This graph summarizes the King David’s household tree, based upon what we recognize from Scripture. I’m constantly looking because that this information and couldn’t uncover it in one place. I made decision to make a chart, combining as much details as I might from my various sources.
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From mine research, skipping name was common practice in genealogies both in the gospels and in secular records of old kings.
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Genealogies frequently jump from grandfather to grandson, since it tho preserves the line of descent. Also, names tended to be repeated (sons called after grandfathers, etc) and names may be spelled in different ways when castle are analyzed from Hebrew into English.
David’s household Tree
|Relationship come David||Name(s)||Scripture|
|Great-grandparents||Boaz & Ruth||Ruth 2:1Ruth 4:17-22Matthew 1:5|
|Father||Jessie||Ruth 4:17-221Samuel 16:11Samuel 17:12|
|Half/sister*||Abigail||daughter the Nahash*2Samuel 17:251Chronicles 2:12-17|
|Nephew||Amasa||son of Abigail2Samuel 17:251Chronicles 2:12-17|
|Half/sister*||Zeruiah||daughter that Nahash*2Samuel 17:251Chronicles 2:12-17|
|Nephews||AsahelAbishaiJoab||sons of Zeruiah2 Samuel 2:181Chronicles 2:12-17|
*Who is Nahash? Options:David’s mother can have been married come Nahash before marrying Jessie, and had Abigail and Zeruiah through him, making lock David’s half-sisters.Nahash can be another name because that David’s dad in which situation Abigail and also Zeruiah are full sisters.Nahash could be the name of David’s mother, Jesse’s mam (though Nahash go not appear to be a mrs name).
|David’s Wife:||Mother of:|
|1 Chronicles 3:1-4||Born in Hebron|
|Abigail||2 Daniel (Chileab)|
|Maacah||3 AbsalomTamar (sister)|
|1 Chronicles 3:5-9||Born in Jerusalem|
|Unknown||IbharElishama (Elishua)Eliphelet (Elpelet)NogahNephegJaphiaElishamaEliada(Beeliada)Eliphelet|