1 Kings 12:25
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English Standard Version
Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim and lived there. And he went out from there and built Penuel.

King James Bible
Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and went out from thence, and built Penuel.

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

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

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

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt in it, and went out from thence, and built Penuel.

1 Kings 12:25 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Thus Israel fell away from the house of David "unto this day."

1 Kings 12:25 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

built

1 Kings 9:15,17,18 And this is the reason of the levy which king Solomon raised; for to build the house of the LORD, and his own house, and Millo...

1 Kings 15:17 And Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah...

1 Kings 16:24 And he bought the hill Samaria of Shemer for two talents of silver, and built on the hill...

2 Chronicles 11:5-12 And Rehoboam dwelled in Jerusalem, and built cities for defense in Judah...

Shechem

1 Kings 12:1 And Rehoboam went to Shechem: for all Israel were come to Shechem to make him king.

Judges 9:1,45-49 And Abimelech the son of Jerubbaal went to Shechem to his mother's brothers, and communed with them...

Penuel

Genesis 32:30,31 And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved...

Judges 8:8,17 And he went up there to Penuel, and spoke to them likewise: and the men of Penuel answered him as the men of Succoth had answered him...

Cross References
Genesis 12:6
Abram passed through the land to the place at Shechem, to the oak of Moreh. At that time the Canaanites were in the land.

Genesis 32:30
So Jacob called the name of the place Peniel, saying, "For I have seen God face to face, and yet my life has been delivered."

Genesis 32:31
The sun rose upon him as he passed Penuel, limping because of his hip.

Judges 8:8
And from there he went up to Penuel, and spoke to them in the same way, and the men of Penuel answered him as the men of Succoth had answered.

Judges 8:17
And he broke down the tower of Penuel and killed the men of the city.

Judges 9:45
And Abimelech fought against the city all that day. He captured the city and killed the people who were in it, and he razed the city and sowed it with salt.

1 Kings 12:26
And Jeroboam said in his heart, "Now the kingdom will turn back to the house of David.

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