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Rehoboam

Rehoboam

Rehoboam

רְחַבְעָם

Rechavam

r’-khav-AM

Meaning of the Name Rehoboam

‘He enlarges the people’

Attributes of Rehoboam

Immature, impetuous, foolish.

Where is Rehoboam in the Bible

I Kings 11:43, I Kings 12, I Kings 14:21–31, II Chronicles 10–12

What did Rehoboam do in the Bible

Rehoboam succeeded his father, King Solomon. He caused the Hebrew Kingdom to split by making the mistake of seeking advice from his friends instead of the elders of Israel. Rehoboam’s foolishness resulted in the division of the kingdom, leaving him with only the Kingdom of Judah to govern. Throughout his reign, he was in constant war with the Northern Kingdom and had geopolitical issues with Egypt. He had 18 wives and 60 concubines and fathered a total of 88 children. Rehoboam reigned for 17 years, and his son Abijam succeeded him as king.

What does the Bible say about Rehoboam

Fool
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