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 1 Kings 14:21 - 31
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   Book of 1 Kings
   Chapter 14
14:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Rehoboam son of Solomon was king in Judah. He was forty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city the LORD had chosen out of all the tribes of Israel in which to put his Name. His mother's name was Naamah; she was an Ammonite.
 
14:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Judah did evil in the eyes of the LORD. By the sins they committed they stirred up his jealous anger more than their fathers had done.
 
14:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They also set up for themselves high places, sacred stones and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every spreading tree.
 
14:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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There were even male shrine prostitutes in the land; the people engaged in all the detestable practices of the nations the LORD had driven out before the Israelites.
 
14:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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In the fifth year of King Rehoboam, Shishak king of Egypt attacked Jerusalem.
 
14:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He carried off the treasures of the temple of the LORD and the treasures of the royal palace. He took everything, including all the gold shields Solomon had made.
 
14:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So King Rehoboam made bronze shields to replace them and assigned these to the commanders of the guard on duty at the entrance to the royal palace.
 
14:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Whenever the king went to the LORD's temple, the guards bore the shields, and afterward they returned them to the guardroom.
 
14:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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As for the other events of Rehoboam's reign, and all he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah?
 
14:30 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
There was continual warfare between Rehoboam and Jeroboam.
 
14:31 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
And Rehoboam rested with his fathers and was buried with them in the City of David. His mother's name was Naamah; she was an Ammonite. And Abijah F87 his son succeeded him as king.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F87 Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (see also 2 Chron. 12:16); most Hebrew manuscripts Abijam

 
 

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