3:1 These were the sons of David who were born to him in Hebron:
The firstborn was Amnon, whose mother was Ahinoam from Jezreel;
the second was Daniel, whose mother was Abigail from Carmel;
3:2 the third was Absalom whose mother was Maacah, daughter of King Talmai of Geshur;
the fourth was Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith;
3:3 the fifth was Shephatiah, whose mother was Abital;
the sixth was Ithream, whose mother was Eglah.
3:4 These six were born to David1 in Hebron, where he ruled for seven years and six months.
He ruled thirty-three years in Jerusalem.2 3:5 These were the sons born to him in Jerusalem:
Shimea,3 Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon—the mother of these four was Bathsheba4 the daughter of Ammiel.5
3:6 The other nine were Ibhar, Elishua,6 Elpelet,7 3:7 Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, 3:8 Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet.
3:9 These were all the sons of David, not counting the sons of his concubines.8 Tamar was their sister.
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