1 Kings 15:4 NLT

4 But for David’s sake, the LORD his God allowed his descendants to continue ruling, shining like a lamp, and he gave Abijam a son to rule after him in Jerusalem.

Study tools for 1 Kings 15:4

  • a 15:1 - Also known as Abijah.
  • b 15:2 - Hebrew Abishalom (also in 15:10 ), a variant spelling of Absalom; compare 2 Chr 11:20 .
  • c 15:6 - As in a few Hebrew and Greek manuscripts; most Hebrew manuscripts read between Rehoboam and Jeroboam.
  • d 15:10 - Or The queen mother; Hebrew reads His mother (also in 15:13 ); compare 15:2 .
  • e 15:12 - The Hebrew term (literally round things ) probably alludes to dung.
  • f 15:19 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads There is a treaty.