| 1 ¶ Now these were the
sons of David, which were born unto him in Hebron; the firstborn Amnon,
of Ahinoam the Jezreelitess; the second Daniel, of Abigail the Carmelitess:
2 The third, Absalom the son of Maachah the daughter of Talmai king of Geshur: the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith:
3 The fifth, Shephatiah of Abital: the sixth, Ithream by Eglah his wife.
.4 These six were born unto him in Hebron; and there he reigned seven years and six months: and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty and three years.
|1 - Sons of David born in Hebron The list is slightly different beginning at 2sa0302.|
| 5 And these were born unto
him in Jerusalem; Shimea, and Shobab, and Nathan, and Solomon, four, of
Bathshua the daughter of Ammiel:
6 Ibhar also, and Elishama, and Eliphelet,
7 And Nogah, and Nepheg, and Japhia,
8 And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet, nine.
9 These were all the sons of David, beside the sons of the concubines, and Tamar their sister.
| 5 -
In Jerusalem Also listed at 2sa0514.
9 - Tamar their sister Women aren't ususally seen in the geneaologies but Tamar's sad story makes her an important figure 2sa13.
| 10 ¶ And Solomon's son
was Rehoboam, Abia his son, Asa his son, Jehoshaphat his son,
11 Joram his son, Ahaziah his son, Joash his son,
12 Amaziah his son, Azariah his son, Jotham his son,
13 Ahaz his son, Hezekiah his son, Manasseh his son,
14 Amon his son, Josiah his son.
.15 And the sons of Josiah were, the firstborn Johanan, the second Jehoiakim, the third Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum.
- Firstborn Johanan Different from Jehoahaz who succeeded his father
Josiah to the throne and who was taken to Egypt after reigning only three
15 - Jehoiakim Also known as Eliakim 2ki2334.
| 16 And the sons of Jehoiakim:
Jeconiah his son, Zedekiah his son.
17 And the sons of Jeconiah; Assir, Salathiel his son,
18 Malchiram also, and Pedaiah, and Shenazar, Jecamiah, Hoshama, and Nedabiah.
.19 And the sons of Pedaiah were, Zerubbabel, and Shimei: and the sons of Zerubbabel; Meshullam, and Hananiah, and Shelomith their sister:
20 And Hashubah, and Ohel, and Berechiah, and Hasadiah, Jushabhesed, five.
|19 - Zerubbabel It's possible that this was the person who was civil leader who served along with Joshua the high priest. ezr0202.|
| 21 And the sons of Hananiah;
Pelatiah, and Jesaiah: the sons of Rephaiah, the sons of Arnan, the sons
of Obadiah, the sons of Shechaniah.
.22 And the sons of Shechaniah; Shemaiah: and the sons of Shemaiah; Hattush, and Igeal, and Bariah, and Neariah, and Shaphat, six.
23 And the sons of Neariah; Elioenai, and Hezekiah, and Azrikam, three.
24 And the sons of Elioenai were, Hodaiah, and Eliashib, and Pelaiah, and Akkub, and Johanan, and Dalaiah, and Anani, seven.
|24 - Hodaiah A grandson of Hattush as we see in the context. Some believe he was the Hodaiah who returned with Ezra in 457 ezr0704f, ezr0802. They also believe that the last names were added after the general book of Chronicles was completed (at the end of the captivity). This is not at all necessary since names were reused ne0310, ne1004, ne1202. Without the assumption that the two men were the same, the writing or completion of the book would have been around 400 BC.|