2 Chronicles 11:20
New International Version
Then he married Maakah daughter of Absalom, who bore him Abijah, Attai, Ziza and Shelomith.

New Living Translation
Later Rehoboam married another cousin, Maacah, the granddaughter of Absalom. Maacah gave birth to Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith.

English Standard Version
After her he took Maacah the daughter of Absalom, who bore him Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith.

Berean Study Bible
After her, he married Maacah daughter of Absalom, and she bore to him Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith.

King James Bible
And after her he took Maachah the daughter of Absalom; which bare him Abijah, and Attai, and Ziza, and Shelomith.

New King James Version
After her he took Maachah the granddaughter of Absalom; and she bore him Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith.

New American Standard Bible
After her he married Maacah the daughter of Absalom, and she bore to him Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith.

NASB 1995
After her he took Maacah the daughter of Absalom, and she bore him Abijah, Attai, Ziza and Shelomith.

NASB 1977
And after her he took Maacah the daughter of Absalom, and she bore him Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith.

Amplified Bible
After her he took Maacah the daughter (granddaughter) of Absalom, and she bore him Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith.

Christian Standard Bible
After her, he married Maacah daughter of Absalom. She bore Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith to him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After her, he married Maacah daughter of Absalom. She bore Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith to him.

American Standard Version
And after her he took Maacah the daughter of Absalom; and she bare him Abijah, and Attai, and Ziza, and Shelomith.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English


Brenton Septuagint Translation
And afterwards he took to himself Maacha the daughter of Abessalom; and she bore him Abia, and Jetthi, and Zeza, and Salemoth.

Contemporary English Version
Then Rehoboam married Maacah the daughter of Absalom. Their sons were Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And after her he married Maacha the daughter of Absalom, who bore him Abia and Ethai, and Ziza, and Salomith.

English Revised Version
And after her he took Maacah the daughter of Absalom; and she bare him Abijah, and Attai, and Ziza, and Shelomith.

Good News Translation
Later he married Maacah, the daughter of Absalom, and they had four sons: Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After marrying Mahalath, he married Maacah, Absalom's granddaughter. She gave birth to Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith.

International Standard Version
After this he married Absalom's daughter Maacah, who bore him Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And after her he took Maacah the daughter of Absalom; and she bore him Abijah, and Attai, and Ziza, and Shelomith.

Literal Standard Version
And after her he has taken Maachah daughter of Absalom, and she bears to him Abijah, and Attai, and Ziza, and Shelomith.

NET Bible
He later married Maacah the daughter of Absalom. She bore to him Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith.

New Heart English Bible
After her he took Maacah the daughter of Absalom; and she bore him Abijah, and Attai, and Ziza, and Shelomith.

World English Bible
After her he took Maacah the daughter of Absalom; and she bore him Abijah, and Attai, and Ziza, and Shelomith.

Young's Literal Translation
And after her he hath taken Maachah daughter of Absalom, and she beareth to him Abijah, and Attai, and Ziza, and Shelomith.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Rehoboam's Family
19She bore sons to him: Jeush, Shemariah, and Zaham. 20After her, he married Maacah daughter of Absalom, and she bore to him Abijah, Attai, Ziza, and Shelomith. 21Rehoboam loved Maacah daughter of Absalom more than all his wives and concubines. In all, he had eighteen wives and sixty concubines, and he was the father of twenty-eight sons and sixty daughters.…

Cross References
1 Kings 15:2
and he reigned in Jerusalem three years. His mother's name was Maacah daughter of Abishalom.

2 Chronicles 11:19
She bore sons to him: Jeush, Shemariah, and Zaham.

2 Chronicles 12:16
And Rehoboam rested with his fathers and was buried in the City of David. And his son Abijah reigned in his place.

2 Chronicles 13:2
and he reigned in Jerusalem three years. His mother's name was Micaiah daughter of Uriel; she was from Gibeah. And there was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.


Treasury of Scripture

And after her he took Maachah the daughter of Absalom; which bore him Abijah, and Attai, and Ziza, and Shelomith.

Maachah

2 Chronicles 11:21
And Rehoboam loved Maachah the daughter of Absalom above all his wives and his concubines: (for he took eighteen wives, and threescore concubines; and begat twenty and eight sons, and threescore daughters.)

2 Chronicles 13:2
He reigned three years in Jerusalem. His mother's name also was Michaiah the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah. And there was war between Abijah and Jeroboam.

Michaiah the daughter of Uriel

1 Kings 15:2
Three years reigned he in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Maachah, the daughter of Abishalom.

Abishalom

2 Chronicles 12:16
And Rehoboam slept with his fathers, and was buried in the city of David: and Abijah his son reigned in his stead.

1 Kings 15:1
Now in the eighteenth year of king Jeroboam the son of Nebat reigned Abijam over Judah.

Abijam

Matthew 1:7
And Solomon begat Roboam; and Roboam begat Abia; and Abia begat Asa;

Abia









(20) Maachah the daughter of Absalom--i.e., granddaughter, as appears from 2Samuel 14:27, where Tamar is named as the "one daughter" of Absalom Josephus says Maachah was daughter of Tamar (Ant 8:10, 1). (Comp. 2Samuel 18:18; 2Chronicles 13:2; 1Kings 15:10.)

Which bare him Abijah.--Rehoboam's successor, called "Abijam" in Kings. The other three are unknown.

Verse 20. - Maachah was the granddaughter of Absalom by his daughter Tamar, wife of Uriel (2 Chronicles 13:2; 2 Kings 15:2).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
After her,
וְאַחֲרֶ֣יהָ (wə·’a·ḥă·re·hā)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

he married
לָקַ֔ח (lā·qaḥ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3947: To take

Maacah
מַעֲכָ֖ה (ma·‘ă·ḵāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4601: Maacah -- an Israelite name, also a non-Israelite name, also a region in Syria

daughter
בַּת־ (baṯ-)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 1323: A daughter

of Absalom,
אַבְשָׁל֑וֹם (’aḇ·šā·lō·wm)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 53: Absalom -- 'my father is peace', two Israelites

and she bore
וַתֵּ֣לֶד (wat·tê·leḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 3205: To bear young, to beget, medically, to act as midwife, to show lineage

to him
ל֗וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

Abijah,
אֲבִיָּה֙ (’ă·ḇî·yāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 29: Abijah -- 'Yah is my father', an Israelite name

Attai,
עַתַּ֔י (‘at·tay)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6262: Attai -- three Israelites

Ziza,
זִיזָ֖א (zî·zā)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2124: Ziza -- two Israelites

and Shelomith.
שְׁלֹמִֽית׃ (šə·lō·mîṯ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 8019: Shelomith -- the name of several Israelites


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