New International Version
This was the sin of the house of Jeroboam that led to its downfall and to its destruction from 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And this thing became sin - These abominations were too glaring, and too insulting to the Divine Majesty, to be permitted to last; therefore his house was cut off, and destroyed from the face of the earth.
A Holy priesthood, a righteous ministry, is a blessing to any state, because it has a most powerful effect on the morals of the community; inducing order, sobriety, and habits of industry, among the people: on the contrary, the profligacy of the clergy, and false principles of religion, are the most likely to unsettle a kingdom, and to bring about destructive revolutions in the state. This is the principle on which all national establishments of religion were originally formed. The state thought proper to secure a permanency of religion, that religion might secure the safety of the state; because it was supposed from the general aversion of men from good, that, if left to themselves, they would have no religion at all. Where the religion of the country is pure, founded solely on the oracles of God, it deserves the utmost sanction of the state, as well as the attention of every individual. A Christian state has surely authority to enact, The Christian religion is and shall be the religion of this land; and, prejudice apart, should not the laws provide for the permanence of this system? Is the form of Christianity likely to be preserved in times of general profligacy, if the laws do not secure its permanence? What would our nation have been if we had not had a version of the sacred writings established by the authority of the laws: and a form of sound words for general devotion established by the same authority? Whatever the reader may do the writer thanks God for the religious establishment of his country. For abuses in church or state, he is the last to contend.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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LibraryWhether Christ Took Flesh of the Seed of David?
Objection 1: It would seem that Christ did not take flesh of the seed of David. For Matthew, in tracing the genealogy of Christ, brings it down to Joseph. But Joseph was not Christ's father, as shown above (Q, A, ad 1,2). Therefore it seems that Christ was not descended from David. Objection 2: Further, Aaron was of the tribe of Levi, as related Ex. 6. Now Mary the Mother of Christ is called the cousin of Elizabeth, who was a daughter of Aaron, as is clear from Lk. 1:5,36. Therefore, …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
1 Kings 12:30
And this thing became a sin; the people came to worship the one at Bethel and went as far as Dan to worship the other.
1 Kings 14:1
At that time Abijah son of Jeroboam became ill,
1 Kings 14:10
"'Because of this, I am going to bring disaster on the house of Jeroboam. I will cut off from Jeroboam every last male in Israel--slave or free. I will burn up the house of Jeroboam as one burns dung, until it is all gone.
1 Kings 14:16
And he will give Israel up because of the sins Jeroboam has committed and has caused Israel to commit."
1 Kings 15:26
He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, following the ways of his father and committing the same sin his father had caused Israel to commit.
1 Kings 15:29
As soon as he began to reign, he killed Jeroboam's whole family. He did not leave Jeroboam anyone that breathed, but destroyed them all, according to the word of the LORD given through his servant Ahijah the Shilonite.
1 Kings 15:30
This happened because of the sins Jeroboam had committed and had caused Israel to commit, and because he aroused the anger of the LORD, the God of Israel.
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