2-chronicles 11 :18

2-chronicles 11 :18 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And Rehoboam took him Mahalath the daughter of Jerimoth the son of David to wife, and Abihail the daughter of Eliab the son of Jesse;

King James Version (KJV)

And Rehoboam took him Mahalath the daughter of Jerimoth the son of David to wife, and Abihail the daughter of Eliab the son of Jesse;

American Standard Version (ASV)

And Rehoboam took him a wife, Mahalath the daughter of Jerimoth the son of David, and of Abihail the daughter of Eliab the son of Jesse;

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And Rehoboam took as his wife Mahalath, the daughter of Jerimoth, the son of David and of Abihail, the daughter of Eliab, the son of Jesse;

Webster's Revision

And Rehoboam took to himself Mahalath the daughter of Jerimoth the son of David for a wife, and Abihail the daughter of Eliab the son of Jesse;

World English Bible

Rehoboam took him a wife, Mahalath the daughter of Jerimoth the son of David, [and of] Abihail the daughter of Eliab the son of Jesse;

English Revised Version (ERV)

And Rehoboam took him a wife; Mahalath the daughter of Jerimoth the son of David, and of Abihail the daughter of Eliab the son of Jesse;

Definitions for 2-chronicles 11 :18

Clarke's Commentary on 2-chronicles 11 :18

Took him Mahalath - By marrying thus in the family of David, he strengthened his right to the Jewish throne.

Barnes' Commentary on 2-chronicles 11 :18

This is probably an extract from the "genealogies" of Iddo 2 Chronicles 12:15.

As Jerimoth is not mentioned among the legitimate sons of David 1 Chronicles 3:1-8; 1 Chronicles 14:4-7, he must have been the child of a concubine.

Abihail was probably the "grand-daughter," not "daughter," of Eliab 1 Samuel 16:6; 1 Samuel 17:13; 1 Chronicles 2:13.

Wesley's Commentary on 2-chronicles 11 :18

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