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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