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2 Chronicles 10:7 (ESV)

"And they said to him, “If you will be good to this people and please them and speak good words to them, then they will be your servants forever.”"
 

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2 Chronicles 10:8 (ESV)

"But he abandoned the counsel that the old men gave him, and took counsel with the young men who had grown up with him and stood before him."
 
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2 Chronicles 10:9 (NIV)
He asked them, "What is your advice? How should we answer these people who say to me, 'Lighten the yoke your father put on us'?"
 

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2 Chronicles 10:10 (NIV)


The young men who had grown up with him replied, “The people have said to you, ‘Your father put a heavy yoke on us, but make our yoke lighter.’ Now tell them, ‘My little finger is thicker than my father’s waist.
 

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2 Chronicles 10:11 (NIV)


My father laid on you a heavy yoke; I will make it even heavier. My father scourged you with whips; I will scourge you with scorpions.’”
 
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2 Chronicles 10:12 (NIV)
Three days later Jeroboam and all the people returned to Rehoboam, as the king had said, "Come back to me in three days."
 

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2 Chronicles 10:13 (NIV)


The king answered them harshly. Rejecting the advice of the elders,
 

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2 Chronicles 10:14 (NIV)


he followed the advice of the young men and said, “My father made your yoke heavy; I will make it even heavier. My father scourged you with whips; I will scourge you with scorpions.”
 
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2 Chronicles 10:15 (JPS Tanakh 1917)
So the king hearkened not unto the people; for it was brought about of God, that the LORD might establish His word, which He spoke by the hand of Ahijah the Shilonite to Jeroboam the son of Nebat.
 

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2 Chronicles 10:16 (NASB)

When all Israel saw that the king did not listen to them the people answered the king, saying,

“What portion do we have in David?
We have no inheritance in the son of Jesse.
Every man to your tents, O Israel;
Now look after your own house, David.”

So all Israel departed to their tents.
 

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2 Chronicles 10:17 (NASB)

But as for the sons of Israel who lived in the cities of Judah, Rehoboam reigned over them.
 

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2 Chronicles 10:18 (NIV)


King Rehoboam sent out Adoniram, who was in charge of forced labor, but the Israelites stoned him to death. King Rehoboam, however, managed to get into his chariot and escape to Jerusalem.
 

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2 Chronicles 10:19 (NIV)


So Israel has been in rebellion against the house of David to this day.
 
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2 Chronicles 11:1 (BSB)
When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mobilized the house of Judah and Benjamin—180,000 choice warriors—to fight against Israel and restore the kingdom to Rehoboam.
 

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2 Chronicles 11:2 (NIV)


But this word of the Lord came to Shemaiah the man of God:
 

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2 Chronicles 11:3 (NIV)


“Say to Rehoboam son of Solomon king of Judah and to all Israel in Judah and Benjamin,
 

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2 Chronicles 11:4 (NIV)

‘This is what the Lord says: Do not go up to fight against your fellow Israelites. Go home, every one of you, for this is my doing.’” So they obeyed the words of the Lord and turned back from marching against Jeroboam.
 

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2 Chronicles 11:5 (NIV)

Rehoboam lived in Jerusalem and built up towns for defense in Judah:
 

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Hello Lucy-Pevensie, we have missed you. Welcome back.
2 Chronicles 11:6 (NIV)

Bethlehem, Etam, Tekoa,