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16 He will hand Israel over to their enemies[a] because of the sins which Jeroboam committed and which he made Israel commit.”

17 So Jeroboam’s wife got up and went back to[b] Tirzah. As she crossed the threshold of the house, the boy died. 18 All Israel buried him and mourned for him, in keeping with the Lord’s message that he had spoken through his servant, the prophet Ahijah.

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  1. 1 Kings 14:16 tn Heb “and he will give [up] Israel.”
  2. 1 Kings 14:17 tn Heb “went and entered.”