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2 Chronicles 11:9 (KJV)

And Adoraim, and Lachish, and Azekah,
 

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2 Chronicles 11:10 (KJV)

And Zorah, and Aijalon, and Hebron, which are in Judah and in Benjamin fenced cities.
 

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2 Chronicles 11:12 (NIV)

He put shields and spears in all the cities, and made them very strong. So Judah and Benjamin were his.
 

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2 Chronicles 11:13 (NIV)

The priests and Levites from all their districts throughout Israel sided with him.
 

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2 Chronicles 11:14 New King James Version (NKJV)

14 For the Levites left their common-lands and their possessions and came to Judah and Jerusalem, for Jeroboam and his sons had rejected them from serving as priests to the Lord.
 

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2 Chronicles 11:15 (NIV)

When he appointed his own priests for the high places and for the goat and calf idols he had made.
 

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2 Chronicles 11:16 (NIV)

Those from every tribe of Israel who set their hearts on seeking the Lord, the God of Israel, followed the Levites to Jerusalem to offer sacrifices to the Lord, the God of their ancestors.
 
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2 Chronicles 11:17 (ERV)
So they strengthened the kingdom of Judah, and made Rehoboam the son of Solomon strong, three years: for they walked three years in the way of David and Solomon.
 

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2 Chronicles 11:18 (NIV)

Rehoboam’s Family

18. Rehoboam married Mahalath, who was the daughter of David’s son Jerimoth and of Abihail, the daughter of Jesse’s son Eliab.
 

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2 Chronicles 11:19 (NIV)

She bore him sons: Jeush, Shemariah and Zaham.
 
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2 Chronicles 11:21 (HCSB)
Rehoboam loved Maacah daughter of Absalom more than all his wives and concubines. He acquired 18 wives and 60 concubines and was the father of 28 sons and 60 daughters.
 

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2 Chronicles 11:23 (NIV)

He acted wisely, dispersing some of his sons throughout the districts of Judah and Benjamin, and to all the fortified cities. He gave them abundant provisions and took many wives for them.
 

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2 Chronicles 12:1 (ESV)

Egypt Plunders Jerusalem

1. When the rule of Rehoboam was established and he was strong, he abandoned the law of the Lord, and all Israel with him.
 

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2 Chronicles 12:2 (ESV)

In the fifth year of King Rehoboam, because they had been unfaithful to the Lord, Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem
 
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2 Chronicles 12:3 (JPS Tanakh 1917)
with twelve hundred chariots, and threescore thousand horsemen; and the people were without number that came with him out of Egypt; the Lubim, the Sukkiim, and the Ethiopians.
 

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2 Chronicles 12:4 (RSV)

And he took the fortified cities of Judah and came as far as Jerusalem.