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Difference between “Books of Kings, the” and “Books of the Four Kings, the”

Books of Kings, thecertain books of the Old Testament which contain the history of the Kings of Israel:

  • The Books of Chronicles … so called as containing particulars omitted in the Books of Kings.

books of the Four Kings, the—(arch.) a pack of playing cards (also: history of the Four Kings, the):

  • Playing cards were originally called “the Books of the Four Kings,” while chess was known as “the Game of the Four Kings.”