1 Kings 12:32-33*

A.(32) And Jeroboam ordained a feast in the eighth month, on the fifteenth day of the month, like unto the feast that is in Judah,

B. and he offered upon the altar.

C. So did he in Bethel, sacrificing unto the calves that he had made:

C’. and he placed in Bethel the priests of the high places which he had made.

B’.(33) So he offered upon the altar which he had made in Bethel the fifteenth day of the eighth month, even in the month which he had devised of his own heart;

A’. and ordained a feast unto the children of Israel: and he offered upon the altar, and burnt incense.

2 thoughts on “1 Kings 12:32-33*”

  1. JEROME T. WALSH, Vetus Testamentum XXXIX, 3 (1989) THE CONTEXTS OF 1 KINGS XIII
    a. Then Jeroboam established a feast day in the eighth month on the fifteenth day, like Judah’s feast day.
    b. And he went up to the altar.
    c. This is what he did in Beth-El:
    x to sacrifice to the calves he had established,
    c’. he installed in Beth-El 20 the sanctuary priests he had established.
    b’. And he went up to the altar he had established in Beth-El.
    a’. On the fifteenth day, in the eighth month, the month he had chosen on his own, he established a feast day for the

  2. a/a’ should be divided into two to take account of “eighth … fifteenth” and “fifteenth … eighth”

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