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The Northern Tribes Secede

12 Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all Israel had come to Shechem to make him king. When Jeroboam son of Nebat heard of it (for he was still in Egypt, where he had fled from King Solomon), then Jeroboam returned from[a] Egypt.

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  1. 1 Kings 12:2 Gk Vg Compare 2 Chr 10.2: Heb lived in

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