Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the man Jeroboam was a mighty man of valour: and Solomon seeing the young man that he was industrious, he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph.
Seest thou a man prompt in his business? before kings, shall he stand, he shall not stand before men who are obscure.
1 Kings 5:16
besides the chiefs of Solomon's officers, who were over the work, three thousand and three hundred, - who ruled over the people that wrought in the work.
How should I carry by myself the fatigue of you and the burden of you and your controversies?
That I will break in pieces the Assyrian in my land, Yea upon my mountains, will I tread him underfoot, - So shall be removed from off them his yoke, And his burden, from off their shoulder shall be removed.
For, my yoke, is easy, and, my burden, light.
So shall they apportion it for themselves into seven parts, - Let, Judah, stay upon his boundary, on the south, and, the house of Joseph, stay upon their boundary, on the north,
Then went up the house of Joseph - they also, - unto Bethel, - and, Yahweh, was with them.
2 Samuel 19:20
For thy servant doth know, that, I, sinned, - lo! therefore, I have arrived to-day, as the first of all the house of Joseph, to come down to meet my lord the king.
Seek ye Yahweh, and live, - lest he break forth, like a fire, upon the house of Joseph, and it devour with none to quench it, for Bethel.
So will I make mighty ones of the house of Judah, and, the house of Joseph, will I save, and will cause them to continue, because I have had compassion upon them, So shall they be as though I had not rejected them, - for, I, Yahweh, will be their God, and will answer them;