2 Chronicles 12:1-7 NRS

1 When the rule of Rehoboam was established and he grew strong, he abandoned the law of the Lord, he and all Israel with him.
2 In the fifth year of King Rehoboam, because they had been unfaithful to the Lord, King Shishak of Egypt came up against Jerusalem
3 with twelve hundred chariots and sixty thousand cavalry. A countless army came with him from Egypt—Libyans, Sukkiim, and Ethiopians. a

References for 2 Chronicles 12:3

    • v 12:3 - Or [Nubians]; Heb [Cushites]
      4 He took the fortified cities of Judah and came as far as Jerusalem.
      5 Then the prophet Shemaiah came to Rehoboam and to the officers of Judah, who had gathered at Jerusalem because of Shishak, and said to them, "Thus says the Lord: You abandoned me, so I have abandoned you to the hand of Shishak."
      6 Then the officers of Israel and the king humbled themselves and said, "The Lord is in the right."
      7 When the Lord saw that they humbled themselves, the word of the Lord came to Shemaiah, saying: "They have humbled themselves; I will not destroy them, but I will grant them some deliverance, and my wrath shall not be poured out on Jerusalem by the hand of Shishak.