And the days which Jeroboam reigned were twenty two years,
&c.] So that he outlived Rehoboam five years, and lived to the second year of the reign of his grandson Asa:
and he slept with his fathers;
or died as they did:
and Nadab his son reigned in his stead;
who perhaps was younger than Abijah, whose sickness and death are before related.