And the young men that were brought up with him spake unto him, saying, Thus shalt thou answer the people that spake unto thee, saying, Thy father made our yoke heavy, but make thou it somewhat lighter for us; thus shalt thou say unto them, My little finger shall be thicker than my father's loins.
¶ And when all Israel saw that the king would not hearken unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion have we in David? and we have none inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to your tents, O Israel: 2 Sam. 20.1and now, David, see to thine own house. So all Israel went to their tents.
Then king Rehobo'am sent Hador'am that was over the tribute; and the children of Israel stoned him with stones, that he died. But king Rehobo'am made speed to get him up to his chariot, to flee to Jerusalem.