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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

1 Chronicles 3

Verse 1

born . . . in Hebron. Compare 2 Samuel 3:2-5,

Daniel. Another name of Chileab (2 Samuel 3:3).

Verse 3

Eglah his wife. The only woman in this list called David"s "wife". Perhaps his original wife.

Verse 5

born . . . Jerusalem. Compare 2 Samuel 5:13-16.

Nathan. The son through whom the genealogy of Joseph is traced in Luk 3; and in Mat 1; after Solomon"s line failed in Jeconiah. See note on 1 Chronicles 3:17.

Solomon. Through whom the line is traced in through whom the genealogy of Joseph, see Mat 1.

Bath-shua. Another name for Bath-sheba. Compare 2 Samuel 11:3.

Ammiel, or Eliam. Compare 2 Samuel 11:3.

Verse 8

nine. Eleven are mentioned in 2 Samuel 5:14-16; but probably two died young, and their names were not needed in the genealogy. Compare 2 Samuel 5:15.

Verse 9

Tamar. Compare 2Sa 13.

Verse 15

Johanan. Or, Jehoahaz. 2 Kings 23:30.

Jehoiakim. Called Eliakim by his father, but Jehoiakim by Pharaoh-nechoh, king of Egypt (2 Kings 23:34).

Zedekiah. The same as Mattaniah. Compare 2 Kings 24:17, 2 Kings 24:18. He was the last king of Judah.

Shallum. The same as Jehoahaz, the successor of Josiah (Jeremiah 22:11. 2 Kings 23:31, 2 Kings 23:34).

Verse 16

Jeconiah. Called also Jehoiachin (2 Kings 24:6), and Coniah (Jeremiah 22:24, Jeremiah 22:28). Compare 2 Chronicles 36:9. 2 Kings 24:8.

Verse 17

sons. Compare Jeremiah 22:28-30.

Assir = the captive, perhaps referring to Zedekiah, and not a proper name.

Verse 19

Zerubbabel According to Matthew 1:12 and Ezra 3:2; Ezra 5:2, the son of Shealtiel.

Verse 22

six. Hebrew. Shishshah, which may be a proper name and not the numeral.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 1 Chronicles 3". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/1-chronicles-3.html. 1909-1922.