Chronicles

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
Chron·​i·​cles | \ ˈkrä-ni-kəlz How to pronounce Chronicles (audio) \

Definition of Chronicles

: either of two historical books of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture

called also Paralipomenon

— see Bible Table

First Known Use of Chronicles

1535, in the meaning defined above

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“Chronicles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chronicles. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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