15:1 Now in the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam the son of Nebat reigned Abijam over Judah.
15:2 Three years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name was Maachah, the daughter of Abishalom.
15:3 And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father.
15:4 Nevertheless for David’s sake did the LORD his God give him a lamp in Jerusalem, to set up his son after him, and to establish Jerusalem: