1 Kings 12


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1 - Rehoboam Went To Shechem, For All The Israelites Had Gone There To Make Him King.
1 Kings 12-1 - Rehoboam Went To Shechem, For All The Israelites HRehoboam Went To Shechem, For All The Israelites Had Gone There To Make Him King.
2 - When Jeroboam Son Of Nebat Heard This (He Was Still In Egypt, Where He Had Fled From King Solomon), He Returned From Egypt.
1 Kings 12-2 - When Jeroboam Son Of Nebat Heard This (He Was StilWhen Jeroboam Son Of Nebat Heard This (He Was Still In Egypt, Where He Had Fled From King Solomon), He Returned From Egypt.
3 - So They Sent For Jeroboam, And He And The Whole Assembly Of Israel Went To Rehoboam And Said To Him:
1 Kings 12-3 - So They Sent For Jeroboam, And He And The Whole AsSo They Sent For Jeroboam, And He And The Whole Assembly Of Israel Went To Rehoboam And Said To Him:
4 - "Your Father Put A Heavy Yoke On Us, But Now Lighten The Harsh Labor And The Heavy Yoke He Put On Us, And We Will Serve You."
1 Kings 12-4 - "Your Father Put A Heavy Yoke On Us, But Now Light"Your Father Put A Heavy Yoke On Us, But Now Lighten The Harsh Labor And The Heavy Yoke He Put On Us, And We Will Serve You."
5 - Rehoboam Answered, "Go Away For Three Days And Then Come Back To Me." So The People Went Away.
1 Kings 12-5 - Rehoboam Answered, "Go Away For Three Days And TheRehoboam Answered, "Go Away For Three Days And Then Come Back To Me." So The People Went Away.
6 - Then King Rehoboam Consulted The Elders Who Had Served His Father Solomon During His Lifetime. "How Would You Advise Me To Answer These People?" He Asked.
1 Kings 12-6 - Then King Rehoboam Consulted The Elders Who Had SeThen King Rehoboam Consulted The Elders Who Had Served His Father Solomon During His Lifetime. "How Would You Advise Me To Answer These People?" He Asked.
7 - They Replied, "If Today You Will Be A Servant To These People And Serve Them And Give Them A Favorable Answer, They Will Always Be Your Servants."
1 Kings 12-7 - They Replied, "If Today You Will Be A Servant To TThey Replied, "If Today You Will Be A Servant To These People And Serve Them And Give Them A Favorable Answer, They Will Always Be Your Servants."
8 - But Rehoboam Rejected The Advice The Elders Gave Him And Consulted The Young Men Who Had Grown Up With Him And Were Serving Him.
1 Kings 12-8 - But Rehoboam Rejected The Advice The Elders Gave HBut Rehoboam Rejected The Advice The Elders Gave Him And Consulted The Young Men Who Had Grown Up With Him And Were Serving Him.
9 - He Asked Them, "What Is Your Advice? How Should We Answer These People Who Say To Me, 'Lighten The Yoke Your Father Put On Us'?"
1 Kings 12-9 - He Asked Them, "What Is Your Advice? How Should WeHe Asked Them, "What Is Your Advice? How Should We Answer These People Who Say To Me, 'Lighten The Yoke Your Father Put On Us'?"
10 - The Young Men Who Had Grown Up With Him Replied, "Tell These People Who Have Said To You, 'Your Father Put A Heavy Yoke On Us, But Make Our Yoke Lighter'-tell Them, 'My Little Finger Is Thicker Than My Father's Waist.
1 Kings 12-10 - The Young Men Who Had Grown Up With Him Replied,The Young Men Who Had Grown Up With Him Replied, "Tell These People Who Have Said To You, 'Your Father Put A Heavy Yoke On Us, But Make Our Yoke Lighter'-tell Them, 'My Little Finger Is Thicker Than My Father's Waist.
11 - My Father Laid On You A Heavy Yoke; I Will Make It Even Heavier. My Father Scourged You With Whips; I Will Scourge You With Scorpions.' "
1 Kings 12-11 - My Father Laid On You A Heavy Yoke; I Will Make IMy Father Laid On You A Heavy Yoke; I Will Make It Even Heavier. My Father Scourged You With Whips; I Will Scourge You With Scorpions.' "
12 - Three Days Later Jeroboam And All The People Returned To Rehoboam, As The King Had Said, "Come Back To Me In Three Days."
