1 Kings 14:17
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New International Version
Then Jeroboam's wife got up and left and went to Tirzah. As soon as she stepped over the threshold of the house, the boy died.

King James Bible
And Jeroboam's wife arose, and departed, and came to Tirzah: and when she came to the threshold of the door, the child died;

Darby Bible Translation
And Jeroboam's wife arose and departed, and came to Tirzah; when she came to the threshold of the door, the child died.

World English Bible
Jeroboam's wife arose, and departed, and came to Tirzah. As she came to the threshold of the house, the child died.

Young's Literal Translation
And the wife of Jeroboam riseth, and goeth, and cometh to Tirzah; she hath come in to the threshold of the house, and the youth dieth;

1 Kings 14:17 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

For the Lord shall smite Israel - See this prophecy fulfilled, 1 Kings 15:28-30, when Baasha destroyed all the house and posterity of Jeroboam.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Tirzah Tirzah was a city of Ephraim, to which Jeroboam belonged; and appears to have been pleasantly situated, as it is said in Ca.

1 Kings 6:4 And for the house he made windows of narrow lights.

, `Thou art beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah,' though its precise situation cannot now be ascertained. it seems to have been the {royal city}, and the seat of government for a long time after the revolt of the ten tribes, till Omri built Samaria.

1 Kings 15:21,33 And it came to pass, when Baasha heard thereof, that he left off building of Ramah, and dwelled in Tirzah...

1 Kings 16:6,8,9,15,23 So Baasha slept with his fathers, and was buried in Tirzah: and Elah his son reigned in his stead...

Joshua 12:24 The king of Tirzah, one: all the kings thirty and one.

Songs 6:4 You are beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, comely as Jerusalem, terrible as an army with banners.

when she came

1 Kings 14:12,13 Arise you therefore, get you to your own house: and when your feet enter into the city, the child shall die...

1 Samuel 2:20-34 And Eli blessed Elkanah and his wife, and said, The LORD give you seed of this woman for the loan which is lent to the LORD...

1 Samuel 4:18-20 And it came to pass, when he made mention of the ark of God, that he fell from off the seat backward by the side of the gate...

Library
Synopsis. --The Gradual Narrowing of the Miraculous Element in the Bible by Recent Discovery and Discussion. --The Alarm Thereby Excited in the Church. --The Fallacy Which
It is barely forty years since that beloved and fearless Christian scholar, Dean Stanley, spoke thus of the miracles recorded of the prophet Elisha: "His works stand alone in the Bible in their likeness to the acts of mediaeval saints. There alone in the Sacred History the gulf between Biblical and Ecclesiastical miracles almost disappears."[5] It required some courage to say as much as this then, while the storm of persecution was raging against Bishop Colenso for his critical work on the Pentateuch.
James Morris Whiton—Miracles and Supernatural Religion

Whether Divination by Drawing Lots is Unlawful?
Objection 1: It would seem that divination by drawing lots is not unlawful, because a gloss of Augustine on Ps. 30:16, "My lots are in Thy hands," says: "It is not wrong to cast lots, for it is a means of ascertaining the divine will when a man is in doubt." Objection 2: There is, seemingly, nothing unlawful in the observances which the Scriptures relate as being practiced by holy men. Now both in the Old and in the New Testament we find holy men practicing the casting of lots. For it is related
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
1 Kings 14:12
"As for you, go back home. When you set foot in your city, the boy will die.

1 Kings 15:21
When Baasha heard this, he stopped building Ramah and withdrew to Tirzah.

1 Kings 15:33
In the third year of Asa king of Judah, Baasha son of Ahijah became king of all Israel in Tirzah, and he reigned twenty-four years.

1 Kings 16:6
Baasha rested with his ancestors and was buried in Tirzah. And Elah his son succeeded him as king.

1 Kings 16:15
In the twenty-seventh year of Asa king of Judah, Zimri reigned in Tirzah seven days. The army was encamped near Gibbethon, a Philistine town.

2 Kings 15:14
Then Menahem son of Gadi went from Tirzah up to Samaria. He attacked Shallum son of Jabesh in Samaria, assassinated him and succeeded him as king.

Song of Solomon 6:4
You are as beautiful as Tirzah, my darling, as lovely as Jerusalem, as majestic as troops with banners.

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