29 One he set up in Bethel, and the other in Dan.30 And this thing became a sin; the people came to worship the one at Bethel and went as far as Dan to worship the other.[a]
31 Jeroboam built shrines on high places and appointed priests from all sorts of people, even though they were not Levites.32 He instituted a festival on the fifteenth day of the eighth month, like the festival held in Judah, and offered sacrifices on the altar. This he did in Bethel, sacrificing to the calves he had made. And at Bethel he also installed priests at the high places he had made.33 On the fifteenth day of the eighth month, a month of his own choosing, he offered sacrifices on the altar he had built at Bethel. So he instituted the festival for the Israelites and went up to the altar to make offerings.
The Man of God From Judah
13 By the word of the Lord a man of God came from Judah to Bethel, as Jeroboam was standing by the altar to make an offering.
1 Kings 12:30Probable reading of the original Hebrew text; Masoretic Text people went to the one as far as Dan
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