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The king ignored the advice of the older men and spoke harshly to the people,
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And the king answered the people roughly, leaving the counsel of the old men, which they had given him,
1 Kings 20:6-11 To morrow, therefore, at this same hour, I will send my servants to thee, and they shall search thy house, and the houses of thy servants: and all that pleaseth them, they shall put in their hands, and take away. . . .
Genesis 42:7,30 And he knew them, he spoke as it were to strangers, somewhat roughly, asking them: Whence came you? They answered: From the land of Chanaan, to buy necessaries of life. . . .
Exodus 5:2 But he answered: Who is the Lord, that I should hear his voice, and let Israel go? I know not the Lord, neither will I let Israel go.
Exodus 10:28 And Pharao said to Moses: Get thee from me, and beware thou see not my face any more: in what day soever thou shalt come in my sight, thou shalt die.
Judges 12:1-6 But behold there arose a sedition in Ephraim. And passing towards the north, they said to Jephte: When thou wentest to fight against the children of Ammon, why wouldst thou not call us, that we might go with thee? Therefore we will burn thy house. . . .
1 Samuel 20:10,30,31 And David answered Jonathan: Who shall bring me word, if thy father should answer thee harshly concerning me? . . .
1 Samuel 25:10,11 But Nabal answering the servants of David, said: Who is David? and what is the son of Isai? servants are multiplied now days who flee from their masters. . . .
2 Samuel 19:43 And the men of Israel answered the men of Juda, and said: I have ten parts in the king more than thou, and David belongeth to me more than to thee: why hast thou done me a wrong, and why was it not told me first, that I might bring back my king? And the men of Juda answered more harshly than the men of Israel.
Proverbs 10:11,32 Hatred stirreth up strifes: and charity covereth all sins. . . .
Proverbs 15:1 A mild answer breaketh wrath: but a harsh word stirreth up fury.
Proverbs 18:23 The poor will speak with supplications, and the rich will speak roughly.
Ecclesiastes 10:12 The words of the mouth of a wise man are grace: but the lips of a fool shall throw him down headlong.
James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above, first indeed is chaste, then peaceable, modest, easy to be persuaded, consenting to the good, full of mercy and good fruits, without judging, without dissimulation.
roughly [heb] hardly
Genesis 16:6 And Abram made answer, and said to her: Behold thy handmaid is in thy own hand, use her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai afflicted her, she ran away.
Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with the wise, shall be wise: a friend of fools shall become like to them.
ContextRebellion Against Rehoboam
…12So Jeroboam, and all the people, came to Roboam the third day, as the king had appointed, saying: Come to me again the third day. 13And the king answered the people roughly, leaving the counsel of the old men, which they had given him,14And he spoke to them according to the counsel of the young men, saying: My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke: My father beat you with whips, but I will beat you with scorpions.…
1 Kings 12:12
So Jeroboam, and all the people, came to Roboam the third day, as the king had appointed, saying: Come to me again the third day.
1 Kings 12:14
And he spoke to them according to the counsel of the young men, saying: My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke: My father beat you with whips, but I will beat you with scorpions.
The poor will speak with supplications, and the rich will speak roughly.
Whom I know not whether he will be a wise man or a fool, and he shall have rule over all my labours with which I have laboured and been solicitous: and is there anything so vain?
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