1 Kings 12:25
Good News Translation
King Jeroboam of Israel fortified the town of Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim and lived there for a while. Then he left and fortified the town of Penuel.

Contemporary English Version
Jeroboam rebuilt Shechem in Ephraim and made it a stronger town, then he moved there. He also fortified the town of Penuel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jeroboam built Sichem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt there, and going out from thence, he built Phanuel.

New American Bible
Jeroboam built up Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim and lived there. Then he left it and built up Penuel.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And Jeroboam built Sichem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt there, and going out from thence, he built Phanuel.

built

1 Kings 9:15,17,18 This is the sum of the expenses, which king Solomon offered to build the house of the Lord, and his own house, and Mello, and the wall of Jerusalem, and Heser, and Mageddo, and Gazer. . . .

1 Kings 15:17 And Baasa, king of Israel, went up against Juda, and built Rama, that no man might go out or come in of the side of Asa, king of Juda.

1 Kings 16:24 And he bought the hill of Samaria of Semer, for two talents of silver: and he built upon it, and he called the city which he built Samaria, after the name of Semer, the owner of the hill.

2 Chronicles 11:5-12 And Roboam dwelt in Jerusalem, and built walled cities in Juda. . . .

Shechem

1 Kings 12:1 And Roboam went to Sichem: for thither were all Israel come together to make him king.

Judges 9:1,45-49 And Abimelech, the son of Jerobaal, went to Sichem, to his mother's brethren, and spoke to them, and to all the kindred of his mother's father, saying: . . .

Penuel

Genesis 32:30,31 And Jacob called the name of the place Phanuel, saying: I have seen God face to face, and my soul has been saved. . . .

Judges 8:8,17 And going up from thence, he came to Phanuel: and he spoke the like things to the men of that place. And they also answered him, as the men of Soccoth had answered. . . .

Context
Jeroboam's Idolatry
25And Jeroboam built Sichem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt there, and going out from thence, he built Phanuel.26And Jeroboam said in his heart: Now shall the kingdom return to the house of David,…
Cross References
Genesis 12:6
Abram passed through the country unto the place of Sichem, as far as the noble vale: now the Chanaanite was at that time in the land.

Genesis 32:30
And Jacob called the name of the place Phanuel, saying: I have seen God face to face, and my soul has been saved.

Genesis 32:31
And immediately the sun rose upon him, after he was past Phanuel; but he halted on his foot.

Judges 8:8
And going up from thence, he came to Phanuel: and he spoke the like things to the men of that place. And they also answered him, as the men of Soccoth had answered.

Judges 8:17
And he demolished the tower of Phanuel, and slew the men of the city.

Judges 9:45
And Abimelech assaulted the city all that day: and took it, and killed the inhabitants thereof, and demolished it, so that he sowed salt in it.

1 Kings 12:26
And Jeroboam said in his heart: Now shall the kingdom return to the house of David,

Jeremiah 41:5
There came some from Sichem, and from Silo, and from Samaria, fourscore men, with their beards shaven, and their clothes rent, and mourning: and they had offerings and incense in their hand, to offer in the house of the Lord.

Additional Translations
Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim and lived there. And from there he went out and built Penuel.Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelled therein; and went out from there, and built Penuel.

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and he went out from thence, and built Penuel.

And Jeroboam built Sikima in mount Ephraim and dwelt in it, and went forth thence and built Phanuel.

And Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and went out from thence, and built Penuel.

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and he went out from thence, and built Penuel.

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt in it, and went out from thence, and built Penuel.

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and lived in it; and he went out from there, and built Penuel.

And Jeroboam buildeth Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim, and dwelleth in it, and goeth out thence, and buildeth Penuel;
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