Pharaoh Shishak Research Paper

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“SHISHAK THE KING OF EGYPT”
Pharaoh Shishak/Shishaq was a powerful Egyptian king that attacked Jerusalem when Rehoboam the son of Solomon was crowned king of Israel. When Rehoboam’s kingdom was fully established and strong, he forsook the law of the Lord, and all Israel with him. In the fifth year of his reign Shishak the king of Egypt came against him with 1,200 chariots, 60,000 horsemen, and innumerable African soldiers in allies with the Lubim (Libyans), the Sukkiims and the Ethiopians, and invaded Jerusalem. The Egyptian king Shishak and his African allies took away all the treasures of the house of the Lord, and the treasures of the king’s house, and carried away all the shields of gold which Solomon had made. Shishak was a North African

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