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2 Chronicles 12:1

    2 Chronicles 12:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass, when Rehoboam had established the kingdom, and had strengthened himself, he forsook the law of the LORD, and all Israel with him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass, when Rehoboam had established the kingdom, and had strengthened himself, he forsook the law of the LORD, and all Israel with him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass, when the kingdom of Rehoboam was established, and he was strong, that he forsook the law of Jehovah, and all Israel with him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Now when Rehoboam's position as king had been made certain, and he was strong, he gave up the law of the Lord, and all Israel with him.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass, when the kingdom of Rehoboam was established, and he was strong, that he forsook the law of Jehovah, and all Israel with him.

    World English Bible

    It happened, when the kingdom of Rehoboam was established, and he was strong, that he forsook the law of Yahweh, and all Israel with him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass, when the kingdom of Rehoboam was established, and he was strong, that he forsook the law of the LORD, and all Israel with him.

    Definitions for 2 Chronicles 12:1

    Forsook - To have left in an abandoned condition.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Chronicles 12:1

    He forsook the law of the Lord - This was after the three years mentioned 2 Chronicles 11:17.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Chronicles 12:1

    All Israel with him - i. e., "all Judah and Benjamin" - all the Israelites of those two tribes.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Chronicles 12:1

    12:1 And all Israel - So called, because they forsook God, as Israel had done.