2 Chronicles 13:1
New International Version
In the eighteenth year of the reign of Jeroboam, Abijah became king of Judah,

New Living Translation
Abijah began to rule over Judah in the eighteenth year of Jeroboam’s reign in Israel.

English Standard Version
In the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam, Abijah began to reign over Judah.

Berean Study Bible
In the eighteenth year of Jeroboam’s reign, Abijah became king of Judah,

King James Bible
Now in the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam began Abijah to reign over Judah.

New King James Version
In the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam, Abijah became king over Judah.

New American Standard Bible
In the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam, Abijah became king over Judah.

NASB 1995
In the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam, Abijah became king over Judah.

NASB 1977
In the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam, Abijah became king over Judah.

Amplified Bible
In the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam, Abijah became king over Judah.

Christian Standard Bible
In the eighteenth year of Israel’s King Jeroboam, Abijah became king over Judah,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In the eighteenth year of Israel's King Jeroboam, Abijah became king over Judah

American Standard Version
In the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam began Abijah to reign over Judah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
In the year eighteen of the kingdom of Yorbaam, son of Nebat, Abia arose in the kingdom over the tribe of the house of Yehuda.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
In the eighteenth year of the reign of Jeroboam Abia began to reign over Juda.

Contemporary English Version
Abijah became king of Judah in Jeroboam's eighteenth year as king of Israel,

Douay-Rheims Bible
In the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam, Abia reigned over Juda.

English Revised Version
In the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam began Abijah to reign over Judah.

Good News Translation
In the eighteenth year of the reign of King Jeroboam of Israel, Abijah became king of Judah,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In the eighteenth year of the reign of Jeroboam, Abijah began to rule Judah.

International Standard Version
During the eighteenth year of the reign of King Jeroboam, Abijah became king over Judah.

JPS Tanakh 1917
In the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam began Abijah to reign over Judah.

Literal Standard Version
In the eighteenth year of King Jeroboam, Abijah reigns over Judah;

NET Bible
In the eighteenth year of the reign of King Jeroboam, Abijah became king over Judah.

New Heart English Bible
In the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam began Abijah to reign over Judah.

World English Bible
In the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam began Abijah to reign over Judah.

Young's Literal Translation
In the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam -- Abijah reigneth over Judah;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Abijah Reigns in Judah
1In the eighteenth year of Jeroboam’s reign, Abijah became king of Judah, 2and he reigned in Jerusalem three years. His mother’s name was Micaiah daughter of Uriel; she was from Gibeah. And there was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.…

Cross References
1 Kings 15:1
In the eighteenth year of the reign of Jeroboam son of Nebat, Abijam became king of Judah,

1 Kings 15:2
and he reigned in Jerusalem three years. His mother's name was Maacah daughter of Abishalom.


Treasury of Scripture

Now in the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam began Abijah to reign over Judah.

A.

2 Chronicles 12:16
And Rehoboam slept with his fathers, and was buried in the city of David: and Abijah his son reigned in his stead.

1 Kings 15:1
Now in the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam the son of Nebat reigned Abijam over Judah.









(1) Now.--Not in the Hebrew. The verse is nearly identical with the parallel in Kings.

Verse 1. - In the eighteenth year. Reading this literally, it will appear that Rehoboam had completed a full seventeen years.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
In the eighteenth
שְׁמוֹנֶ֥ה (šə·mō·w·neh)
Number - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8083: A cardinal number, eight, eighth

year
בִּשְׁנַ֛ת (biš·naṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8141: A year

of the reign
לַמֶּ֣לֶךְ (lam·me·leḵ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

of Jeroboam,
יָרָבְעָ֑ם (yā·rā·ḇə·‘ām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3379: Jeroboam -- 'the people increase', the name of two Israelites kings

Abijah
אֲבִיָּ֖ה (’ă·ḇî·yāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 29: Abijah -- 'Yah is my father', an Israelite name

became king
וַיִּמְלֹ֥ךְ (way·yim·lōḵ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4427: To reign, inceptively, to ascend the throne, to induct into royalty, to take counsel

of
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

Judah,
יְהוּדָֽה׃ (yə·hū·ḏāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3063: Judah -- 'praised', a son of Jacob, also the southern kingdom, also four Israelites


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