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2 Chronicles 10

Introduction

Overview

2 Chronicles 10:1, The Israelites, assembled at Shechem to crown Rehoboam, by Jeroboam make a suit of relaxation unto him; 2 Chronicles 10:6, Rehoboam, refusing the old mens’ counsel, by the advice of young men answers them roughly; 2 Chronicles 10:16, Ten tribes revolting, kill Hadoram, and make Rehoboam flee.

Verse 1

Rehoboam: 1 Kings 12:1, 1 Chronicles 3:10, Matthew 1:7, Roboam

Shechem: Genesis 12:6, Sichem, Genesis 37:12, Genesis 37:13, Joshua 20:7, Joshua 24:1, Judges 9:1

all: 1 Kings 4:1, 1 Chronicles 12:38

Verse 2

Jeroboam: 1 Kings 11:26, 1 Kings 11:28, 1 Kings 11:40, 1 Kings 12:2

Verse 3

they sent: 1 Kings 12:3

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:2 - Jeroboam the son of Nebat

Verse 4

Thy father: 1 Samuel 8:11-18, 1 Kings 12:4, Isaiah 47:6, Matthew 11:29, Matthew 11:30, Matthew 23:4, 1 John 5:3

grievous: Exodus 1:13, Exodus 1:14, Exodus 2:23, 1 Kings 4:20, 1 Kings 4:25, 1 Kings 9:22

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 10:9 - Ease 2 Chronicles 10:11 - my father

Verse 5

Come again: 1 Kings 12:5, Proverbs 3:28

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:4 - our yoke 2 Chronicles 10:12 - Come

Verse 6

took counsel: Job 12:12, Job 12:13, Job 32:7, Proverbs 12:15, Proverbs 19:20, Proverbs 27:10, Jeremiah 42:2-5, Jeremiah 42:20

What counsel: 2 Samuel 16:20, 2 Samuel 17:5, 2 Samuel 17:6

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 20:1 - We have 1 Kings 12:7 - If thou wilt 2 Chronicles 10:9 - What advice

Verse 7

If thou be kind: 1 Kings 12:7, Proverbs 15:1

speak good: Genesis 49:21, 2 Samuel 15:2-6

Verse 8

he forsook: 2 Chronicles 25:15, 2 Chronicles 25:16, 2 Samuel 17:14, Proverbs 1:25, Proverbs 9:9, Proverbs 19:20, Proverbs 25:12, Ecclesiastes 10:2, Ecclesiastes 10:3, Ecclesiastes 10:16, Isaiah 30:1

the young men: It was a custom in different countries to educate with the heir to the throne, young noblemen of nearly the same age. This, as Calmet observes, answered two great and important ends:

1. It excited the prince to emulation; that he might, as far as possible, surpass in all manly exercises, and in all acts of prudence and virtue, those whom one day he was to surpass in the elevation and dignity of his station.

2. That he might acquire a correct knowledge of the disposition and views of those who were likely to be, under him, the highest officers of the state, and consequently know the better how to trust and employ them.

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:8 - General 2 Chronicles 10:13 - forsook 2 Chronicles 11:23 - he dealt 2 Chronicles 24:17 - the princes of Judah

Verse 9

What advice: 2 Chronicles 10:6, 2 Samuel 17:5, 2 Samuel 17:6, 1 Kings 22:6-8

Ease: 2 Chronicles 10:4

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:9 - General 1 Chronicles 21:8 - I have done

Verse 10

Thus shalt: 2 Samuel 17:7-13, Proverbs 21:30, Isaiah 19:11-13

My little finger: "My weakness," says the Targumist, "shall be stronger than the might of my father." 1 Kings 12:10, 1 Kings 12:11, Proverbs 10:14, Proverbs 13:16, Proverbs 14:16, Proverbs 18:6, Proverbs 18:7, Proverbs 28:25, Proverbs 29:23

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 10:14 - My father

Verse 11

my father: 2 Chronicles 10:4

put: Heb. laded

I will put: Exodus 1:13, Exodus 1:14, Exodus 5:5-9, Exodus 5:18, 1 Samuel 8:18, Isaiah 47:6, Isaiah 58:6, Jeremiah 28:13, Jeremiah 28:14, Matthew 11:29

scorpions: Luke 10:19, Revelation 9:3, Revelation 9:5, Revelation 9:10

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:10 - My little finger 2 Chronicles 10:14 - My father

