New Living Translation
and Ahijah took hold of the new cloak he was wearing 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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"Solomon slept with his fathers, and was buried in the City of David his father: and Rehoboam his son reigned in his stead." 1 Kings 11:43. Soon after his accession to the throne, Rehoboam went to Shechem, where he expected to receive formal recognition from all the tribes. "To Shechem were all Israel come to make him king." 2 Chronicles 10:1. Among those present was Jeroboam the son of Nebat --the same Jeroboam who during Solomon's reign had been known as "a mighty man of valor," and to whom the …
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1 Samuel 15:27
As Samuel turned to go, Saul tried to hold him back and tore the hem of his robe.
1 Samuel 15:28
And Samuel said to him, "The LORD has torn the kingdom of Israel from you today and has given it to someone else--one who is better than you.
2 Samuel 19:43
"But there are ten tribes in Israel," the others replied. "So we have ten times as much right to the king as you do. What right do you have to treat us with such contempt? Weren't we the first to speak of bringing him back to be our king again?" The argument continued back and forth, and the men of Judah spoke even more harshly than the men of Israel.
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