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1 Kings 14:8 NIV

8 I tore the kingdom away from the house of David and gave it to you, but you have not been like my servant David, who kept my commands and followed me with all his heart, doing only what was right in my eyes.

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  • a 14:10 - Or "Israel—every ruler or leader"
  • b 14:14 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this sentence is uncertain.
  • c 14:15 - That is, wooden symbols of the goddess Asherah; here and elsewhere in 1 Kings
  • d 14:31 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (see also 2 Chron. 12:16); most Hebrew manuscripts "Abijam"