New Living Translation
And even so, I will not take away the entire kingdom; I will let him be king of one tribe, for the sake of my servant David and for the sake of Jerusalem, my chosen city."
King James Bible
Howbeit I will not rend away all the kingdom; but will give one tribe to thy son for David my servant's sake, and for Jerusalem's sake which I have chosen.
Darby Bible Translation
only, I will not rend away all the kingdom: I will give one tribe to thy son, for David my servant's sake, and for Jerusalem's sake which I have chosen.
World English Bible
However I will not tear away all the kingdom; but I will give one tribe to your son, for David my servant's sake, and for Jerusalem's sake which I have chosen."
Young's Literal Translation
only all the kingdom I do not rend away; one tribe I give to thy son, for the sake of David My servant, and for the sake of Jerusalem, that I have chosen.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:13 One tribe - Benjamin was not entirely his, but part of it adhered to Jeroboam, as Bethel, 1Kings 12:29, and Hephron, 2Chron 13:19, both which were towns of Benjamin.
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"Solomon slept with his fathers, and was buried in the City of David his father: and Rehoboam his son reigned in his stead." 1 Kings 11:43. Soon after his accession to the throne, Rehoboam went to Shechem, where he expected to receive formal recognition from all the tribes. "To Shechem were all Israel come to make him king." 2 Chronicles 10:1. Among those present was Jeroboam the son of Nebat --the same Jeroboam who during Solomon's reign had been known as "a mighty man of valor," and to whom the …
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2 Samuel 7:15
But my favor will not be taken from him as I took it from Saul, whom I removed from your sight.
1 Kings 8:29
May you watch over this Temple night and day, this place where you have said, 'My name will be there.' May you always hear the prayers I make toward this place.
1 Kings 11:12
But for the sake of your father, David, I will not do this while you are still alive. I will take the kingdom away from your son.
1 Kings 11:14
Then the LORD raised up Hadad the Edomite, a member of Edom's royal family, to be Solomon's adversary.
1 Kings 11:32
But I will leave him one tribe for the sake of my servant David and for the sake of Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel.
1 Kings 11:36
His son will have one tribe so that the descendants of David my servant will continue to reign, shining like a lamp in Jerusalem, the city I have chosen to be the place for my name.
1 Kings 12:17
But Rehoboam continued to rule over the Israelites who lived in the towns of Judah.
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