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 2 Chronicles 12:1 - 12
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   Book of 2 Chronicles
   Chapter 12
12:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
After Rehoboam's position as king was established and he had become strong, he and all Israel F50 with him abandoned the law of the LORD.
 
12:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Because they had been unfaithful to the LORD, Shishak king of Egypt attacked Jerusalem in the fifth year of King Rehoboam.
 
12:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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With twelve hundred chariots and sixty thousand horsemen and the innumerable troops of Libyans, Sukkites and Cushites F51 that came with him from Egypt,
 
12:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
he captured the fortified cities of Judah and came as far as Jerusalem.
 
12:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then the prophet Shemaiah came to Rehoboam and to the leaders of Judah who had assembled in Jerusalem for fear of Shishak, and he said to them, "This is what the LORD says, 'You have abandoned me; therefore, I now abandon you to Shishak.'"
 
12:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The leaders of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, "The LORD is just."
 
12:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the LORD saw that they humbled themselves, this word of the LORD came to Shemaiah: "Since they have humbled themselves, I will not destroy them but will soon give them deliverance. My wrath will not be poured out on Jerusalem through Shishak.
 
12:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They will, however, become subject to him, so that they may learn the difference between serving me and serving the kings of other lands."
 
12:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When Shishak king of Egypt attacked Jerusalem, he carried off the treasures of the temple of the LORD and the treasures of the royal palace. He took everything, including the gold shields Solomon had made.
 
12:10 - 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.
 
12:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Whenever the king went to the LORD's temple, the guards went with him, bearing the shields, and afterward they returned them to the guardroom.
 
12:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Because Rehoboam humbled himself, the LORD's anger turned from him, and he was not totally destroyed. Indeed, there was some good in Judah.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F50 That is, Judah, as frequently in 2 Chronicles
F51 That is, people from the upper Nile region

 
 

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