1 Kings

Photo Companion to the Bible
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The Photo Companion to the Bible is a unique collection of digital photographs that illustrate the biblical text verse by verse.

  • PowerPoint-based resource
  • Library of images provides broad selection
  • Created by a team of professors and scholars
  • Organized by chapter and verse
  • Each chapter is illustrated by 75–280 photographs
  • Photographs of sites, scenes, and artifacts related to the time of Solomon and the Divided Monarchy
  • Annotations explaining the image selection and background
  • Free lifetime updates
  • Generous copyright permissions
  • Satisfaction guaranteed
Highlights from 1 Kings:
  • Photos of the capital cities of Jerusalem, Shechem, Penuel, Tirzah, and Samaria
  • Models of Solomon’s temple, palace, and the city of Jerusalem
  • Artifacts illustrating the food, clothing, weapons, vessels, and material culture of the early monarchy
  • Archaeological remains of the cities fortified by Solomon and the high places of Jeroboam
  • Cultic objects including altars, standing stones, bulls, and Baal and Asherah figurines from the land of Israel and the ancient Near East
  • Reliefs and inscriptions of Shishak’s invasion of Judah and Israel
  • The setting of Elijah’s confrontation with the false prophets on Mount Carmel
  • Scenes of Jezreel, vineyards, and winepresses reminiscent of Ahab’s encounter with Naboth
  • Locations of major battles, including Ramah, Mizpah, Gibbethon, Aphek, and Ramoth Gilead

About the authors: Dr. Chris McKinny is a biblical scholar, archaeologist, and research fellow at Gesher Media. Dr. Kris Udd is a pastor and has a Ph.D. in Old Testament Archaeology from Andrews University. Dr. Todd Bolen is Professor of Biblical Studies at The Master’s University, having taught for many years at their campus in Israel.

Check out our other volumes in the series: JoshuaJudgesRuth, 1 Samuel2 Samuel, 2 Kings, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Psalm 23, Daniel, MatthewMark, Luke, John, Acts, Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians and Philemon, 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus, HebrewsJames1 & 2 Peter, Jude1, 2, & 3 John, and Revelation.

Free PowerPoint download: 1 Kings 9 (200 slides)

 Incredibly useful  

“This is a wonderful resource for serious students of the Bible and for all who teach and preach 1 Kings. I wish it had been available decades ago – I would have found it incredibly useful.”

Iain Provan, Marshall Sheppard Professor of Biblical Studies, Regent College Vancouver; author of 1 and 2 Kings in the New International Biblical Commentary series


 An amazing collection of images  

“Travel to Israel and see the Holy Land in this amazing collection of images, each of which is linked to a verse from the book, along with an explanation. Detailed maps, beautiful landscapes, and ancient artifacts will help lovers of Scripture envision the world of David and Solomon, Elijah and Ahab. Enjoy!”

David T. Lamb, MacRae Professor of Old Testament, Missio Seminary; author of 1 & 2 Kings in The Story of God Bible Commentary series