The Kingdom Divided

1 Then Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all Israel had gone to Shechem to make him king.
References for 1 Kings 12:1
      2 When Jeroboam son of Nebat heard [about it], for he was still in Egypt where he had fled from King Solomon's presence, Jeroboam stayed in Egypt.a
      References for 1 Kings 12:2
        • a 12:2 - LXX, Vg, 2 Ch 10:2 read Jeroboam returned from Egypt
          3 They summoned him, and Jeroboam and the whole assembly of Israel came and spoke to Rehoboam:
          4 "Your father made our yoke harsh. You, therefore, lighten your father's harsh service and the heavy yoke he put on us, and we will serve you."