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2 Chronicles 11

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Overview

2 Chronicles 11:1, Rehoboam raising an army to subdue Israel, is forbidden by Shemaiah; 2 Chronicles 11:5, He strengthens his kingdom with forts and provisions; 2 Chronicles 11:13, The priests and Levites, and such as feared God, forsaken by Jeroboam, strengthen the kingdom of Judah; 2 Chronicles 11:18, The wives and children of Rehoboam.

Verse 1

when Rehoboam: 1 Kings 12:21

an hundred: Psalms 33:10, Psalms 33:16, Proverbs 21:30, Proverbs 21:31

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 33:12 - The beloved 2 Chronicles 10:17 - But as for 2 Chronicles 11:12 - having Judah 2 Chronicles 13:3 - four hundred 2 Chronicles 13:7 - could not 2 Chronicles 14:8 - out of Judah 2 Chronicles 17:14 - three hundred 2 Chronicles 25:5 - three 2 Chronicles 26:13 - three hundred

Verse 2

to Shemaiah: 2 Chronicles 12:5, 2 Chronicles 12:7, 2 Chronicles 12:15, 1 Kings 12:22-Jeremiah :

the man: 2 Chronicles 8:14, Deuteronomy 33:1, 1 Samuel 2:27, 1 Timothy 6:11

Reciprocal: John 10:35 - unto

Verse 3

to all Israel: Genesis 49:28, Exodus 24:4, 2 Kings 17:34, Philippians 3:5, Revelation 7:4-Ruth :

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 12:1 - all Israel John 10:35 - unto

Verse 4

against: Genesis 13:8, 2 Samuel 2:26, Acts 7:26, 1 Corinthians 6:5-Ruth :, Hebrews 13:1, 1 Peter 3:8, 1 John 3:11-1 Chronicles :

return: 2 Chronicles 10:16, 1 Kings 22:36

for this thing: 2 Chronicles 10:15, Genesis 50:20, 1 Kings 11:29-Zechariah :, Psalms 33:11, Hosea 8:4

they obeyed: 2 Chronicles 25:7-2 Samuel :, 2 Chronicles 28:9-Ezra :

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:24 - Ye shall not go up 2 Chronicles 28:8 - brethren

Verse 5

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built: 2 Chronicles 8:2-Joshua :, 2 Chronicles 14:6, 2 Chronicles 14:7, 2 Chronicles 16:6, 2 Chronicles 17:12, 2 Chronicles 26:6, 2 Chronicles 27:4, Isaiah 22:8-1 Kings :

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:25 - built 2 Chronicles 12:4 - the fenced Jeremiah 34:7 - for

Verse 6

Bethlehem: Bethlehem, called Bethlehem Judah - Judges 17:7, to distinguish it from another Bethlehem in Zebulun - Joshua 19:15, and also Ephratah - i.e., fruitful and by the Arabs, Bait-el-lahm, is situated on a rising ground on the southern side of a deep and extensive valley, and reclining from e to w not quite six miles s of Jerusalem. Genesis 35:19, 1 Samuel 17:12, Matthew 2:5, Matthew 2:6

Etam: Judges 15:8, 1 Chronicles 4:32

Tekoa: 2 Chronicles 20:20, 2 Samuel 14:2, Nehemiah 3:5, Nehemiah 3:27, Jeremiah 6:1, Amos 1:1

Verse 7

Bethzur: Joshua 15:58

Shoco: Joshua 15:35, Socoh

Adullam: Joshua 12:15, Joshua 15:35, 1 Samuel 22:1, 2 Samuel 23:13, Micah 1:15

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 17:1 - Shochoh 1 Chronicles 2:45 - Bethzur 1 Chronicles 4:18 - Socho Nehemiah 3:16 - Bethzur

Verse 8

Gath: 1 Chronicles 18:1

Mareshah: Joshua 15:44

Ziph: Joshua 15:24, 1 Samuel 23:14, 1 Samuel 23:19, Psalms 54:1, *title

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 21:10 - Gath

Verse 9

Lachish: 2 Chronicles 32:9, Joshua 10:5, Joshua 10:11, Joshua 15:35, Joshua 15:39

Reciprocal: Joshua 10:3 - Lachish Joshua 10:31 - Lachish Micah 1:13 - Lachish

Verse 10

Zorah: Joshua 15:33, Zoreah, Joshua 19:41, Joshua 19:42, Ajalon

Hebron: Genesis 23:2, Numbers 13:22, Joshua 14:14, Joshua 20:7, 2 Samuel 2:11

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 28:18 - Ajalon

Verse 11

he fortified: Isaiah 22:10, Isaiah 22:11

captains: 2 Chronicles 11:23, 2 Chronicles 17:19

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 17:21 - Jeroboam drave 2 Chronicles 17:2 - placed forces 2 Chronicles 33:14 - put Ezekiel 37:16 - For Judah

Verse 12

he put shields: 2 Chronicles 26:14, 2 Chronicles 26:15, 2 Chronicles 32:5, 2 Samuel 13:19, 2 Samuel 13:22

having Judah: 2 Chronicles 11:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:8 - thy hand 2 Kings 9:32 - Who is on my side 2 Chronicles 17:2 - placed forces 2 Chronicles 17:19 - put in 2 Chronicles 33:14 - put

Verse 13

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resorted to him: Heb. presented themselves to him, 2 Chronicles 11:13

