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2 Chronicles 12:5 (RSV)

Then Shemai′ah the prophet came to Rehobo′am and to the princes of Judah, who had gathered at Jerusalem because of Shishak, and said to them, “Thus says the Lord, ‘You abandoned me, so I have abandoned you to the hand of Shishak.’”
 

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2 Chronicles 12:7 (ESV)

When the Lord saw that they humbled themselves, the word of the Lord came to Shemaiah: “They have humbled themselves. I will not destroy them, but I will grant them some deliverance, and my wrath shall not be poured out on Jerusalem by the hand of Shishak.
 

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2 Chronicles 12:8 (ESV)

Nevertheless, they shall be servants to him, that they may know my service and the service of the kingdoms of the countries.”
 
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2 Chronicles 12:9 (ERV)
So Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, and took away the treasures of the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the king's house; he took all away: he took away also the shields of gold which Solomon had made.
 

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2 Chronicles 12:10 (ESV)

and King Rehoboam made in their place shields of bronze and committed them to the hands of the officers of the guard, who kept the door of the king's house.
 

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2 Chronicles 12:11 (ESV)

And as often as the king went into the house of the Lord, the guard came and carried them and brought them back to the guardroom.
 
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2 Chronicles 12:12 (KJV)
And when he humbled himself, the wrath of the LORD turned from him, that he would not destroy him altogether: and also in Judah things went well.
 
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2 Chronicles 12:13 (BSB)
Thus King Rehoboam established himself in Jerusalem. He was forty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city the LORD had chosen from all the tribes of Israel in which to put His Name. His mother's name was Naamah the Ammonite.
 

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2 Chronicles 12:14 (KJV)

And he did evil, because he prepared not his heart to seek the LORD.
 

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2 Chronicles 12:15 (KJV)

Now the acts of Rehoboam, first and last, are they not written in the book of Shemaiah the prophet, and of Iddo the seer concerning genealogies? And there were wars between Rehoboam and Jeroboam continually.
 

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2 Chronicles 13:1 (RSV)

Abijah Reigns over Judah

1. In the eighteenth year of King Jerobo′am Abi′jah began to reign over Judah.
 

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2 Chronicles 13:2 (RSV)

He reigned for three years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name was Micai′ah the daughter of U′riel of Gib′eah.
 
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2 Chronicles 13:3 (JPS Tanakh 1917)
And Abijah joined battle with an army of valiant men of war, even four hundred thousand chosen men; and Jeroboam set the battle in array against him with eight hundred thousand chosen men, who were mighty men of valour.
 

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2 Chronicles 13:4 (RSV)

Then Abi′jah stood up on Mount Zemara′im which is in the hill country of E′phraim, and said, “Hear me, O Jerobo′am and all Israel!
 

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2 Chronicles 13:5 (RSV)

Ought you not to know that the Lord God of Israel gave the kingship over Israel for ever to David and his sons by a covenant of salt?
 

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2 Chronicles 13:7 (ESV)

and certain worthless scoundrels gathered about him and defied Rehoboam the son of Solomon, when Rehoboam was young and irresolute and could not withstand them.