Jeroboam


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Jeroboam

Old Testament
1. the first king of the northern kingdom of Israel (?922--?901 bc)
2. king of the northern kingdom of Israel (?786--?746 bc)

Jeroboam

forsook worship of God; made golden calves. [O.T.: I Kings 12:28–33]

Jeroboam

with God’s sanction, establishes hegemony over ten tribes of Israel. [O.T.: I Kings 11:31–35]
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Aflame with virtuous anger the boss flogs Mary, his niece, who struggles back, and her skirt falls off, and her pantaloons too, to the strong indignation of Jeroboam who flogs the harder.
The same role of the early prophet can be seen in the rise of Jeroboam as a founder of the northern kingdom.
To mark the occasion Mr Paul (left) presented Wimpy with a jeroboam of champagne.
Why would Jonah's author depict a Samarian prophet who accurately predicted the successes of the hated Jeroboam as a frequent resident of the Jerusalem temple?
Isobel Abul Houl, publisher for Jeroboam books that publishes children's books in both English and Arabic, said: "There's a lack of good children's books in terms of illustration, quality and imagination, so the majority of children's books in Arabic are often translated or they're poor quality.
The experience includes home delivery of a chilled jeroboam of Moet Rose Brut Imperial, a Champagne waiter for the evening, a bento box of sweet and savoury treats for six guests and two Moet "Pompadours" to entertain.
Leamington and Coventry accountant and business advisers HB&O has handed Cal a jeroboam of champagne to celebrate and want him to return the favour when he stands on the top of the podium for the first time next season.
And to help quench his thirst on the way home, the businessman bought a carry-out - a jeroboam (four bottles) of Dom Perignon champagne, a snip at pounds 9500.
Monarchs profiled include Saul, David, Solomon, Rehoboam, Samuel, Jeroboam, Hoshea, and more.
The Kingdom provides a politica negativa, a critical voice rather like the voice of a prophet against the king, like Amos railing against Jeroboam, calling for the invention of justice, and which in turn requires, in addition to prophets, the hard work of concrete political invention, the cleverness of inventive political structures.
They gave me 30 seconds to answer a question about which champagne size is bigger, a magnum or jeroboam.
Campbell dates the bulk of the material on David's middle years in 2 Samuel 11-20 to the beginning of the so-called Northern Kingdom of Israel under king Jeroboam in the late tenth century, and thus leaves enough time from David's reign for the story-tellers to have become critical towards this national ideal of Judah (pp.