New American Standard Bible
Then Ahijah took hold of the new cloak which was on him and tore it into twelve pieces.
King James Bible
And Ahijah caught the new garment that was on him, and rent it in twelve pieces:
Darby Bible Translation
Then Ahijah seized the new garment that was on him, and rent it in twelve pieces;
World English Bible
Ahijah laid hold of the new garment that was on him, and tore it in twelve pieces.
Young's Literal Translation
and Ahijah layeth hold on the new garment that is on him, and rendeth it -- twelve pieces,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The first instance of the "acted parable." Generally this mode was adopted upon express divine command (see Jeremiah 13:1-11; Ezekiel 3:1-3). A connection may be traced between the type selected and the words of the announcement to Solomon (1 Kings 11:11-13. Compare 1 Samuel 15:26-28).
LibraryWhat Happened to Solomon
In his early manhood Solomon was noted for his deep piety and his fervent love of righteousness. When he became king, he found a great work ready for his hand, and he set about the task with a glad heart. To build a temple to Jehovah was his delight, and he threw into it his whole strength. His prayer at the dedication of the temple shows a deeply reverent and submissive spirit. As the years went by he increased in riches and honor. His name became a synonym for wisdom. Many nations paid him tribute. …
Charles Wesley Naylor—Heart Talks
The Situation of the Jews During this Period.
The Book of the Law
The Instrumentality of the Wicked Employed by God, While He Continues Free from Every Taint.
1 Samuel 15:27
As Samuel turned to go, Saul seized the edge of his robe, and it tore.
1 Samuel 15:28
So Samuel said to him, "The LORD has torn the kingdom of Israel from you today and has given it to your neighbor, who is better than you.
2 Samuel 19:43
But the men of Israel answered the men of Judah and said, "We have ten parts in the king, therefore we also have more claim on David than you. Why then did you treat us with contempt? Was it not our advice first to bring back our king?" Yet the words of the men of Judah were harsher than the words of the men of Israel.
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