New Living Translation
Rehoboam appointed Maacah's son Abijah as leader among the princes, making it clear that he would be the next king.
King James Bible
And Rehoboam made Abijah the son of Maachah the chief, to be ruler among his brethren: for he thought to make him king.
Darby Bible Translation
And Rehoboam established Abijah the son of Maachah at the head, to be ruler among his brethren; for he thought to make him king.
World English Bible
Rehoboam appointed Abijah the son of Maacah to be chief, [even] the prince among his brothers; for [he was minded] to make him king.
Young's Literal Translation
And Rehoboam appointeth for head Abijah son of Maachah, for leader among his brethren, for to cause him to reign.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:22 Ruler - He declared him his successor, and gave him the dominion over, his brethren.
Nahor had four other children from his concubine Reumah. Their names were Tebah, Gaham, Tahash, and Maacah.
"Suppose a man has two wives, but he loves one and not the other, and both have given him sons. And suppose the firstborn son is the son of the wife he does not love.
2 Chronicles 11:23
Rehoboam also wisely gave responsibilities to his other sons and stationed some of them in the fortified towns throughout the land of Judah and Benjamin. He provided them with generous provisions, and he found many wives for them.
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