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Jehovah’s Witnesses



The First of Chronicles 3:1-24


  • Descendants of David (1-9)

  • Royal line of David (10-24)

3  These were the sons of David who were born to him in Hebʹron:+ the firstborn Amʹnon,+ whose mother was A·hinʹo·am+ of Jezʹre·el; the second, Daniel, whose mother was Abʹi·gail+ the Carʹmel·ite;  the third, Abʹsa·lom+ the son of Maʹa·cah the daughter of Talʹmai the king of Geshʹur; the fourth, Ad·o·niʹjah+ the son of Hagʹgith;  the fifth, Sheph·a·tiʹah, whose mother was A·biʹtal; and the sixth, Ithʹre·am, whose mother was David’s wife Egʹlah.  These six were born to him in Hebʹron; he reigned there for 7 years and 6 months, and for 33 years he reigned in Jerusalem.+  These were born to him in Jerusalem:+ Shimʹe·a, Shoʹbab, Nathan,+ and Solʹo·mon;+ the mother of these four was Bath-sheʹba+ the daughter of Amʹmi·el.  And nine other sons were Ibʹhar, E·lishʹa·ma, E·liphʹe·let,  Noʹgah, Neʹpheg, Ja·phiʹa,  E·lishʹa·ma, E·liʹa·da, and E·liphʹe·let.  All of these were the sons of David, besides the sons of the concubines, and Taʹmar+ was their sister. 10  The son of Solʹo·mon was Re·ho·boʹam;+ A·biʹjah+ was his son, Aʹsa+ his son, Je·hoshʹa·phat+ his son, 11  Je·hoʹram+ his son, A·ha·ziʹah+ his son, Je·hoʹash+ his son, 12  Am·a·ziʹah+ his son, Az·a·riʹah+ his son, Joʹtham+ his son, 13  Aʹhaz+ his son, Hez·e·kiʹah+ his son, Ma·nasʹseh+ his son, 14  Aʹmon+ his son, Jo·siʹah+ his son. 15  The sons of Jo·siʹah were the firstborn, Jo·haʹnan, the second, Je·hoiʹa·kim,+ the third, Zed·e·kiʹah,+ the fourth, Shalʹlum. 16  The sons of Je·hoiʹa·kim were Jec·o·niʹah+ his son and Zed·e·kiʹah his son. 17  The sons of Jec·o·niʹah the prisoner were She·alʹti·el, 18  Mal·chiʹram, Pe·daiʹah, She·nazʹzar, Jek·a·miʹah, Hoshʹa·ma, and Ned·a·biʹah. 19  The sons of Pe·daiʹah were Ze·rubʹba·bel+ and Shimʹe·i; and the sons of Ze·rubʹba·bel were Me·shulʹlam and Han·a·niʹah (and She·loʹmith was their sister); 20  and five other sons were Ha·shuʹbah, Oʹhel, Ber·e·chiʹah, Has·a·diʹah, and Juʹshab-heʹsed. 21  And the sons of Han·a·niʹah were Pel·a·tiʹah and Je·shaʹiah; the son* of Je·shaʹiah was Re·phaʹiah; the son* of Re·phaʹiah was Arʹnan; the son* of Arʹnan was O·ba·diʹah; the son* of O·ba·diʹah was Shec·a·niʹah; 22  and the sons of Shec·a·niʹah were She·maiʹah and the sons of She·maiʹah: Hatʹtush, Iʹgal, Ba·riʹah, Ne·a·riʹah, and Shaʹphat—six in all. 23  And the sons of Ne·a·riʹah were Eli·o·eʹnai, Hiz·kiʹah, and Az·riʹkam, three. 24  And the sons of Eli·o·eʹnai were Hod·a·viʹah, E·liʹa·shib, Pe·laʹiah, Akʹkub, Jo·haʹnan, De·laʹiah, and A·naʹni, seven.


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