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Passage Display[Printer-friendly Verses]   
 1 Kings 14:1 - 18
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   Book of 1 Kings
   Chapter 14
14:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
At that time Abijah son of Jeroboam became ill,
 
14:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and Jeroboam said to his wife, "Go, disguise yourself, so you won't be recognized as the wife of Jeroboam. Then go to Shiloh. Ahijah the prophet is there - the one who told me I would be king over this people.
 
14:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Take ten loaves of bread with you, some cakes and a jar of honey, and go to him. He will tell you what will happen to the boy."
 
14:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So Jeroboam's wife did what he said and went to Ahijah's house in Shiloh. Now Ahijah could not see; his sight was gone because of his age.
 
14:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But the LORD had told Ahijah, "Jeroboam's wife is coming to ask you about her son, for he is ill, and you are to give her such and such an answer. When she arrives, she will pretend to be someone else."
 
14:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So when Ahijah heard the sound of her footsteps at the door, he said, "Come in, wife of Jeroboam. Why this pretense? I have been sent to you with bad news.
 
14:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Go, tell Jeroboam that this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'I raised you up from among the people and made you a leader over my people Israel.
 
14:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I tore the kingdom away from the house of David and gave it to you, but you have not been like my servant David, who kept my commands and followed me with all his heart, doing only what was right in my eyes.
 
14:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
You have done more evil than all who lived before you. You have made for yourself other gods, idols made of metal; you have provoked me to anger and thrust me behind your back.
 
14:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
" 'Because of this, I am going to bring disaster on the house of Jeroboam. I will cut off from Jeroboam every last male in Israel - slave or free. I will burn up the house of Jeroboam as one burns dung, until it is all gone.
 
14:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Dogs will eat those belonging to Jeroboam who die in the city, and the birds of the air will feed on those who die in the country. The LORD has spoken!'
 
14:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"As for you, go back home. When you set foot in your city, the boy will die.
 
14:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
All Israel will mourn for him and bury him. He is the only one belonging to Jeroboam who will be buried, because he is the only one in the house of Jeroboam in whom the LORD, the God of Israel, has found anything good.
 
14:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"The LORD will raise up for himself a king over Israel who will cut off the family of Jeroboam. This is the day! What? Yes, even now. F84
 
14:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
And the LORD will strike Israel, so that it will be like a reed swaying in the water. He will uproot Israel from this good land that he gave to their forefathers and scatter them beyond the River, F85 because they provoked the LORD to anger by making Asherah poles. F86
 
14:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
And he will give Israel up because of the sins Jeroboam has committed and has caused Israel to commit."
 
14:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Jeroboam's wife got up and left and went to Tirzah. As soon as she stepped over the threshold of the house, the boy died.
 
14:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They buried him, and all Israel mourned for him, as the LORD had said through his servant the prophet Ahijah.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F84 The meaning of the Hebrew for this sentence is uncertain.
F85 That is, the Euphrates
F86 That is, symbols of the goddess Asherah; here and elsewhere in 1 Kings

 
 

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