28 So the king sought advice.

Then he made two golden calves, and he said to the people, “Going to Jerusalem is too difficult for you. Israel, here is your God[a] who brought you out of the land of Egypt.”(A) 29 He set up one in Bethel,(B) and put the other in Dan.(C) 30 This led to sin;(D) the people walked in procession before one of the calves all the way to Dan.[b](E)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 12:28 Or here are your gods
  2. 1 Kings 12:30 Some LXX mss read calves to Bethel and the other to Dan

34 This was the sin that caused the house of Jeroboam to be wiped out and annihilated from the face of the earth.(A)

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