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Befoze young man that he † was industrious, he laxation unto him. 6 Rehoboam refusing Befozė Christ

made him ruler over all the charge of the the old mens counsel, by the advice of young Chriit house of Joseph.

men, answereth them roughly. 16 Ten tribes cir. 98o.

29 And it came to pass at that time when revolting, kill Adoram, and make Rehoboam
+ Heb. did work
alebo burden. Jeroboam went out of Jerusalem, that the to flee. 21 Rehoboam raising an army, is

prophet Ahijah 'the Shilonite found him forbidden by Shemaiah. 25 Feroboam
in the way : and he had clad himself with strengthneth himself by cities, 26 and by the
a new garment; and they two were alone in idolatry of the two calves.
the field.
30 And Ahijah caught the new garment And Rehoboam went to Shechem : for a chr. te, in

all Israel were come to Shechem to
that was on him, and rent it in twelve make him king
pieces.

2 And it came to pass when Jeroboami
31 And he said to Jeroboam, Take thee the son of Nebat, who was yet in Egypt, •Chap. stoqö
ten pieces : for “ thus faith the LORD, the heard of it, ( for he was fled from the pre-
God of Israel, Behold, I will rend the king- sence of king Solomon, and Jeroboam dwelt
dom out of the hand of Solomon, and will in Egypt )
give ten tribes to thee :

3 That they sent and called him ; and Je:
32 (But he shall have one tribe for my roboam, and all the congregation of Israel
servant Davids fake, and for Jerusalems fake, came, and spake unto Rehoboam, saying,
the city which I have chosen out of all the 4 Thy father made our yoke grievous: "Chap.a.t.
tribes of Israel )

now therefore make thou the grievous service
33 Because that they have forsaken me, of thy father, and his heavy yoke which he put
and have worshipped Ashtoreth the goddess upon us, lighter, and we will serve thee.
of the Zidonians, Chemosh the god of the 5 And he said unto them, Depart yet for
Moabites, and Milcom the god of the chil- three days, then come again to me. And
dren of Ammon, and have not walked in my the people departed.
ways, to do that which is right in mine eyes, 6 [ And king Rehoboam consulted with
and to keep my statutes and my judgments, the old men that stood before Solomon his
as did David his father.

father, while he yet lived, and said, How do
34 How beit, I will not take the whole you advise, that I may answer this people ?
kingdom out of his hand: but I will make him 7. And they spake unto him, saying, If
prince all the days of his life, for David my thou wilt be a servant unto this people this
fervants fake, whom I chose, because he kept day, and wilt serve them, and answer them,
my commandments and my statutes : and speak good words to them, then they

35 But * I will take the kingdom out of will be thy servants for ever.
his sons hand, and will give it unto thee, 8 But he forsook the counsel of the old
even ten tribes.

men, which they had given him, and con36 And unto his son will I give one sulted with the young men that were grown 11 Kings 15.4. tribe, thae y David my fervant may have a up with him, and which stood before him :

Kings 8. 19. * light alway before me in Jerusalem, the 9 And he said unto them, What counsel *Heb. lamp, or, city which I have chosen me to put my name give ye, that we may answer this people, who there.

have spoken to me, saying, Make the yoke 37 And I will take thee, and thou shalt which thy father did put upon us, lighter ? reign according to all that thy soul desireth, 10 And the young men that were grown and shalt be king over Ifrael.

up with him, spake unto him, saying, Thus
•-38 -And it fhalį be, if thou wilt hearken unto shalt thou speak unto this people that
all that I command thee, and wilt walk in my spake unto thee, saying, Thy father made
ways, and do that is right in my sight, to keep our yoke heavy, but make thou it lighter
my statutes and my commandments, as David unto us ; thus shalt thou say unto them,
my

servant did ; that I will be with thee, My little finger shall be thicker than my fa-
and build thee a sure house, as I built for thers lovns.
David, and will give Ifrael unto thee. - II And now whereas my father did lade

