Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

New American Standard Bible

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and lived there. And he went out from there and built Penuel.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim and lived there. From there he went out and built Penuel.

International Standard Version

Later on, Jeroboam fortified Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim and lived there. He also expanded from there and built Penuel.

A Conservative Version

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim, and dwelt therein. And he went out from there, and built Penuel.

Amplified

Then Jeroboam built Shechem [as his royal city] in the hill country of Ephraim and lived there. He went out from there and rebuilt Penuel [as a stronghold].

Bible in Basic English

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.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

And Jeroboam will build Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwell in it; and he will go forth from there and build Penuel.

King James 2000

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt there; and went out from there, and built Penuel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and he resided in it. Then he went out from there and built Penuel.

Modern King James verseion

And Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim and lived in it, and went out from there and built Penuel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein. And went from thence and built Penuel.

NET Bible

Jeroboam built up Shechem in the Ephraimite hill country and lived there. From there he went out and built up Penuel.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Then Jeroboam built Shechem, in the hill country of Ephraim, and dwelt therein, - and went forth from thence, and built Penuel.

Webster

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt in it, and went out from thence, and built Penuel.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ירבעם 
Yarob`am 
Usage: 104

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

שׁכם 
Sh@kem 
Usage: 49

in mount
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

אפרים 
'Ephrayim 
Usage: 180

and dwelt
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

References

Context Readings

Jeroboam Becomes King Over Israel

24 Thus saith Jehovah, Ye shall not go up, nor fight against your brethren the children of Israel: return every man to his house; for this thing is of me. So they hearkened unto the word of Jehovah, and returned and went their way, according to the word of Jehovah. 25 Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and he went out from thence, and built Penuel. 26 And Jeroboam said in his heart, Now will the kingdom return to the house of David:


Cross References

Judges 8:17

And he brake down the tower of Penuel, and slew the men of the city.

Judges 8:8

And he went up thence to Penuel, and spake unto them in like manner; and the men of Penuel answered him as the men of Succoth had answered.

Genesis 32:30-31

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for,'said he , I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.

Judges 9:45-49

And Abimelech fought against the city all that day; and he took the city, and slew the people that were therein: and he beat down the city, and sowed it with salt.

Judges 9:1

And Abimelech the son of Jerubbaal went to Shechem unto his mother's brethren, and spake with them, and with all the family of the house of his mother's father, saying,

1 Kings 9:15

And this is the reason of the levy which king Solomon raised, to build the house of Jehovah, and his own house, and Millo, and the wall of Jerusalem, and Hazor, and Megiddo, and Gezer.

1 Kings 9:17-18

And Solomon built Gezer, and Beth-horon the nether,

1 Kings 12:1

And Rehoboam went to Shechem: for all Israel were come to Shechem to make him king.

1 Kings 15:17

And Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah, and built Ramah, that he might not suffer any one to go out or come in to Asa king of Judah.

1 Kings 16:24

And he bought the hill Samaria of Shemer for two talents of silver; and he built on the hill, and called the name of the city which he built, after the name of Shemer, the owner of the hill, Samaria.

2 Chronicles 11:5-12

And Rehoboam dwelt in Jerusalem, and built cities for defence in Judah.

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