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CH2 11:23 And he dealt wisely, and dispersed of all his children
throughout all the countries of Judah and Benjamin, unto every fenced
city: and he gave them victual in abundance. And he desired many wives.
CH2 12:1 And it came to pass, when Rehoboam had established the
kingdom, and had strengthened himself, he forsook the law of the LORD,
and all Israel with him.
CH2 12:2 And it came to pass, that in the fifth year of king Rehoboam
Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, because they had
transgressed against the LORD,
CH2 12:3 With twelve hundred chariots, and threescore thousand
horsemen: and the people were without number that came with him out of
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