Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Because of the sins of Jeroboam which he sinned, and which he made Israel sin, by his provocation wherewith he provoked the LORD God of Israel to anger.

By his provocation

Bible References

The sins

1 Kings 15:26
And he did the thing that was wicked in the eyes of Yahweh, - and walked in the way of his father, and in his sin, wherewith he caused, Israel, to sin.
1 Kings 14:9
but hast made wicked thy doings beyond any who were before thee, - and hast gone and made thee ether gods, even molten images, to provoke me to anger, and hast cast, me, behind thy back,

By his provocation

1 Kings 14:22
And Judah did the thing that was wicked in the eyes of Yahweh, - and provoked him to jealousy, above all that their fathers had done, with their sins which they committed.