Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Kings 12:25 in English Standard Version "Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim and lived there. And he went out from there and built Penuel." Jud 8:17 And he broke down the tower of Penuel and killed the men of the city. Jud 9:45 And Abimelech fought against the city all that day. He captured the city and killed the people who were in it, and he razed the city and sowed it with salt.