13:19 Abijah chased Jeroboam; he seized from him these cities: Bethel 1 and its surrounding towns, Jeshanah and its surrounding towns, and Ephron and its surrounding towns. 13:20 Jeroboam did not regain power during the reign of Abijah. 2 The Lord struck him down and he died. 13:21 Abijah’s power grew; he had 3 fourteen wives and fathered twenty-two sons and sixteen daughters.
2 tn Heb “and the strength of Jeroboam was not retained again in the days of Abijah.”
3 tn Heb “lifted up for himself.”
4 tn Heb “and his ways and his words.”
5 sn Beginning with 14:1, the verse numbers through 14:15 in the English Bible differ from the verse numbers in the Hebrew text (BHS), with 14:1 ET = 13:23 HT, 14:2 ET = 14:1 HT, 14:3 ET = 14:2 HT, etc., through 14:15 ET = 14:14 HT. Beginning with 15:1 the verse numbers in the ET and HT are again the same.
6 tn Heb “lay down with his fathers.”
8 tn Heb “in his days.”