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Kingdom of Israel (Divided Kingdom)
The residents of the Northern Kingdom during the Divided Kingdom.
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Israel, Kingdom of
Israel, Kingdom of. The nation founded by the northern ten Hebrew tribes when the Solomonic empire collapsed. It existed from 930 to 722 B.C. on territory extending from Bethel and Jericho northward to Mt. Hermon (except for Phoenicia on the coast). I. First Half-CenturyA. Origin of the Divided Kingdom
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Israel, Kingdom of
ISRAEL, KINGDOM OF. In 930 b.c., after the death of Solomon and the accession of his son Rehoboam, the united monarchy of Israel broke up into two realms. Finding that the young king was determined to maintain an even more tyrannous and oppressive rule than Solomon had done (especially in his latter
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Israel, Kingdom Of
ISRAEL, KINGDOM OF The northern kingdom of Israel that was established around 930 b.c. after the collapse of the unified monarchy. It endured until 722 b.c. In the increasingly despotic final years of Solomon’s reign, the king created twelve administrative districts for securing revenue and supplying
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Israel Kingdom of
Is´rael, Kingdom of. I. The kingdom.—The prophet Ahijah of Shiloh, who was commissioned in the latter days of Solomon to announce the division of the kingdom, left one tribe (Judah) to the house of David, and assigned ten to Jeroboam. 1 Kings 11:31, 35. These were probably Joseph (=Ephraim and Manasseh),
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Israel, Kingdom of
ISRAEL, KINGDOM OF. An earthly kingdom was not incompatible with the theocracy (which see), if the kings submitted unconditionally to the will of Jehovah and, as earthly representatives of His sovereignty, wished only to execute His laws and judgments. It was not the original intention of Jehovah to
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Israel, Kingdom of
Israel, Kingdom of(975–722). Soon after the death of Solomon, Ahijah’s prophecy (1 Kings 11:31–35) was fulfilled, and the kingdom was rent in twain. Rehoboam, the son and successor of Solomon, was scarcely seated on his throne when the old jealousies between Judah and the other tribes broke out anew,
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Israel
Israel (Kingdom of).—One of the two kingdoms formed in Palestine in the time of Roboam, when this prince refused to lower the taxes imposed by his father. It comprised ten tribes: Aser, Dan, Ephraim, Gad, Issachar, Manasses, Nephtali, Ruben, Simeon, and Zabulon. They placed at their head Jeroboam, who
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Israel
ISRAEL (Ĭzʹ rā ĕl) 1. Name of Northern Kingdom after Jeroboam led the northern tribes to separate from the southern tribes and form a separate kingdom (1 Kings 12). 2. Personal name meaning “God strives,” “God rules,” “God heals,” or “he strives against God.” Name that God gave Jacob after he wrestled
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