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    Jeroboam

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      Jeroboam was the first king of the northern Israelite Kingdom of Israel after the revolt of the ten northern Israelite tribes against Rehoboam that put an end to the United Monarchy. He reigned for twenty-two years. William F. Albright has dated his reign to 922 to 901 BC, while Edwin R. Thiele offers the dates 931 to 910 BC.


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      • Jeroboam
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      • Plenty of people
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      • 1st Book of Kings Chapter 11_15
      • 1st Book of Kings Chapter 1
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      • 1st king 11:28 was a very capable young man, and when Solomon saw how industrious he was, he put him in charge of the labor force from the tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh.
      • 1st king 11:29 day as Jeroboam was leaving Jerusalem, the prophet Ahijah from Shiloh met him on the road, wearing a new cloak. The two of them were alone in a field,
      • 1st king 11:31 he said to Jeroboam, "Take ten of these pieces, for this is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: `I am about to tear the kingdom from the hand of Solomon, and I will give ten of the tribes to you!
      • 1st king 11:26 rebel leader was Jeroboam son of Nebat, one of Solomon`s own officials. He came from the city of Zeredah in Ephraim, and his mother was Zeruah, a widow.
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      • male

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