What does 2 chronicles mean?

2 chronicles meaning in General Dictionary

the second of two Old-Testament books informing the history of Judah and Israel before the return from Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC

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Thus the fragmentary close of 2 Chronicles marks the disruption of a previously-existing continuity, - due, presumably, to the fact that in the gradual compilation of the Canon the necessity for incorporating in the Holy Writings an account of the establishment of the post-Exile theocracy was felt, before it was thought desirable to supplement Samuel and Kings by adding a second history of the period before the Exile.

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