1 Kings 14:12
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New Living Translation
Then Ahijah said to Jeroboam's wife, "Go on home, and when you enter the city, the child will die.

King James Bible
Arise thou therefore, get thee to thine own house: and when thy feet enter into the city, the child shall die.

Darby Bible Translation
And thou, arise, go to thine own house; when thy feet enter into the city, the child shall die.

World English Bible
Arise therefore, and go to your house. When your feet enter into the city, the child shall die.

Young's Literal Translation
'And thou, rise, go to thy house; in the going in of thy feet to the city -- hath the lad died;

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

14:12 When, and c. - Presently upon thy entrance into the city; when thou art gone but a little way in it, even as far as to the threshold of the king's door, ver.17, which possibly was near the gates of the city. And by this judge of the truth of the rest of my prophecy.

1 Kings 14:12 Parallel Commentaries

Sovereignty and Human Responsibility
"So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God" (Rom. 14:12). In our last chapter we considered at some length the much debated and difficult question of the human will. We have shown that the will of the natural man is neither Sovereign nor free but, instead, a servant and slave. We have argued that a right conception of the sinner's will-its servitude-is essential to a just estimate of his depravity and ruin. The utter corruption and degradation of human nature is something which
Arthur W. Pink—The Sovereignty of God

The Prophet Joel.
PRELIMINARY REMARKS. The position which has been assigned to Joel in the collection of the Minor Prophets, furnishes an external argument for the determination of the time at which Joel wrote. There cannot be any doubt that the Collectors were guided by a consideration of the chronology. The circumstance, that they placed the prophecies of Joel just between the two prophets who, according to the inscriptions and contents of their prophecies, belonged to the time of Jeroboam and Uzziah, is
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

The book[1] of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.),
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
1 Kings 14:17
So Jeroboam's wife returned to Tirzah, and the child died just as she walked through the door of her home.

1 Kings 14:13
All Israel will mourn for him and bury him. He is the only member of your family who will have a proper burial, for this child is the only good thing that the LORD, the God of Israel, sees in the entire family of Jeroboam.

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