PART 3, 1 KINGS 11:9-14, 04.07.19
I KINGS 11:9-14
9-10 The Lord God of Israel had appeared to Solomon two times and warned him not to worship foreign gods. But Solomon disobeyed and did it anyway. This made the Lord very angry,
11 and he said to Solomon: You did what you wanted and not what I told you to do. Now I’m going to take your kingdom from you and give it to one of your officials.
12 But because David was your father, you will remain king as long as you live. I will wait until your son becomes king, then I will take the kingdom from him.
13 When I do, I will still let him rule one tribe, because I have not forgotten that David was my servant and Jerusalem is my city.
14 Hadad was from the royal family of Edom, and here is how the Lord made him Solomon’s enemy:
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