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 12:19 - Take Joshua 22:19 - wherein 1 Kings 12:17 - the children 1 Kings 15:17 - he might not suffer 2 Kings 4:42 - bread 2 Chronicles 16:1 - to the intent 2 Chronicles 23:2 - the chief of 2 Chronicles 30:1 - Israel Jeremiah 23:38 - ye say

Verse 14

suburbs: Numbers 35:2-Deuteronomy :, Joshua 21:20-Luke :, 1 Chronicles 6:66-151 Psalms :

their possession: Leviticus 27:30-Nahum :, Numbers 18:21-Hosea :

Jeroboam: 2 Chronicles 13:9, 1 Kings 12:28-Micah :, 1 Kings 13:33

Reciprocal: Exodus 28:1 - among Numbers 35:3 - General Deuteronomy 12:19 - Take 1 Kings 12:31 - priests 2 Kings 4:42 - bread Jeremiah 23:38 - ye say Luke 1:8 - he

Verse 15

for the devils: The word, seirim literally signifies hairy ones, or goats. See note on Leviticus 17:7. Deuteronomy 32:17, 1 Corinthians 10:20, 1 Corinthians 10:21, 1 Timothy 4:1, Revelation 16:14

for the calves: Exodus 32:4-Ruth :, Exodus 32:31, 1 Kings 12:28, 1 Kings 14:9, Psalms 106:19, Psalms 106:20, Hosea 8:5, Hosea 8:6, Hosea 13:2

Reciprocal: Numbers 22:41 - high places 1 Kings 12:31 - priests 1 Kings 13:33 - Jeroboam 2 Kings 17:21 - Jeroboam drave 2 Kings 17:27 - one of the priests 2 Chronicles 13:8 - with you golden 2 Chronicles 13:9 - cast out Psalms 106:37 - devils Hosea 10:5 - the calves

Verse 16

And after: 2 Chronicles 15:9, 2 Chronicles 30:11, 2 Chronicles 30:18, 2 Chronicles 30:19, Joshua 22:19, Psalms 84:5-Judges :

set: Exodus 9:21, *marg. Deuteronomy 32:46, 1 Samuel 7:3, 1 Samuel 7:4, 1 Chronicles 22:19, Job 34:14, Psalms 62:10, Psalms 108:1, Daniel 6:14, Hosea 4:8, Haggai 1:5, *marg. Acts 11:23

to sacrifice: Deuteronomy 12:5, Deuteronomy 12:6, Deuteronomy 12:11, Deuteronomy 12:13, Deuteronomy 12:14, 1 Chronicles 16:29, 1 Chronicles 22:1

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 9:3 - of the children of Ephraim 2 Chronicles 12:14 - he prepared 2 Chronicles 13:10 - the Lord 2 Chronicles 14:4 - seek 2 Chronicles 20:3 - seek the Lord 2 Chronicles 31:6 - the children Jeremiah 31:21 - set thine Ezekiel 44:5 - mark well

Verse 17

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strengthened: 2 Chronicles 12:1

three years: 2 Chronicles 1:1-2 Kings :, 2 Chronicles 7:17-Psalms :, 2 Chronicles 8:13-Nehemiah :, Hosea 6:4, Matthew 13:20, Matthew 13:21

Reciprocal: Joshua 22:19 - wherein 2 Chronicles 13:10 - the Lord 2 Chronicles 31:6 - the children

Verse 18

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daughter: Eliab was David's eldest brother; and more than eighty years had elapsed since David, at the age of thirty, began to reign: Abigail must therefore have been grand-daughter to Eliab; and this shows the latitude in which the words son and daughter are used in Scripture.

Eliab: 1 Samuel 16:6, 1 Samuel 17:13, 1 Samuel 17:28, 1 Chronicles 2:13, 1 Chronicles 27:18, Elihu

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 5:13 - General

Verse 19

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 21:16 - General

Verse 20

Maachah: 2 Chronicles 11:21, 2 Chronicles 13:2, Michaiah the daughter of Uriel

Absalom: 1 Kings 15:2, Abishalom

Abijah: 2 Chronicles 12:16, 1 Kings 15:1, Abijam, Matthew 1:7, Abia

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 15:10 - mother's 1 Chronicles 2:35 - Attai Daniel 5:2 - father

Verse 21

eighteen wives: 2 Chronicles 11:23, Deuteronomy 17:17, Judges 8:30, 2 Samuel 3:2-Deuteronomy :, 2 Samuel 5:13, 1 Kings 11:3, 1 Chronicles 3:1-1 Samuel :, Song of Solomon 6:8, Song of Solomon 6:9

Reciprocal: Judges 19:1 - a concubine 1 Kings 15:2 - Abishalom 1 Kings 15:10 - mother's 2 Chronicles 11:20 - Maachah 2 Chronicles 13:21 - fourteen wives Ecclesiastes 6:3 - a man

Verse 22

made Abijah: Deuteronomy 21:15-Esther :, 1 Chronicles 5:1, 1 Chronicles 5:2, 1 Chronicles 29:1

Reciprocal: Psalms 122:5 - the thrones

Verse 23

he dealt: 2 Chronicles 10:8-Ezra :, Luke 16:8

dispersed: 2 Chronicles 21:3, Genesis 25:6, 1 Kings 1:5, 1 Kings 1:6

every fenced city: 2 Chronicles 11:11

many wives: Heb. a multitude of wives, 2 Chronicles 11:21

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 17:19 - put in

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Chronicles 11". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/2-chronicles-11.html.