Introduction to 2 Chronicles Chapter 11

In this chapter are related the preparations Rehoboam made to regain the ten tribes that revolted from him, but was forbid making the attempt by a prophet of the Lord, which he paid a regard unto, 2 Chronicles 11:1, the fortification of several cities in Judah and Benjamin for his defence, 2 Chronicles 11:5, the resort of several priests and Levites to him from Jeroboam, which served to strengthen his kingdom, 2 Chronicles 11:13, and an account of his wives, and of his children, and of his disposal of them, 2 Chronicles 11:18.