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In Chronicles the blessings and grace of God toward David, as establisher of the Temple worship, and his successors on the throne of Judah , are set forth, down to the Exile. The kings of Israel are almost completely ignored in this book, which is in complete contrast to I and II Kings, which interweave the history of the dual kingdom.
These genealogies are given to show that the Chronicles are dealing with the true chosen people, descended through Abraham, and destined to be the line through whom the Messiah was to come. Most of the genealogies are incomplete, with many breaks in the list, but the main line is there; those which are significant to the accomplishment of God's purpose.