Bible: 1 Kings 12:26-29

12:26 Jeroboam then thought to himself: 1  “Now the Davidic dynasty could regain the kingdom. 2  12:27 If these people go up to offer sacrifices in the Lord’s temple in Jerusalem, 3  their loyalty could shift to their former master, 4  King Rehoboam of Judah. They might kill me and return to King Rehoboam of Judah.” 12:28 After the king had consulted with his advisers, 5  he made two golden calves. Then he said to the people, 6 It is too much trouble for you to go up to Jerusalem. Look, Israel, here are your gods who brought you up from the land of Egypt.” 12:29 He put one in Bethel 7  and the other in Dan.
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