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Letter "A" » Abijah
«At that time Abijah the son of Jeroboam fell sick.»
«And after her he took Maachah the daughter of Absalom; which bare him Abijah, and Attai, and Ziza, and Shelomith.»
«And Rehoboam slept with his fathers, and was buried in the city of David: and Abijah his son reigned in his stead.»
«And Rehoboam loved Maachah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines: (for he took eighteen wives, and threescore concubines; and begat twenty and eight sons, and threescore daughters.) / And Rehoboam made Abijah the son of Maachah the chief, to be ruler among his brethren: for he thought to make him king.»
«And the rest of the acts of Abijah, and his ways, and his sayings, are written in the story of the prophet Iddo.»
«And Abijah stood up upon mount Zemaraim, which is in mount Ephraim, and said, Hear me, thou Jeroboam, and all Israel; / Ought ye not to know that the LORD God of Israel gave the kingdom over Israel to David for ever, even to him and to his sons by a covenant of salt? / Yet Jeroboam the son of Nebat, the servant of Solomon the son of David, is risen up, and hath rebelled against his lord.»
«And Abijah set the battle in array with an army of valiant men of war, even four hundred thousand chosen men: Jeroboam also set the battle in array against him with eight hundred thousand chosen men, being mighty men of valour.»
«And Abijah pursued after Jeroboam, and took cities from him, Bethel with the towns thereof, and Jeshanah with the towns thereof, and Ephraim with the towns thereof.»
«And Abijah and his people slew them with a great slaughter: so there fell down slain of Israel five hundred thousand chosen men.»
«And in the days of Joiakim were priests, the chief of the fathers: of Seraiah, Meraiah; of Jeremiah, Hananiah; / Of Ezra, Meshullam; of Amariah, Jehohanan; / Of Melicu, Jonathan; of Shebaniah, Joseph; / Of Harim, Adna; of Meraioth, Helkai; / Of Iddo, Zechariah; of Ginnethon, Meshullam; / Of Abijah, Zichri; of Miniamin, of Moadiah, Piltai: / Of Bilgah, Shammua; of Shemaiah, Jehonathan; / And of Joiarib, Mattenai; of Jedaiah, Uzzi; / Of Sallai, Kallai; of Amok, Eber; / Of Hilkiah, Hashabiah; of Jedaiah, Nethaneel.»