Commentary on 1 Kings – Frank Marshall

Rev. Frank Marshall (left) portrayed in a satirical cartoon
Rev. Frank Marshall (left) portrayed in a satirical cartoon

Today’s free biblical commentary is Frank Marshall’s work for schools on 1 Kings. Marshall demonstrates great skill in his pithy summaries of the reigns of the kings or Israel and Judah, which I am sure many will find helpful when teaching on the book today.

My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain book available for digtisation.

Frank Marshall [1848-1906], The First Book of Kings. The Oxford and Cambridge Edition. London: George Gill & Sons, Ltd., n.d. Hbk. pp.128. [Click here the visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • Title
    • The Author
    • Design of the Author
    • Date
    • Sources of the Narrative
    • Scope of the Narrative
      • Solomon
      • The Character of Solomon
      • The Writings of Solomon
      • The Great Schism
      • The Kings of Israel
      • Israel and Judah
      • History of the Kingdoms of Judah and Israel
      • Prophets and Prophecies
      • Elijah
      • The God’s of the Heathen
      • Foreign Nations
    • The Temple
    • The Three Temples
    • The Ark
    • Geographical Notes
    • Biographical Notes
    • Topography of Jerusalem
    • Table of the House of Judah and Israel, as in the First Book of Kings
  • The First Book of Kings, Marginal and Foot Notes
  • Family of Jesse to Illustrate First Book of KIngs
  • Comments on the Revised Version
  • Glossary
  • Chronology
  • Maps

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