1 Kings 14:17

And Jeroboam's wife arose, and departed, and came to Tirzah: and when she came to the threshold of the door, the child died;
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Thersa. Septuagint inform us that Jeroboam had built this place, which the call Sarira, while he was employed by Solomon. No wonder, therefore, that it is not mentioned by Josue. Its exact situation is not known, though it must have been very delightful, since Solomon compares the spouse to it. (Calmet) Where we read sweet, (Canticle of Canticles vi. 3.) Hebrew has, "Thou art beautiful.as Thersa, and comely as Jerusalem. "Hither Jeroboam had removed his court from Sichem. (Tirinus) Some place Thersa in the tribe of Manasses; (Adrichomius) others, in that of Ephraim. (Bonfrere) House. Hebrew, "door "or gate of the city, when the prophet had denounced that the child should die, (ver. 12.) unless the palace was contiguous to the walls. (Haydock)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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