2 Chronicles 12:1-6 NIV

Shishak Attacks Jerusalem

1 After Rehoboam’s position as king was established and he had become strong, he and all Israela with him abandoned the law of the LORD.

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    • Ž 12:1 - That is, Judah, as frequently in 2 Chronicles
      2 Because they had been unfaithful to the LORD, Shishak king of Egypt attacked Jerusalem in the fifth year of King Rehoboam.

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      3 With twelve hundred chariots and sixty thousand horsemen and the innumerable troops of Libyans, Sukkites and Cushitesb that came with him from Egypt,

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        •  12:3 - That is, people from the upper Nile region
          4 he captured the fortified cities of Judah and came as far as Jerusalem.

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          5 Then the prophet Shemaiah came to Rehoboam and to the leaders of Judah who had assembled in Jerusalem for fear of Shishak, and he said to them, “This is what the LORD says, ‘You have abandoned me; therefore, I now abandon you to Shishak.’ ”

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          6 The leaders of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, “The LORD is just.”

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