Jeroboam

Jeroboam

 
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  • At the LORD's command, a man of God from Judah went to Bethel, and he arrived there just as Jeroboam was approaching the altar to offer a sacrifice. - 1 Kings 13:1


  • King Jeroboam was very angry with the man of God for speaking against the altar. So he pointed at the man and shouted, "Seize that man!" But instantly the king's hand became paralyzed in that position, and he couldn't pull it back. - 1 Kings 13:4


  • But even after this, Jeroboam did not turn from his evil ways. He continued to choose priests from the rank and file of the people. Anyone who wanted to could become a priest for the pagan shrines. - 1 Kings 13:33


  • This became a great sin and resulted in the destruction of Jeroboam's kingdom and the death of all his family. - 1 Kings 13:34


  • At that time Jeroboam's son Abijah became very sick. - 1 Kings 14:1


  • So Jeroboam told his wife, "Disguise yourself so that no one will recognize you as the queen. Then go to the prophet Ahijah at Shiloh--the man who told me I would become king. - 1 Kings 14:2


  • So Jeroboam's wife went to Ahijah's home at Shiloh. He was an old man now and could no longer see. - 1 Kings 14:4


  • So when Ahijah heard her footsteps at the door, he called out, "Come in, wife of Jeroboam! Why are you pretending to be someone else?" Then he told her, "I have bad news for you. - 1 Kings 14:6


  • Give your husband, Jeroboam, this message from the LORD, the God of Israel: `I promoted you from the ranks of the common people and made you ruler over my people Israel. - 1 Kings 14:7


  • Then Ahijah said to Jeroboam's wife, "Go on home, and when you enter the city, the child will die. - 1 Kings 14:12


  • All Israel will mourn for him and bury him. He is the only member of your family who will have a proper burial, for this child is the only good thing that the LORD, the God of Israel, sees in the entire family of Jeroboam. - 1 Kings 14:13


  • And the LORD will raise up a king over Israel who will destroy the family of Jeroboam. This will happen today, even now! - 1 Kings 14:14


  • He will abandon Israel because Jeroboam sinned and made all of Israel sin along with him." - 1 Kings 14:16


  • So Jeroboam's wife returned to Tirzah, and the child died just as she walked through the door of her home. - 1 Kings 14:17


  • The rest of the events of Jeroboam's reign, all his wars and how he ruled, are recorded in [The Book of the History of the Kings of Israel.] - 1 Kings 14:19


  • Jeroboam reigned in Israel twenty-two years. When Jeroboam died, his son Nadab became the next king. - 1 Kings 14:20


  • There was constant war between Rehoboam and Jeroboam. - 1 Kings 14:30
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    New Living Translation Bible used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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