Rehoboam's Reign of Folly

1 1Then Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all Israel had come to Shechem to make him king.
2 When Jeroboam the son of Nebat heard of it (for 2he was in Egypt where he had fled from the presence of King Solomon ), Jeroboam returned from Egypt.
3 So they sent and summoned him. When Jeroboam and all Israel came, they spoke to Rehoboam, saying,