F I R S T C H R O N I C L E
This chapter intimates to us that one end of
recording all these genealogies was to direct the Jews, now that
they had returned out of captivity, with whom to incorporate and
where to reside; for here we have an account of those who first
took possession of Jerusalem after their return from Babylon, and
began the rebuilding of it upon the old foundation. I. The
Israelites, ver. 2-9. II.
The priests, ver. 10-13.
III. The Levites and other Nethinim, ver. 14-26. IV. Here is the particular
charge of some of the priests and Levites, ver. 27-34. V. A repetition of the
genealogy of king Saul, ver.