Day 135: OT 1 Paralipomenon C1-5: Kings Omitted; Things Present in the Children of God.

Feeling good having progressed through the four books of kings. Brutal times and seemingly a ‘Bipolar God’ that alternatively love and hates his children on earth. Alternately love and hates at best, more like 20:1; bad to good ratio. How does one control a puppet without a string? How to control human beings from the inside-out with heart and soul first in a world that puts those sort of things last and materialism and self-gratification first?

I am excited to get through the darkness of this section of the bible, although there are spirited sections of the Old Testament, and I am alternating (truly alternating, ratio: 1:1) New Testament to Old.

Yet now it seems that in the Books of Paralipomenon, which means things omitted, because they are a supplement of things omitted from the Books of Kings, we are thrust backwards to the genealogy of man and posterity of Adam as if we were back at the Book of Genesis.

The two Books of Paralipomenon also repeat much from previous books. The first Book of Paralipomenon is a history from Adam, the first man, down to the death of David.

That, in terms of the Old Testament is from the start of Genesis to the second chapter of Third Kings and all the books in between. In my Bible this is all of the first 284 pages.


But let’s be open-minded and see where God will lead us in His Scriptures, His Word aided by the love of Jesus and the spirit of The Holy Spirit.

Day 2: NT Matthew C1-2; Ancestry begots Inspiration…

We think of ancestry as being only in the Old Testament since the New Testament of Jesus was only three years of his life in duration—with all the places and people already fully developed. But ‘Ancestry begots Inspiration’ as I found out while ironically reading my first passage in the New Testament.

So here we go to be inspired by God’s Word starting in the first chapter of the First Book of Paralipomenon. After all we don’t want to miss a bit of inspiration, omitted or otherwise:

Adam, Seth, Enos, Cainan, Malaleel, Jared, Henoc, Mathusale, Lamech, Noe, Sem, Cham, and Japeth.

Remember that Eve and Adam had two sons initially. Their first-born Cain rose up against his brother Abel and slew him in the field. Cain went out from the face of the Lord and dwelt as a fugitive on the earth. Cain did marry and had a son who had a son and a posterity of his own. I wonder what happened to Cain’s descendants?

Like most all, they likely were consumed in the Great Flood.

Afterwards Eve and Adam had a third son named Seth as witnessed above.

Noe the tenth in succession of Adam built the ark and survived the Great Flood!

Like most families the same name is used more than once over the generations. The first such note of this in the bible is the Lamech. On the one side it was Adam—Cain—Henoch—Irad—Maviael—Mathusael—Lamech; the seventh in line versus ninth in the Adam—Seth lineage. No particular reason to mention just part of digesting the bible for me!

Beyond the genealogy and posterity and the tidbits of connection found below in the Bible Notes, the power of prayer is re-emphasized once again in this part of the bible:

And the Agarites were delivered into their hands, and all that were with them, because they called upon God in the battle: and he heard them, because they had put their faith in him.

Still have to do the work, exercise free will, consider alternatives, and make choices but in reality prayer is powerful!

Praying from the inside-out, being your Splendid Spiritual Self, whether omitted from being a king, all things are present in life as we live it as the children of God!

For this and an intimate, loving, and directional relationship with God, Jesus, and The Holy Spirit; for this I pray!

Amen! Alleluia!

Day 135: Reading The Bible with a TROML Perspective; Omitted from Kings; Things Present in the Children of God…

Read and inspired by the Old Testament, The First Book of Paralipomenon, Chapters 1-5

Bible Notes:

This and the following book are called Paralipomenon, which means things omitted, because they are a supplement of things omitted from the Books of Kings. They also repeat much from previous books. I Paralipomenon is a history from Adam, the first man, down to the death of David.

1 Paralipomenon Chapter 1: Genealogy from Adam to Noe; Posterity of Jupheth: Posterity of Cham; Posterity of Sem; From Sem to Abraham; Posterity of Abraham though Ismahel; Posterity of Abraham and Cetura; Posterity of Abraham though Isaac; Posterity of Seir; Kings of Edom; Dules of Edom.

Genealogy—a record or account of the ancestry and descent of a person, family, group, etc.; the study of family ancestries and histories; descent from an original form or progenitor; lineage; ancestry.

Posterity—succeeding or future generations collectively; all descendants of one person.

Adam, Seth Enos, Cainan, Malaleel, Jared, Henoc, Mathusale, Lamech, Noe, Sem, Cham, and Japeth.

Now Chus begot Nemrod: he began to be mighty upon the earth.