39 And I will for this afflict the seed of you with a heavy yoke, I will add to your
David, but not for ever.

yoke : my father hath chastised you with 40 Solomon sought therefore to kill Jero- whips, but I will chastife

whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.
boam : and Jeroboam arose, and fled into 12 So Jeroboam and all the people came
Egypt, unto Shihak king of Egypt, and was to Rehoboam the third day, as the king had
in Egypt until the death of Solomon. appointed, saying, Come to me again the
41 And ? the rest of the facts of Solo-

third day.
mon, and all that he did, and his wisdom, 13 And the king answered the people

* Heb.birdij.
are they not written in the book of the acts roughly, and forsook the old mens counsel
of Solomon ?

that they gave him ; 42 And the time that Solomon reigned in 14 And spake to them after the counsel of “: Cbr.9.30. Jerusalem, over all Israel, was · forty years. the young men, saying, My father made your

43 And Solomon flept with his fathers, yoke heavy, and I will add to your yoke ;

and was buried in the city of David his fa- my father also chastised you with whips, but * Matth. 1.7, ther : and b Rehoboam his son reigned in 'I will chaltite you with scorpions.

15 Wherefore the king hearkned not un- judg. 14.4. CHA P. XII.

to the people; for ( the cause was from the car. 18.156 1 The Ifraelites assembled at Shechem to crown LORD, that he might perform his faying Rehoboam, by Jeroboam make a suit of ree

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2Before which the LORD · spake by Ahijah the Shi- month, like unto" the feast that is in Judah, and Before Chritt lonite unto Jeroboam the son of Nebat.

he * offered upon the altar,(so did he in Beth· 16 g So when all Ifrael law that the king el), † facrificing unto the calves that he had

Christ 975. hearkned not unto them, the people answe made : * and he placed in Beth-el the prielts 975. Chap.11.1), red the king, saying, "What portion have we of the high places which he had made. in David neither have we inheritance in the

33 So he offered upon the altar which *Or, want u; 1 son of Jesse : to your tents, o Ifrael : now he had made in Beth-el; the fifteenth day of tOr,to facrifice. see to thine own house, David. So Israel the eighth month, even in the month which Amos 7:13. departed unto their tents.

he had devised of his own heart : and the altar, &c. 17 But & as for the children of Israel ordained a feast unto the children of IltChap 113 .

which dwelt in the cities of Judah, Reho- rael, and he offered upon the altar, * and * Heboseburn in boam reigned over them,

burnt incense. *Chap 46 18 Then king Rehoboam“ fent Adoram,

CH A P.. XIII.
who was over the tribute ; and all Israel i Jeroboams band that offered violence to

stoned him with stones, that he died: there- him that prophesied against bis altar at + Heb. ftrengthm fore king Rehoboam | made speed to get Beth-el, withereth, ő and at the prayer

him up to his chariot, to flee to Jerusalem. of the prophet is restored. 7 The prophet

19 So i Ifrael rebelled againit the house refusing the kings entertainment, departeth Os, fél awazo of David unto this day.

from Beth-el. II An old prophet seducing
20 And it came to pass when all Ifrael heard bim, bringeth him back,

20 He is repro-
that Jeroboam was come again, that they sent ved by God, 23 sain by a lion, 26 buried
and called him unto the congregation, and by the old prophet, 31 who confirmetb his
made him king over all Israel : there was prophecy. 33 Jeroboams obstinacy.
none that followed the house of David, but Nd behold, there came a man of God

A
Chap. 11.13, the tribe of Judah k only.

out of Judah, by the word of the 21 And when Rehoboam was come to LORD unto Beth-el : * and Jeroboam stood Chap. 12. 32. Jerusalem, he assembled all the house of Jul- by the altar * to burn incense.

*OI, to offer. dah, with the tribe of Benjamin, an hundred 2 And he cried against the altar in the and fourscore thousand chosen men, which word of the LORD, and said, altar, alwere warriours, to fight against the house of tar, thus faith the Lord, Behold, a child Israel, to bring the kingdom again to Reho- shall be born unto the house of David, 6

b 2 Kings 235 boam the son of Solomon.

