Monday, July 15, 2013

A Likeness Between Genesis And Kings

I was reading 2 Kings and I kept noticing the format "He was ... years old when he began to reign, and he reigned ... years in ... ."

This reminded me of genealogies in Genesis: "When ... had lived ... years, he became the father of ... ; and he lived so many years after this birth and had other sons and daughters."

Almost as though when a king begins to reign, he becomes a father of his people.

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