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2nd Chronicles Chapter 12

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Shishak invades Judah

12:1 AND it so happened, when the kingdom of Rehoboamרְחַבְעָם
Rəḥaḇʿām; Greek: Ροβοάμ, Rovoam; Latin: Roboam, transl. ”an enlarged people” was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the first monarch of the Kingdom of Judah after the split of the united Kingdom of Israel. He was a son of and the successor to Solomon and a grandson of David.for more info click here
was established, and was strong, he abandon, the Torahתּוֹרָה‎
Tōrā,/ˈtɔːrə, ˈtoʊrə/; “Instruction”, “Teaching” or “Law”) The first five books of the Bible or also called “the books of Moses” comes from an archery term meaning to shoot.
of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, and all Israel with him.
12:2 And it so happened, that in the fifth year of king Rehoboamרְחַבְעָם
Rəḥaḇʿām; Greek: Ροβοάμ, Rovoam; Latin: Roboam, transl. ”an enlarged people” was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the first monarch of the Kingdom of Judah after the split of the united Kingdom of Israel. He was a son of and the successor to Solomon and a grandson of David.for more info click here
Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, because they had transgressed against YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
,
12:3 With twelve hundred chariots, and sixty thousand horsemen: and no counting the
people who came with him out of Egypt; the Lubims, the Sukkiims, and the Ethiopians.
12:4 And he captured the cities defense in Judah, and came to Jerusalem.
12:5 Then Shemaiahשְׁמַעְיָה
Šəmaʿyā; Samaia in the Septuagint means “God Heard For more info click here
the prophet
came to Rehoboamרְחַבְעָם
Rəḥaḇʿām; Greek: Ροβοάμ, Rovoam; Latin: Roboam, transl. ”an enlarged people” was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the first monarch of the Kingdom of Judah after the split of the united Kingdom of Israel. He was a son of and the successor to Solomon and a grandson of David.for more info click here
, and to the leaders of Judah, that were gathered together to Jerusalem from the face of Shishak, and he said to them, So says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, ya’ll have forsaken Me, and  I also
have forsaken you in the hand of Shishak.
12:6 And the leaders of Israel and the king humbled themselves; and they said, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
is righteous.
12:7 And when YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
saw that they humbled themselves, the word of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
came to Shemaiahשְׁמַעְיָה
Šəmaʿyā; Samaia in the Septuagint means “God Heard For more info click here
, saying, They have humbled themselves. I will not destroy them, and I will grant them a little deliverance; and I won’t
pour out My fury on Jerusalem by the hand of Shishak.
12:8 But they shall be his servants; that they may know My service, and the service of the kingdoms of the lands.

Shishak spoils the temple


12:9 So Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem, and took away the treasures of the house of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, and the treasures of the king’s house; he took all: he took the shields of gold that Solomonשְׁלֹמֹה
His two names mean “peaceful” and “friend of God”, both considered “predictive of the character of his reign Reign 970–931 BCE (hypothesized)For more info click here
had made.
12:10 And king Rehoboamרְחַבְעָם
Rəḥaḇʿām; Greek: Ροβοάμ, Rovoam; Latin: Roboam, transl. ”an enlarged people” was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the first monarch of the Kingdom of Judah after the split of the united Kingdom of Israel. He was a son of and the successor to Solomon and a grandson of David.for more info click here
made bronze shields in their place, and deposited them into the hands of the chiefs of the runners, that kept the gate of the king’s house.
12:11 And when the king entered into the house of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, the runners came in and lifted them up, and brought themback into the guardroom.
12:12 And when he was humbled, the wrath of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
turned from him, so as not to destroy him completely: and also good
things were found in Judah.

Rehoboam’s death

12:13 So king Rehoboamרְחַבְעָם
Rəḥaḇʿām; Greek: Ροβοάμ, Rovoam; Latin: Roboam, transl. ”an enlarged people” was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the first monarch of the Kingdom of Judah after the split of the united Kingdom of Israel. He was a son of and the successor to Solomon and a grandson of David.for more info click here
made himself strong in Jerusalem, and reigned. For Rehoboamרְחַבְעָם
Rəḥaḇʿām; Greek: Ροβοάμ, Rovoam; Latin: Roboam, transl. ”an enlarged people” was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the first monarch of the Kingdom of Judah after the split of the united Kingdom of Israel. He was a son of and the successor to Solomon and a grandson of David.for more info click here
was a son of forty one years when he began to reign, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city which YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
had chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, to put His name there. And his mother’s name was Naamah an Ammonitess.
12:14 And he did evil, because he hadn’t resolved in his heart to seek YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
.
12:15 Now the acts of Rehoboamרְחַבְעָם
Rəḥaḇʿām; Greek: Ροβοάμ, Rovoam; Latin: Roboam, transl. ”an enlarged people” was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the first monarch of the Kingdom of Judah after the split of the united Kingdom of Israel. He was a son of and the successor to Solomon and a grandson of David.for more info click here
, first and last, aren’t they written in the book of Shemaiahשְׁמַעְיָה
Šəmaʿyā; Samaia in the Septuagint means “God Heard For more info click here
the prophet, and of Iddo the seer concerning genealogies? And there were wars between Rehoboamרְחַבְעָם
Rəḥaḇʿām; Greek: Ροβοάμ, Rovoam; Latin: Roboam, transl. ”an enlarged people” was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the first monarch of the Kingdom of Judah after the split of the united Kingdom of Israel. He was a son of and the successor to Solomon and a grandson of David.for more info click here
and Jeroboamיָרָבְעָם‎
Yārŏḇə‘ām;/ˌdʒɛrəˈboʊ.əm/; Greek: Ἱεροβοάμ, romanized: Hieroboám Reign 931 – 910 BC Died 910 BC
lasted all of their lives.
12:16 And Rehoboamרְחַבְעָם
Rəḥaḇʿām; Greek: Ροβοάμ, Rovoam; Latin: Roboam, transl. ”an enlarged people” was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the first monarch of the Kingdom of Judah after the split of the united Kingdom of Israel. He was a son of and the successor to Solomon and a grandson of David.for more info click here
lay with his fathers, and was buried in the city of Davidדָּוִד
/ˈdeɪvɪd/; romanized: Dāwīḏ, “beloved one”) Historians of the Ancient Near East agree that David probably lived around 1000 BCE. For more info click here
: and Abijah his son reigned in his place.

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