Josiah by name, and upon thee Thall he offer 's, 10
22 But m the word of God came unto She- the priests of the high places that burn in.
maiah the man of God, saying,

cenfe upon thee, and mens bones Thall be
23 Speak unto Rehoboam the son of So- burnt upon thee.
lomon king of Judah, and unto all the house 3. And he gave a fign the same day, say-
of Judah and Benjamin, and to the remnant ing. This is the sign which the LORD
of the people, saying,

hath spoken ; Behold, the altar shall be
24 Thus faith the Lord, Ye shall not go rent, and the ashes that are upon it shall be
up, nor fight against your brethren the chil- poured out.
dren of Israel: return every man to his house, 4. And it came to pass when king Jeroboam
n for this thing is from me. They hearkned heard the saying of the man of God, which had
therefore to the word of the LORD, and cried againit the altar in Beth-el, that he put
returned to depart, according to the word forth his hand from the altar, saying, Lay
of the LORD.

hold on him. And his hand which he put 25 | Then Jeroboam ° built Shechem in forth against him, dried up, so that he could • See Judg. 9

mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein ; and not pull it in again to him. Judg. 8.17. 'went out from thence, and built P Penuel. 5 The altar also was rent, and the ashes

26 And Jeroboam said in his heart,Now shall poured out from the altar, according to the the kingdom return to the house of David: sign which the man of God had given by

27 If this people go up to do sacrifice in the word of the LORD. the house of the LORD at Jerusalem, then 6 And the king answered and said unto shall the heart of this people turn again unto the man of God, « Intreat now the face of Exod. 8. 8. E their lord, even unto Rehoboam king of Ju- the Lord thy God, and pray for me, that dah, and they shall kill me, and go again to my hand may be restored me again. And Ads 8.24. Rehoboam king of Judah.

the man of God besought the LORD, and + Heb. the fase
28 Whereupon the king took counsel and the kings hand was restored him again, and the LORD.
9 made two calves of gold, and said unto them, became as it was before.
It is too much for you to go up to Jerusalem: 7 And the king said unto the man of God,
I behold thy gods, Israel, which brought Come home with me, and refresh thy self,
thee up out of the land of Egypt.

and I will give thee a reward.
29 And he fet the one in Beth-el, and 8 And the man of God said unto the king,
the other put he in Dan.

If thou wilt give me half thine house, I will «So Num.
30 And this thing became a sin : for the not go in with thee, neither will I eat bread,
people went to worship before the one, even nor drink water in this place :
unto Dan.

9 For so was it charged me by the word 31 And he made an house of high places, of the LORD, saying, Eat no bread, nor Chap. 13.33. and made priests of the lowest of the people, drink water, nor turn again by the same way : Chr.ir.is." which were not of the sons of Levi.

that thou camest.
32 And Jeroboam ordained a feast in the 10 So he went another way, and retur-
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Before ned not by the way that he came to Beth-el. 28 And he went and found hiscarcase cast Befode Chrift

11 Now there dwelt an old prophet in in the way, and the ass and the lion standing Beth-el, and his sons came and told him all by the carcase : the lion had not eaten the

Chrift 975. the works that the man of God had done carcase, nor $ torn the ass.

975: that day in Beth-el : the words which he

Heb. 'broken

29 And the prophet took up the carcase had spoken unto the king, them they told, of the man of God, and lạid it upon the ass, also to their father.

and brought it back : and the old prophet 12 And their father said unto then, What came to the city to mourn, and to bury him. way went he ? for his fons had seen what 30 And he laid his carcafe in his own way the man of God went, which came

grave, and they mourned over him, saying
from Judah.

