1 Chronicles 3

The sons of David

1 These sons of David were born in Hebron. The first son was Amnon. His mother was Ahinoam. She was from Jezreel. The second son was Daniel. His mother was Abigail. She was from Carmel. 2 The third son was Absalom. His mother was Maacah. She was the daughter of Talmai, the king of Geshur. The fourth son was Adonijah. His mother was Haggith. 3 The fifth son was Shephatiah. His mother was Abital. The sixth son was Ithream. His mother was David's wife Eglah. 4 Those 6 sons of David were born to him in Hebron. David ruled in Hebron for seven years and 6 months. And David ruled in Jerusalem for 33 years. 5 Many sons of David were born in Jerusalem. They included Shimea, Shobab, Nathan and Solomon, who were the 4 sons of David and Bath-Sheba. Bath-Sheba was Ammiel's daughter. 6-8 Also born in Jerusalem were 9 other sons. They were Ibhar, Elishama, Eliphelet, Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, Elishama, Eliada and Eliphelet. 9 Those were all the sons of David's wives and Tamar was their sister. But he also had some sons by other women who lived with him.

The kings of Judah

10 Solomon's son was Rehoboam and Rehoboam's son was Abijah. Abijah's son was Asa and Asa's son was Jehoshaphat. 11 Jehoshaphat's son was Jehoram. Jehoram's son was Ahaziah and Ahaziah's son was Joash. 12 Joash's son was Amaziah. Amaziah's son was Azariah and Azariah's son was Jotham. 13 Jotham's son was Ahaz. Ahaz's son was Hezekiah and Hezekiah's son was Manasseh. 14 Manasseh's son was Amon and Amon's son was Josiah. 15 Josiah had 4 sons. His first son was Johanan. His second son was Jehoiakim. His third son was Zedekiah and his fourth son was Shallum. 16 Jehoiakim's son was Jeconiah and his son was Zedekiah.

3:16Azariah was also called Uzziah.

The king's descendants after the exile of Judah's people

17-18 Jeconiah's enemies put him in a prison. His sons were Shealtiel, Malchiram, 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 5 other sons. They were Hashubah, Ohel, Berechiah, Hasadiah and Jushab-Hesed. 21 The descendants of Hananiah were Pelatiah, Jeshaiah and the sons of Rephaiah. The descendants of Hananiah also included the sons of these men: Arnan, Obadiah and Shecaniah. 22 Shecaniah's son was Shemaiah. And Shemaiah's sons were Hattush, Igal, Bariah, Neariah and Shaphat. So there were 6 men. 23 Neariah had three sons. They were Elioenai, Hizkiah and Azrikam. 24 Elioenai had 7 sons. They were Hodaviah, Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah and Anani.