1 G1722 In G3588 the G3638.2 eighteenth G2094 year G3588 of the G932 kingdom G* of Jeroboam, G936 Abijah took reign G* G1909 over G* Judah.
2 G5140 Three G2094 years G936 he reigned G1722 in G* Jerusalem. G2532 And G3686 the name G3588 G3384 of his mother G1473 G* was Michaiah G2364 daughter G* of Uriel G575 of G* Gibeah. G2532 And G4171 there was war G1510.7.3 G303.1 between G* Abijah G2532 and G303.1 between G* Jeroboam.
3 G2532 And G3904.4 Abijah deployed for G* G3588 the G4171 war G1722 with G1411 a force G4170.3 of warriors G1411 of power -- G5071 four hundred G5505 thousand G435 [2men G1588 1chosen]. G2532 And G* Jeroboam G3904.4 deployed G4314 against G1473 him G4171 for war G1722 with G3637.2 eight hundred G5505 thousand G435 [2men G1588 1chosen], G1415 mighty G4170.3 warriors G1411 of power.
4 G2532 And G450 Abijah rose up G* G575 from G3588 G3735 mount G* Zemaraim, G3739 which G1510.2.3 is G1722 in G3588 G3735 mount G* Ephraim, G2532 and G2036 said, G191 Hear me, G1473 G* Jeroboam G2532 and G3956 all G* Israel!
5 G3756 Is it not G1473 to you G1097 to know G3754 that G2962 the lord G3588 G2316 God G* of Israel G1325 appointed G932 the kingdom G3588 to G* David G1909 over G* Israel G1519 into G3588 the G165 eon, G2532 and G3588 to G5207 his sons G1473 G1519 for G1242 a covenant G251 of salt?
6 G2532 And G450 [4rose up G* 1Jeroboam G3588 G3588 2 son of G* 3Nebat], G3588 the G3816 servant G* of Solomon G5207 son G* of David, G2532 and G868 revolted G575 from G3588 G2962 his master. G1473
7 G2532 And G4863 there gathered together G4314 with G1473 him G435 [2men G3061 1mischievous], G5207 sons G3892.1 of lawbreakers, G2532 and G1765 they grew in strength G1909 against G* Rehoboam G5207 son G* of Solomon, G2532 and G* Rehoboam G1510.7.3 was G3501 younger G2532 and G1169 timid G3588 G2588 in heart, G2532 and G3756 he did not G2901 fortify G2596 against G4383 their face. G1473
8 G2532 And G3568 now G1473 you G3004 speak G436 to oppose G2596 against G4383 the face G932 of the kingdom G2962 of the lord G1223 in G5495 the hand G5207 of the sons G* of David, G2532 and G1473 you are G4128 [2multitude G4183 1a vast], G2532 and G3326 with G1473 you G3448 calves G5552 of gold G3739 which G4160 [2made G1473 3for you G* 1Jeroboam] G1519 as G2316 gods.
9 G2228 Or G3756 did you not G1544 cast out G3588 the G2409 priests G2962 of the lord, G3588 the G5207 sons G* of Aaron, G2532 and G3588 the G* Levites; G2532 and G4160 you made G1438 to yourselves G2409 priests G1537 from G3588 the G2992 people G3588 of the G1093 land? G3956 Even every one G3588 G4365 approaching G3588 G4137 filling G3588 G5495 his hand G1473 G1722 with G3448 a calf, G5207 an offspring G1009.3 of the herd, G2532 and G2919.1 [2rams G2033 1seven], G2532 and G1096 he becomes G1519 as G2409 a priest G3588 to the one G3361 not G1510.6 being G2316 God.
