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Was Jeroboam a good king?

Jeroboam will forever be remembered as the king “who caused Israel to sin.” He became the prototype of an evil king; 15 later kings were described as being evil “like Jeroboam”. Although God had promised Jeroboam a great and lasting dynasty, Jeroboam rejected God's promise, and in that way nullified it.

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Moreover, was nadab a good king?

Nadab became king of Israel in the second year of Asa, King of Judah, and reigned for two years. He was slain by one of his own captains, Baasha, who then made himself king of Israel. Having slain Nadab, Baasha put to death the remainder of the royal family (1 Kings 14:20, 15:25-29).

Similarly, what King defeated Jeroboam in Judah? Abijam

Keeping this in consideration, who was King Jeroboam in the Bible?

Biblical background. Jeroboam was the son of Nebat, a member of the Tribe of Ephraim of Zereda. His mother, named Zeruah (???? "leprous") was a widow. (1 Kings 11:26) He had at least two sons, Abijah and Nadab, who succeeded him on the throne.

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