Bible: 1 Kings 12:32-33

12:32 Jeroboam inaugurated a festival on the fifteenth day of the eighth month, 1  like the festival celebrated in Judah. 2  On the altar in Bethel he offered sacrifices to the calves he had made. 3  In Bethel he also appointed priests for the high places he had made.

A Prophet from Judah Visits Bethel

12:33 On the fifteenth day of the eighth month (a date he had arbitrarily chosen) 4  Jeroboam 5  offered sacrifices on the altar he had made in Bethel. 6  He inaugurated a festival for the Israelites and went up to the altar to offer sacrifices.

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