The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
KI1 14:24 And there were also sodomites in the land: and they did
according to all the abominations of the nations which the LORD cast out
before the children of Israel.
KI1 14:25 And it came to pass in the fifth year of king Rehoboam, that
Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem:
KI1 14:26 And he took away the treasures of the house of the LORD, and
the treasures of the king's house; he even took away all: and he took
away all the shields of gold which Solomon had made.
KI1 14:27 And king Rehoboam made in their stead brasen shields, and
committed them unto the hands of the chief of the guard, which kept the
door of the king's house.
King James Bible