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13:2 Micaiah. A variant spelling of “Maacah” (see 11:20; 1 Kin. 15:2). Maacah was apparently the granddaughter of Absalom through his daughter Tamar and her husband Uriel of Gibeah.
war between Abijah and Jeroboam. 1 Kin. 15:6, 7 mentions this war, but Chronicles has more details including the drawing of battle lines, Abijah’s speech, the battle itself, and its outcome.