Verse 12

Come: 2 Chronicles 10:5, 1 Kings 12:12-15

Verse 13

answered: Genesis 42:7, Genesis 42:30, Exodus 10:28, 1 Samuel 25:10, 1 Samuel 25:11, 1 Kings 20:6-11, Proverbs 15:1

forsook: 2 Chronicles 10:8, Proverbs 19:27

Reciprocal: Ecclesiastes 2:19 - who knoweth James 3:6 - the tongue

Verse 14

the advice: 2 Chronicles 22:4, 2 Chronicles 22:5, Proverbs 12:5, Daniel 6:7

My father: 2 Chronicles 10:10, 2 Chronicles 10:11, Proverbs 17:14, Ecclesiastes 2:19, Ecclesiastes 7:8, Ecclesiastes 10:16, James 3:14-18, James 4:1, James 4:2

Verse 15

the king: Isaiah 30:12, Isaiah 30:13

the cause: 2 Chronicles 25:16-20, Deuteronomy 2:30, Judges 14:4, 1 Samuel 2:25, 1 Kings 12:15, 1 Kings 12:24, 1 Kings 22:20, Isaiah 19:14, Acts 2:23, Acts 4:28

that the Lord: 1 Kings 11:29-39, John 12:37-39, John 19:24, John 19:32-36

Ahijah: 2 Chronicles 9:29, 1 Kings 11:31

Reciprocal: Judges 9:23 - God 1 Samuel 25:38 - the Lord 1 Kings 11:35 - will give 1 Kings 16:12 - by Jehu the prophet 2 Kings 17:21 - they made 2 Chronicles 11:4 - for this thing 2 Chronicles 22:7 - was of God

Verse 16

What portion: 2 Samuel 20:1, 1 Kings 12:16, 1 Kings 12:17

the son: 1 Samuel 20:27, 1 Samuel 20:30, 1 Samuel 20:31, 1 Samuel 22:7, 1 Samuel 22:9, 1 Samuel 22:13

David: 2 Samuel 7:15, 2 Samuel 7:16, 1 Kings 11:13, 1 Kings 11:34-39, 1 Chronicles 17:14, Psalms 2:1-6, Psalms 76:10, Psalms 89:29-37, Psalms 132:17, Isaiah 9:6, Isaiah 9:7, Isaiah 11:1, Jeremiah 33:20, Jeremiah 33:21, Jeremiah 33:25, Jeremiah 33:26, Ezekiel 37:24, Ezekiel 37:25, Amos 9:11, Luke 1:32, Luke 1:33, Luke 19:14, Luke 19:27, Acts 2:30, 1 Corinthians 15:25, Revelation 22:16

So all Israel: 2 Chronicles 10:19, Judges 8:35, 2 Samuel 15:13, 2 Samuel 16:11, John 6:66, John 7:53

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 11:4 - return 2 Chronicles 13:7 - young Isaiah 7:17 - the day Luke 11:17 - Every

Verse 17

But as for: 2 Chronicles 11:1, 1 Kings 11:36, 1 Kings 12:17

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 20:2 - from Jordan Ecclesiastes 1:1 - king Ezekiel 37:16 - For Judah

Verse 18

Hadoram: 1 Kings 4:6, 1 Kings 5:14, Adoniram, 2 Chronicles 10:18, Adoram

stoned him: 2 Chronicles 24:21, Acts 7:57, Acts 7:58

made speed: Heb. strengthened himself

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:18 - Adoram

Verse 19

Israel: 2 Chronicles 10:16, 2 Chronicles 13:5-7, 1 Kings 12:19, 1 Kings 12:20, 2 Kings 17:21-23, Psalms 89:30

unto this day: 2 Chronicles 5:9, Joshua 4:9, Ezra 9:7

Reciprocal: Joshua 22:15 - General 2 Chronicles 13:6 - rebelled Psalms 89:45 - The Ezekiel 37:16 - For Joseph

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 10". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/2-chronicles-10.html.