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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - 1 Kings 14:31


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    King James Bible - 1 Kings 14:31

    And Rehoboam slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David. And his mother's name was Naamah an Ammonitess. And Abijam his son reigned in his stead.

    World English Bible

    Rehoboam slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David: and his mother's name was Naamah the Ammonitess. Abijam his son reigned in his
    place.

    Douay-Rheims - 1 Kings 14:31

    And Roboam slept with his fathers, and was buried with them in the city of David: and his mother's name was Naama an Ammonitess: and Abiam his son reigned in his stead.

    Webster's Bible Translation

    And Rehoboam slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David. And his mother's name was Naamah an Ammonitess. And Abijam his son reigned in his stead.

    Original Hebrew

    וישׁכב
    7901 רחבעם 7346 עם 5973 אבתיו 1  ויקבר 6912  עם 5973  אבתיו 1  בעיר 5892  דוד 1732  ושׁם 8034  אמו 517  נעמה 5279  העמנית 5985 וימלך 4427 אבים 38  בנו 1121  תחתיו׃ 8478

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    VERSE (31) -
    :20; 11:43; 15:3,24; 22:50 2Ch 12:16

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 14:31

    Y durmió Roboam con sus padres, y fue sepultado con sus padres en la ciudad de David. El nombre de su madre fue Naama, amonita. Y reinó en su lugar Abiam su hijo.

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - 1 Kings 14:31

    Verse 31. Naamah an Ammonitess.] He was
    born of a heathen mother, and begotten of an apostate father. From such an impure fountain could sweet water possibly spring? Abijam his son reigned in his stead.] Though righteousness cannot be propagated, because it is supernatural, yet unrighteousness may, for that is a genuine offspring of nature. Abijam was the wicked son of an apostate father and heathenish mother. Grace may be grafted on a crab stock; but let none do evil that good may come of it. A bad stock will produce bad fruit.

    Dr. Kennicott observes that the name of this king of Judah is now expressed three ways: here and in four other places it is Abijam or Abim; in two others it is Abihu, but in eleven other places it is Abiah, as it is expressed by St. Matthew, Matt. i. 7, Æroboam egennhse ton abia; and this is the reading of thirteen of Kennicott's and Deuteronomy Rossi's MSS., and of thirteen respectable editions of the Hebrew Bible. The Syriac is the same. The Septuagint in the London Polyglot has abiou, Abihu; but in the Complutensian and Antwerp Polyglots, it is abia, Abiah. Though the common printed Vulgate has Abiam, yet the Editio Princeps of the Vulgate, some MSS., and the text in the Complutensian and Antwerp Polyglots, have Abia; which without doubt is the reading that should in all cases be followed.

    The rabbins say, and particularly Rab. Sol. Jarchi, that the Shishak mentioned in this chapter is Pharaoh Necho, and that he invaded Israel in order to get the ivory throne of his son-in-law Solomon, which he had always coveted; and this throne he carried away. It appears however that he spoiled the temple, the king's palace, &c., and in short took every thing away without resistance which he chose to carry off. It is very likely that this had a good effect on Rehoboam; it probably caused him to frequent the temple, 1 Kings xiv. 28, which it is likely he had before neglected. This history is more particularly told in 2 Chron. 12, to which the reader will do well to refer; and as to Rehoboam, though so much positive iniquity is not laid to his charge as to his father, yet little can be said for his piety; the idolatry introduced by Solomon does not appear to have been lessened in the days of Rehoboam.


    John Gill's Bible Commentary

    Ver. 31. And Rehoboam slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David , etc.] Where David and Solomon were buried, ( 1 Kings 2:10 11:43) and his mother’s name was Naamah, an Ammonitess; which is repeated, that it might be observed as what was the leading step to his idolatry, and the means of his continuing in it: and Abijam his son reigned in his stead; of whom there is a further account in the following chapter.

    Matthew Henry Commentary

    Verses 21-31 - Here is no good said of Rehoboam, and much said to the disadvantage of his subjects. The abounding of the worst
    crimes, of the worst of the heathen, in Jerusalem, the city the Lord had chosen for his temple an his worship, shows that nothing can mend the hearts of fallen men but the sanctifying grace of the Holy Spirit. On this alone may we depend for this let us daily pray, in behalf of ourselves and all around us The splendour of their temple, the pomp of their priesthood, and all the advantages with which their religion was attended, could no prevail to keep them close to it; nothing less than the pouring out the Spirit will keep God's Israel in their allegiance to him. Sin exposes makes poor, and weakens any people. Shishak, king of Egypt, came an took away the treasures. Sin makes the gold become dim, changes the most fine gold, and turns it into brass __________________________________________________________________


    Original Hebrew

    וישׁכב 7901 רחבעם 7346 עם 5973 אבתיו 1  ויקבר 6912  עם 5973  אבתיו 1  בעיר 5892  דוד 1732  ושׁם 8034  אמו 517  נעמה 5279  העמנית 5985 וימלך 4427 אבים 38  בנו 1121  תחתיו׃ 8478


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