14:21 Now Rehoboam son of Solomon ruled in Judah. He 1 was forty-one years old when he became king and he ruled for seventeen years in Jerusalem, 2 the city the Lord chose from all the tribes of Israel to be his home. 3 His mother was an Ammonite woman 4 named Naamah.
1 Kings 14:31Context
14:31 Rehoboam passed away 5 and was buried with his ancestors in the city of David. His mother was an Ammonite named Naamah. His son Abijah 6 replaced him as king.
1 tn Heb “Rehoboam.” The proper name has been replaced by the pronoun (“he”) in the translation for stylistic reasons.
3 tn Heb “the city where the
4 tn Heb “an Ammonite”; the word “woman” is implied.
5 tn Heb “lay down with his fathers.”