1 David's men continued to fight against the men who were faithful to Saul's family. The war continued for a long time. David's army became stronger and stronger, but Saul's army became weaker and weaker.
2 While David lived in Hebron he had several sons:The firstborn was Amnon. Ahinoam from Jezreel gave birth to him. 3 The second son was Kileab. Nabal's widow, Abigail, from Carmel gave birth to him.The third son was Absalom. His mother was Maakah, the daughter of Talmai, King of Geshur. 4 The fourth son was Adonijah. His mother was Haggith.The fifth son was Shephatiah. Abital was his mother. 5 The sixth son was Ithream. David's wife, Eglah, gave birth to him.
These sons of David were all born in Hebron.