Why are some of my posts ranking for other posts' keywords?

For example:

Post 1 dated 12/10/2016 with "keyword 1".

Post 2 dated 12/12/2016 with "keyword 2"

If I search for "keyword 2" on Google, the one that show up is older Post 1.

Can anyone explain this to me and why?

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PMbaluka Premium
Marion has a point. I noticed the same with my keywords too.
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MarionBlack Premium
It's called Latent Semantic Indexing (LSI). It's not really your keyword that's ranking, it's the content in your post. When you ask a question in Google it doesn't always give you the posts with the same words in the title it gives you posts that answer your question.
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GomMagtibay Premium
Ah.. I see. Thank you. LSI.
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Marcus1978 Premium
Marion to the rescue again
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MrKent Premium
Maybe there are some post 2 keywords somewhere in post 1?
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MKearns Premium
Maybe this SERP tool can help coach! https://serps.com/tools/rank-checker/
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glablue28 Premium
Coach, I wish I could help you here with this dilemma. I'm not quiet there in my training modules.
Good Luck Coach.
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GomMagtibay Premium
Thank you.

I'm thinking if this is a sign there's something wrong with what I'm doing. But on the other hand, I'm thankful because it's a positive sign that my posts are ranking!
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