1 Kings 14:14-24 MSG/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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14 "Then God will appoint a king over Israel who will wipe out Jeroboam's family, wipe them right off the map - doomsday for Jeroboam! 14 "The LORD will raise up for himself a king over Israel who will cut off the family of Jeroboam. This is the day! What? Yes, even now.
15 He will hit Israel hard, as a storm slaps reeds about; he'll pull them up by the roots from this good land of their inheritance, weeding them out, and then scatter them to the four winds. And why? Because they made God so angry with Asherah sex-and-religion shrines. 15 And the LORD will strike Israel, so that it will be like a reed swaying in the water. He will uproot Israel from this good land that he gave to their forefathers and scatter them beyond the River, because they provoked the LORD to anger by making Asherah poles.
16 He'll wash his hands of Israel because of Jeroboam's sins, which have led Israel into a life of sin." 16 And he will give Israel up because of the sins Jeroboam has committed and has caused Israel to commit."
17 Jeroboam's wife left and went home to Tirzah. The moment she stepped through the door, the boy died. 17 Then Jeroboam's wife got up and left and went to Tirzah. As soon as she stepped over the threshold of the house, the boy died.
18 They buried him and everyone mourned his death, just as God had said through his servant the prophet Ahijah. 18 They buried him, and all Israel mourned for him, as the LORD had said through his servant the prophet Ahijah.
19 The rest of Jeroboam's life, the wars he fought and the way he ruled, is written in The Chronicles of the Kings of Israel. 19 The other events of Jeroboam's reign, his wars and how he ruled, are written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel.
20 He ruled for twenty-two years. He died and was buried with his ancestors. Nadab his son was king after him. 20 He reigned for twenty-two years and then rested with his fathers. And Nadab his son succeeded him as king.
21 Rehoboam son of Solomon was king in Judah. He was forty-one years old when he took the throne and was king for seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city God selected from all the tribes of Israel for the worship of his Name. Rehoboam's mother was Naamah, an Ammonite. 21 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 LORD had chosen out of all the tribes of Israel in which to put his Name. His mother's name was Naamah; she was an Ammonite.
22 Judah was openly wicked before God, making him very angry. They set new records in sin, surpassing anything their ancestors had done. 22 Judah did evil in the eyes of the LORD. By the sins they committed they stirred up his jealous anger more than their fathers had done.
23 They built Asherah sex-and-religion shrines and set up sacred stones all over the place - on hills, under trees, wherever you looked. 23 They also set up for themselves high places, sacred stones and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every spreading tree.
24 Worse, they had male sacred prostitutes, polluting the country outrageously - all the stuff that God had gotten rid of when he brought Israel into the land. 24 There were even male shrine prostitutes in the land; the people engaged in all the detestable practices of the nations the LORD had driven out before the Israelites.