Alas, my brother.
13 And he faid unto his fons, Saddle me 31 And it came to pass after he had bu-
the ass. So they faddled him the ass, and ried him, that he spake to his fons, saying;
he rode thereon,

When I am dead, then bury me in the se-
14, And went after the man of God, and pulchre wherein the man of God is buried;
found him firțing under an oak; and he said lay my bones beside his bones.

i 2 Kings 23:18: unto him, Art thou the man of God that 32 i For the saying which he cried by the 2 Kingšas. camest from Judah? And he said, I'am. word of the Lord against the altar in Beth-16--19

15 Then he said unto him, Come home el, and against all the houses of the high plawith me, and eat bread.

ces which are in the cities of ks Samaria, shall • Sec Chap:
16 And he said, I may not return with thee, furely come to pass.
por go in with thee: neither will I eat bread, 33 [ After this thing, Jeroboam retür- cit. 934.
nor drink water with thee in this place. ned not from his evil way, but * made again Chap. 12.

17 For * it was said to me by the word of the lowest of the people, priests of the 2 ch.11.15.
of the LORD, Thou shalt eat no bread, nor high places: whosoever would, he f confe- heb. recunch
drink water there, nor turn again to go by crated him, and he became one of the priests and made.
the way that thou camelt.

m of the high places.
: 18 He said unto him, I am a prophet also 34 And this thing became sin unto the - Chap. 12:31:
as thou art, and an angel spake unto me by house of Jeroboamn, even to cut it off, and
the word of the LORD, saying, Bring him to destroy it from off the face of the earth.
back with thee into thine house, that he may

CH A P. XIV.
eat bread, and drink water. But he lied 1 Abijah being fick, Jeroboam sendeth his wife
unto him.

disguised with presents to the prophet This
19 So he went back with him, and did jah at Shiloh. 5 Ahijab foręwarned by God,
eat bread in his house, and drank water. denounceth Gods judgment. 17 Abijah diethy

20 | And it came to pass, as they sat at and is buried. 19 Nadab succeedeth Jen the table, that the word of the LORD came roboam. 21 Rehoboams wicked reign. 25 unto the prophét that brought him back: Shishak Spoileth Jerufalem. 29 Abijam

21 And he cried unto the man of God fucceedeth Rehoboam. that came from Judah, saying, Thus faith T that time Abijah the son of Jeroboam 956. the LORD, Foralmuch as thou hast disobey- fell sick. ed the mouth of the LORD, and halt not 2 And Jeroboam said to his wife, Arise, I kept the commandment which the Lord pray thee, and disguise thy self

, that thou thy God commanded thee,

be not known to be the wife of Jeroboam : ! 22 But camest back, and hast eaten bread, and get thee to Shiloh ; behold, there is Ahiand drunk water in the place of the which jah the prophet, which told me that • I the LORD did say to thee, Eat no bread, should be king over this people. and drink no water ; thy carcase shall not 3 And take * with thee ten loaves; and Scer Samu . come unto the sepulchre of thy fathers. # cracknels, and a crufe of hony, and go * Heb. in thing :. 23 | And it came to pass after he had to him ; he shall tell thee what shall become eaten bread, and after he had drunk, that he of the child. saddled for him the ass, to wit, for the pro- 4 And Jeroboams wife did so, and arose, phet whom he had brought back.

e and went to Shiloh, and came to the house Chap. 11. 29. 24 And when he was gone, 8 a lion met

8 a lion met of Ahijah: but Ahijah could not see, for his sl •Chap 20 36.

him by the way, and flew him: and his car- eyes * were set by reason of his age.
cafe was cast in the way, and the ass stood 5 And the Lord said unto Ahijah, Be-
by it, the lion also stood by the carcase. hold, the wife of Jeroboam cometh to ask å

25 And behold, men passed by, and saw thing of thee for her son, for he is fick : thus
the carcase cast in the way, and the lion stan- and thus shalt thou say unto her; for it ihall
ding by the carcase: and they came and told be when she cometh in, that she shall feign
it in the city where the old prophet dwelt. her self to be another woman.

