12 Three days later Jeroboam and all the people returned to Rehoboam, as the king had said, “Come back to me in three days.”

Read 1 Kings 12:12 Using Other Translations

So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king had appointed, saying, Come to me again the third day.
So Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam the third day, as the king said, "Come to me again the third day."
Three days later Jeroboam and all the people returned to hear Rehoboam’s decision, just as the king had ordered.