Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all Israel had come to Shechem to make him king.
And as soon as Jeroboam the son of Nebat heard of it (for he was in Egypt, where he had fled from King Solomon), then Jeroboam returned from Egypt.
And they sent and called him. And Jeroboam and all Israel came and said to Rehoboam,
And when all Israel saw that the king did not listen to them, the people answered the king, "What portion have we in David? We have no inheritance in the son of Jesse. Each of you to your tents, O Israel! Look now to your own house, David." So all Israel went to their tents.