2 Samuel 3:1-5 NIV

1 The war between the house of Saul and the house of David lasted a long time. David grew stronger and stronger, while the house of Saul grew weaker and weaker.

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2 Sons were born to David in Hebron: His firstborn was Amnon the son of Ahinoam of Jezreel;

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3 his second, Kileab the son of Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel; the third, Absalom the son of Maakah daughter of Talmai king of Geshur;

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4 the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith; the fifth, Shephatiah the son of Abital;

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5 and the sixth, Ithream the son of David’s wife Eglah. These were born to David in Hebron.