2 Chronicles 13:1-3 New International Version

The Reign of Abijah

13 1  In the eighteenth year of the reign of Jeroboam, Abijah became king of Judah, 2  and he reigned in Jerusalem three years. His mother's name was Maakah,[1] a daughter[2] of Uriel of Gibeah. There was war between Abijah and Jeroboam. 3  Abijah went into battle with an army of four hundred thousand able fighting men, and Jeroboam drew up a battle line against him with eight hundred thousand able troops.


[1] 13:2 Most Septuagint manuscripts and Syriac (see also 11:20 and 1 Kings 15:2); Hebrew "Micaiah"

[2] 13:2 Or "granddaughter"

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