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The "book of Samuel the seer" undoubtedly means 1 and 2 Samuel. However, the books of Nathan and Gad have been lost. Other ancient books mentioned in the Old Testament include the book of Jasher (Joshua 10:13; 2 Samuel 1:18); the book of the acts of Solomon (1 Kings 11:41); the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah (1 Kings 14:29); the prophecy of Ahijah the Shilonite and the visions of Iddo the seer (2 Chronicles 9:29); the book of Shemaiah the prophet (2 Chronicles 12:15); the story of the book of the kings (2 Chronicles 24:27); the book of Jehu (2 Chronicles 20:34); and the book of the wars of the Lord (Numbers 21:14). Probably none of these were divinely inspired, as our present canonical books, but the portions incorporated by Ezra or others in their own inspired writings were used by inspiration.


KJV Defenders Study Bible, by Dr. Henry Morris, Ph.D.
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Language: English
DEF 10 ISBN 0-529-10444-x
DEF 10-1 ISBN 0-529-10445-8

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