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1 Kings 15:1-8 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now in the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam son of Nebat, Abijam began to reign over Judah. 1 In the eighteenth year of the reign of Jeroboam son of Nebat, Abijah became king of Judah,
2 He reigned for three years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Maacah daughter of Abishalom. 2 and he reigned in Jerusalem three years. His mother's name was Maacah daughter of Abishalom.
3 He committed all the sins that his father did before him; his heart was not true to the Lord his God, like the heart of his father David. 3 He committed all the sins his father had done before him; his heart was not fully devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his forefather had been.
4 Nevertheless for David's sake the Lord his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem, setting up his son after him, and establishing Jerusalem; 4 Nevertheless, for David's sake the LORD his God gave him a lamp in Jerusalem by raising up a son to succeed him and by making Jerusalem strong.
5 because David did what was right in the sight of the Lord, and did not turn aside from anything that he commanded him all the days of his life, except in the matter of Uriah the Hittite. 5 For David had done what was right in the eyes of the LORD and had not failed to keep any of the LORD's commands all the days of his life--except in the case of Uriah the Hittite.
6 The war begun between Rehoboam and Jeroboam continued all the days of his life. 6 There was war between Rehoboam and Jeroboam throughout [Abijah's] lifetime.
7 The rest of the acts of Abijam, and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Annals of the Kings of Judah? There was war between Abijam and Jeroboam. 7 As for the other events of Abijah's reign, and all he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah? There was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.
8 Abijam slept with his ancestors, and they buried him in the city of David. Then his son Asa succeeded him. 8 And Abijah rested with his fathers and was buried in the City of David. And Asa his son succeeded him as king.