12:16 Then Rehoboam passed away 1 and was buried in the City of David. 2 His son Abijah replaced him as king.
There was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.
1 tn Heb “lay down with his fathers.”
4 tn The parallel text in 1 Kgs 15:1 identifies his mother as “Maacah, the daughter of Abishalom” [=Absalom, 2 Chr 11:20). Although most English versions identify the mother’s father as Uriel of Gibeah, a number of English versions substitute the name “Maacah” here for the mother (e.g., NIV, NCV, CEV, NLT).