26 And when the prophet that brought 6 And it was so, when Ahijah heard the him back from the way, heard thereof, he found of her feet, as she came in at the door, said, It is the man of God, who was disobe- that he said, Come in, thou wife of Jerodient unto the word of the LORD: there- boam, why feignest thou thy self to be anofore the LORD hath delivered him unto ther?

for I am fent to thee with theavy tidings: tHébi bård: | Hcb. broken. 'the lion, which hath † torn him, and slain 7 Go, tell Jeroboam, Thus faith the LORD

him according to the word of the LORD God of Israel, Forasmuch as I exalted thee
which he spake unto him.

from among the people, and made thee
27 And he spake to his sons, saying, Saddle prince over my people Israel,
me the ass. And they saddled him.

8 And

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213efoze 8 And rent the kingdom away from the with their fins which they had committed, Befou Christ

house of David, and gave it thee; and yet above all that their fathers had done.

thou hast not been as my servant David, who 23 For they also built them high places, 956. kept my commandments, and who followed and images, " and groves on every high 972.

me with all his heart, to do that only which hill, and under every green tree.
was right in mine eyes,

24

* And there were also sodomites in the " 2 Kings 17.15 9 But halt done evil above all that were land, and they did according to all the abogoh da Chr. 15. isbefore thee: for thou hast gone and made minations of the nations which the LORD 2 Kings 23.7. thee other gods, and molten images, to pro

cast out before the children of Israel. voke me to anger, and · haft cast me behind 25 fy And it came to pass in the fifth Ezek. 23. 35. thy back:

year of king Rehoboam, that Shishak king chap.11.com

971. fChap: IS. 29 10 Therefore behold, * I will bring evil of Egypt came up against Jerusalem:

upon the house of Jeroboam, and will cut 26 And he took away the treasures of the Chap. 21. 21. off from Jeroboam" him that pisseth against house of the Lord, and the treasures of

the wall,h and him that is shut up and left the kings house, he even took away all; and
in Israel, and will take away the remnant of he took away all the shields of gold

which 'Chapo ton 16 the house of Jeroboam, as a man taketh a

Solomon had made. way dung, till it be all gone.

27 And king Rehoboam made in their 11 Him that dieth of Jeroboam in the stead brasen shields, and committed them city, shall the dogs eat: and him that dieth unto the hands of the chief of the f guard, ? Hebo remontas in the field, Ihall the fowls of the air eat: which kept the door of the kings house. for the LORD hath spoken it.

28 And it was so, when the king went in12 Arise thou therefore, get thee to thine

to the house of the LORD, that the guard own house : and i when thy feet enter into bare them, and brought them back into the the city, the child shall die.

guard-chamber. 13 And all Israel fhall mourn for him, and 29 . Now the rest of the acts of Reho- ': Che. 12.15. bury him : for he only of Jeroboam thall boam, and all that he did, are they not writ

Come to the grave, because in him k there is ten in the book of the chronicles of the kings de Chr. 12. 12. found some good thing toward the LORD of Judah?

God of Israel, in the house of Jeroboam. 30 And there was war between Reho-
Chap 1527

14 Moreover, the LORD shall raise boam and Jeroboam all their days.
him up a king over Israel, who shall cut off 31 And Rehoboam slept with his fathers,
the house of Jeroboam that day: but what? and was buried with his fathers in the city

of David : and his mothers name was Naa-
'15 For the LORD shall smite Israel, as a mah an Ammonitess. And • Abijam his son

reed is shaken in the water, and he shall reigned in his stead. * 2 Kings 17.23..m root up Israel out of this good land, which

CHA P. XV.
he gave to their fathers, and shall scatter 1 Abijams wicked reign. 7 Afa succeedeth
• Exod. 34.13. them beyond the river, n because they have him. 9 Afa's good reign. 16 The war

made their groves, provoking the Lord to between Baasha and him, caufeth him to
anger.

make a league with Ben-hadad. 23. Feho-
16 And he shall give Ifrael up, because of

