Rehoboam

Rehoboam

 
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  • When Solomon died, he was buried in the city of his father, David. Then his son Rehoboam became the next king. - 1 Kings 11:43


  • Rehoboam went to Shechem, where all Israel had gathered to make him king. - 1 Kings 12:1


  • The leaders of Israel sent for Jeroboam, and the whole assembly of Israel went to speak with Rehoboam. - 1 Kings 12:3


  • Rehoboam replied, "Give me three days to think this over. Then come back for my answer." So the people went away. - 1 Kings 12:5


  • Then King Rehoboam went to discuss the matter with the older men who had counseled his father, Solomon. "What is your advice?" he asked. "How should I answer these people?" - 1 Kings 12:6


  • But Rehoboam rejected the advice of the elders and instead asked the opinion of the young men who had grown up with him and who were now his advisers. - 1 Kings 12:8


  • Three days later, Jeroboam and all the people returned to hear Rehoboam's decision, just as the king had requested. - 1 Kings 12:12


  • But Rehoboam spoke harshly to them, for he rejected the advice of the older counselors - 1 Kings 12:13


  • But Rehoboam continued to rule over the Israelites who lived in the towns of Judah. - 1 Kings 12:17


  • King Rehoboam sent Adoniram,* who was in charge of the labor force, to restore order, but all Israel stoned him to death. When this news reached King Rehoboam, he quickly jumped into his chariot and fled to Jerusalem.2 - 1 Kings 12:18


  • When Rehoboam arrived at Jerusalem, he mobilized the armies of Judah and Benjamin--180,000 select troops--to fight against the army of Israel and to restore the kingdom to himself. - 1 Kings 12:21


  • "Say to Rehoboam son of Solomon, king of Judah, and to all the people of Judah and Benjamin, - 1 Kings 12:23


  • When they go to Jerusalem to offer sacrifices at the Temple of the LORD, they will again give their allegiance to King Rehoboam of Judah. They will kill me and make him their king instead." - 1 Kings 12:27


  • Meanwhile, Rehoboam son of Solomon was king in Judah. He was forty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city the LORD had chosen from among all the tribes of Israel as the place to honor his name. Rehoboam's mother was Naamah, an Ammonite woman. - 1 Kings 14:21


  • During Rehoboam's reign, the people of Judah did what was evil in the LORD's sight, arousing his anger with their sin, for it was even worse than that of their ancestors. - 1 Kings 14:22
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    New Living Translation Bible used with permission Tyndale House Publishers.

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