Going to war – almost

Narrator: So, to even the score, Rehoboam's army. Voice: Troop review, March! Rehoboam: Will we have enough fighting men to take on Israel? General: 180000 men, your Majesty. Rehoboam: All right, then. Let's get going. In the name of the Lord of Hosts, March! A sudden loud voice: STOP!

1 Kings 12: 21, 22

A glum Rehoboam is seated at a table, watching rag-tag newly drafted fighting men parade past. He climbs into his chariot and is handed the reigns to lead them towards the northern tribes when out of nowhere, a loud voice demands STOP!

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