Sons of David
All the men whose father was David.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
David, Sons of
DAVID, SONS OF. David had 19 sons and one daughter who are named in Scripture. All were born to his wives. In addition, he had numerous unnamed sons and daughters born to wives and concubines (2 Sam 3:2–5; 5:13–16). Of these only four sons—Amnon, Absalom, Adonijah, and Solomon—and one daughter—Tamar—
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
Son of David
Son of davidWhen used as a christological title, Son of David points to Jesus as the royal Messiah (see Christ) in the line of David. As such he fulfills the promises God* made to David regarding the eternal reign of David’s “offspring” (e.g., 2 Sam 7:12–16), and he acts as the unique agent in bringing
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Son Of David
SON OF DAVID.—The phrase is used in the NT as a title of the Messiah, except in Mt 1:1, 20 (cf. Lk 1:27), where it has the ordinary genealogical force. For the general discussion of the Messiahship of Jesus, and of the Messiah as king, see Messiah; the present article concerns only the use of this particular
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, Second Edition
Son of David
SON OF DAVIDThe phrase “Son of David” (huios Dauid), when used as a christological title, signifies Jesus as the Davidic messiah (see Christ). It can be traced back to God’s messianic promise to David in the OT (2 Sam 7). Such messianism has two aspects: *genealogical and *typological; that is, Jesus
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
DAVID, SONS OF [דָוִדbene dhawidh]. David had nineteen sons, born in Hebron (1 Chr 3:1–4) and Jerusalem (1 Chr 3:5–9). Four became biblically prominent: Amnon raped his sister Tamar (2 Sam 13); Absalom murdered Amnon and rebelled against David; Adonijah became crown prince (1 Kgs 1–2) but was overthrown
SON OF DAVID day´vid [בֶּן־דָּוִידben-dawidh; ὑιός Δαυίδ huios Dauid]. In the OT, the phrase primarily refers to SOLOMON (2 Chr 1:1; 13:6; 35:3; Prov 1:1; compare Eccl 1:1) or a descendant of DAVID (2 Chr 11:18; compare Matt 1:20; Luke 3:31). It subsequently became a title referring to the royal
See also
David Father