1 Kings 12-12 - Three Days Later Jeroboam And All The People RetuThree Days Later Jeroboam And All The People Returned To Rehoboam, As The King Had Said, "Come Back To Me In Three Days."
13 - The King Answered The People Harshly. Rejecting The Advice Given Him By The Elders,
1 Kings 12-13 - The King Answered The People Harshly. Rejecting TThe King Answered The People Harshly. Rejecting The Advice Given Him By The Elders,
14 - He Followed The Advice Of The Young Men And Said, "My Father Made Your Yoke Heavy; I Will Make It Even Heavier. My Father Scourged You With Whips; I Will Scourge You With Scorpions."
1 Kings 12-14 - He Followed The Advice Of The Young Men And Said,He Followed The Advice Of The Young Men And Said, "My Father Made Your Yoke Heavy; I Will Make It Even Heavier. My Father Scourged You With Whips; I Will Scourge You With Scorpions."
15 - So The King Did Not Listen To The People, For This Turn Of Events Was From The Lord , To Fulfill The Word The Lord Had Spoken To Jeroboam Son Of Nebat Through Ahijah The Shilonite.
1 Kings 12-15 - So The King Did Not Listen To The People, For ThiSo The King Did Not Listen To The People, For This Turn Of Events Was From The Lord , To Fulfill The Word The Lord Had Spoken To Jeroboam Son Of Nebat Through Ahijah The Shilonite.
16 - When All Israel Saw That The King Refused To Listen To Them, They Answered The King: "What Share Do We Have In David, What Part In Jesse's Son? To Your Tents, O Israel! Look After Your Own House, O David!" So The Israelites Went Home.
1 Kings 12-16 - When All Israel Saw That The King Refused To ListWhen All Israel Saw That The King Refused To Listen To Them, They Answered The King: "What Share Do We Have In David, What Part In Jesse's Son? To Your Tents, O Israel! Look After Your Own House, O David!" So The Israelites Went Home.
17 - But As For The Israelites Who Were Living In The Towns Of Judah, Rehoboam Still Ruled Over Them.
1 Kings 12-17 - But As For The Israelites Who Were Living In TheBut As For The Israelites Who Were Living In The Towns Of Judah, Rehoboam Still Ruled Over Them.
18 - King Rehoboam Sent Out Adoniram, Who Was In Charge Of Forced Labor, But All Israel Stoned Him To Death. King Rehoboam, However, Managed To Get Into His Chariot And Escape To Jerusalem.
1 Kings 12-18 - King Rehoboam Sent Out Adoniram, Who Was In ChargKing Rehoboam Sent Out Adoniram, Who Was In Charge Of Forced Labor, But All Israel Stoned Him To Death. King Rehoboam, However, Managed To Get Into His Chariot And Escape To Jerusalem.
19 - So Israel Has Been In Rebellion Against The House Of David To This Day.
1 Kings 12-19 - So Israel Has Been In Rebellion Against The HouseSo Israel Has Been In Rebellion Against The House Of David To This Day.
20 - When All The Israelites Heard That Jeroboam Had Returned, They Sent And Called Him To The Assembly And Made Him King Over All Israel. Only The Tribe Of Judah Remained Loyal To The House Of David.
1 Kings 12-20 - When All The Israelites Heard That Jeroboam Had RWhen All The Israelites Heard That Jeroboam Had Returned, They Sent And Called Him To The Assembly And Made Him King Over All Israel. Only The Tribe Of Judah Remained Loyal To The House Of David.
21 - When Rehoboam Arrived In Jerusalem, He Mustered The Whole House Of Judah And The Tribe Of Benjamin-a Hundred And Eighty Thousand Fighting Men-to Make War Against The House Of Israel And To Regain The Kingdom For Rehoboam Son Of Solomon.
1 Kings 12-21 - When Rehoboam Arrived In Jerusalem, He Mustered TWhen Rehoboam Arrived In Jerusalem, He Mustered The Whole House Of Judah And The Tribe Of Benjamin-a Hundred And Eighty Thousand Fighting Men-to Make War Against The House Of Israel And To Regain The Kingdom For Rehoboam Son Of Solomon.
22 - But This Word Of God Came To Shemaiah The Man Of God:
1 Kings 12-22 - But This Word Of God Came To Shemaiah The Man OfBut This Word Of God Came To Shemaiah The Man Of God:
23 - "Say To Rehoboam Son Of Solomon King Of Judah, To The Whole House Of Judah And Benjamin, And To The Rest Of The People,
1 Kings 12-23 - "Say To Rehoboam Son Of Solomon King Of Judah, To"Say To Rehoboam Son Of Solomon King Of Judah, To The Whole House Of Judah And Benjamin, And To The Rest Of The People,
24 - 'This Is What The Lord Says: Do Not Go Up To Fight Against Your Brothers, The Israelites. Go Home, Every One Of You, For This Is My Doing.' " So They Obeyed The Word Of The Lord And Went Home Again, As The Lord Had Ordered.
