Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And he made houses on high places, and made priests from among all the people who were not of the sons of Levi.

King James Version

And he made an house of high places, and made priests of the lowest of the people, which were not of the sons of Levi.

Holman Bible

Jeroboam also built shrines on the high places and set up priests from every class of people who were not Levites.

International Standard Version

Jeroboam built temples on the high places, and appointed his own priests from the fringe elements of the people who were not descendants of Levi.

A Conservative Version

And he made houses of high places, and made priests from among all the people who were not of the sons of Levi.

American Standard Version

And he made houses of high places, and made priests from among all the people, that were not of the sons of Levi.

Amplified

Jeroboam also made houses on high places and made priests of people who were not Levites.

Bible in Basic English

And he made places for worship at the high places, and made priests, who were not Levites, from among all the people.

Darby Translation

And he made a house of high places, and made priests from all classes of the people, who were not of the sons of Levi.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he made a house of high places and made priests of the lowest of the people, who were not of the sons of Levi.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will make a house of heights, and be will make priests from the ends of the people who were not of the sons of Levi.

King James 2000

And he made a house of high places, and made priests of the lowest of the people, who were not of the sons of Levi.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he built the houses on the high places, and he appointed priests {from all walks of life} who were not from the sons of Levi.

Modern King James verseion

And he made a house of high places, and made priests of the lowest of the people, who were not the sons of Levi.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he made houses of hill altars, and made, of the lowest of the people, priests which were not of the sons of Levi.

NET Bible

He built temples on the high places and appointed as priests people who were not Levites.

New Heart English Bible

He made houses of high places, and made priests from among all the people, who were not of the sons of Levi.

The Emphasized Bible

And he made a house of high-places, - and made priests from the whole compass of the people, who were not of the sons of Levi.

Webster

And he made a house of high places, and made priests of the lowest of the people, who were not of the sons of Levi.

World English Bible

He made houses of high places, and made priests from among all the people, who were not of the sons of Levi.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he maketh the house of high places, and maketh priests of the extremities of the people, who were not of the sons of Levi;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
an house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

of the lowest
קצה 
Qatsah 
Usage: 36

of the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

which were not of the sons

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Jeroboam Becomes King Over Israel

30 Now this thing became a sin, for the people went to worship before the one as far as Dan. 31 And he made houses on high places, and made priests from among all the people who were not of the sons of Levi. 32 Jeroboam instituted a feast in the eighth month on the fifteenth day of the month, like the feast which is in Judah, and he went up to the altar; thus he did in Bethel, sacrificing to the calves which he had made And he stationed in Bethel the priests of the high places which he had made.



Cross References

1 Kings 13:32-33

"For the thing shall surely come to pass which he cried by the word of the LORD against the altar in Bethel and against all the houses of the high places which are in the cities of Samaria."

2 Kings 17:32

They also feared the LORD and appointed from among themselves priests of the high places, who acted for them in the houses of the high places.

2 Chronicles 13:9

"Have you not driven out the priests of the LORD, the sons of Aaron and the Levites, and made for yourselves priests like the peoples of other lands? Whoever comes to consecrate himself with a young bull and seven rams, even he may become a priest of what are no gods.

2 Chronicles 11:14-15

For the Levites left their pasture lands and their property and came to Judah and Jerusalem, for Jeroboam and his sons had excluded them from serving as priests to the LORD.

Numbers 3:10

"So you shall appoint Aaron and his sons that they may keep their priesthood, but the layman who comes near shall be put to death."

Deuteronomy 24:15

"You shall give him his wages on his day before the sun sets, for he is poor and sets his heart on it; so that he will not cry against you to the LORD and it become sin in you.

1 Kings 13:24

Now when he had gone, a lion met him on the way and killed him, and his body was thrown on the road, with the donkey standing beside it; the lion also was standing beside the body.

Ezekiel 16:25

"You built yourself a high place at the top of every street and made your beauty abominable, and you spread your legs to every passer-by to multiply your harlotry.

Ezekiel 44:6-8

"You shall say to the rebellious ones, to the house of Israel, 'Thus says the Lord GOD, "Enough of all your abominations, O house of Israel,

Hosea 12:11

Is there iniquity in Gilead? Surely they are worthless. In Gilgal they sacrifice bulls, Yes, their altars are like the stone heaps Beside the furrows of the field.

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