Jeroboam(redirected from Jeraboam)
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1. the first king of the northern kingdom of Israel (?922--?901 bc)
2. king of the northern kingdom of Israel (?786--?746 bc)
forsook worship of God; made golden calves. [O.T.: I Kings 12:28–33]
with God’s sanction, establishes hegemony over ten tribes of Israel. [O.T.: I Kings 11:31–35]