Author: Not stated but traditionally attributed to Ezra the priest.
Date: Covers the history of Israel from about 1010 BC (the death of King Saul) to about 970 BC (the death of King David).
In Ten Words or Less: King David’s reign is detailed and analyzed.
Details: 1 Chronicles provides a history of Israel, going as far back as Adam. By the eleventh chapter, the story turns to Israel’s greatest king, David, with special emphasis on his leadership of national worship. Another important focus is on God’s promise that David would have an eternal kingly line through his descendant Jesus Christ.
From Know Your Bible, published by Barbour Publishing, Inc. Used by permission.