2 Chronicles 11:22
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English Standard Version
And Rehoboam appointed Abijah the son of Maacah as chief prince among his brothers, for he intended to make him king.

King James Bible
And Rehoboam made Abijah the son of Maachah the chief, to be ruler among his brethren: for he thought to make him king.

American Standard Version
And Rehoboam appointed Abijah the son of Maacah to be chief, even the prince among his brethren; for he was minded to make him king.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he put at the head of them Abia the son of Maacha to be the chief ruler over all his brethren: for he meant to make him king,

English Revised Version
And Rehoboam appointed Abijah the son of Maacah to be chief, even the prince among his brethren: for he was minded to make him king.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Rehoboam made Abijah the son of Maachah the chief, to be ruler among his brethren: for he thought to make him king.

2 Chronicles 11:22 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

אחריהם, after them, i.e., following after the priests and Levites. With את־לבבם הנּתנים, who turned their hearts thereto, cf. 1 Chronicles 22:19. They went to Jerusalem to sacrifice there; i.e., as we learn from the context, not merely to offer sacrifices, but also to remain in the kingdom of Judah.

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Cross References
Genesis 22:24
Moreover, his concubine, whose name was Reumah, bore Tebah, Gaham, Tahash, and Maacah.

Deuteronomy 21:15
"If a man has two wives, the one loved and the other unloved, and both the loved and the unloved have borne him children, and if the firstborn son belongs to the unloved,

2 Chronicles 11:23
And he dealt wisely and distributed some of his sons through all the districts of Judah and Benjamin, in all the fortified cities, and he gave them abundant provisions and procured wives for them.

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