One calf he set up in Bethel, and the other in Dan.
Cross ReferencesGenesis 28:19
and he called that place Bethel, though previously the city had been named Luz.
So the Danites went on their way, and Micah turned to go back home, because he saw that they were too strong for him.
1 Kings 15:20
And Ben-hadad listened to King Asa and sent the commanders of his armies against the cities of Israel, conquering Ijon, Dan, Abel-beth-maacah, and the whole land of Naphtali, including the region of Chinnereth.
2 Kings 2:2
and Elijah said to Elisha, "Please stay here, for the LORD has sent me on to Bethel." But Elisha replied, "As surely as the LORD lives and as you yourself live, I will not leave you." So they went down to Bethel.
2 Kings 10:29
but he did not turn away from the sins that Jeroboam son of Nebat had caused Israel to commit--the worship of the golden calves at Bethel and Dan.
Then Moab will be ashamed of Chemosh, just as the house of Israel was ashamed when they trusted in Bethel.
The people of Samaria will fear for the calf of Beth-aven. Indeed, its people will mourn for it with its idolatrous priests--those who rejoiced in its glory--for it has been taken from them into exile.
Do not seek Bethel or go to Gilgal; do not journey to Beersheba, for Gilgal will surely go into exile, and Bethel will come to nothing.
but never prophesy at Bethel again, because it is the sanctuary of the king and the temple of the kingdom."
Those who swear by the guilt of Samaria and say, 'As surely as your god lives, O Dan,' or, 'As surely as the Way of Beersheba lives'--they will fall, never to rise again."
Chapter Outline1. The Israelites, assembled at Shechem to crown Rehoboam,
4. by Jeroboam make a suit of relaxation unto him
6. Rehoboam, refusing the old men's counsel, answers them roughly
16. Ten tribes revolting, kill Adoram, and make Rehoboam flee
21. Rehoboam, raising an army, is forbidden by Shemaiah
25. Jeroboam strengthens himself by cities
26. and by idolatry of the two calves
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