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1 Chronicles 3 Modern English Version (MEV)

The Generations of David

Now these were the sons of David, who were born to him in Hebron:

The firstborn was Amnon by Ahinoam the Jezreelitess;

the second, Daniel by Abigail the Carmelitess;

the third was Absalom the son of Maakah, the daughter of Talmai king of Geshur;

the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith;

the fifth, Shephatiah by Abital;

the sixth, Ithream by Eglah his wife.

Six sons were born to him in Hebron, and he reigned there seven years and six months.

He also reigned thirty-three years in Jerusalem. Now these were born to him in Jerusalem:

Shimea, Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon, four sons by Bathsheba the daughter of Ammiel; then Ibhar, Elishama, Eliphelet, Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet, nine. These were all the sons of David, besides the sons of the concubines, and Tamar their sister.

The Kings of Judah

10 Solomon’s son was Rehoboam;

Abijah was his son,

Asa his son,

Jehoshaphat his son,

11 Joram[a] his son,

Ahaziah his son,

Joash his son,

12 Amaziah his son,

Azariah 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 were

the firstborn Johanan,

the second Jehoiakim,

the third Zedekiah,

and the fourth Shallum.

16 The sons of Jehoiakim were

Jeconiah his son

and Zedekiah his son.

The Post-Exilic Royal Line

17 The sons of Jeconiah were Assir,

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

19 The sons of Pedaiah were

Zerubbabel and Shimei,

and the sons of Zerubbabel were

Meshullam and Hananiah,

and Shelomith was their sister;

20 and Hashubah, Ohel, Berekiah, Hasadiah, and Jushab-Hesed, five.

21 The sons of Hananiah were

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

22 The sons of Shekaniah were

Shemaiah and the sons of Shemaiah:

Hattush, Igal, Bariah, Neariah, and Shaphat, six in all.

23 The sons of Neariah were

Elioenai, Hizkiah, and Azrikam, three in all.

24 The sons of Elioenai were

Hodaviah, Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah, and Anani, seven in all.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Chronicles 3:11 Jehoram in 2Ki 1:17; 8:16.
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1 Chronicles 3 New International Version (NIV)

The Sons of David

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

The firstborn was Amnon the son of Ahinoam of Jezreel;

the second, Daniel the son of Abigail of Carmel;

the third, Absalom the son of Maakah daughter of Talmai king of Geshur;

the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith;

the fifth, Shephatiah the son of Abital;

and the sixth, Ithream, by his wife Eglah.

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

David reigned in Jerusalem thirty-three years, and these were the children born to him there:

Shammua,[a] Shobab, Nathan and Solomon. These four were by Bathsheba[b] daughter of Ammiel. There were also Ibhar, Elishua,[c] Eliphelet, Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, Elishama, Eliada and Eliphelet—nine in all. All these were the sons of David, besides his sons by his concubines. And Tamar was their sister.

The Kings of Judah

10 Solomon’s son was Rehoboam,

Abijah his son,

Asa his son,

Jehoshaphat his son,

11 Jehoram[d] his son,

Ahaziah his son,

Joash his son,

12 Amaziah his son,

Azariah his son,

Jotham his son,

13 Ahaz his son,

Hezekiah his son,

Manasseh his son,

14 Amon his son,

Josiah his son.

15 The sons of Josiah:

Johanan the firstborn,

Jehoiakim the second son,

Zedekiah the third,

Shallum the fourth.

16 The successors of Jehoiakim:

Jehoiachin[e] his son,

and Zedekiah.

The Royal Line After the Exile

17 The descendants of Jehoiachin the captive:

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

19 The sons of Pedaiah:

Zerubbabel and Shimei.

The sons of Zerubbabel:

Meshullam and Hananiah.

Shelomith was their sister.

20 There were also five others:

Hashubah, Ohel, Berekiah, Hasadiah and Jushab-Hesed.

21 The descendants of Hananiah:

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

22 The descendants of Shekaniah:

Shemaiah and his sons:

Hattush, Igal, Bariah, Neariah and Shaphat—six in all.

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.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Chronicles 3:5 Hebrew Shimea, a variant of Shammua
  2. 1 Chronicles 3:5 One Hebrew manuscript and Vulgate (see also Septuagint and 2 Samuel 11:3); most Hebrew manuscripts Bathshua
  3. 1 Chronicles 3:6 Two Hebrew manuscripts (see also 2 Samuel 5:15 and 1 Chron. 14:5); most Hebrew manuscripts Elishama
  4. 1 Chronicles 3:11 Hebrew Joram, a variant of Jehoram
  5. 1 Chronicles 3:16 Hebrew Jeconiah, a variant of Jehoiachin; also in verse 17
New International Version (NIV)

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