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

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

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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