2 Chronicles 10:1-3 MSG/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Rehoboam traveled to Shechem where all Israel had gathered to inaugurate him as king. 1 Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all the Israelites had gone there to make him king.
2 Jeroboam was then in Egypt, where he had taken asylum from King Solomon; when he got the report of Solomon's death, he came back. 2 When Jeroboam son of Nebat heard this (he was in Egypt, where he had fled from King Solomon), he returned from Egypt.
3 Summoned by Israel, Jeroboam and all Israel went to Rehoboam and said, 3 So they sent for Jeroboam, and he and all Israel went to Rehoboam and said to him: