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King Rehoboam Acts Foolishly

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

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  1. 1 Kings 12:1 An important city located in the tribal territory of Ephraim, about thirty miles north of Jerusalem.