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1 Chronicles 3

The Descendants of David
(2 Samuel 3:1–5)

1 These were the sons of David who were born to him in Hebron:

The firstborn was Amnon by Ahinoam of Jezreel;

the second was Daniel by Abigail of Carmel;

2 the third was Absalom the son of Maacah daughter of King Talmai of Geshur;

the fourth was Adonijah the son of Haggith;

3 the fifth was Shephatiah by Abital;

and the sixth was Ithream by his wife Eglah.

4 These six sons were born to David in Hebron, where he reigned seven years and six months.

And David reigned in Jerusalem thirty-three years, 5 and these sons were born to him in Jerusalem:

Shimea, a Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon. These four were born to him by Bathsheba b daughter of Ammiel. c 

6 David’s other sons were Ibhar, d Elishua, e Eliphelet, 7 Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, 8 Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet—nine in all.

9 These were all the sons of David, besides the sons by his concubines. And Tamar was their sister.

The Descendants of Solomon

10 Solomon’s son was Rehoboam:

Abijah was his son, Asa his son, Jehoshaphat his son, 11 Joram f his son, Ahaziah his son, Joash his son, 12 Amaziah his son, Azariah g his son, Jotham his son, 13 Ahaz his son, Hezekiah his son, Manasseh his son, 14 Amon his son, and Josiah his son.

15 The sons of Josiah:

Johanan was the firstborn, Jehoiakim the second, Zedekiah the third, and Shallum h the fourth.

16 The successors of Jehoiakim:

Jeconiah i his son, and Zedekiah.

The Royal Line After the Exile

17 The descendants of Jeconiah the captive:

Shealtiel his son, 18 Malchiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama, and Nedabiah.

19 The sons of Pedaiah:

Zerubbabel and Shimei.

The children of Zerubbabel:

Meshullam and Hananiah, their sister Shelomith, 20 and five others: Hashubah, Ohel, Berechiah, Hasadiah, and Jushab-hesed.

21 The descendants of Hananiah:

Pelatiah, Jeshaiah, and the sons of Rephaiah, of Arnan, of Obadiah, and of Shecaniah.

22 The six descendants of Shecaniah were Shemaiah and his sons:

Hattush, Igal, Bariah, Neariah, and Shaphat.

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.



5 a Shimea is a variant of Shammua ; see 2 Samuel 5:14 and 1 Chronicles 14:4.
5 b One Hebrew manuscript and Vulgate (see also LXX and 2 Samuel 11:3); most Hebrew manuscripts Bath-shua
5 c Ammiel is a variant of Eliam ; see 2 Samuel 11:3.
6 d Hebrew does not include David’s other sons were .
6 e Two Hebrew manuscripts (see also 2 Samuel 5:15 and 1 Chronicles 14:5); most Hebrew manuscripts Elishama
11 f Joram is a variant spelling of Jehoram .
12 g Azariah is also called Uzziah ; see 2 Chronicles 26:1.
15 h Shallum is another name for Jehoahaz .
16 i Jeconiah is a variant of Jehoiachin ; also in verse 17; see 2 Kings 24:6.

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