The Bible in Its Traditions

2 Chronicles 10:16–19

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16  And when all Israel saw that the king hearkened not unto them, the people answered the king, saying: 'What portion have we in David? neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse; every man to your tents, O Israel; now see to thine own house, David.' So all Israel departed unto their tents.

16  for the king did not hearken to them. And the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David, or inheritance in the son of Jessae? to thy tents, O Israel: now see to thine own house, David. So all Israel went to their tents.

16  Then the entire people, speaking more harshly to the king, spoke to him in this way: “There is no portion for us in David, and there is no inheritance in the son of Jesse. Return to your dwellings, O Israel. Then you, O David, shall pasture your own house.” And Israel went away to their dwellings.

17  But as for the children of Israel that dwelt in the cities of Judah, Rehoboam reigned over them.

17  But the men of Israel, even those who dwelt in the cities of Juda, remained and made Roboam king over them.

17  But Rehoboam reigned over the sons of Israel who were living in the cities of Judah.

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18  Then king Rehoboam sent Hadoram, who was over the levy; and the children of Israel stoned him with stones, so that he died. And king Rehoboam made speed to get him up to his chariot, to flee to Jerusalem.

18  And king Roboam sent to them Adoniram that was over the tribute; and the children of Israel stoned him with stones, and he died. And king Roboam hasted to mount his chariot, to flee to Jerusalem.

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19  So Israel rebelled against the house of David unto this day.

19  And Israel withdrew from the house of David, even to this day.