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12:31 temples on high places. See note 3:2. By promoting worship at the high places, Jeroboam introduced further innovations into his cult.
priests from among all the people. Jeroboam created his own priesthood, without regard to their priestly qualifications or Levitical genealogy (Deut. 18:1–8; Judg. 17:10–13).