Though Judah was the strongest among his brothers and a leader descended from him,
The judges will thoroughly investigate the matter, and if the witness should prove to be false and to have given false testimony against the accused,
Rehoboam appointed Abijah son of Maacah as the leader over his brothers, for he intended to name him his successor.
“I will provoke civil strife in Egypt,
I will call for a sword to attack
You may give them as inheritance to your children after you to possess as property. You may enslave them perpetually. However, as for your brothers the Israelites, no man may rule over his brother harshly.
They will stumble over each other as those who flee before a sword, though
The man among you who is by nature tender and sensitive will turn against his brother, his beloved wife, and his remaining children.
Indeed, a man will grab his brother right in his father’s house
Do we not all have one father?
I considered these things carefully