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fathers in the city of David. And his mother's name was Naamah an
Ammonitess. And Abijam his son reigned in his stead.
KI1 15:1 Now in the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam the son of Nebat
reigned Abijam over Judah.
KI1 15:2 Three years reigned he in Jerusalem. and his mother's name was
Maachah, the daughter of Abishalom.
KI1 15:3 And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done
before him: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as the
heart of David his father.
KI1 15:4 Nevertheless for David's sake did the LORD his God give him a
lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish
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