1 Chronicles 3:1-9 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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