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as the younger men had advised. He said, "My father placed heavy burdens on you; I will make them even heavier. He beat you with whips; I'll flog you with bullwhips!"
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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.
2 Chronicles 22:4,5 So he did evil in the sight of the Lord, as the house of Achab did: for they were his counsellors after the death of his father, to his destruction. . . .
Esther 1:16-21 And Mamuchan answered, in the hearing of the king and the princes: Queen Vasthi hath not only injured the king, but also all the people and princes that are in all the provinces of king Assuerus. . . .
Esther 2:2-4 And the king's servants and his officers said: Let young women be sought for the king, virgins and beautiful, . . .
Proverbs 12:5 The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood: the mouth of the just shall deliver them.
Isaiah 19:11-13 The princes of Tanis are become fools, the wise counsellors of Pharao have given foolish counsel: how will you say to Pharao: I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings? . . .
Daniel 6:7 All the princes of the kingdom, the magistrates, and governors, the senators, and judges, have consulted together, that an imperial decree, and an edict be published: That whosoever shall ask any petition of any god, or man, for thirty days, but of thee, O king, shall be cast into the den of the lions.
My father made
1 Kings 12:10,11 And the young men that had been brought up with him, said: Thus shalt thou speak to this people, who have spoken to thee, saying: Thy father made our yoke heavy, do thou ease us. Thou shalt say to them: My little finger is thicker than the back of my father. . . .
Proverbs 13:10 Among the proud there are always contentions: but they that do all things with counsel, are ruled by wisdom.
Proverbs 16:18 Pride goeth before destruction: and the spirit is lifted up before a fall.
Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of quarrels is as when one letteth out water: and before he suffereth reproach, he forsaketh judgment.
Ecclesiastes 7:8 Better is the end of a speech than the beginning. Better is the patient man than the presumptuous.
James 3:14-18 But if you have bitter zeal, and there be contention in your hearts: glory not and be not liars against the truth. . . .
James 4:1,2 From whence are wars and contentions among you? Are they not hence, from your concupiscences, which war in your members? . . .
ContextRebellion Against Rehoboam
…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.15And the king condescended not to the people: for the Lord was turned away from him, to make good his word, which he had spoken in the hand of Ahias, the Silonite, to Jeroboam, the son of Nabat.…
And the Egyptians hated the children of Israel, and afflicted them and mocked them:
And they made their life bitter with hard works in clay and brick, and with all manner of service, wherewith they were overcharged in the works of the earth.
And Pharao said: The people of the land are numerous; you see that the multitude is increased; how much more if you give them rest from their works?
Straw is not given us, and bricks are required of us as before; behold we, thy servants, are beaten with whips, and thy people is unjustly dealt withal.
1 Kings 12:13
And the king answered the people roughly, leaving the counsel of the old men, which they had given him,
A prince that gladly heareth lying words, hath all his servants wicked.
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