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 1 Kings 15:1 - 8
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of 1 Kings
   Chapter 15
15:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
In the eighteenth year of the reign of Jeroboam son of Nebat, Abijah F88 became king of Judah,
 
15:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and he reigned in Jerusalem three years. His mother's name was Maacah daughter of Abishalom. F89
 
15:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He committed all the sins his father had done before him; his heart was not fully devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his forefather had been.
 
15:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Nevertheless, for David's sake the LORD his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem by raising up a son to succeed him and by making Jerusalem strong.
 
15:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
For David had done what was right in the eyes of the LORD and had not failed to keep any of the LORD's commands all the days of his life - except in the case of Uriah the Hittite.
 
15:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
There was war between Rehoboam F90 and Jeroboam throughout [Abijah's] lifetime.
 
15:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
As for the other events of Abijah's reign, and all he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah? There was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.
 
15:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
And Abijah rested with his fathers and was buried in the City of David. And Asa his son succeeded him as king.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F88 Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (see also 2 Chron. 12:16); most Hebrew manuscripts Abijam; also in verses 7 and 8
F89 A variant of Absalom; also in verse 10
F90 Most Hebrew manuscripts; some Hebrew manuscripts and Syriac Abijam (that is, Abijah)

 
 

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