New Living Translation
In this way, Solomon did what was evil in the LORD's sight; he refused to follow the LORD completely, as his father, David, had done.
King James Bible
And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father.
Darby Bible Translation
And Solomon did evil in the sight of Jehovah, and followed not fully Jehovah, as David his father.
World English Bible
Solomon did that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, and didn't go fully after Yahweh, as did David his father.
Young's Literal Translation
and Solomon doth the evil thing in the eyes of Jehovah, and hath not been fully after Jehovah, like David his father.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:6 Did evil - That is, did not worship God wholly, but joined idols with him.
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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 Kings 3:3
Solomon loved the LORD and followed all the decrees of his father, David, except that Solomon, too, offered sacrifices and burned incense at the local places of worship.
1 Kings 9:4
"As for you, if you will follow me with integrity and godliness, as David your father did, obeying all my commands, decrees, and regulations,
1 Kings 11:5
Solomon worshiped Ashtoreth, the goddess of the Sidonians, and Molech, the detestable god of the Ammonites.
1 Kings 11:7
On the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem, he even built a pagan shrine for Chemosh, the detestable god of Moab, and another for Molech, the detestable god of the Ammonites.
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