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11 As often as the king entered the Lord’s Temple, the guards came and transported the shields[a] to the Temple[b] and then brought them back to the guard’s quarters. 12 After he had humbled himself, the Lord stopped being angry with him, and did not destroy Rehoboam[c] completely. Furthermore, conditions became good in Judah.

The Death of Rehoboam(A)

13 King Rehoboam consolidated his reign in Jerusalem. Rehoboam was 41 years old when he began to reign, and he reigned for seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city that that Lord had chosen from all the tribes of Israel in which to establish his name. Rehoboam’s mother was Naamah from Ammon.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 12:11 Lit. transported them
  2. 2 Chronicles 12:11 The Heb. lacks to the temple
  3. 2 Chronicles 12:12 Lit. him

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