26 He seized the treasuries of the Lord’s temple and the treasuries of the royal palace. He took everything. He took all the gold shields that Solomon had made.(A) 27 King Rehoboam made bronze shields in their place and committed them into the care of the captains of the royal escorts[a](B) who guarded the entrance to the king’s palace. 28 Whenever the king entered the Lord’s temple, the royal escorts would carry the shields, then they would take them back to the royal escorts’ armory.(C)

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  1. 1 Kings 14:27 Lit the runners

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