1 Kings 12:6-8 NIV

6 Then King Rehoboam consulted the elders1 who had served his father Solomon during his lifetime. "How would you advise me to answer these people?" he asked.

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7 They replied, "If today you will be a servant to these people and serve them and give them a favorable answer,2 they will always be your servants."

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8 But Rehoboam rejected3 the advice the elders gave him and consulted the young men who had grown up with him and were serving him.

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