2 Chronicles 13:2
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New International Version
and he reigned in Jerusalem three years. His mother's name was Maakah, a daughter of Uriel of Gibeah. There was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.

King James Bible
He reigned three years in Jerusalem. His mother's name also was Michaiah the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah. And there was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.

Darby Bible Translation
He reigned three years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Michaiah, the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah. And there was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.

World English Bible
Three years reigned he in Jerusalem: and his mother's name was Micaiah the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah. There was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.

Young's Literal Translation
three years he hath reigned in Jerusalem, (and the name of his mother is Michaiah daughter of Uriel, from Gibeah,) and war hath been between Abijah and Jeroboam.

2 Chronicles 13:2 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

His mother's name - was Michaiah - See on 2 Chronicles 11:20 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Michaiah

2 Chronicles 11:20 And after her he took Maachah the daughter of Absalom; which bore him Abijah, and Attai, and Ziza, and Shelomith.

Maachah the daughter of Absalom

1 Kings 15:2 Three years reigned he in Jerusalem. and his mother's name was Maachah, the daughter of Abishalom.

Abishalom
Gibeah

Joshua 18:28 And Zelah, Eleph, and Jebusi, which is Jerusalem, Gibeath, and Kirjath; fourteen cities with their villages...

Gibeath

Judges 19:14,16 And they passed on and went their way; and the sun went down on them when they were by Gibeah, which belongs to Benjamin...

1 Samuel 10:26 And Saul also went home to Gibeah; and there went with him a band of men, whose hearts God had touched.

A.M.

3047 B.C.

957
And there was

1 Kings 15:6,7 And there was war between Rehoboam and Jeroboam all the days of his life...

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The Secret of victory
'The children of Judah prevailed, because they relied upon the Lord God of their fathers.'--2 CHRON. xiii. 18. These words are the summing-up of the story of a strange old-world battle between Jeroboam, the adventurer who rent the kingdom, and Abijah, the son of the foolish Rehoboam, whose unseasonable blustering had played into the usurper's hands. The son was a wiser and better man than his father. It is characteristic of the ancient world, that before battle was joined Abijah made a long speech
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Jeroboam
Placed on the throne by the ten tribes of Israel who had rebelled against the house of David, Jeroboam, the former servant of Solomon, was in a position to bring about wise reforms in both civil and religious affairs. Under the rulership of Solomon he had shown aptitude and sound judgment; and the knowledge he had gained during years of faithful service fitted him to rule with discretion. But Jeroboam failed to make God his trust. Jeroboam's greatest fear was that at some future time the hearts of
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Kings 14:19
The other events of Jeroboam's reign, his wars and how he ruled, are written in the book of the annals of the kings of Israel.

1 Kings 15:2
and he reigned in Jerusalem three years. His mother's name was Maakah daughter of Abishalom.

1 Kings 15:7
As for the other events of Abijah's reign, and all he did, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah? There was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.

2 Chronicles 11:20
Then he married Maakah daughter of Absalom, who bore him Abijah, Attai, Ziza and Shelomith.

2 Chronicles 13:3
Abijah went into battle with an army of four hundred thousand able fighting men, and Jeroboam drew up a battle line against him with eight hundred thousand able troops.

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