Examples from the Web for jeroboam
The re-election of President Obama has uncorked a jeroboam of conservative pessimism.Commentary's Symposium on the Future of Conservatism|David Frum|January 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nevertheless he cleaved unto the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, wherewith he made Israel to sin; he departed not therefrom.
The people of the North seceded, and under the leadership of a man named Jeroboam, set up a kingdom of their own.
It began with Jeroboam's idolatry (1 Kings xii:25) and became worse and worse.The Prophet Ezekiel|Arno C. Gaebelein
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Word Origin for jeroboam
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noun Old Testament
Word Origin and History for jeroboam
1816, "large wine bottle," from Jeroboam, "a mighty man of valour" (I Kings xi:28) "who made Israel to sin" (xiv:16), from Hebrew Yarobh'am, literally "let the people increase."