3 These are David’s sons who were born in Hebron. The first was Amnon [2 Sam. 13], whose mother was Ahinoam from Jezreel. The second son was Daniel, whose mother was Abigail from Carmel. 2 The third son was Absalom, whose mother was Maacah daughter of Talmai, the king of Geshur. The fourth son was Adonijah [1 Kin. 1:5–27], whose mother was Haggith. 3 The fifth son was Shephatiah, whose mother was Abital. The sixth son was Ithream, whose mother was Eglah. 4 These six sons of David were born to him in Hebron, where David ruled for seven and one-half years.
David ruled in Jerusalem thirty-three years. 5 These were his children who were born in Jerusalem: ·Shammua [or Shimea; 2 Sam. 5:14], Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon—the four children of David and ·Bathsheba [or Bathshua; 2 Sam. 12:24], Ammiel’s daughter. David’s other nine children were Ibhar, ·Elishua [or Elishama; C apparently not the same son as later in the list; 2 Sam. 5:16], ·Eliphelet [or Elpelet, 2 Sam. 5:16]; C apparently not the same son as at the end of this list], Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet. 9 These were all of David’s sons, except for those born to his ·slave women [concubines; C secondary wives]. Tamar was their sister.
The Kings of Judah
10 Solomon’s son was Rehoboam. Rehoboam’s son was Abijah. Abijah’s son was Asa. Asa’s son was Jehoshaphat. 11 Jehoshaphat’s son was ·Jehoram [or Joram; C a variant of the same name]. ·Jehoram’s [or Joram’s] son was Ahaziah. Ahaziah’s son was Joash. 12 Joash’s son was Amaziah. Amaziah’s son was Azariah. Azariah’s son was Jotham. 13 Jotham’s son was Ahaz. Ahaz’s son was Hezekiah. Hezekiah’s son was Manasseh. 14 Manasseh’s son was Amon, and Amon’s son was Josiah.
15 These were Josiah’s sons: His ·first son [firstborn] was Johanan, his second was Jehoiakim, his third was Zedekiah, and his fourth was Shallum.
16 Jehoiakim was ·followed [succeeded] by ·Jehoiachin [or Jeconiah], and he was ·followed by [succeeded by his son] Zedekiah.
David’s Descendants After the Babylonian Captivity
17 ·Jehoiachin [or Jeconiah] was taken as a prisoner [2 Chr. 36:10]. His sons were Shealtiel, 18 Malkiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama, and Nedabiah.
19 Pedaiah’s sons were Zerubbabel and Shimei.
Zerubbabel’s sons were Meshullam and Hananiah, and their sister was Shelomith. 20 Zerubbabel also had five other sons: Hashubah, Ohel, Berekiah, Hasadiah, and Jushab-Hesed.
21 Hananiah’s descendants were Pelatiah and ·Jeshaiah, and the sons of Rephaiah, Arnan, Obadiah, and Shecaniah [or his son Jeshaiah, and Jeshaiah’s son Rephaiah, and Rephaiah’s son Arnan, and Arnan’s son Obadiah, and Obadiah’s son Shecaniah].
22 Shecaniah’s son was Shemaiah. Shemaiah’s sons were Hattush, Igal, Bariah, Neariah, and Shaphat. There were six in all.
23 Neariah had three sons: Elioenai, Hizkiah, and Azrikam.
24 Elioenai had seven sons: Hodaviah, Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah, and Anani.
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