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For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father.

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When solomon

1 Kings 11:42
And the days which Solomon reigned in Jerusalem over all Israel were forty years.
1 Kings 6:1
And it will be in the eightieth year and four hundredth year after the going out of the sons of Israel from the land of Egypt, in the fourth year, in the month of brightness, it the second month to king Solomon over Israel, and he will build the house to Jehovah.
1 Kings 9:10
And it will be from the end of twenty years, when Solomon built the two houses, the house of Jehovah and the house of the king,
1 Kings 14:21
And Rehoboam son of Solomon reigned in Judah. The son of forty and one years was Rehoboam in his reigning; and seventeen years he reigned in Jerusalem, the city that Jehovah chose to put his name there from all the tribes of Israel: and the name of his mother Naamah, the Ammonitess.

His wives

1 Kings 11:2
From the nations which Jehovah said to the sons of Israel, Ye shall not go in to them, and they shall not come in to you: surely they will turn your heart after their gods: to these Solomon joined to love.
Deuteronomy 7:4
For he will turn away thy son from after me and they served other gods: and the anger of Jehovah kindled against you and he destroyed thee suddenly.
Deuteronomy 17:17
And he shall not multiply to him wives, and his heart shall not turn away: and silver and gold he shall not greatly multiply to himself.
Nehemiah 13:26
Did not Solomon king of Israel sin concerning these? and in many nations was there not a king like him, and he was loved by his God, and God will give him king over all Israel: also him did women strangers cause to sin.

His heart

1 Kings 11:6
And Solomon will do evil in the eyes of Jehovah, and he will not fill up after Jehovah as David his father.
1 Kings 6:12
This house which thou didst build, if thou shalt go in my laws, and my judgment thou wilt do, and watch all my commands to go in them; and I lifted up my word with thee which I spake to David thy father.
1 Kings 8:61
And your hearts be perfect with Jehovah our God to go in his laws, and to watch his commands as this day.
1 Kings 9:4
And thou, if thou shalt go before me as David thy father went with integrity of heart and in uprightness to do according to all that I commanded thee, my law and my judgment thou shalt watch:
1 Kings 15:3
And he went in all the sins of his father which he did before him: and his heart was not perfect with Jehovah as the heart of David his father.
2 Kings 20:3
O Jehovah, remember now how I went before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and I did the good in thine eyes. And Hezekiah will weep a great weeping.
1 Chronicles 28:9
And thou, O Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing soul: for Jehovah searched all hearts, and he understands every formation of the thoughts: if thou shalt seek him he will be found to thee, and if thou wilt forsake him, he will cast thee off forever.
1 Chronicles 29:19
And to Solomon my son wilt thou give a whole heart to watch thy commands, thy testimonies, and thy laws, and to do the whole, and to build the fortress which I prepared.
2 Chronicles 17:3
And Jehovah will be with Jehoshaphat, for he went in the first ways of David his father, and he sought not for the Baals.
2 Chronicles 25:2
And he will do the straight in the eyes of Jehovah, only not with a whole heart.
2 Chronicles 31:20
And according to this Hezekiah will do in all Judah, and he will do the good and the straight and the truth before Jehovah his God.
2 Chronicles 34:2
And he did the straight in the eyes of Jehovah, and he went in the ways of David his father, and he turned not to the right and to the left

General references

Exodus 34:16
And thou didst take from his daughters to thy sons, and they committed fornication after their gods, and they made thy sons commit fornication after their gods.
Judges 3:6
And they will take their daughters to them for wives, and their daughters they will give to their sons, and they will serve their gods.