1 Kings 12:15

Therefore the king hearkened not unto the people; for the turn of affairs was from the LORD, that he might perform his saying, which the LORD spoke by Ahijah the Shilonite unto Jeroboam the son of Nebat.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Turned. Hebrew, "for the cause (revolution) was from the Lord, (Calmet) that he might verify his word. "(Haydock) God permitted the king to act impudently, and disposed things in such a manner, that the prediction took effect. (Calmet) Indeed, the prophet had only spoken, because things would happen. (Haydock) "There are two sorts of persecutors, those who blame, and those who flatter: the tongue of the flatterer persecutes more than the hand of him who kills. "(St. Augustine in Psalm lxix.) (Du Hamel) Roboam fell a prey to his evil counsellors. (Haydock) That, (ver. 16.) denotes the sequel, not the final cause, as chap. xiv. 9. (Worthington)
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