2 Chronicles 11:7
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English Standard Version
Beth-zur, Soco, Adullam,

King James Bible
And Bethzur, and Shoco, and Adullam,

American Standard Version
And Beth-zur, and Soco, and Adullam,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Bethsur, and Socho, and Odollam,

English Revised Version
And Beth-zur, and Soco, and Adullam,

Webster's Bible Translation
And Beth-zur, and Shocho, and Adullam,

2 Chronicles 11:7 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Rehoboam's attitude to the ten rebel tribes. Cf. 1 Kings 12:21-24. - Rehoboam's purpose, to subdue these tribes by force of arms, and bring them again under his dominion, and the abandonment of this purpose in consequence of the command of the prophet Shemaiah, belong in a certain measure to the history of the revolt of the ten tribes from the house of David; for the revolt only became an accomplished fact when the prophet Shemaiah proclaimed in the name of the Lord that the matter was from the Lord. 2 Chronicles 11:3. Of Jahve was the thing done; He had ordained the revolt as a chastisement of the seed of David for walking no more in His ways. Solomon had, by allowing himself to be seduced by his many foreign wives into departing from the Lord, exposed himself to the divine displeasure, and his successor Rehoboam increased the guilt by his impolitic treatment of the tribes dissatisfied with Solomon's rule, and had, if not brought about the revolt, yet hastened it; but yet the conduct of these tribes was not thereby justified. Their demand that the burdens laid upon them by Solomon should be lightened, flowed from impure and godless motives, and at bottom had its root in discontent with the theocratic rule of the house of David (see on 1 Kings 12:21.). The expression, "to all Israel in Judah and Benjamin," is deeper than "the whole house of Judah and Benjamin and the remnant of the people," i.e., those belonging to the other tribes who were dwelling in the tribal domains of Judah and Benjamin (1 Kings 12:23); for it characterizes all who had remained true to the house of David as Israel, i.e., those who walked in the footsteps of their progenitor Israel (Jacob).

2 Chronicles 11:7 Parallel Commentaries

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Beth-zur

Joshua 15:58 Halhul, Bethzur, and Gedor,

Shoco

Joshua 15:35 Jarmuth, and Adullam, Socoh, and Azekah,

Socoh
Adullam

Joshua 12:15 The king of Libnah, one; the king of Adullam, one;

Joshua 15:35 Jarmuth, and Adullam, Socoh, and Azekah,

1 Samuel 22:1 David therefore departed there, and escaped to the cave Adullam: and when his brothers and all his father's house heard it...

2 Samuel 23:13 And three of the thirty chief went down, and came to David in the harvest time to the cave of Adullam...

Micah 1:15 Yet will I bring an heir to you, O inhabitant of Mareshah: he shall come to Adullam the glory of Israel.

Cross References
Joshua 15:58
Halhul, Beth-zur, Gedor,

2 Chronicles 11:6
He built Bethlehem, Etam, Tekoa,

2 Chronicles 11:8
Gath, Mareshah, Ziph,

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