David's Descendants

1 These were David's sons who were born to him in Hebron: Amnon was the firstborn, by Ahinoam of Jezreel; Daniel was [born] second, by Abigail of Carmel;
2 Absalom son of Maacah, daughter of King Talmai of Geshur, was third; Adonijah son of Haggith was fourth;
3 Shephatiah, by Abital, was fifth; and Ithream, by David's wife Eglah, was sixth.
4 Six sons were born to David in Hebron, where he ruled seven years and six months,a and he ruled in Jerusalem 33 years.
5 These [sons] were born to him in Jerusalem: Shimea, Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon. These four were [born to him] by Bath-shua daughter of Ammiel.
6 [David's other sons]: Ibhar, Elishua,b Eliphelet,
7 Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia,
8 Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet-nine sons.
9 [These] were all David's sons, with their sister Tamar, in addition to the sons by his concubines.c