1 Chronicles 3 – “A Genealogical List of the David and Solomon’s Descendants”

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I. Summary
David and Solomon’s descendants are listed.

II. Photo
Six of David’s sons are born in Hebron: “These are the sons of David who were born to him in Hebron: the first-born Amnon, by Ahinoam the Jezreelite; the second Daniel, by Abigail the Carmelite…” (v. 1)

III. Important Verses
vv. 1,4-5, 9: These are the sons of David who were born to him in Hebron… six were born to him in Hebron. He reigned there seven years and six months, and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty-three years. These were born to him in Jerusalem… All were David’s sons, besides the sons of the concubines; and Tamar was their sister.
v. 10: The son of Solomon: Rehoboam; his son Abijah, his son Asa, his son Jehoshaphat…

IV. Outline

1-9. The children of David
    1-4. Children born in Hebron
    5-8. Children born in Jerusalem
10-24. The children of Solomon

V. Comment
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VI. Works Used
(see “Commentaries” page)
De Vries, Simon J. “1 and 2 Chronicles,” The Forms of Old Testament Literature vol. 11 (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1989).
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