1 Forsooth Rehoboam went forth into Shechem; for all Israel came together thither to make him king.
2 And when Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, that was in Egypt, for he fled thither (from) before Solomon, had heard this, he turned again anon. (And when Jeroboam, the son of Nebat, who was in Egypt, for he had fled there from Solomon, had heard this, he returned at once.)
3 And they called him, and he came with all Israel, and they spake to Rehoboam, and said,