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me, that, behold, thou seekest to go to thine own country? And he
answered, Nothing: howbeit let me go in any wise.
KI1 11:23 And God stirred him up another adversary, Rezon the son of
Eliadah, which fled from his lord Hadadezer king of Zobah:
KI1 11:24 And he gathered men unto him, and became captain over a band,
when David slew them of Zobah: and they went to Damascus, and dwelt
therein, and reigned in Damascus.
KI1 11:25 And he was an adversary to Israel all the days of Solomon,
beside the mischief that Hadad did: and he abhorred Israel, and reigned
KI1 11:26 And Jeroboam the son of Nebat, an Ephrathite of Zereda,
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