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1 Kings 11:42-43

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11:42 Solomon ruled over all Israel from Jerusalem 1  for forty years. 11:43 Then Solomon passed away 2  and was buried in the city of his father David. 3  His son Rehoboam replaced him as king. 4 

1 map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.

2 tn Heb “lay down with his fathers.”

3 sn The city of his father David. The phrase refers here to the fortress of Zion in Jerusalem, not to Bethlehem. See 2 Sam 5:7.

4 tc Before this sentence the Old Greek translation includes the following words: “And it so happened that when Jeroboam son of Nebat heard – now he was in Egypt where he had fled from before Solomon and was residing in Egypt – he came straight to his city in the land of Sarira which is on mount Ephraim. And king Solomon slept with his fathers.”



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