Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Moreover, thou son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel his companions:
"Speak to the Israelites, and receive from them a staff from each tribe, one from every tribal leader, twelve staffs; you must write each man's name on his staff.
2 Chronicles 10:17
(Rehoboam continued to rule over the Israelites who lived in the cities of Judah.)
2 Chronicles 11:11
He fortified these cities and placed officers in them, as well as storehouses of food, olive oil, and wine.
2 Chronicles 15:9
He assembled all Judah and Benjamin, as well as the settlers from Ephraim, Manasseh, and Simeon who had come to live with them. Many people from Israel had come there to live when they saw that the Lord his God was with him.
2 Chronicles 30:11
But some men from Asher, Manasseh, and Zebulun humbled themselves and came to Jerusalem.
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 10:19
So Israel has been in rebellion against the Davidic dynasty to this very day.