2 Kings chapters and history

Below is an outline for 2 Kings. For an outline of both 1 and 2 Kings see Introduction to 1 Kings: Outline.

1 Kings history and chapters

2 Kings2 Kings
2 Kings 1 2 Kings 14
2 Kings 2 2 Kings 15
2 Kings 3 2 Kings 16
2 Kings 4 2 Kings 17
2 Kings 5 2 Kings 18
2 Kings 6 2 Kings 19
2 Kings 7 2 Kings 20
2 Kings 8 2 Kings 21
2 Kings 9 2 Kings 22
2 Kings 10 2 Kings 23
2 Kings 11 2 Kings 24
2 Kings 12 2 Kings 25
2 Kings 13____
  • The Ministries of Elijah and Elisha during the Reigns of Ahaziah and Joram (1:1—8:15)
    • Elijah in the Reign of Ahaziah (ch. 1)
    • Elijah’s Translation; Elisha’s Inauguration (2:1–18)
    • Elisha in the Reign of Joram (2:19—8:15)
      • Elisha’s initial miraculous signs (2:19–25)
      • Elisha during the campaign against Moab (ch. 3)
      • Elisha’s ministry to needy ones in Israel (ch. 4)
      • Elisha heals Naaman (ch. 5)
      • Elisha’s deliverance of one of the prophets (6:1–7)
      • Elisha’s deliverance of Joram from Aramean raiders (6:8–23)
      • Aramean siege of Samaria lifted, as Elisha prophesied (6:24—7:20)
      • The Shunammite’s land restored (8:1–6)
      • Elisha prophesies Hazael’s oppression of Israel (8:7–15)
  • Israel and Judah from Joram/Jehoram to the Exile of Israel (8:16—17:41)
    • Jehoram of Judah (8:16–24)
    • Ahaziah of Judah (8:25–29)
    • Jehu’s Revolt and Reign (chs. 9–10)
      • Elisha orders Jehu’s anointing (9:1–13)
      • Jehu’s assassination of Joram and Ahaziah (9:14–29)
      • Jehu’s execution of Jezebel (9:30–37)
      • Jehu’s slaughter of Ahab’s family (10:1–17)
      • Jehu’s eradication of Baal worship (10:18–36)
    • Athaliah and Joash of Judah; Repair of the Temple (chs. 11–12)
    • Jehoahaz of Israel (13:1–9)
    • Jehoash of Israel; Elisha’s Last Prophecy (13:10–25)
    • Amaziah of Judah (14:1–22)
    • Jeroboam II of Israel (14:23–29)
    • Azariah of Judah (15:1–7)
    • Zechariah of Israel (15:8–12)
    • Shallum of Israel (15:13–16)
    • Menahem of Israel (15:17–22)
    • Pekahiah of Israel (15:23–26)
    • Pekah of Israel (15:27–31)
    • Jotham of Judah (15:32–38)
    • Ahaz of Judah (ch. 16)
    • Hoshea of Israel (17:1–6)
    • Exile of Israel; Resettlement of the Land (17:7–41)
  • Judah from Hezekiah to the Babylonian Exile (chs. 18–25)
    • Hezekiah (chs. 18–20)
      • Hezekiah’s good reign (18:1–8)
      • The Assyrian threat and deliverance (18:9—19:37)
      • Hezekiah’s illness and alliance with Babylon (ch. 20)
    • Manasseh (21:1–18)
    • Amon (21:19–26)
    • Josiah (22:1—23:30)
      • Repair of the temple; discovery of the Book of the Law (ch. 22)
      • Renewal of the covenant; end of Josiah’s reign (23:1–30)
    • Jehoahaz Exiled to Egypt (23:31–35)
    • Jehoiakim: First Babylonian Deportation (23:36—24:7)
    • Jehoiachin: Second Babylonian Deportation (24:8–17)
    • Zedekiah: Third Babylonian Deportation (24:18—25:21)
    • Removal of the Remnant to Egypt (25:22–26)
    • Elevation of Jehoiachin in Babylon (25:27–30)