10 G2532 And G1473 we G2962 [3 the lord G3588 G2316 4our God G1473 G3756 1did not G1459 2abandon]. G2532 And G3588 G2409 his priests G1473 G3008 officiate G3588 to the G2962 lord, G3588 the G5207 sons G* of Aaron G2532 and G3588 the G* Levites G1722 in G3588 G2183 their daily rotations. G1473
11 G2532 And G2370 they burn G3588 to G2962 the lord G3646.1 whole burnt-offerings G4404 morning G4404 by morning, G2532 and G3588 G2073 evening G2073 to evening, G2532 and G2368 they have the incense G4916.3 composition, G2532 and G4286 place settings G740 of bread loaves G1909 upon G3588 the G5132 [2table G3588 G2513 1pure], G2532 and G3588 the G3087 [2lamp-stand G3588 G5552 1gold], G2532 and G3588 G3088 its lamps G1473 G3588 G381 to light G3588 G2073 evening G2073 by evening. G3754 For G5442 we guard G3588 the G5438 watch G2962 of the lord, G3588 the G2316 God G3588 G3962 of our fathers; G1473 G1473 but you G1161 G1459 abandoned G1473 him.
12 G2532 And G2400 behold, G3326 with G1473 us G1722 as G746 head G2962 is the lord, G2532 and G3588 G2409 his priests, G1473 G2532 and G3588 the G4536 [2trumpets G3588 G4591.1 1signal] G3588 G4591 to signify G1909 against G1473 you. G5207 Sons G* of Israel, G3361 you should not wage war G4170 G4314 against G2962 the lord G3588 G2316 God G3588 G3962 of your fathers; G1473 G3754 for G3756 your ways shall not be prospered. G2137
13 G2532 And G* Jeroboam G4033 circled G3588 G1749 an ambush G2064 to come G2733.5 from behind them. G1473 G2532 And G1510.7.6 they were G1715 in front of G* Judah, G2532 and G3588 the G1749 ambush G1537 was from G3588 the places G3694 behind.
14 G2532 And G654 Judah turned, G* G2532 and G2400 behold, G3588 the G4171 battle G1473 was against them G1537 from G3588 the places G1715 in front G2532 and G1537 from G3588 the places G3693 posterior. G2532 And G994 they yelled G4314 to G2962 the lord, G2532 and G3588 the G2409 priests G4537 trumped G3588 the G4536 trumpets.
15 G2532 And G214 [3shouted G435 1 the men G* 2of Judah]. G2532 And G1096 it happened G3753 when G214 [3shouted G435 1 the men G* 2of Judah], G2532 that G2962 the lord G3960 struck G3588 G* Jeroboam G2532 and G3588 G* Israel G1726 before G* Abijah G2532 and G* Judah.
16 G2532 And G5343 [4fled G3588 1the G5207 2sons G* 3of Israel] G575 from G4383 the face G* of Judah, G2532 and G3860 [2delivered G1473 3them G2962 1 the lord] G1519 into G3588 G5495 their hands. G1473
17 G2532 And G3960 [4struck G1722 G1473 5them G* 1Abijah G2532 2and G3588 G2992 3his people G1473 G4127 7calamity G3173 6 with a great]. G2532 And G4098 there fell G5134.1 slain G575 of G* Israel -- G4001 five hundred G5505 thousand G435 [2men G1415 1mighty].
18 G2532 And G5013 [4were abased G3588 1the G5207 2sons G* 3of Israel] G1722 in G3588 G2250 that day, G1565 G2532 and G2729 [4grew strong G3588 1the G5207 2sons G* 3of Judah], G3754 for G1679 they hoped G1909 upon G2962 the lord G3588 the G2316 God G3588 G3962 of their fathers. G1473
19 G2532 And G2614 Abijah pursued G* G3694 after G* Jeroboam, G2532 and G4293.1 first took G3844 from G1473 him G4172 the cities G3588 G* of Beth-el G2532 and G3588 G2968 her towns, G1473 G2532 and G3588 G* Jeshanah G2532 and G3588 G2968 her towns, G1473 G2532 and G3588 G* Ephrain G2532 and G3588 G2968 her towns. G1473
20 G2532 And G3756 [2did not G2192 3have G2479 4strength G* 1Jeroboam] G2089 any more G3956 during all G3588 the G2250 days G* of Abijah. G2532 And G3960 [2struck G1473 3him G2962 1 the lord], G2532 and G599 he died.
21 G2532 And G2729 Abijah grew strong, G* G2532 and G2983 took G1438 for himself G1135 [2wives G1180 1fourteen], G2532 and G1080 engendered G1501 twenty G2532 and G1417 two G5207 sons, G2532 and G1571.2 sixteen G2364 daughters.