Jhaphat fucceedeth Afa. 25 Nadabs wic•Chap. 12. 30. the sins of Jeroboam, who did sin, and ked reign. 27 Baasha conspiring against who made Israel to sin.

him, executeth Ahijahs prophecy. 31 Na17 And Jeroboams wife arose, and de- dabs acts and death. 33 Baasha's wicked ? Chap. 16.6, parted, and came to P Tirzah: and 9 when reign. The came to the threshold of the door, the

Jów in the eighteenth year of king • Je- 958. child died.

roboam the Ton of Nebat, reigned A-
18 And they buried him, and all Israel bijam over Judah.
mourned for him, according to the word

• Three years reigned he in Jerusalem: 62.Ch.!. of the LORD, which he spake by the hand c and his mothers name was Maachah, the 2 Cht. 15... of his servant Ahijah the prophet.

daughter of - Abishalom.
19
And the reit of the acts of Jeroboam,

3. And he walked in all the sins of his fa-
how he warred, and how he reigned, be- ther, which he had done before him: and
hold, they are written in the book of the his heart was not perfect with the LORD
chronicles of the kings of Israel.

his God, as the heart of David his father. 20 And the days which Jeroboam reign- 4 Nevertheless, for Davids sake did the

ed, were two and twenty years: and he Lord his God give him a * lamp in Jeru- - Of, candi. * Hebolay down. slept with his fathers, and Nadab his son falem, to set up his son after him, and to e- Chap. 11.36. 954 reigned in his stead.

stablish Jerusalem : 21 And Rehoboam the son of Solomon 5 Because David did that which was right • 2 Chr.12.13. reigned in Judah: • Rehoboam was forty in the eyes of the LORD, and turned not

and one years old when he began to reign, aside from any thing that he commanded 975. and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, him all the days of his life,' save only in the Samil,

the city which the Lord did choose out matter of Uriah the Hittite.
of all the tribes of Israel, to put his name

6 & And there was war between Reho- 5 Chap, 14.300
there: and his mothers name was Naamah boam and Jeroboam all the days of his life.
an Ammonitess.

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22 · And Judah did evil in the sight of the all that he did, are they not written in the sa Chr. 12... Lord, and they provoked him to jealousie 1 book of the chronicles of the kings of * a Chr. 19.30

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Before Judah? And there was war between Abijam David his father and u Jehoshaphat his son Before and Jeroboam.

reigned in his stead. Chrift 8 And Abijam slept with his fathers, and 25 | And, Nadab the son of Jeroboam

Chiift 955. they buried him in the city of David: and began to reign over Ifrael, in the second 954. · Asa his son reigned in his stead. year of Asa king of Judah, and reigned over • Mattla

. 7:8; 9 And in the twentieth year of Jero- Ifrael two years. boam king of Israel, reigned Afa over Judah. 26 And he did evil in the light of the

10 And forty and one years reigned he in Lokb, and walked in the way of his fa+ That is, grande Jerusalem : and his † mothers name was ther, and in his fin wherewith he made Il

Maachah, the daughter of Abishalom. rael to sin.

11 And Asa did that which was right in 27 * And Baasha the son of Ahijah; of Chiap:14. 14 the eyes of the LORD, as did David his fa

the house of Issachar, conspired against him; ther.

and Baasha smote him at y Gibbethon, which yjolh. 19.441 k And he took away the sodomites out

the sodomites out belongeth to the Philistines, (for Nadab and cháp, t6.ts. cir. 951. Chap. 14.24. of the land, and removed all the idols that

all Israel laid siege to Gibbethon) his fathers had made.

28 Even in the third year of Afa king of 13 And also · Maachah his mother, even Judah, did Baasha slay him, and reigned in

953 12 Chr. 15. 16. her he removed from being queen, because his stead.

