New International Version
Whenever the king went to the LORD's temple, the guards went with him, bearing the shields, and afterward they returned them to the guardroom.
King James Bible
And when the king entered into the house of the LORD, the guard came and fetched them, and brought them again into the guard chamber.
Darby Bible Translation
And it was so, that as often as the king entered into the house of Jehovah, the couriers came and fetched them, and brought them again into the chamber of the couriers.
World English Bible
It was so, that as often as the king entered into the house of Yahweh, the guard came and bore them, and brought them back into the guard room.
Young's Literal Translation
and it cometh to pass, from the time of the going in of the king to the house of Jehovah, the runners have come in and lifted them up, and brought them back unto the chamber of the runners.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Took away the treasures - Such a booty as never had before, nor has since, come into the hand of man.
The shields of gold - These shields were the mark of the king's body-guard: it was in imitation of this Eastern magnificence that Alexander constituted his Argyraspides, adorned with the spoils taken from Darius. See Quintus Curtius, lib. viii., c. 5, et alibi.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'They shall be his servants: that they may know My service, and the service of the kingdoms of the countries.'--2 Chron. xii. 8. Rehoboam was a self-willed, godless king who, like some other kings, learned nothing by experience. His kingdom was nearly wrecked at the very beginning of his reign, and was saved much more by the folly of his rival than by his own wisdom. Jeroboam's religious revolution drove all the worshippers of God among the northern kingdom into flight. They might have endured the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
1 Kings 14:28
Whenever the king went to the LORD's temple, the guards bore the shields, and afterward they returned them to the guardroom.
2 Chronicles 12:10
So King Rehoboam made bronze shields to replace them and assigned these to the commanders of the guard on duty at the entrance to the royal palace.
2 Chronicles 12:12
Because Rehoboam humbled himself, the LORD's anger turned from him, and he was not totally destroyed. Indeed, there was some good in Judah.
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