Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

1 Kings 12:23

"Speak to Rehoboam the son of Solomon, king of Judah, and to all the house of Judah and Benjamin and to the rest of the people, saying,
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Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Gezer;   Government;   Incense;   Rehoboam;   Revolt;   Shemaiah;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - Judea, Modern;   Kings;  
Dictionaries:
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Rehoboam;   Shechem;   Shemaiah;   Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Jerusalem;   Rehoboam;   Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology - War, Holy War;   Easton Bible Dictionary - Shemaiah;   Fausset Bible Dictionary - Benjamin;   King;   Rehoboam;   Simeon;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Kings, 1 and 2;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Israel;   Kings, Books of;   Rehoboam,;   Shemaiah;   Solomon;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Rehoboam ;   Shemaiah ;   People's Dictionary of the Bible - Rehoboam;   Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary - Government of the Hebrews;   Jeroboam;   Prophets;  
Encyclopedias:
Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia - Revolt;   Kingdom of Judah;   International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Shemaiah;   The Jewish Encyclopedia - Calf-Worship;  

Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible

The remnant - i. e., “the children of Israel which dwelt in the cities of Judah” (1 Kings 12:17 note).

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Barnes, Albert. "Commentary on 1 Kings 12:23". "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/1-kings-12.html. 1870.

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

Speak unto Rehoboam the son of Solomon king of Judah,.... He is called king before, but of what tribe or tribes is not expressly said, only it is implied in 1 Kings 12:17 and he is only acknowledged king of Judah by the Lord himself:

and unto all the house of Judah and Benjamin; which made but one house, as before but one tribe, 1 Kings 11:36.

and to the remnant of the people; of the other tribes that might dwell among them at Jerusalem, and especially Simeon, whose inheritance was within the tribe of Judah, Joshua 19:1.

saying: as follows.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on 1 Kings 12:23". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/1-kings-12.html. 1999.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

1 Kings 12:23 Speak unto Rehoboam, the son of Solomon, king of Judah, and unto all the house of Judah and Benjamin, and to the remnant of the people, saying,

Ver. 23. Speak unto Rehoboam.] Spare not to speak unto him, and lay my charge upon him to desist and disband his forces.

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on 1 Kings 12:23". John Trapp Complete Commentary. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/1-kings-12.html. 1865-1868.

Whedon's Commentary on the Bible

23.The remnant of the people — Those Israelites not of the tribes of Judah or Benjamin who were dwelling within their cities. 1 Kings 12:17.

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Whedon, Daniel. "Commentary on 1 Kings 12:23". "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/1-kings-12.html. 1874-1909.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 1 Kings 12:23". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/1-kings-12.html.