2 Chronicles 11:18-23 NIV

Rehoboam's Family

18 Rehoboam married Mahalath, who was the daughter of David's son Jerimoth and of Abihail, the daughter of Jesse's son Eliab.

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      19 She bore him sons: Jeush, Shemariah and Zaham.
      20 Then he married Maacah1 daughter of Absalom, who bore him Abijah,2 Attai, Ziza and Shelomith.

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      21 Rehoboam loved Maacah daughter of Absalom more than any of his other wives and concubines. In all, he had eighteen wives3 and sixty concubines, twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.

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      22 Rehoboam appointed Abijah4 son of Maacah to be the chief prince among his brothers, in order to make him king.

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      23 He acted wisely, dispersing some of his sons throughout the districts of Judah and Benjamin, and to all the fortified cities. He gave them abundant provisions5 and took many wives for them.

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