II Kings


Authorship and Origin:

(Please see the introduction to I Kings.)

Overview and Significant sections

This book continues the story of the monarchy begun in I Kings. The Hebrew nation has been broken into two, a northern kingdom called Israel, and the southern kingdom of Judah. This book is paralleled in II Chronicles 1-20. II Kings covers Israel's captivity and the surviving kingdom.

Significant sections:

For more detailed study:
Read Chapter 1. (the entire book is available starting here.)
The Concise Matthew Henry Commentary on this book.
bible.org introduction of this book.
the World Wide Study Bible has Dictionary, Commentary, Scripture and sermons available on this book.