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2 Chronicles 11:1-4

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11:1 When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he summoned 180,000 skilled warriors from Judah and Benjamin 1  to attack Israel and restore the kingdom to Rehoboam. 11:2 But the Lord told Shemaiah the prophet, 2  11:3 “Say this to King Rehoboam son of Solomon of Judah and to all the Israelites in Judah and Benjamin, 11:4 ‘The Lord says this: “Do not attack and make war with your brothers. Each of you go home, for I have caused this to happen.”’” 3  They obeyed the Lord and called off the attack against Jeroboam. 4 

1 tn Heb “he summoned the house of Judah and Benjamin, 180,000 chosen men, accomplished in war.”

2 tn Heb “and the word of the Lord came to Shemaiah the man of God, saying.”

3 tn Heb “for his thing is from me.”

4 tn Heb “and they heard the words of the Lord and returned from going against Jeroboam.”



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