New American Standard Bible
The sons of Jeconiah, the prisoner, were Shealtiel his son,
King James Bible
And the sons of Jeconiah; Assir, Salathiel his son,
Darby Bible Translation
And the sons of Jeconiah: Assir; Salathiel his son,
World English Bible
The sons of Jeconiah, the captive: Shealtiel his son,
Young's Literal Translation
And sons of Jeconiah: Assir; Salathiel his son;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Assir - Perhaps born in the captivity, and therefore so named, who either (died young, or was made a eunuch (Isaiah 39:7; compare Jeremiah 22:30). After Assir's decease, or mutilation, the line of Solomon became extinct, and according to the principles of the Jewish law Numbers 27:8-11 the inheritance passed to the next of kin, who were Salathiel and his brethren, descendants from David by the line of Nathan. Luke in calling Salathiel "the son of Neri" Luke 3:27, gives his real, or natural, descent; since no genealogy would assign to the true son and heir of a king any inferior and private parentage. Hence, "Malchiram," etc., i. e. not Salathiel only, but his brothers also were reckoned "sons" of Jeconiah.
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
1 Chronicles 3:16
The sons of Jehoiakim were Jeconiah his son, Zedekiah his son.
1 Chronicles 3:18
and Malchiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama and Nedabiah.
Then Jeshua the son of Jozadak and his brothers the priests, and Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel and his brothers arose and built the altar of the God of Israel to offer burnt offerings on it, as it is written in the law of Moses, the man of God.
"Thus says the LORD, 'Write this man down childless, A man who will not prosper in his days; For no man of his descendants will prosper Sitting on the throne of David Or ruling again in Judah.'"
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