1 Chronicles 3:8
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English Standard Version
Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet, nine.

King James Bible
And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet, nine.

American Standard Version
and Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet, nine.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Elisama, and Eliada, and Elipheleth, nine:

English Revised Version
and Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet, nine.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Elishama, and Eliada, and Eliphelet, nine.

1 Chronicles 3:8 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The sons of David: (a) Those born in Hebron; (b) those born in Jerusalem. - 1 Chronicles 3:1-4. The six sons born in Hebron are enumerated also in 2 Samuel 3:2-5, with mention of their mother as here: but there the second is called כּלאב; here, on the contrary, דּניּאל, - a difference which cannot well have arisen through an error of a copyist, but is probably to be explained on the supposition that this son had two different names. In reference to the others, see on 2 Samuel 3. The sing. לו נולד אשׁר after a preceding plural subject is to be explained as in 1 Chronicles 2:9. שׁני, without the article, for משׁנהוּ, 2 Samuel 3:3, or המּשׁנה, 1 Chronicles 5:12, is surprising, as all the other numbers have the article; but the enumeration, the first-born, a second, the third, etc., may be justified without any alteration of the text being necessary. But the difference between our text and that of 2 Sam. regard to the second son, shows that the chronicler did not take the register from 2 Samuel 3. The preposition ל before אבשׁלום seems to have come into the text only through a mistake occasioned by the preceding לאביגיל, for no reason is apparent for any strong emphasis which might be implied in the ל being placed on the name of Absalom. The addition of אשׁתּו to עגלה (1 Chronicles 3:3) seems introduced only to conclude the enumeration in a fitting way, as the descent of Eglah had not been communicated; just as, for a similar reason, the additional clause "the wife of David" is inserted in 2 Samuel 3:5, without Eglah being thereby distinguished above the other wives as the most honoured. The concluding formula, "six were born to him in Hebron" (1 Chronicles 3:4), is followed by a notice of how long David reigned in Hebron and in Jerusalem (cf. 2 Samuel 2:11 and 2 Samuel 5:5), which is intended to form a fitting transition to the following list of the sons who were born to him in Jerusalem.

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Eliada.

1 Chronicles 14:7 And Elishama, and Beeliada, and Eliphalet.

Beeliada.
Eliphelet.

1 Chronicles 14:7 And Elishama, and Beeliada, and Eliphalet.

2 Samuel 5:14-16 And these be the names of those that were born to him in Jerusalem; Shammuah, and Shobab, and Nathan, and Solomon...

Eliphalet.

Cross References
2 Samuel 5:16
Elishama, Eliada, and Eliphelet.

1 Chronicles 3:7
Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia,

1 Chronicles 3:9
All these were David's sons, besides the sons of the concubines, and Tamar was their sister.

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