Rehobo'am went to Shechem, for all Israel had come to Shechem to make him king.
And when Jerobo'am the son of Nebat heard of it (for he was in Egypt, whither he had fled from King Solomon), then Jerobo'am returned from Egypt.
And they sent and called him; and Jerobo'am and all Israel came and said to Rehobo'am,
And when all Israel saw that the king did not hearken 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 departed to their tents.
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