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1 Kings 15:2

    1 Kings 15:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Three years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Maachah, the daughter of Abishalom.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Three years reigned he in Jerusalem. and his mother's name was Maachah, the daughter of Abishalom.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Three years reigned he in Jerusalem: and his mother's name was Maacah the daughter of Abishalom.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For three years he was king in Jerusalem: and his mother's name was Maacah, the daughter of Abishalom.

    Webster's Revision

    Three years reigned he in Jerusalem: and his mother's name was Maacah the daughter of Abishalom.

    World English Bible

    Three years reigned he in Jerusalem: and his mother's name was Maacah the daughter of Abishalom.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Three years reigned he in Jerusalem: and his mother's name was Maacah the daughter of Abishalom.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Kings 15:2

    Three years - More strictly, not much more than two years (compare 1 Kings 15:1, 1 Kings 15:9). Any part of a year may, however, in Jewish reckoning, be taken as a year.

    His mother's name was Maachah - Or Michaiah, according to the present reading of marginal reference.

    The daughter of Abishalom - Absalom seems to have had but one daughter, Tamar 2 Samuel 14:27, so that Maachah must have been, not his daughter, but his grand-daughter. Her father (see the margin) was Uriel of Gibeah whom, therefore, Tamar married. Maachah took her name from her great-grandmother 2 Samuel 3:3.