Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew a trumpet, and said, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son of Jesse: every man to his tents, O Israel.
2 Samuel 19:41
Then all the men of Israel began coming to the king. They asked the king, "Why did our brothers, the men of Judah, sneak the king away and help the king and his household cross the Jordan -- and not only him but all of David's men as well?"
The godly face many dangers, but the Lord saves them from each one of them.
2 Samuel 19:43
The men of Israel replied to the men of Judah, "We have ten shares in the king, and we have a greater claim on David than you do! Why do you want to curse us? Weren't we the first to suggest bringing back our king?" But the comments of the men of Judah were more severe than those of the men of Israel.
1 Kings 12:16
When all Israel saw that the king refused to listen to them, the people answered the king, "We have no portion in David, no share in the son of Jesse! Return to your homes, O Israel! Now, look after your own dynasty, O David!" So Israel returned to their homes.
2 Chronicles 10:6
King Rehoboam consulted with the older advisers who had served his father Solomon when he had been alive. He asked them, "How do you advise me to answer these people?"
But his citizens hated him and sent a delegation after him, saying, 'We do not want this man to be king over us!'
An evil person seeks only rebellion, and so a cruel messenger will be sent against him.
Like charcoal is to burning coals, and wood to fire, so is a contentious person to kindle strife.
If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom will not be able to stand.