43 And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, “We have (A)ten shares in the king; therefore we also have more right to David than you. Why then do you despise us—were we not the first to advise bringing back our king?”

Yet (B)the words of the men of Judah were [a]fiercer than the words of the men of Israel.

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  1. 2 Samuel 19:43 harsher

16 Now when all Israel saw that the king did not listen to them, the people answered the king, saying:

(A)“What share have we in David?
We have no inheritance in the son of Jesse.
To your tents, O Israel!
Now, see to your own house, O David!”

So Israel departed to their tents.

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