctuary of the Lord God, to bring the ark of the covenant of the Lord, and the holy vessels of God, into the house that is to be built to the name of the Lord.” (I Chronicles 22:19).

II Chronicles: “Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, All the kingdoms of the earth hath the Lord God of heaven given me; and he hath charged me to build him an house in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Who is there among you of all his people? The Lord his God be with him and let him go up.” (II Chronicles 36:23).

Ezra: “Then I proclaimed a fast there, at the river of Ahava, that we might afflict ourselves before our God, to seek of him a right way for us, and for our little ones, and for all our substance.” (Ezra 8:21).

Nehemiah: “So the wall was finished in the twenty and fifth day of the month Elul, in fifty and two days.16 And it came to pass, that when all our enemies heard thereof, and all the heathen that were about us saw these things, they were much cast down in their own eyes: for they perceived that this work was wrought of our God.” (Nehemiah 6:15-16)

Esther: “For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy father’s house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” (Esther 4:14).

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