The sons of David
1 These sons of David were born in Hebron: The firstborn son was Amnon. His mother was Ahinoam from Jezreel. The second son was Daniel. His mother was Abigail from Carmel. 2 The third son was Absalom. His mother was Maakah, the daughter of Talmai, 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 six sons of David were all born in Hebron. David ruled in Hebron for seven years and six months. Then he ruled in Jerusalem for 33 years. 5 These are the names of David's sons who were born in Jerusalem: Shimea, Shobab, Nathan and Solomon. The mother of these four sons was Ammiel's daughter, Bathsheba. 6 David had nine other sons: Ibhar, Elishama, Eliphelet, 7 Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, 8 Elishama, Eliada and Eliphelet. 9 Those were all the sons of David's wives. Tamar was their sister. He also had slave wives who gave birth to sons for him.