1 Chronicles 3 NIV

The Sons of David

3:1-4pp -- 2Sa 3:2-5 3:5-8pp -- 2Sa 5:14-16; 1Ch 14:4-7

1 These were the sons of David1 born to him in Hebron: The firstborn was Amnon the son of Ahinoam2 of Jezreel;3 the second, Daniel the son of Abigail4 of Carmel;

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2 the third, Absalom the son of Maacah daughter of Talmai king of Geshur; the fourth, Adonijah5 the son of Haggith;

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3 the fifth, Shephatiah the son of Abital; and the sixth, Ithream, by his wife Eglah.
4 These six were born to David in Hebron,6 where he reigned seven years and six months.7 David reigned in Jerusalem thirty-three years,

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5 and these were the children born to him there: Shammua,a Shobab, Nathan and Solomon. These four were by Bathshebab8 daughter of Ammiel.

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    • a 3:5 - Hebrew "Shimea," a variant of "Shammua"
    • b 3:5 - One Hebrew manuscript and Vulgate (see also Septuagint and 2 Samuel 11:3); most Hebrew manuscripts "Bathshua"
      6 There were also Ibhar, Elishua,c Eliphelet,

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        • c 3:6 - Two Hebrew manuscripts (see also 2 Samuel 5:15 and 1 Chron. 14:5); most Hebrew manuscripts "Elishama"
          7 Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia,
          8 Elishama, Eliada and Eliphelet--nine in all.
          9 All these were the sons of David, besides his sons by his concubines. And Tamar9 was their sister.10

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          The Kings of Judah

          10 Solomon's son was Rehoboam,11 Abijah12 his son, Asa13 his son, Jehoshaphat14 his son,

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          11 Jehoramd15 his son, Ahaziah16 his son, Joash17 his son,

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            • d 3:11 - Hebrew "Joram," a variant of "Jehoram"
              12 Amaziah18 his son, Azariah19 his son, Jotham20 his son,

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              13 Ahaz21 his son, Hezekiah22 his son, Manasseh23 his son,
              14 Amon24 his son, Josiah25 his son.

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              15 The sons of Josiah: Johanan the firstborn, Jehoiakim26 the second son, Zedekiah27 the third, Shallum28 the fourth.

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              16 The successors of Jehoiakim: Jehoiachine29 his son, and Zedekiah.30

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                • e 3:16 - Hebrew "Jeconiah," a variant of "Jehoiachin"; also in verse 17

                  The Royal Line After the Exile

                  17 The descendants of Jehoiachin the captive: Shealtiel31 his son,

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                  18 Malkiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar,32 Jekamiah, Hoshama and Nedabiah.33

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                  19 The sons of Pedaiah: Zerubbabel34 and Shimei. The sons of Zerubbabel: Meshullam and Hananiah. Shelomith was their sister.

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                      20 There were also five others: Hashubah, Ohel, Berekiah, Hasadiah and Jushab-Hesed.
                      21 The descendants of Hananiah: Pelatiah and Jeshaiah, and the sons of Rephaiah, of Arnan, of Obadiah and of Shecaniah.
                      22 The descendants of Shecaniah: Shemaiah and his sons: Hattush,35 Igal, Bariah, Neariah and Shaphat--six in all.

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                      23 The sons of Neariah: Elioenai, Hizkiah and Azrikam--three in all.
                      24 The sons of Elioenai: Hodaviah, Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah and Anani--seven in all.