Old Testament

Historical Books

Was Rehoboam a good king?

No. He relied on the advice of his buddies instead of the advice of the elders. He insulted the Israelites when they complained of their heavy workload by saying, “My father made your yoke heavy; I will make it even heavier. My father scourged you with whips; I will scourge you with scorpions” (NIV, I Kings 12:11)


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