Try out the new BibleStudyTools.com. Click here!

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

 
  Search
New Century Version (NCV) New International Version (NIV)
22 But God spoke his word to Shemaiah, a man of God, saying, 22 But this word of God came to Shemaiah the man of God:
23 "Speak to Solomon's son Rehoboam, the king of Judah, and to all the people of Judah and Benjamin and the rest of the people. Say to them, 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 'The Lord says you must not go to war against your brothers, the Israelites. Every one of you should go home, because I made all these things happen.'" So they obeyed the Lord's command and went home as the Lord had commanded. 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.