1 Kings 12-24 - 'This Is What The Lord Says: Do Not Go Up To Figh'This Is What The Lord Says: Do Not Go Up To Fight Against Your Brothers, The Israelites. Go Home, Every One Of You, For This Is My Doing.' " So They Obeyed The Word Of The Lord And Went Home Again, As The Lord Had Ordered.
25 - Then Jeroboam Fortified Shechem In The Hill Country Of Ephraim And Lived There. From There He Went Out And Built Up Peniel.
1 Kings 12-25 - Then Jeroboam Fortified Shechem In The Hill CountThen Jeroboam Fortified Shechem In The Hill Country Of Ephraim And Lived There. From There He Went Out And Built Up Peniel.
26 - Jeroboam Thought To Himself, "The Kingdom Will Now Likely Revert To The House Of David.
1 Kings 12-26 - Jeroboam Thought To Himself, "The Kingdom Will NoJeroboam Thought To Himself, "The Kingdom Will Now Likely Revert To The House Of David.
27 - If These People Go Up To Offer Sacrifices At The Temple Of The Lord In Jerusalem, They Will Again Give Their Allegiance To Their Lord, Rehoboam King Of Judah. They Will Kill Me And Return To King Rehoboam."
1 Kings 12-27 - If These People Go Up To Offer Sacrifices At TheIf These People Go Up To Offer Sacrifices At The Temple Of The Lord In Jerusalem, They Will Again Give Their Allegiance To Their Lord, Rehoboam King Of Judah. They Will Kill Me And Return To King Rehoboam."
28 - After Seeking Advice, The King Made Two Golden Calves. He Said To The People, "It Is Too Much For You To Go Up To Jerusalem. Here Are Your Gods, O Israel, Who Brought You Up Out Of Egypt."
1 Kings 12-28 - After Seeking Advice, The King Made Two Golden CaAfter Seeking Advice, The King Made Two Golden Calves. He Said To The People, "It Is Too Much For You To Go Up To Jerusalem. Here Are Your Gods, O Israel, Who Brought You Up Out Of Egypt."
29 - One He Set Up In Bethel, And The Other In Dan.
1 Kings 12-29 - One He Set Up In Bethel, And The Other In Dan.One He Set Up In Bethel, And The Other In Dan.
30 - And This Thing Became A Sin; The People Went Even As Far As Dan To Worship The One There.
1 Kings 12-30 - And This Thing Became A Sin; The People Went EvenAnd This Thing Became A Sin; The People Went Even As Far As Dan To Worship The One There.
31 - Jeroboam Built Shrines On High Places And Appointed Priests From All Sorts Of People, Even Though They Were Not Levites.
1 Kings 12-31 - Jeroboam Built Shrines On High Places And AppointJeroboam Built Shrines On High Places And Appointed Priests From All Sorts Of People, Even Though They Were Not Levites.
32 - He Instituted A Festival On The Fifteenth Day Of The Eighth Month, Like The Festival Held In Judah, And Offered Sacrifices On The Altar. This He Did In Bethel, Sacrificing To The Calves He Had Made. And At Bethel He Also Installed Priests At The High Places He Had Made.
1 Kings 12-32 - He Instituted A Festival On The Fifteenth Day OfHe Instituted A Festival On The Fifteenth Day Of The Eighth Month, Like The Festival Held In Judah, And Offered Sacrifices On The Altar. This He Did In Bethel, Sacrificing To The Calves He Had Made. And At Bethel He Also Installed Priests At The High Places He Had Made.
33 - On The Fifteenth Day Of The Eighth Month, A Month Of His Own Choosing, He Offered Sacrifices On The Altar He Had Built At Bethel. So He Instituted The Festival For The Israelites And Went Up To The Altar To Make Offerings.
1 Kings 12-33 - On The Fifteenth Day Of The Eighth Month, A MonthOn The Fifteenth Day Of The Eighth Month, A Month Of His Own Choosing, He Offered Sacrifices On The Altar He Had Built At Bethel. So He Instituted The Festival For The Israelites And Went Up To The Altar To Make Offerings.


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