2 Chronicles 13:1-8 NIV

Abijah King of Judah

1 In the eighteenth year of the reign of Jeroboam, Abijah became king of Judah,

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      2 and he reigned in Jerusalem three years. His mother’s name was Maakah,a a daughterb of Uriel of Gibeah. There was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.

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        •  13:2 - Most Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 11:20 and 1 Kings 15:2); Hebrew "Micaiah"
        • ‘ 13:2 - Or "granddaughter"
          3 Abijah went into battle with an army of four hundred thousand able fighting men, and Jeroboam drew up a battle line against him with eight hundred thousand able troops.
          4 Abijah stood on Mount Zemaraim, in the hill country of Ephraim, and said, “Jeroboam and all Israel, listen to me!

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          5 Don’t you know that the LORD, the God of Israel, has given the kingship of Israel to David and his descendants forever by a covenant of salt?

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          6 Yet Jeroboam son of Nebat, an official of Solomon son of David, rebelled against his master.

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          7 Some worthless scoundrels gathered around him and opposed Rehoboam son of Solomon when he was young and indecisive and not strong enough to resist them.

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          8 “And now you plan to resist the kingdom of the LORD, which is in the hands of David’s descendants. You are indeed a vast army and have with you the golden calves that Jeroboam made to be your gods.

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