New International Reader's Version

1 Chronicles 3

The Sons of David

1Here are the sons of David who were born to him in Hebron.

His first son was Amnon. Amnon’s mother was Ahinoam from Jezreel.

The second son was Daniel. His mother was Abigail from Carmel.

The third son was Absalom. His mother was Maakah. She was the daughter of Talmai, the king of Geshur.

The fourth son was Adonijah. His mother was Haggith.

The fifth son was Shephatiah. His mother was Abital.

The sixth son was Ithream. David’s wife Eglah had Ithream by him.

These six sons were born to David in Hebron. He ruled there for seven and a half years.

After that, he ruled in Jerusalem for 33 years. Children were born to him there.

They included Shammua, Shobab, Nathan and Solomon. The mother of these four sons was Bathsheba. She was the daughter of Ammiel.

David’s children also included Ibhar, Elishua, Eliphelet, Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, Elishama, Eliada and Eliphelet. There were nine of them.

David was the father of all these sons. His concubines also had sons by him. David’s sons had a sister named Tamar.

The Kings of Judah

10 Solomon’s son was Rehoboam.

Abijah was the son of Rehoboam.

Asa was the son of Abijah.

Jehoshaphat was the son of Asa.

11 Jehoram was the son of Jehoshaphat.

Ahaziah was the son of Jehoram.

Joash was the son of Ahaziah.

12 Amaziah was the son of Joash.

Azariah was the son of Amaziah.

Jotham was the son of Azariah.

13 Ahaz was the son of Jotham.

Hezekiah was the son of Ahaz.

Manasseh was the son of Hezekiah.

14 Amon was the son of Manasseh.

Josiah was the son of Amon.

15 Josiah’s first son was Johanan.

Jehoiakim was his second son.

Zedekiah was the third son.

Shallum was the fourth son.

16 The next king after Jehoiakim was his son Jehoiachin.

After that, Josiah’s son Zedekiah became king.

The Royal Family Line After Jehoiachin

17 Here are the members of the family line of Jehoiachin. He was taken as a prisoner to Babylon.

His sons were Shealtiel, 18 Malkiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama and Nedabiah.

19 The sons of Pedaiah were

Zerubbabel and Shimei.

The sons of Zerubbabel were

Meshullam and Hananiah. Shelomith was their sister. 20 There were also five other sons. They were Hashubah, Ohel, Berekiah, Hasadiah and Jushab-Hesed.

21 The family line of Hananiah included

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

22 The family line of Shekaniah included

Shemaiah and his sons. They were Hattush, Igal, Bariah, Neariah and Shaphat. The total number of men was six.

23 The sons of Neariah were

Elioenai, Hizkiah and Azrikam. The total number of sons was three.

24 The sons of Elioenai were

Hodaviah, Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah and Anani. The total number of sons was seven.