jeroboam

[ jer-uh-boh-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF jeroboam
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When therefore Jeroboam had built him a palace in the city Shechem, he dwelt there.

Thus was the dread prediction of Ahijah to the wife of Jeroboam fulfilled.

Show the literal fulfillment of Ahijah's prophecy to the wife of Jeroboam.

There seems to have been but little religion in Jeroboam's temperament.

Eurudemos); Jeroboam, "whose people is many" (Poludemos; comp.

The house of Jeroboam, who sinned, and who caused Israel to sin, has been cut off.

“And the days which Jeroboam reigned were two and twenty years” (1 Kings xiv, 20).

Jeroboam then fled to Egypt, where a new dynasty now occupied the throne.

It is the great crime of Jeroboam that he made Israel to sin.

With him Jeroboam had found refuge from the pursuit of Solomon.

WORD ORIGIN

1816, "large wine bottle," from Jeroboam, "a mighty man of valour" (I Kings xi:28) "who made Israel to sin" (xiv:16), from Hebrew Yarobh'am, literally "let the people increase."

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