1 Kings 14:7
14:7 Go, tell Jeroboam, ‘This is what the Lord God of Israel says: “I raised you up9 from among the people and made you ruler over my people Israel.
tn The Hebrew text has “because” at the beginning of the sentence. In the Hebrew text vv. 7–11 are one long sentence comprised of a causal clause giving the reason for divine punishment (vv. 7–9) and the main clause announcing the punishment (vv. 10–11). The translation divides this lengthy sentence for stylistic reasons.