Chronicles



[kron-i-kuh lz] /ˈkrɒn ɪ kəlz/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
either of two books of the Old Testament, I Chronicles or II Chronicles.
Abbreviation: I Chron., II Chron.
[kron-i-kuh l] /ˈkrɒn ɪ kəl/
noun
1.
a chronological record of events; a history.
verb (used with object), chronicled, chronicling.
2.
to record in or as in a chronicle.
/ˈkrɒnɪkəlz/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) either of two historical books (I and II Chronicles) of the Old Testament
/ˈkrɒnɪkəl/
noun
1.
a record or register of events in chronological order
verb
2.
(transitive) to record in or as if in a chronicle
n.

c.1300, cronicle, from Anglo-French cronicle, from Old French cronique “chronicle” (Modern French chronique), from Latin chronica (neuter plural mistaken for fem. singular), from Greek ta khronika (biblia) “the (books of) annals, chronology,” neuter plural of khronikos “of time.” Ending modified in Anglo-French, perhaps by influence of article. Old English had cranic “chronicle,” cranicwritere “chronicler.” The classical -h- was restored in English from 16c.
v.

c.1400, croniclen, from chronicle (n.). Related: Chronicled; chronicling.

the words of the days, (1 Kings 14:19; 1 Chr. 27:24), the daily or yearly records of the transactions of the kingdom; events recorded in the order of time.

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