Kings, First and Second Books of


Kings, First and Second Books of
Kings, First and Second Books of
Known as the First and Second Books of Kings in the Authorized Version, in the Hebrew editions and the Protestant versions these are known as 1st and 2nd Samuel, with the Third and Fourth Books of Kings being styled First and Second Books of Kings

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