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1 Kings 12:31 NLT

31 Jeroboam also erected buildings at the pagan shrines and ordained priests from the common people—those who were not from the priestly tribe of Levi.

Study tools for 1 Kings 12:31

  • a 12:2 - As in Greek version and Latin Vulgate (see also 2 Chr 10:2 ); Hebrew reads he lived in Egypt.
  • b 12:18 - As in some Greek manuscripts and Syriac version (see also 4:6 ; 5:14 ); Hebrew reads Adoram.
  • c 12:25 - Hebrew Penuel, a variant spelling of Peniel.
  • d 12:28 - Hebrew to them.
  • e 12:32 - This day of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar occurred in late October or early November, exactly one month after the annual Festival of Shelters in Judah (see Lev 23:34 ).