2 Chronicles 12:1
Parallel Verses
King James Version
And it came to pass, when Rehoboam had established the kingdom, and had strengthened himself, he forsook the law of the LORD, and all Israel with him.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass when the kingdom of Rehoboam was established, and when he had become strong, that he forsook the law of Jehovah, and all Israel with him.

World English Bible
It happened, when the kingdom of Rehoboam was established, and he was strong, that he forsook the law of Yahweh, and all Israel with him.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass, at the establishing of the kingdom of Rehoboam, and at his strengthening himself, he hath forsaken the law of Jehovah, and all Israel with him.

2 Chronicles 12:1 Parallel
Commentary
Geneva Study Bible

And it came to pass, when Rehoboam had established the kingdom, and had strengthened himself, he forsook the law of the LORD, and {a} all Israel with him.

(a) For such is the inconstancy of the people, that for the most part they follow the vices of their governors.2 Chronicles 12:1 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 14:22
And Judah did evil in the sight of the LORD, and they provoked him to jealousy with their sins which they had committed, above all that their fathers had done.

2 Chronicles 11:17
So they strengthened the kingdom of Judah, and made Rehoboam the son of Solomon strong, three years: for three years they walked in the way of David and Solomon.

2 Chronicles 11:23
And he dealt wisely, and dispersed of all his children throughout all the countries of Judah and Benjamin, unto every fenced city: and he gave them victual in abundance. And he desired many wives.

2 Chronicles 12:13
So king Rehoboam strengthened himself in Jerusalem, and reigned: for Rehoboam was one and forty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city which the LORD had chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, to put his name there. And his mother's name was Naamah an Ammonitess.

2 Chronicles 26:13
And under their hand was an army, three hundred thousand and seven thousand and five hundred, that made war with mighty power, to help the king against the enemy.

Jump to Previous
Abandoned Established Establishing Forsaken Forsook Israel Kingdom Law Position Rehoboam Rehobo'am Rehoboam's Rule Strengthened Strengthening Strong
Jump to Next
Abandoned Established Establishing Forsaken Forsook Israel Kingdom Law Position Rehoboam Rehobo'am Rehoboam's Rule Strengthened Strengthening Strong
Links
2 Chronicles 12:1 NIV
2 Chronicles 12:1 NLT
2 Chronicles 12:1 ESV
2 Chronicles 12:1 NASB
2 Chronicles 12:1 KJV

2 Chronicles 12:1 Bible Apps
2 Chronicles 12:1 Biblia Paralela
2 Chronicles 12:1 Chinese Bible
2 Chronicles 12:1 French Bible
2 Chronicles 12:1 German Bible

2 Chronicles 12:1 Commentaries

Bible Hub
2 Chronicles 11:23
Top of Page
Top of Page