…and Casluim: from whom came the Philistines…

…the name of one was Phaleg, because in his days the earth was divided…

And these are the generations of them…

And Abraham begot Isaac: and his sons were Esau and Israel (Jacob)…

And the sister of Lotan was Thamma…

Now these are the kings that reigned in the land of Eden, before there was a king over the children of Israel… reigned in his stead…

…there began to be dukes in Edom instead of kings…

1 Paralipomenon Chapter 2: The twelve sons of Jacob; Posterity of Juda; Sons of Hesron through Ram; Sons of Hesron through Caleb; Sone of Hesron through Jerameel; Other sons of Caleb, through Mesa; Other sons of Caleb, by Epha and Maacha; Other sons of Caleb, through Hur.

And these are the sons of Israel (Jacob): Ruben, Someon, Levi, Juda, Issachar, and Zabullon, Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Nephtali, Gad, and Aser.

The sons of Juda: Her, Onan, and Sela.

And Her, the firstborn of Juda, was wicked in the sight of the Lord, and he slew him.

…Achar, who troubled Israel, and sinned by the theft of the anathema.

Anathema– a person or thing detested or loathed; a person or thing accursed or consigned to damnation or destruction; a formal ecclesiastical curse involving excommunication; any imprecation of divine punishment; a curse; execration.


And Epha the concubine of Caleb, bore Haran, and Mosa, and Gezez.

And Maacha the concubine of Caleb bore Saber, and Tharana…

1 Paralipomenon Chapter 3: Sons of David; David’s line to Sedecias; Posterity of Jechonias.

Now these were the sons of David that were born to him in Hebron: the first-born Amnon of Achinoam; the second Daniel of Abigail; the third Absalom the son of Maacha; the fourth Adonias the son of Aggith; the fifth Saphatias of Abital; the sixth Jethrahem of Egla his wife.

So six sons were born to him in Hebron, where he reigned seven years and six months.

And in Jerusalem he reigned three and thirty years.

And these sons were born to him in Jerusalem: Simmaa, and Sobab, and Nathan, and Solomon, four of Bethsabee… Jebaar also and Elisama, and Eliphaleth, and Noge, and Nepheg, and Japhia, and Elisama, and Eliada, and Elipheleth, nine.

All these sons of David, beside the sons of the concubines: and they had a sister Thamar.

By my math that makes—six plus—four plus—nine is nineteen sons plus the sons of the concubines and one daughter Thamar. Poor Thamar, no sister and she grew up with nineteen-plus brothers!

1 Paralipomenon Chapter 4: Posterity of Juda; Posterity of Assur; Prayer of Jabes; Posterity of Caleb, brother of Sua; Posterity of Cenez; Posterity of Caleb, son of Jephone; Posterity of Simeon; Cities of Simeon; Princes of Simeon; Simeon takes Gador and Mount Seir.

The sons of Juda… and the name of their sister was Asalelphuni.

And Jabes was more honorable than any of his brethren, and his mother called him Jabes, saying: Because I bore him with sorrow.

I could be named Jabes as both of my mother’s parents had passed within four weeks of my birth. Both of my father’s parents would pass within four years of my birth. Without grandparents as I.

And Jabes called upon the God of Israel, saying: If blessing thou wilt bless me, and wilt enlarge my borders, and they hand be with me, and thou save me from being oppressed by evil. And God granted him the things he prayed for.

…begat Joab the father of the Valley of artificers: for artificers were there.

Now these are things of old.

These were their cities unto the reign of David… This was their habitation, and the distribution of their dwellings.

These were named princes in their kindreds, and in the houses of their families were multiplied exceedingly.

And they went forth to enter into Gador as far as to the east side of the valley, to seek pastures for their flocks… And these whose names are written above, came in the days of Ezechias king of Juda: and they beat down their tents, and slew the inhabitants that were found there, and utterly destroyed them unto this day: and they dwelt in their place, because they found there fat pastures… and they slew the remnant of the Amalecites, who had been able to escape and they dwelt there in their stead unto this day.

1 Paralipomenon Chapter 5: Sons of Ruben; Sons of Gad; Conquests of Ruben, Gad, and Manasses; Chiefs of the half tribe of Manasses; Captivity of Ruben, gad, and Manasses.

Now the sons of Ruben, the firstborn of Israel (Jacob) (for he was his firstborn: but forasmuch as he defiled his father’s bed, his first birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel (Jacob), and he was not accounted for the firstborn. But the race of Juda, who was strongest among his brethren, came the princes: but the first birthright was accounted to Joseph.)

From Genesis, Chapter 35:   …Ruben went, and slept with Bala, the concubine of his father: which he was not ignorant of.

And in the day of Saul…

And the children of God dwelt over against them in the land of Basan…

All these were numbered in the days of Joathan king of Juda, and in the days of Jeroboam king of Israel.

And the Agarites were delivered into their hands, and all that were with them, because they called upon God in the battle: and he heard them, because they had put their faith in him.

And many fell down slain: for it was the battle of the Lord. And they dwelt in their stead till the captivity (of Assyria for Israel/Samaria and of Babylon for Juda/Jerusalem).

But they forsook the God of their fathers, and went astray after the gods of the people of the land, whom God destroyed before them.




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