New American Standard Bible
The king answered the people harshly, for he forsook the advice of the elders which they had given him,
King James Bible
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the old men's counsel that they gave him;
Darby Bible Translation
And the king answered the people roughly, and forsook the advice of the old men which they had given him;
World English Bible
The king answered the people roughly, and forsook the counsel of the old men which they had given him,
Young's Literal Translation
And the king answereth the people sharply, and forsaketh the counsel of the elders which they counselled him,
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1 Kings 12:12
Then Jeroboam and all the people came to Rehoboam on the third day as the king had directed, saying, "Return to me on the third day."
1 Kings 12:14
and he spoke to them according to the advice of the young men, saying, "My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke; my father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with scorpions."
The poor man utters supplications, But the rich man answers roughly.
And who knows whether he will be a wise man or a fool? Yet he will have control over all the fruit of my labor for which I have labored by acting wisely under the sun. This too is vanity.
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