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somewhat the grievous servitude of thy father, and his heavy yoke that
he put upon us, and we will serve thee.
CH2 10:5 And he said unto them, Come again unto me after three days.
And the people departed.
CH2 10:6 And king Rehoboam took counsel with the old men that had stood
before Solomon his father while he yet lived, saying, What counsel give
ye me to return answer to this people?
CH2 10:7 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.
CH2 10:8 But he forsook the counsel which the old men gave him, and
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