The Parts of the book are two:
I. The History of the undivided Kingdom under Solomon, Chapters 1-9: in which are:
1. Solomon’s piety and prayer: chapter 1.
2. His Ecclesiastical Acts: chapters 2-8: in which are:
a. The Temple’s preparation: chapter 2.
b. Construction: chapter 3.
c. Ornaments: chapter 4.
d. Ark and furniture: chapter 5.
e. Dedication: chapter 6.
f. Divine approbation: chapter 7.
3. His Political and domestic Acts: chapter 8.
4. His authority among foreigners, and death: chapter 9.
II. The History of the divided Kingdom, Chapters 10-36: in which are:
1. The History of the Kingdom flourishing: chapters 10-28: in which is the History:
a. Of Rehoboam: chapters 10-12: in which are:
α. The division of the Kingdom: chapter 10.
β. The Political arrangement: chapter 11.
γ. His impiety and ravager, Shishak: chapter 12.
b. Of impious Abijah: chapter 13.
c. Of Asa: chapter 14-16: in which is his:
α. Piety and prostration of the Ethiopians: chapter 14.
β. Reformation: chapter 15.
γ. Backsliding: chapter 16.
d. Of Jehoshaphat: chapters 17-20: in which is his:
α. Piety: chapter 17.
β. Backsliding: chapter 18.
γ. Repentance: chapter 19.
δ. Victory: chapter 20.
e. Of impious Jehoram: chapter 21.
f. Of Ahaziah, slain by Jehu: chapter 22:1-9.
g. Of Athaliah: chapter 22:10-12.
h. Of Joash.
α. His piety and Reformation: chapter 23.
β. His degeneration: chapter 24.
i. Of impious Amaziah: chapter 25.
k. Of Uzziah the busybody: chapter 26.
l. Of pious Jotham, conquering the Ammonites: chapter 27.
m. Of impious Ahaz: chapter 28.
2. The History of the Kingdom falling: chapters 29-36.
a. Shaken under:
α. Hezekiah: see his piety: chapter 29.
The progress of the Reformation: chapter 30.
The end of the Reformation: chapter 31.
His affliction by Sennacherib, and death: chapter 32.
β. Manasseh: chapter 33:1-20.
γ. Amon: chapter 33:21-25.
δ. Josiah: see:
His piety and Reformation: chapter 34.
The progress of the Reformation, Passover, and his death: chapter 35.
ε. Impious Jehoahaz, carried away into Egypt.
b. Collapsed under Jehoiakim, Jehoiachin, and Zedekiah: chapter 36.