1 Kings 11:40

Overview - 1 Kings 11
Solomon's wives and concubines.
In his old age they draw him to idolatry.
God threatens him.
14 Solomon's adversaries were Hadad, who was entertained in Egypt;
23 Rezon, who reigned in Damascus;
26 and Jeroboam, to whom Ahijah prophesied.
41 Solomon's acts, reign, and death. Rehoboam succeeds him.
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1 Kings 11:40  (King James Version)
Solomon sought therefore to kill Jeroboam. And Jeroboam arose, and fled into Egypt, unto Shishak king of Egypt, and was in Egypt until the death of Solomon.
 


Solomon sought
2 Chronicles 16:10 ; Proverbs 21:30 ; Isaiah 14:24-27 ; 46:10 Lamentations 3:37

Shishak
This is the first time we meet with the proper name of an Egyptian king in Scripture, Pharaoh being the general appellation for all the sovereigns of that country. Some are of opinion that Shishak is the same with the celebrated Sesostris of the Greek historians; but it is probable that this king lived long before Solomon's time. Usher thinks him to be Sesonchis, and places the beginning of his reign, A
M. 3026, B
C. 978.
1 Kings 14:25 1 Kings 14:26 2 Chronicles 12:2-9
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