1 Chronicles 14:3
New International Version
In Jerusalem David took more wives and became the father of more sons and daughters.

New Living Translation
Then David married more wives in Jerusalem, and they had more sons and daughters.

English Standard Version
And David took more wives in Jerusalem, and David fathered more sons and daughters.

Berean Study Bible
And David took more wives in Jerusalem and became the father of more sons and daughters.

New American Standard Bible
Then David took more wives at Jerusalem, and David became the father of more sons and daughters.

King James Bible
And David took more wives at Jerusalem: and David begat more sons and daughters.

Christian Standard Bible
David took more wives in Jerusalem, and he became the father of more sons and daughters.

Contemporary English Version
After David moved to Jerusalem, he married more women and had more sons and daughters.

Good News Translation
There in Jerusalem, David married more wives and had more sons and daughters.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David took more wives in Jerusalem, and he became the father of more sons and daughters.

International Standard Version
But while he was living in Jerusalem, David married more wives and fathered more sons and daughters.

NET Bible
In Jerusalem David married more wives and fathered more sons and daughters.

New Heart English Bible
David took more wives at Jerusalem; and David became the father of more sons and daughters.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
David married more wives in Jerusalem and fathered more sons and daughters.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And David took more wives at Jerusalem; and David begot more sons and daughters.

New American Standard 1977
Then David took more wives at Jerusalem, and David became the father of more sons and daughters.

Jubilee Bible 2000
took more wives at Jerusalem; and David begat more sons and daughters.

King James 2000 Bible
And David took more wives at Jerusalem: and David begat more sons and daughters.

American King James Version
And David took more wives at Jerusalem: and David begat more sons and daughters.

American Standard Version
And David took more wives at Jerusalem; and David begat more sons and daughters.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And David took more wives in Jerusalem: and there were born to David more sons and daughters.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And David took other wives in Jerusalem: and he beget sons, and daughters.

Darby Bible Translation
And David took more wives at Jerusalem: and David begot more sons and daughters.

English Revised Version
And David took more wives at Jerusalem: and David begat more sons and daughters.

Webster's Bible Translation
And David took more wives at Jerusalem: and David begat more sons and daughters.

World English Bible
David took more wives at Jerusalem; and David became the father of more sons and daughters.

Young's Literal Translation
And David taketh again wives in Jerusalem, and David begetteth again sons and daughters;
Study Bible
David's Family Grows
2And David realized that the LORD had established him as king over Israel and had highly exalted his kingdom for the sake of His people Israel. 3And David took more wives in Jerusalem and became the father of more sons and daughters. 4These are the names of the children born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon,…
Cross References
1 Chronicles 14:2
And David realized that the LORD had established him as king over Israel and had highly exalted his kingdom for the sake of His people Israel.

1 Chronicles 14:4
These are the names of the children born to him in Jerusalem: Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, Solomon,

1 Chronicles 28:5
And of all my sons--for the LORD has given me many sons--He has chosen Solomon my son to sit on the throne of the kingdom of the LORD over Israel.

Treasury of Scripture

And David took more wives at Jerusalem: and David begat more sons and daughters.

took

1 Chronicles 3:1-4
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: …

Deuteronomy 17:17
Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart turn not away: neither shall he greatly multiply to himself silver and gold.

2 Samuel 5:13
And David took him more concubines and wives out of Jerusalem, after he was come from Hebron: and there were yet sons and daughters born to David.

more [heb] yet







Lexicon
And David
דָּוִ֥יד (dā·wîḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

took
וַיִּקַּ֨ח (way·yiq·qaḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

more
ע֛וֹד (‘ō·wḏ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 5750: Iteration, continuance, again, repeatedly, still, more

wives
נָשִׁ֖ים (nā·šîm)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

in Jerusalem
בִּירוּשָׁלִָ֑ם (bî·rū·šā·lim)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel

[and]
דָּוִ֛יד (dā·wîḏ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

became the father
וַיּ֧וֹלֶד (way·yō·w·leḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3205: To bear young, to beget, medically, to act as midwife, to show lineage

of more
ע֖וֹד (‘ō·wḏ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 5750: Iteration, continuance, again, repeatedly, still, more

sons
בָּנִ֥ים (bā·nîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

and daughters.
וּבָנֽוֹת׃ (ū·ḇā·nō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1323: A daughter
(3) And David took more wives.--The verse is considerably abbreviated as compared with Samuel, which reads, "concubines and wives from Jerusalem, after he had come from Hebron." The concubines are not omitted because of offence, for they are mentioned in 1Chronicles 3:9.

Verse 3. - David took more wives. As matter of course, we do not look in this connection for any remarks to be made by the writer condemnatory of David's enlargement of the harem, or of his having an harem at all. Yet it is open to us to note how, at a time when polygamy was "winked at," and no sin was necessarily to lie on this account at the door of David, yet by this very thing he was undermining the peace and unity of his own family, the comfort of his declining years once and again, and the very stability of his house in the days of Solomon his son. The less necessitated we are to regard David's polygamy in the light of individual sin, the more emphatic in the light of history does the tendency of the practice proclaim itself as thoroughly and irredeemably bad. 14:1-17 David's victories. - In this chapter we have an account of, 1. David's kingdom established. 2. His family built up. 3. His enemies defeated. This is repeated from 2Sa 5. Let the fame of David be looked upon as a type and figure of the exalted honour of the Son of David.
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