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2 Chronicles 13:5-7

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13:5 Don’t you realize that the Lord God of Israel has given David and his dynasty lasting dominion over Israel by a formal agreement? 1  13:6 Jeroboam son of Nebat, a servant of Solomon son of David, rose up and rebelled against his master. 13:7 Lawless good-for-nothing men 2  gathered around him and conspired 3  against Rehoboam son of Solomon, when Rehoboam was an inexperienced young man 4  and could not resist them.

1 tn Heb “Do you not know that the Lord God of Israel has given kingship to David over Israel permanently, to him and to his sons [by] a covenant of salt?”

sn For other references to a “covenant of salt,” see Lev 2:13 and Num 18:19.

2 tn Heb “empty men, sons of wickedness.”

3 tn Heb “strengthened themselves.”

4 tn Heb “a young man and tender of heart.”



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