Old Testament

1 Chronicles 3
The Sons of David
31Now these were the sons of David who were born for him in Hebron:
the firstborn, Amnon, whose mother was Ahinoam from Jezre'el,
the second, Daniel, whose mother was Abigail from Carmel,
2the third, Absalom, whose mother was Ma'akah, the daughter of Talmai king of Geshur,
the fourth, Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith,
3the fifth, Shephatiah, whose mother was Abital,
the sixth, Ithream, whose mother was David's wife Eglah.
4So there were six sons born to David in Hebron, and he ruled as king there for seven years and six months.
David ruled as king for thirty-three years in Jerusalem. 5These sons were born to him in Jerusalem:
four sons of Bathshua the daughter of Ammiel:[] Shimea,[] Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon;
6nine other sons: Ibhar, Elishama, Eliphelet, 7Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, 8Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet.
9All these were the sons of David. In addition, there were the sons of the concubines, and Tamar was their sister.
The Kings of Judah
10Solomon's son was Rehoboam,
Abijah was his son,
Asa was his son,
Jehoshaphat was his son,
11Joram was his son,
Ahaziah was his son,
Joash was his son,
12Amaziah was his son,
Azariah was his son,
Jotham was his son,
13Ahaz was his son,
Hezekiah was his son,
Manasseh was his son,
14Amon was his son,
and Josiah was his son.
15The sons of Josiah were his firstborn Johanan, his second Jehoiakim, his third Zedekiah, and his fourth Shallum.[] 16The sons of Jehoiakim were his son Jeconiah[] and his son Zedekiah.[]
The Royal Line Preserved Through the Captivity
17The sons of Jeconiah the captive were Shealtiel his son, 18also Malkiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama, and Nedabiah.
19The sons of Pedaiah were Zerubbabel[] and Shimei.
The sons of Zerubbabel were Meshullam and Hananiah. Shelomith was their sister. 20Also five others: Hashubah, Ohel, Berekiah, Hasadiah, and Jushab Hesed.
21The sons of Hananiah were Pelatiah and Jeshaiah as well as the sons of Rephaiah, the sons of Arnan, the sons of Obadiah, and the sons of Shekaniah.
22The sons of Shekaniah were Shemaiah, Hattush, Igal, Bariah, Neariah, and Shaphat, six in all.[]
23The sons of Neariah were Elioenai, Hizkiah, and Azrikam, three in all.
24The sons of Elioenai were Hodaviah, Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah, and Anani, seven in all.


  • 3:5 Elsewhere called Bathsheba, daughter of Eliam. There are variant spellings for many of the names in this list. Not all of them are marked by notes.
  • 3:5 Also called Shammua
  • 3:15 Also called Jehoahaz
  • 3:16 Also called Jehoiachin
  • 3:16 Zedekiah was a son of Josiah and the uncle of Jeconiah. He was a son of Jeconiah in the sense that he was his successor.
  • 3:19 Since Zerubbabel is elsewhere called the son of Shealtiel, there may have been a levirate marriage or adoption involved.
  • 3:22 The translation omits an accidental repetition of the words sons and Shemaiah from the text.