The had made an idol in a grove;, and Asa 29 And it came to pass when he reigned; {Heb. Cht of destroyed her idol, and burnt it by the

that he smote all the house of Jeroboam, he brook Kidron.

left not to Jeroboam any that breathed, un14

But the bigh places were not remo- til he had destroyed him, according unto : Cht. 15.17. vedi nevertheless, Asā his heart was perfect ? the saying of the LORD, which he spake Chap:14. i 8; with the LORD all his days.

by his servant Ahijah the Shilonite! 15 And he brought in the * things which

30 . Because of the sins of Jeroboam which -Chap. iq. 16
his father had dedicated, and the things he sinned, and which he made Israel sin, by
which himself had dedicated, into the house his provocation wherewith he provoked the
of the LORD, silver and gold, and vessels.

Lord God of Israel to anger:
16 | And there was war between Asa 31 Now the rest of the acts of Nadab,
and Baasha king of Israel all their days. and all that he did, are they not written in
17 And " Baasha king of Israel went up the book of the chronicles of the kings of

o that he Ifrael ? • See Chap. 12. against Judah, and built Ramah,

might not suffer any to go out or come in 32 And there was war between Asa and
to Afa king of Judah.

Baasha king of Israel all their days.
18 Then Asa took all the silver and the 33 In the third year of Afa king of Judah, 953.
gold that were left in the treasures of the began Baasha the son of Ahijah to reign over
house of the Lord, and the treasures of all Israel in Tirzah, twenty and four years

.
the kings house, and delivered them into 34 And he did evil in the sight of the
the hand of his servants: and king Afa sent LORD, and walked in the way of Jero-
them to Ben-hadad the son of Tabrimon, boam, and in his fin wherewith he made Il-
the son of Hezion king of Syria, that dwelt rael to sin.
at Damascus, saying,

C H A P. xvt.
19

There is a league between me and thee, 1, 7 Jehu's prophecy against Baasha. Š Eand between my father and thy father: be

lah succeedeth hiin. 8 Zimri confpiring, hold, I have sent unto thee a present of fil- against Ela', succeedeth him. II Zimri ver and gold; come and break thy league executeth Jehu's prophecy. 15 Omri made

with Baalha king of Israel, that he may de- king by the soldiers, forceth Zimri de- Hebo go up.

Sperately to burn himself. 21 The kingdom 20 So Ben-hadad hearkned unto king Ala, being divided, Omri prevaileth against Tiband sent the captains of the hosts, which he ni. 23 Omri buildeth Samaria. 25 His had, against the cities of Israel, and fmote

wicked reign. 27 Ahab succeedeth him. 1: Kings 15.29. 9 Ijon, and Dan, and Abel-beth-maachah, 29 Ahabs most wicked reign. 34 Foshua's

and all Cinneroth, with all the land of Naph- curse upon Hiel the builder of Jericho.
tali.

Hen the word of the LORD came to cir. 9300 21 And it came to pass, when Baasha heard

Jehu the son of Hanani against 2
thereof, that he left off building of Ramah, Baalha, saying,
and dwelt in Tirzah.

6 Forasmuch as I exalted thee out of the

Chap 1414 22 * Then king Asa made a proclamation dust, and made thee prince over my people throughout all Judah, (none was I exempted) Ifrael

, and thou hast walked in the

way of and they took away the stones of Ramah, Jeroboam, and hast made my people lirael and the timber thereof, wherewith Baasha to fin, to provoke me to anger with their had builded, and king Afa built with them

fins : Geba of Benjamin, and Mizpeh.

3 Behold, I will < take away the posterity Ver. ita 23 The rest of all the acts of Afa, and all of Baasha, and the posterity of his house: his might, and all that he did, and the cities

and will make thy house like d the house of a Chap. 14. 16. which he built, are they not written in the Jeroboam the son of Nebat. book of the chronicles of the kings of Ju

4 Him that dieth of Baasha in the city, «Chap. 14. 114 dah? Nevertheless, s in the time of his old

shall the dogs eat: and him that dieth of his he was diseased in his feet.

12 Chr. 16. 2.

part from me.

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5 Now the rest of the acts of Baalha, and
was buried with his fathers in the city of

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"1 Chr. 16.12.

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