2 Chronicles 11:6

Overview - 2 Chronicles 11
Rehoboam raising an army to subdue Israel, is forbidden by Shemaiah.
He strengthens his kingdom with forts and provisions.
13 The priests and Levites, and such as feared God, forsaken by Jeroboam, strengthen the kingdom of Judah.
18 The wives and children of Rehoboam.
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2 Chronicles 11:6  (King James Version)
He built even Bethlehem, and Etam, and Tekoa,
 


Beth-lehem
Bethlehem, called Bethlehem Judah ( Judges 17:7, ,)to distinguish it from another Bethlehem in Zebulun, ( Joshua 19:15, ,)and also Ephratah, (i
e., fruitful,) and by the Arabs, Bait-el-lahm, is situated on a rising ground on the southern side of a deep and extensive valley, and reclining from E
to W. not quite six miles S
of Jerusalem.
Genesis 35:19 ; 1 Samuel 17:12 ; Matthew 2:5 Matthew 2:6

Etam
Judges 15:8 ; 1 Chronicles 4:32

Tekoa
20:20 2 Samuel 14:2 ; Nehemiah 3:5 Nehemiah 3:27 ; Jeremiah 6:1 ; Amos 1:1
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