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The Northern Tribes Secede

12 Rehobo′am went to Shechem, for all Israel had come to Shechem to make him king. And when Jerobo′am the son of Nebat heard of it (for he was still in Egypt, whither he had fled from King Solomon), then Jerobo′am returned from[a] Egypt.

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Footnotes

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

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