For they also built them high places, and images,a and groves, on every highhill, and under every greentree.24
And there were also sodomites in the land: and they did according to all the abominations of the nations which the LORD cast outbefore the children of Israel.25
And it came to pass in the fifthyear of kingRehoboam, that Shishakking of Egypt came up against Jerusalem:26
And he took away the treasures of the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the king'shouse; he even took away all: and he took away all the shields of gold which Solomon had made .
And kingRehoboammade in their stead brasenshields, and committed them unto the hands of the chief of the guard ,b which kept the door of the king'shouse.28
And it was so, when the kingwent into the house of the LORD, that the guardbare them, and brought them back into the guardchamber.29
Now the rest of the acts of Rehoboam, and all that he did , are they not written in the book of the chroniclesof the kings of Judah?