1 Kings 12:25

“Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and went out from thence, and built Penuel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Kings 12:25

Then Ieroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein, and went out from thence, and built Penuel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and lived there. And he went out from there and built Penuel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and he went out from thence, and built Penuel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Jeroboam made the town of Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim a strong place, and was living there; and from there he went out and did the same to Penuel.
- Basic English Bible

And Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and went out from thence, and built Penuel.
- Darby Bible

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt in it, and went out from thence, and built Penuel.
- Webster's Bible

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and lived in it; and he went out from there, and built Penuel.
- World English Bible

And Jeroboam buildeth Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim, and dwelleth in it, and goeth out thence, and buildeth Penuel;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and he went out from thence, and built Penuel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Kings 12:25

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 12:25


12:25 Shechem - He repaired, and enlarged, and fortified it; for it hadbeen ruined long since, #Judg 9:45|. He might chuse it as a place bothauspicious, because here the foundation of his monarchy was laid; andcommodious, as being near the frontiers of his kingdom. Penuel - A placebeyond Jordan; to secure that part of his dominions.


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