Then Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all Israel had come to Shechem to make him king.
When Jeroboam the son of Nebat heard of it (for he was in Egypt where he had fled from the presence of King Solomon ), Jeroboam returned from Egypt.
So they sent and summoned him. When Jeroboam and all Israel came, they spoke to Rehoboam, saying,
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.