New Living Translation
He placed these calf idols in Bethel and in Dan--at either end of his kingdom.
King James Bible
And he set the one in Bethel, and the other put he in Dan.
Darby Bible Translation
And he set the one in Bethel, and the other he put in Dan.
World English Bible
He set the one in Bethel, and the other put he in Dan.
Young's Literal Translation
And he setteth the one in Beth-El, and the other he hath put in Dan,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:29 Beth - el, and c. - Which two places he chose for his peoples conveniency; Beth - el being in the southern, and Dan in the northern parts of his kingdom.
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He named that place Bethel (which means "house of God"), although it was previously called Luz.
So the men of Dan continued on their way. When Micah saw that there were too many of them for him to attack, he turned around and went home.
1 Kings 15:20
Ben-hadad agreed to King Asa's request and sent the commanders of his army to attack the towns of Israel. They conquered the towns of Ijon, Dan, Abel-beth-maacah, and all Kinnereth, and all the land of Naphtali.
2 Kings 2:2
And Elijah said to Elisha, "Stay here, for the LORD has told me to go to Bethel." But Elisha replied, "As surely as the LORD lives and you yourself live, I will never leave you!" So they went down together to Bethel.
2 Kings 10:29
He did not, however, destroy the gold calves at Bethel and Dan, with which Jeroboam son of Nebat had caused Israel to sin.
At last Moab will be ashamed of his idol Chemosh, as the people of Israel were ashamed of their gold calf at Bethel.
The people of Samaria tremble in fear for what might happen to their calf idol at Beth-aven. The people mourn and the priests wail, because its glory will be stripped away.
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