2 Chronicles 10:14
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New International Version
he followed the advice of the young men and said, "My father made your yoke heavy; I will make it even heavier. My father scourged you with whips; I will scourge you with scorpions."

King James Bible
And answered them after the advice of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add thereto: my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions.

Darby Bible Translation
and spoke to them according to the advice of the young men, saying, My father made your yoke heavy, but *I* will add to it; my father chastised you with whips, but *I* [will chastise you] with scorpions.

World English Bible
and spoke to them after the counsel of the young men, saying, "My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to it. My father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions."

Young's Literal Translation
and speaketh unto them according to the counsel of the lads, saying, 'My father made your yoke heavy, and I -- I add unto it; my father chastised you with whips, and I -- with scorpions.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

My little finger shall be thicker - "My weakness shall be stronger than the might of my father." - Targum.

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the advice

2 Chronicles 22:4,5 Why he did evil in the sight of the LORD like the house of Ahab...

Proverbs 12:5 The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.

Daniel 6:7 All the presidents of the kingdom, the governors, and the princes, the counsellors, and the captains...

My father

2 Kings 10:10,11 Know now that there shall fall to the earth nothing of the word of the LORD, which the LORD spoke concerning the house of Ahab...

Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of strife is as when one lets out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.

Ecclesiastes 2:19 And who knows whether he shall be a wise man or a fool? yet shall he have rule over all my labor wherein I have labored...

Ecclesiastes 7:8 Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.

Ecclesiastes 10:16 Woe to you, O land, when your king is a child, and your princes eat in the morning!

James 3:14-18 But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth...

James 4:1,2 From where come wars and fights among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members...

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The Rending of the Kingdom
"Solomon slept with his fathers, and was buried in the City of David his father: and Rehoboam his son reigned in his stead." 1 Kings 11:43. Soon after his accession to the throne, Rehoboam went to Shechem, where he expected to receive formal recognition from all the tribes. "To Shechem were all Israel come to make him king." 2 Chronicles 10:1. Among those present was Jeroboam the son of Nebat --the same Jeroboam who during Solomon's reign had been known as "a mighty man of valor," and to whom the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Revelation 9:3
And out of the smoke locusts came down on the earth and were given power like that of scorpions of the earth.

Revelation 9:5
They were not allowed to kill them but only to torture them for five months. And the agony they suffered was like that of the sting of a scorpion when it strikes.

Revelation 9:10
They had tails with stingers, like scorpions, and in their tails they had power to torment people for five months.

2 Chronicles 10:13
The king answered them harshly. Rejecting the advice of the elders,

2 Chronicles 10:15
So the king did not listen to the people, for this turn of events was from God, to fulfill the word the LORD had spoken to Jeroboam son of Nebat through Ahijah the Shilonite.

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