New Living Translation
But Rehoboam spoke harshly to the people, for he rejected the advice of the older counselors
King James Bible
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him;
Darby Bible Translation
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the advice of the old men which they had given him;
World English Bible
The king answered the people roughly, and forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him,
Young's Literal Translation
And the king answereth the people sharply, and forsaketh the counsel of the elders which they counselled him,
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LibraryUse to be Made of the Doctrine of Providence.
Sections. 1. Summary of the doctrine of Divine Providence. 1. It embraces the future and the past. 2. It works by means, without means, and against means. 3. Mankind, and particularly the Church, the object of special care. 4. The mode of administration usually secret, but always just. This last point more fully considered. 2. The profane denial that the world is governed by the secret counsel of God, refuted by passages of Scripture. Salutary counsel. 3. This doctrine, as to the secret counsel of …
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1 Kings 12:12
Three days later Jeroboam and all the people returned to hear Rehoboam's decision, just as the king had ordered.
1 Kings 12:14
and followed the counsel of his younger advisers. He told the people, "My father laid heavy burdens on you, but I'm going to make them even heavier! My father beat you with whips, but I will beat you with scorpions!"
The poor plead for mercy; the rich answer with insults.
And who can tell whether my successors will be wise or foolish? Yet they will control everything I have gained by my skill and hard work under the sun. How meaningless!
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