1 Kings 13:34
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New American Standard Bible
This event became sin to the house of Jeroboam, even to blot it out and destroy it from off the face of the earth.

King James Bible
And this thing became sin unto the house of Jeroboam, even to cut it off, and to destroy it from off the face of the earth.

Darby Bible Translation
And by this thing there was sin on the house of Jeroboam, even to cut it off and to destroy it from off the face of the earth.

World English Bible
This thing became sin to the house of Jeroboam, even to cut it off, and to destroy it from off the surface of the earth.

Young's Literal Translation
And in this thing is the sin of the house of Jeroboam, even to cut it off, and to destroy it from off the face of the ground.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

This persistence in wrong, after the warning given him, brought a judgment, not only on Jeroboam himself, but on his family. Jeroboam's departure from the path of right forfeited the crown 1 Kings 11:38; and in that forfeiture was involved naturally the destruction of his family, for in the East, as already observed, when one dynasty supplants another, the ordinary practice is for the new king to destroy all the males belonging to the house of his predecessor. See 1 Kings 15:29.

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Library
And Yet, by Reason of that Affection of the Human Heart...
9. And yet, by reason of that affection of the human heart, whereby "no man ever hateth his own flesh," [2731] if men have reason to know that after their death their bodies will lack any thing which in each man's nation or country the wonted order of sepulture demandeth, it makes them sorrowful as men; and that which after death reacheth not unto them, they do before death fear for their bodies: so that we find in the Books of Kings, God by one prophet threatening another prophet who had transgressed
St. Augustine—On Care to Be Had for the Dead.

The Book of the Law
The silent yet powerful influences set in operation by the messages of the prophets regarding the Babylonian Captivity did much to prepare the way for a reformation that took place in the eighteenth year of Josiah's reign. This reform movement, by which threatened judgments were averted for a season, was brought about in a wholly unexpected manner through the discovery and study of a portion of Holy Scripture that for many years had been strangely misplaced and lost. Nearly a century before, during
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Kings 12:30
Now this thing became a sin, for the people went to worship before the one as far as Dan.

1 Kings 14:1
At that time Abijah the son of Jeroboam became sick.

1 Kings 14:10
therefore behold, I am bringing calamity on the house of Jeroboam, and will cut off from Jeroboam every male person, both bond and free in Israel, and I will make a clean sweep of the house of Jeroboam, as one sweeps away dung until it is all gone.

1 Kings 14:16
"He will give up Israel on account of the sins of Jeroboam, which he committed and with which he made Israel to sin."

1 Kings 15:26
He did evil in the sight of the LORD, and walked in the way of his father and in his sin which he made Israel sin.

1 Kings 15:29
It came about as soon as he was king, he struck down all the household of Jeroboam. He did not leave to Jeroboam any persons alive, until he had destroyed them, according to the word of the LORD, which He spoke by His servant Ahijah the Shilonite,

1 Kings 15:30
and because of the sins of Jeroboam which he sinned, and which he made Israel sin, because of his provocation with which he provoked the LORD God of Israel to anger.

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