2 Chronicles 10:7
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New International Version
They replied, "If you will be kind to these people and please them and give them a favorable answer, they will always be your servants."

King James Bible
And they spake unto him, saying, If thou be kind to this people, and please them, and speak good words to them, they will be thy servants for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
And they spoke to him saying, If thou be kind to this people, and please them, and speak good words to them, they will be thy servants for ever.

World English Bible
They spoke to him, saying, "If you are kind to this people, and please them, and speak good words to them, then they will be your servants forever."

Young's Literal Translation
And they speak unto him, saying, 'If thou dost become good to this people, and hast been pleased with them, and spoken unto them good words, then they have been to thee servants all the days.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Rehoboam went to Shechem - This chapter is almost word for word the same as 1 Kings 12:1-19, to the notes on which the reader is referred.

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If thou be king

1 Kings 12:7 And they spoke to him, saying, If you will be a servant to this people this day, and will serve them, and answer them...

Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

speak good

Genesis 49:21 Naphtali is a hind let loose: he gives goodly words.

2 Samuel 15:2-6 And Absalom rose up early, and stood beside the way of the gate: and it was so...

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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
1 Kings 12:7
They replied, "If today you will be a servant to these people and serve them and give them a favorable answer, they will always be your servants."

Proverbs 15:1
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

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