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1 Kings 12:22-24 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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22 But the word of God came unto Shemaiah the man of God, saying , 22 But this word of God came to Shemaiah the man of God:
23 Speak unto Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, king of Judah, and unto all the house of Judah and Benjamin, and to the remnant of the people, saying , 23 "Say to Rehoboam son of Solomon king of Judah, to the whole house of Judah and Benjamin, and to the rest of the people,
24 Thus saith the LORD, Ye shall not go up , nor fight against your brethren the children of Israel: return every man to his house; for this thing is from me. They hearkened therefore to the word of the LORD, and returned to depart , according to the word of the LORD. 24 'This is what the LORD says: Do not go up to fight against your brothers, the Israelites. Go home, every one of you, for this is my doing.' " So they obeyed the word of the LORD and went home again, as the LORD had ordered.