Golden Calves at Bethel and Dan

25 Then Jeroboam fortified Shechem(A) in the hill country of Ephraim and lived there. From there he went out and built up Peniel.[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 12:25 Hebrew Penuel, a variant of Peniel

Abram traveled through the land(A) as far as the site of the great tree of Moreh(B) at Shechem.(C) At that time the Canaanites(D) were in the land.

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32 And Joseph’s bones,(A) which the Israelites had brought up from Egypt,(B) were buried at Shechem in the tract of land(C) that Jacob bought for a hundred pieces of silver[a] from the sons of Hamor, the father of Shechem. This became the inheritance of Joseph’s descendants.

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Footnotes

  1. Joshua 24:32 Hebrew hundred kesitahs; a kesitah was a unit of money of unknown weight and value.

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