Bible: 1 Kings 14:7-11
14:7 Go, tell Jeroboam, ‘This is what the
Lord God of Israel says: “I raised you up 1 from among the people and made you ruler over my people Israel. 14:8 I tore the kingdom away from the Davidic dynasty and gave it to you. But you are not like my servant David, who kept my commandments and followed me wholeheartedly by doing only what I approve. 2 14:9 You have sinned more than all who came before you. You went and angered me by making other gods, formed out of metal; you have completely disregarded me. 3 14:10 So I am ready to bring disaster 4 on the dynasty 5 of Jeroboam. I will cut off every last male belonging to Jeroboam in Israel, including even the weak and incapacitated. 6 I will burn up the dynasty of Jeroboam, just as one burns manure until it is completely consumed. 7 14:11 Dogs will eat the members of your family 8 who die in the city, and the birds of the sky will eat the ones who die in the country.”’ Indeed, the Lord has announced it!
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