The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
father's sake: but I will rend it out of the hand of thy son.
KI1 11:13 Howbeit I will not rend away all the kingdom; but will give
one tribe to thy son for David my servant's sake, and for Jerusalem's
sake which I have chosen.
KI1 11:14 And the LORD stirred up an adversary unto Solomon, Hadad the
Edomite: he was of the king's seed in Edom.
KI1 11:15 For it came to pass, when David was in Edom, and Joab the
captain of the host was gone up to bury the slain, after he had smitten
every male in Edom;
KI1 11:16 (For six months did Joab remain there with all Israel, until
he had cut off every male in Edom:)
King James Bible