1 Kings 14:19

Hebrew Bible

17 So Jeroboam’s wife got up and went back to Tirzah. As she crossed the threshold of the house, the boy died. 18 All Israel buried him and mourned for him, in keeping with the Lord’s message that he had spoken through his servant, the prophet Ahijah. 19 The rest of the events of Jeroboam’s reign, including the details of his battles and rule, are recorded in the scroll called the Annals of the Kings of Israel. 20 Jeroboam ruled for 22 years; then he passed away. His son Nadab replaced him as king. 21 Now Rehoboam son of Solomon ruled in Judah. He was forty-one years old when he became king, and he ruled for 17 years in Jerusalem, the city the Lord chose from all the tribes of Israel to be his home. His mother was an Ammonite woman named Naamah.

1 Maccabees 16:23


21 But someone ran ahead and reported to John at Gazara that his father and brothers had perished, and that "he has sent men to kill you also." 22 When he heard this, he was greatly shocked; he seized the men who came to destroy him and killed them, for he had found out that they were seeking to destroy him. 23 The rest of the acts of John and his wars and the brave deeds that he did, and the building of the walls that he completed, and his achievements, 24 are written in the annals of his high priesthood, from the time that he became high priest after his father.

 Notes and References

"... This framework is filled out from a variety of sources. Three are mentioned: “the book of the acts of Solomon” (1 Kings 11:41), “the book of the annals of the kings of Israel” (1 Kings 14:19, etc.), and “the book of the annals of the kings of Judah” (1 Kings 14:29, etc.). Many of the details of Solomon’s reign and the briefer notices of events in other reigns are probably taken from these sources ... Bacchides, leading the right wing of his forces, seems to have withdrawn (probably intentionally) to lure Judas forward; Bacchides’ left wing then swung around behind Judas, closing the trap. Judas was among the fallen. In such a situation, his troops were no match for the professional Syrian army (as many of Judas’s troops recognized, verse 6). The Seleucid military machine had won at last. Judas was buried, with due lamentation, at the family tomb at Modin (9:19; it was later turned into a magnifi­cent Hellenistic monument by Simon, 13:27-30). The lamentation deliberately echoes David’s lament over Jon­athan (2 Samuel 1:19) and the language used of the ancient judges (compare Judges 3:9), and in closing Judas’s career the au­thor imitates the formulae of the books of Kings (compare 1 Kings 11:41; 1 Maccabees 16:23) ..."

Dunn, James D. G., and J. W. Rogerson Eerdmans Commentary on the Bible (p. 246, 820) William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2003

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