30 Then (A)this thing became a sin, for the people went as far as Dan to be before one.[a] 31 He also made (B)temples on high places and (C)appointed priests from among all the people, who were not of the Levites. 32 And Jeroboam appointed a feast on the fifteenth day of the eighth month like (D)the feast that was in Judah, and he offered sacrifices on the altar. So he did in Bethel, sacrificing to the calves that he made. And he placed in Bethel (E)the priests of the high places that he had made.

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  1. 1 Kings 12:30 Septuagint went to the one at Bethel and to the other as far as Dan

30 And this thing became a sin;(A) the people came to worship the one at Bethel and went as far as Dan to worship the other.[a]

31 Jeroboam built shrines(B) on high places and appointed priests(C) from all sorts of people, even though they were not Levites. 32 He instituted a festival on the fifteenth day of the eighth(D) month, like the festival held in Judah, and offered sacrifices on the altar. This he did in Bethel,(E) sacrificing to the calves he had made. And at Bethel he also installed priests at the high places he had made.

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  1. 1 Kings 12:30 Probable reading of the original Hebrew text; Masoretic Text people went to the one as far as Dan

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