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Sirach 47:23

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Rehoboam and Jeroboam

(1 Kings 12:6–33)

23 Solomon rested with his ancestors,

and left behind him one of his sons,

broad inj folly and lacking in sense,

Rehoboam, whose policy drove the people to revolt.

Then Jeroboam son of Nebat led Israel into sin

and started Ephraim on its sinful ways.

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Heb (with a play on the name Rehoboam) Syr: Gk the people’s