“In addition, the will raise up a king over Israel who will destroy the family of Jeroboam. This will happen today, even now!
Then the will shake Israel like a reed whipped about in a stream. He will uproot the people of Israel from this good land that he gave their ancestors and will scatter them beyond the Euphrates River, for they have angered the with the Asherah poles they have set up for worship.
References for 1 Kings 14:15
He will abandon Israel because Jeroboam sinned and made Israel sin along with him.”
So Jeroboam’s wife returned to Tirzah, and the child died just as she walked through the door of her home.
And all Israel buried him and mourned for him, as the had promised through the prophet Ahijah.
The rest of the events in Jeroboam’s reign, including all his wars and how he ruled, are recorded in
Jeroboam reigned in Israel twenty-two years. When Jeroboam died, his son Nadab became the next king.
Meanwhile, Rehoboam son of Solomon was king in Judah. He was forty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city the had chosen from among all the tribes of Israel as the place to honor his name. Rehoboam’s mother was Naamah, an Ammonite woman.
During Rehoboam’s reign, the people of Judah did what was evil in the ’s sight, provoking his anger with their sin, for it was even worse than that of their ancestors.
For they also built for themselves pagan shrines and set up sacred pillars and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every green tree.
There were even male and female shrine prostitutes throughout the land. The people imitated the detestable practices of the pagan nations the had driven from the land ahead of the Israelites.