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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Jonah was a prophet from Gath-hefer in the Kingdom of Israel, then under the rule of Jeroboam II.
One London club sold 14 jeroboam to a single customer on Saturday night, each costing around pounds 3,500.
The winner will receive a jeroboam of champagne from the company.
The best bet of the afternoon looks to be up at Redcar, where Cumbrian Harmony can capture the Jeroboam Handicap.
According to Toews, Jeroboam was not even a religious reformer, let alone rebel, but a conservative restorer and preserver of ancient beliefs and practices.
Following a 170-year-old Cunard custom, she pressed a button on her podium to smash a Jeroboam of white wine - rather than champagne - on to its hull.
The winning author will be presented with a jeroboam of champagne and a set of the Everyman Wodehouse and a locally-raised Gloucestershire Old Spot pig will be named after the winning title.
There are a variety of sizes, with the more common being Jeroboam, Rehoboam, Methuselah, Salmanazar, Balthazar and Nebuchadnezzer - all named after Biblical figures.
Then there is the famous Jeroboam, a six-bottle measure, and eight bottles is known as an Imperial(e).
Jonah, son of Amittai from Gath-hepher (2 Kgs 14:25) was a prophet during the reign of the Northern Kingdom's King Jeroboam II (786-746 B.
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