1 Kings 11:12
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New International Version
Nevertheless, for the sake of David your father, I will not do it during your lifetime. I will tear it out of the hand of your son.

King James Bible
Notwithstanding in thy days I will not do it for David thy father's sake: but I will rend it out of the hand of thy son.

Darby Bible Translation
notwithstanding in thy days I will not do it, for David thy father's sake; I will rend it out of the hand of thy son;

World English Bible
Notwithstanding I will not do it in your days, for David your father's sake; but I will tear it out of the hand of your son.

Young's Literal Translation
'Only, in thy days I do it not, for the sake of David thy father; out of the hand of thy son I rend it;

1 Kings 11:12 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Forasmuch as this is done of thee - Was not this another warning from the Lord? And might not Solomon have yet recovered himself? Was there not mercy in this message which he might have sought and found?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

in thy days

1 Kings 21:29 See you how Ahab humbles himself before me? because he humbles himself before me, I will not bring the evil in his days...

2 Kings 20:17,19 Behold, the days come, that all that is in your house, and that which your fathers have laid up in store to this day...

2 Kings 22:19,20 Because your heart was tender, and you have humbled yourself before the LORD, when you heard what I spoke against this place...

for David

1 Samuel 9:4,5 And he passed through mount Ephraim, and passed through the land of Shalisha, but they found them not...

Genesis 12:2 And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great; and you shall be a blessing:

Genesis 19:29 And it came to pass, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, that God remembered Abraham...

I will rend it out

Exodus 20:5 You shall not bow down yourself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD your God am a jealous God...

Library
The New Garment Bent
'And Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, an Ephrathite of Zereda, Solomon's servant, whose mother's name was Zeruah, a widow woman, even he lifted up his hand against the king. 27. And this was the cause that he lifted up his hand against the king: Solomon built Millo, and repaired the breaches of the city of David his father. 28. And the man Jeroboam was a mighty man of valour: and Solomon seeing the young man that he was industrious, he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph. 29. And
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

"When Solomon was Old. "
"It came to pass when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other Gods." 1 KINGS xi. 4. Who could have predicted that this would come to pass? And yet it is often so, for it is still true that NO AMOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE WILL SAVE FROM BACKSLIDING THOSE WHO REFUSE TO LISTEN TO GOD. We learn from verse 10 that God had taken pains to save Solomon from idolatry, (see 1 Kings vi. 12, and xi. 6). But what good is it for even God to try to save a man who will have his own way? And
Thomas Champness—Broken Bread

Covenant Duties.
It is here proposed to show, that every incumbent duty ought, in suitable circumstances, to be engaged to in the exercise of Covenanting. The law and covenant of God are co-extensive; and what is enjoined in the one is confirmed in the other. The proposals of that Covenant include its promises and its duties. The former are made and fulfilled by its glorious Originator; the latter are enjoined and obligatory on man. The duties of that Covenant are God's law; and the demands of the law are all made
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Formation and History of the Hebrew Canon.
1. The Greek word canon (originally a straight rod or pole, measuring-rod, then rule) denotes that collection of books which the churches receive as given by inspiration of God, and therefore as constituting for them a divine rule of faith and practice. To the books included in it the term canonical is applied. The Canon of the Old Testament, considered in reference to its constituent parts, was formed gradually; formed under divine superintendence by a process of growth extending through
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible

Cross References
1 Kings 11:11
So the LORD said to Solomon, "Since this is your attitude and you have not kept my covenant and my decrees, which I commanded you, I will most certainly tear the kingdom away from you and give it to one of your subordinates.

1 Kings 11:13
Yet I will not tear the whole kingdom from him, but will give him one tribe for the sake of David my servant and for the sake of Jerusalem, which I have chosen."

1 Kings 11:31
Then he said to Jeroboam, "Take ten pieces for yourself, for this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'See, I am going to tear the kingdom out of Solomon's hand and give you ten tribes.

1 Kings 11:35
I will take the kingdom from his son's hands and give you ten tribes.

2 Kings 19:34
I will defend this city and save it, for my sake and for the sake of David my servant.'"

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