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He replied, “As you know, the kingdom was rightfully mine; all Israel wanted me to be the next king. But the tables were turned, and the kingdom went to my brother instead; for that is the way the Lord wanted it.
“How can you possibly ask me to give Abishag to Adonijah?” King Solomon demanded. “You might as well ask me to give him the kingdom! You know that he is my older brother, and that he has Abiathar the priest and Joab son of Zeruiah on his side.”
Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates River in the north to the land of the Philistines and the border of Egypt in the south. The conquered peoples of those lands sent tribute money to Solomon and continued to serve him throughout his lifetime.
Then he said to Jeroboam, “Take ten of these pieces, for this is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: ‘I am about to tear the kingdom from the hand of Solomon, and I will give ten of the tribes to you!
“‘But I will not take the entire kingdom from Solomon at this time. For the sake of my servant David, the one whom I chose and who obeyed my commands and decrees, I will keep Solomon as leader for the rest of his life.
[ Shemaiah’s Prophecy ] When Rehoboam arrived at Jerusalem, he mobilized the men of Judah and the tribe of Benjamin—180,000 select troops—to fight against the men of Israel and to restore the kingdom to himself.
I ripped the kingdom away from the family of David and gave it to you. But you have not been like my servant David, who obeyed my commands and followed me with all his heart and always did whatever I wanted.
For I swear by the Lord your God that the king has searched every nation and kingdom on earth from end to end to find you. And each time he was told, ‘Elijah isn’t here,’ King Ahab forced the king of that nation to swear to the truth of his claim.
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90 topical index results for “kingdom”

ALLEGORY » Messiah's kingdom represented under, of the wolf and the lamb dwelling together (Isaiah 11:6-8)
AMUSEMENTS AND WORLDLY PLEASURES » Exclude from the kingdom of God (Galatians 5:21)
ASCETICISM » INSTANCES OF THE PRACTICE OF » Those who practiced celibacy "for the kingdom of heaven's sake," (Matthew 19:12)
CHURCH » MISCELLANY OF MINOR SUB-TOPICS » MY KINGDOM ( John 18:36)
CURIOSITY » INSTANCES OF » Of the disciples, to know whether Jesus would restore the kingdom of the Jews (Acts 1:6,7)
EUNUCH » Those who voluntarily became (continent, probably) for the kingdom of heaven's sake (Matthew 19:12)
FAITH » INSTANCES OF » In believing God's promise, that his kingdom would be a perpetual kingdom (Acts 2:30)
GAZA » Also called AZZAH » On the western boundary of the kingdom of Israel in the time of Solomon (1 Kings 4:24)
GOD » HIS PRESERVING CARE EXEMPLIFIED » Delivering the kingdom of Israel from Syria (1 Samuel 7)

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