For they alsobuilt for themselves 1highplaces and sacred 2pillars and a3Asherim on everyhighhill and 4beneatheveryluxurianttree.
There were also5malecultprostitutes in the land. They did according to all the abominations of the nationswhich the LORDdispossessedbefore the sons of Israel.
256Now it happened in the fifthyear of KingRehoboam, that Shishak the king of Egyptcame up againstJerusalem.
He took away the treasures of the house of the LORD and the treasures of the king'shouse, and 7he tookeverything, b8even takingall the shields of goldwhichSolomon had made.
So KingRehoboammadeshields of bronze in their place, and 9committed them to the ccare of the commanders of the dguard who guarded the doorway of the king'shouse.
Then it happened as often as the kingentered the house of the LORD, that the eguards would carry them and would bring them back into the fguards'room.
2910Now the rest of the acts of Rehoboam and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah ?