11Now in the eighteenthyear of KingJeroboam, the son of Nebat, AbijambecamekingoverJudah.
He reignedthreeyears in Jerusalem; and his mother'sname was a2Maacah the daughter of b3Abishalom.
He walked in all the sins of his fatherwhich he had committedbefore him; and 4his heart was not cwhollydevoted to the LORD his God, like the heart of his fatherDavid.
But for David'ssake the LORD his Godgave him a 5lamp in Jerusalem, to raise up his sonafter him and to establishJerusalem;
56becauseDaviddidwhat was right in the sight of the LORD, and had not turnedaside from anything that He commanded him all the days of his life, 7except in the case of Uriah the Hittite.
68There was warbetweenRehoboam and Jeroboamall the days of his life.
Now 9the rest of the acts of Abijam and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah? 10And there was warbetweenAbijam and Jeroboam.