30 And this thing turned to sin: for the people went (because of the one) even to Dan.

31 Also he made an [a]house of high places, and made priests of the lowest of the people, which were not of the sons of Levi.

32 And Jeroboam made a feast the [b]fifteenth day of the eighth month, like unto the feast that is in Judah, and offered on the altar. So did he in Bethel and offered unto the calves that he had made: and he placed in Bethel the Priests of the high places, which he had made.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 12:31 That is, a temple, where altars were built for idolatry.
  2. 1 Kings 12:32 Because he would the more bind the people’s devotion to his idolatry, he made a new holy day, besides those that the Lord had appointed in the Law.

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