Inscription and writer of the book, 1. The Argument, the remaining matters conducted by Jehoshaphat, and also of the sixteen subsequent Kings of Judah and twelve of Israel, 2. The scope of the same, 3. A history of three hundred and twenty years is narrated in it, 4. The two parts of the book are: I. The History of the standing and flourishing Kingdom of Judah from the continued history of Jehoshaphat to Hezekiah, and of Israel from Ahaziah to its destruction (2 Kings 1-16). II. The History of the Kingdom of Israel and of Judah, shaken and falling (2 Kings 17-25). A Synoptic Table, and the Interpreters of the book, Ancient, Reformed, Lutheran, Roman Catholic, and Hebrew, 5.