2 Chronicles 11:6
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English Standard Version
He built Bethlehem, Etam, Tekoa,

King James Bible
He built even Bethlehem, and Etam, and Tekoa,

American Standard Version
He built Beth-lehem, and Etam, and Tekoa,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he built Bethlehem, and Etam, and Thecue,

English Revised Version
He built even Beth-lehem, and Etam, and Tekoa,

Webster's Bible Translation
He built even Beth-lehem, and Etam, and Tekoa,

2 Chronicles 11:6 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

This event is narrated in our chapter, except in so far as a few unessential differences in form are concerned, exactly as we have it in 1 Kings 12:1-19; so that we may refer for the exposition of it to the commentary on 1 Kings 12, where we have both treated the contents of this chapter, and have also discussed the deeper and more latent causes of this event, so important in its consequences.

2 Chronicles 11:6 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Beth-lehem Bethlehem, called Bethlehem Judah (Jud.

2 Chronicles 17:7 Also in the third year of his reign he sent to his princes, even to Benhail, and to Obadiah, and to Zechariah, and to Nethaneel...

) to distinguish it from another Bethlehem in Zebulun, (

Joshua 19:15 And Kattath, and Nahallal, and Shimron, and Idalah, and Bethlehem: twelve cities with their villages.

) and also Ephratah, (i.e. fruitful,) and by the Arabs, Bait-el-lahm, is situated on a rising ground on the southern side of a deep and extensive valley, and reclining from E. to W. not quite six miles S. of Jerusalem.

Genesis 35:19 And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem.

1 Samuel 17:12 Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Bethlehemjudah, whose name was Jesse; and he had eight sons...

Matthew 2:5,6 And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet...

Etam

Judges 15:8 And he smote them hip and thigh with a great slaughter: and he went down and dwelled in the top of the rock Etam.

1 Chronicles 4:32 And their villages were, Etam, and Ain, Rimmon, and Tochen, and Ashan, five cities:

Tekoa

2 Chronicles 20:20 And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said...

2 Samuel 14:2 And Joab sent to Tekoah, and fetched there a wise woman, and said to her, I pray you, feign yourself to be a mourner...

Nehemiah 3:5,27 And next to them the Tekoites repaired; but their nobles put not their necks to the work of their LORD...

Jeremiah 6:1 O you children of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the middle of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa...

Amos 1:1 The words of Amos, who was among the herdsmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah...

Cross References
2 Samuel 14:2
And Joab sent to Tekoa and brought from there a wise woman and said to her, "Pretend to be a mourner and put on mourning garments. Do not anoint yourself with oil, but behave like a woman who has been mourning many days for the dead.

2 Chronicles 11:5
Rehoboam lived in Jerusalem, and he built cities for defense in Judah.

2 Chronicles 11:7
Beth-zur, Soco, Adullam,

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