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3 1/ 10/ Translation 3:1-24 These were the sons of David who were born to him in Hebron: the firstborn Amnon, by Ahinoam the Jezreelite; the second1 Daniel,2by Abigail the Carmelite;32/ the third Absalom4the son of Maacah, daughter of Talmai king of Geshur; the fourth Adonijah the son of Haggith; 3/ the fifth Shephatiah , by Abita1;5the sixth lthream, by his wife6Eglah. 4/ Six were born to him7in Hebron, and he reigned there for seven years and six months.8And he reigned thirty-three years in Jerusalem.95/ And these were born10 to him in Jerusalem: Shimea,11 Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon, four by Bathshua12 the daughter of Ammiel.13 6/ Then lbhar, Elishama,14 Eliphelet, 7/ Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, 8/ Elishama, Eliada,15 and Eliphelet, nine.16 9/ All these were David's sons, besides the sons of the concubines; and Tamar was their sister. The son17 of Solomon: Rehoboam, Abijah his son, Asa his son, Jehoshaphat his son, 11I Joram his son, Ahaziah his son, Joash his son, 12/ Amaziah his son, Azariah18 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: Johanan19 the firstborn, the second Jehoiakim, the third Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum. 16/ The descendants of Jehoiakim: Jeconiah his son, Zedekiah his son; 17/ and the sons20of Jeconiah, the captive:21 Shealtiel his son,22 18/ and Malchiram , Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama,23 and Nedabiah. 19/ The sons of Pedaiah:24Zerubbabel and Shimei;25 and the sons26of Zerubbabel:27 Meshullam and Hananiah, and Shelomith was their sister; 20/ and Hashubah,28 Ohel,29 Berechiah, Hasadiah, and Jushab-hesed,30 five.31 21/ The sons32 of Hananiah: Pelatiah and Jeshaiah , the sons of33Rephaiah, the sons of34 Arnan, the sons of35Obadiah, the sons of36 Shecaniah.3722/ The sons38 of Shecaniah: Shemaiah. And the sons of Shemaiah:39Hattush , lgal,40Bariah, Neariah, and Shaphat, six. 23/ The sons41 of Neariah: Elioenai, Hizkiah, and Azrikam, three. 24/ The sons of Elioenai: Hodaviah,42 Eliashib, Pelaiah, Akkub, Johanan, Delaiah, and Anani, seven. 3:1-4:23 Descendants of David; Genealogical Fragments 'liZiil, with LXX, Syr, Tg. MT lacks the article by haplography . Cf. 2 Sam 3:3: 1illiliD1 "his second." In readings discussed in textual notes 3, 5, 7, and 9, Chronicles presupposes a text of Samuel other than Samuel MT. 2 ?~'l"1. Chronicles LXXANrell L1aAOUL (the first three letters of the next word are ::!~'?). For Chronicles MT see josephus, Ant. 7.21. The text of 4QSam• reads !!'1?"1 according to Herbert, Reconstructing, 104, but there is some uncertainty about each of the letters. Ulrich, Qumran Text, 81, reads i1'1'?"1, which McCarter, 11 Samuel 7, 101, adopts as the original reading for 2 Sam 3:3. 3 n·?Di::>il. Cf. 2 Sam 3:3 4QSam• (which actually preserves only the definite article), LXX, OL (which also call Abigail the Carmelite and do not mention Nabal); 2 Sam 3:3 MT: ·?Di::>il '?::!l nili~ "the wife of Nabal the Carmelite" (cf. 2 Sam 2:2). 4 m?ili::!~ with many Hebrew MSS and versions; MT adds a preposition lamed, perhaps under the influence of Abigail, which is written with this preposition in the previous verse. Braun, 48, proposes that the lamed is used "loosely." Chronicles LXX and Syr presuppose m?ili·::~~ "Abishalom," following Samuel LXX. 5 '?t:~'::!~?; cf. 2 Sam 3:4 LXX. 2 Sam 3:4 MT '?t:~'::l~ p "the son of Abital." 6 1niZi~; LXXL, Syr, following 2 Sam 3:5, "the wife of David." 7 1?. 2 Sam 3:5 MT, LXXBAMN : 111?. Both readings are combined in Samuel LXXL, demonstrating that the reading in Chronicles is probably based on an alternate text of Samuel. 8 LXX11h), a third spelling of this name, occurs inJer 22:24, 28; 37:1. the predominant character ofJudah among the tribes. 112 8 For Shealtiel and Pedaiah in vv. 17-19 and for Sheca- 11 niah and Hattush in vv. 21-22, see the commentary. Shelomith (v. 19) and Anani (v. 24) are probably attested extrabiblically as the commentary below will point out. 9 In the reconstruction below, there are eight generations afterJeconiah to the end of the genealogy. Japhet, 94, sets the possible range from seven to fourteen generations afterJeconiah. 10 David and his line are given prominence because of Contra]. W. Rothstein, Die Genealogie des Konigs j ojachin ttnd seiner Nachkommen (1...


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