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2 Chronicles 11:1-10 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered the house of Judah and Benjamin--a hundred and eighty thousand fighting men--to make war against Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam. 1 When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered the house of Judah and Benjamin--a hundred and eighty thousand fighting men--to make war against Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam.
2 But this word of the LORD came to Shemaiah the man of God: 2 But this word of the LORD came to Shemaiah the man of God:
3 "Say to Rehoboam son of Solomon king of Judah and to all the Israelites in Judah and Benjamin, 3 "Say to Rehoboam son of Solomon king of Judah and to all the Israelites in Judah and Benjamin,
4 'This is what the LORD says: Do not go up to fight against your brothers. Go home, every one of you, for this is my doing.' " So they obeyed the words of the LORD and turned back from marching against Jeroboam. 4 'This is what the LORD says: Do not go up to fight against your brothers. Go home, every one of you, for this is my doing.' " So they obeyed the words of the LORD and turned back from marching against Jeroboam.
5 Rehoboam lived in Jerusalem and built up towns for defense in Judah: 5 Rehoboam lived in Jerusalem and built up towns for defense in Judah:
6 Bethlehem, Etam, Tekoa, 6 Bethlehem, Etam, Tekoa,
7 Beth Zur, Soco, Adullam, 7 Beth Zur, Soco, Adullam,
8 Gath, Mareshah, Ziph, 8 Gath, Mareshah, Ziph,
9 Adoraim, Lachish, Azekah, 9 Adoraim, Lachish, Azekah,
10 Zorah, Aijalon and Hebron. These were fortified cities in Judah and Benjamin. 10 Zorah, Aijalon and Hebron. These were fortified cities in Judah and Benjamin.