Book of the Kings of Israel

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The similarly named Biblical books are located at Books of Kings.

The Book of the Kings of Israel is a non-canonical work described in 1Chronicles 9:1-2. The passage reads:

"So all Israel were reckoned by genealogies; and, behold, they were written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah, who were carried away to Babylon for their transgression. Now the first inhabitants that dwelt in their possessions in their cities were, the Israelites, the priests, Levites, and the subjects (netinim)."

It is referenced again at 2Chronicles 20:34, which reads:

"Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshaphat, first and last, behold, they are written in the book of Jehu the son of Hanani, who is mentioned in the book of the kings of Israel."

It is referenced again at 2Chronicles 27:7, which reads:

"The other events in Jotham's reign, including his wars and other things he did, are written in the book of the Kings of Israel and Judah."

This name is sometimes written The Book of the Kings of Israel and Judah.

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