Books of Kings


Books of Kings

The Books of Kings (, ; comp. , etc.).

References

External links

;Original text
* [http://www.mechon-mamre.org/p/pt/pt09a01.htm מלכים א "Melachim Aleph" - Kings A] (Hebrew - English at Mechon-Mamre.org)
* [http://www.mechon-mamre.org/p/pt/pt09b01.htm מלכים ב "Melachim Bet" - Kings B] (Hebrew - English at Mechon-Mamre.org)

;Jewish translations
* [http://www.mechon-mamre.org/e/et/et09a01.htm 1 Kings at Mechon-Mamre] (Jewish Publication Society translation)
* [http://www.mechon-mamre.org/e/et/et09b01.htm 2 Kings at Mechon-Mamre] (Jewish Publication Society translation)
* [http://www.chabad.org/library/archive/LibraryArchive2.asp?AID=15753 Melachim I - Kings I (Judaica Press)] translation with Rashi's commentary at Chabad.org
* [http://www.chabad.org/library/archive/LibraryArchive2.asp?AID=15754 Melachim II - Kings II (Judaica Press)] translation with Rashi's commentary at Chabad.org ;Christian translations
* [http://www.gospelhall.org/bible/bible.php?passage=1King+1 "Online Bible" at GospelHall.org]
* [http://kings-first-king-james-bible.publicliterature.org/ King James Bible Online] - Kings I chapter-indexed English translation.
* [http://publicliterature.org/kings-second-king-james-bible/ King James Bible Online] -Kings II chapter-indexed English translation.

;Other links
* [http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/view.jsp?artid=226&letter=K&search=Kings Books of Kings article] (Jewish Encyclopedia)


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