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1 Kings 14:25

English: King James Version

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25 And it came to pass in the fifth year of king Rehoboam, that Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem:

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Explanation of 1 Kings 14:25

By Henry MacLagan

Verse 25. Wherefore it happens that, when remains are almost destroyed in the church, or in the individual, the natural man, which is the receptacle of the higher degrees of life, and also the ultimate wherein should be consummated the marriage of good and truth, exalts itself against the church.