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1 Kings 11 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:1 - Now king Shlomo loved many foreign women, together with the daughter of Par`oh, women of the Mo`avim, `Ammonim, Edom, Tzidonim, and Hitti;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:2 - of the nations concerning which the LORD said to the children of Yisra'el, You shall not go among them, neither shall they come among you; for surely they will turn away your heart after their gods: Shlomo joined to these in love.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:3 - He had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines; and his wives turned away his heart.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:4 - For it happened, when Shlomo was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods; and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:5 - For Shlomo went after `Ashoret the goddess of the Tzidonim, and after Milkom the abomination of the `Ammonim.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:6 - Shlomo did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and didn't go fully after the LORD, as did David his father.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:7 - Then did Shlomo build a high place for Kemosh the abomination of Mo'av, on the mountain that is before Yerushalayim, and for Molekh the abomination of the children of `Ammon.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:8 - So did he for all his foreign wives, who burnt incense and sacrificed to their gods.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:9 - The LORD was angry with Shlomo, because his heart was turned away from the LORD, the God of Yisra'el, who had appeared to him twice,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:10 - and had commanded him concerning this thing, that he should not go after other gods: but he didn't keep that which the LORD commanded.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:11 - Therefore the LORD said to Shlomo, Because this is done of you, and you have not kept my covenant and my statutes, which I have commanded you, I will surely tear the kingdom from you, and will give it to your servant.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:12 - Notwithstanding in your days I will not do it, for David your father's sake: but I will tear it out of the hand of your son.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:13 - However I will not tear away all the kingdom; but I will give one tribe to your son, for David my servant's sake, and for Yerushalayim's sake which I have chosen.

God Raises Adversaries

Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:14 - The LORD raised up an adversary to Shlomo, Hadad the Edomite: he was of the king's seed in Edom.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:15 - For it happened, when David was in Edom, and Yo'av the captain of the host was gone up to bury the slain, and had struck every male in Edom
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:16 - (for Yo'av and all Yisra'el remained there six months, until he had cut off every male in Edom);
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:17 - that Hadad fled, he and certain Edom of his father's servants with him, to go into Mitzrayim, Hadad being yet a little child.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:18 - They arose out of Midyan, and came to Paran; and they took men with them out of Paran, and they came to Mitzrayim, to Par`oh king of Mitzrayim, who gave him a house, and appointed him victuals, and gave him land.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:19 - Hadad found great favor in the sight of Par`oh, so that he gave him as wife the sister of his own wife, the sister of Tachpenes the queen.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:20 - The sister of Tachpenes bore him Genuvat his son, whom Tachpenes weaned in Par`oh's house; and Genuvat was in Par`oh's house among the sons of Par`oh.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:21 - When Hadad heard in Mitzrayim that David slept with his fathers, and that Yo'av the captain of the host was dead, Hadad said to Par`oh, Let me depart, that I may go to my own country.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:22 - Then Par`oh said to him, But what have you lacked with me, that behold, you seek to go to your own country? He answered, Nothing: however only let me depart.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:23 - God raised up another adversary to him, Rezon the son of Elyada, who had fled from his lord Hadad`ezer king of Tzovah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:24 - He gathered men to him, and became captain over a troop, when David killed them of Tzovah: and they went to Dammesek, and lived therein, and reigned in Dammesek.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:25 - He was an adversary to Yisra'el all the days of Shlomo, besides the mischief that Hadad did: and he abhorred Yisra'el, and reigned over Aram.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:26 - Yarov`am the son of Nevat, an Efratite of Tzeredata, a servant of Shlomo, whose mother's name was Tzeru`ah, a widow, he also lifted up his hand against the king.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:27 - This was the reason why he lifted up his hand against the king: Shlomo built Millo, and repaired the breach of the city of David his father.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:28 - The man Yarov`am was a mighty man of valor; and Shlomo saw the young man that he was industrious, and he gave him charge over all the labor of the house of Yosef.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:29 - It happened at that time, when Yarov`am went out of Yerushalayim, that the prophet Achiyah the Shiloni found him in the way; now Achiyah had clad himself with a new garment; and they two were alone in the field.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:30 - Achiyah laid hold of the new garment that was on him, and tore it in twelve pieces.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:31 - He said to Yarov`am, Take ten pieces; for thus says the LORD, the God of Yisra'el, Behold, I will tear the kingdom out of the hand of Shlomo, and will give ten tribes to you
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:32 - (but he shall have one tribe, for my servant David's sake and for Yerushalayim's sake, the city which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Yisra'el);
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:33 - because that they have forsaken me, and have worshiped `Ashoret the goddess of the Tzidonim, Kemosh the god of Mo'av, and Milkom the god of the children of `Ammon; and they have not walked in my ways, to do that which is right in my eyes, and to keep my statutes and my ordinances, as did David his father.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:34 - However I will not take the whole kingdom out of his hand; but I will make him prince all the days of his life, for David my servant's sake whom I chose, who kept my mitzvot and my statutes;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:35 - but I will take the kingdom out of his son's hand, and will give it to you, even ten tribes.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:36 - To his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a lamp always before me in Yerushalayim, the city which I have chosen me to put my name there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:37 - I will take you, and you shall reign according to all that your soul desires, and shall be king over Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:38 - It shall be, if you will listen to all that I command you, and will walk in my ways, and do that which is right in my eyes, to keep my statutes and my mitzvot, as David my servant did; that I will be with you, and will build you a sure house, as I built for David, and will give Yisra'el to you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:39 - I will for this afflict the seed of David, but not forever.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:40 - Shlomo sought therefore to kill Yarov`am; but Yarov`am arose, and fled into Mitzrayim, to Shishak king of Mitzrayim, and was in Mitzrayim until the death of Shlomo.

The Death of Solomon

(2Ch 9:29–31 )
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:41 - Now the rest of the acts of Shlomo, and all that he did, and his wisdom, aren't they written in the book of the acts of Shlomo?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:42 - The time that Shlomo reigned in Yerushalayim over all Yisra'el was forty years.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:43 - Shlomo slept with his fathers, and was buried in the city of David his father: and Rechav`am his son reigned in his place.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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