2 Samuel 3:4
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New American Standard Bible
and the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith; and the fifth, Shephatiah the son of Abital;

King James Bible
And the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith; and the fifth, Shephatiah the son of Abital;

Darby Bible Translation
and the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith; and the fifth, Shephatiah the son of Abital;

World English Bible
and the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith; and the fifth, Shephatiah the son of Abital;

Young's Literal Translation
and the fourth is Adonijah son of Haggith, and the fifth is Shephatiah son of Abital,

2 Samuel 3:4 Parallel
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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Adonijah - The same who, when David was dying, aspired to the crown, and was put to death by Solomon.

Shephatiah - "God is judge." This is the same name as Jehoshaphat, only with the two elements composing it placed in inverted order. Nothing more is known of him or of his brother Ithream.

2 Samuel 3:4 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Of a Private Fast.
That we may rightly perform a private fast, four things are to be observed:--First, The author; Secondly, The time and occasion; Thirdly, The manner; Fourthly, The ends of private fasting. 1. Of the Author. The first that ordained fasting was God himself in paradise; and it was the first law that God made, in commanding Adam to abstain from eating the forbidden fruit. God would not pronounce nor write his law without fasting (Lev. xxiii), and in his law commands all his people to fast. So does our
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Growth in Grace
'But grow in grace.' 2 Pet 3:38. True grace is progressive, of a spreading and growing nature. It is with grace as with light; first, there is the crepusculum, or daybreak; then it shines brighter to the full meridian. A good Christian is like the crocodile. Quamdiu vivet crescit; he has never done growing. The saints are not only compared to stars for their light, but to trees for their growth. Isa 61:1, and Hos 14:4. A good Christian is not like Hezekiah's sun that went backwards, nor Joshua's
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
2 Samuel 3:5
and the sixth, Ithream, by David's wife Eglah. These were born to David at Hebron.

1 Kings 1:5
Now Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, "I will be king." So he prepared for himself chariots and horsemen with fifty men to run before him.

1 Kings 1:6
His father had never crossed him at any time by asking, "Why have you done so?" And he was also a very handsome man, and he was born after Absalom.

1 Kings 2:15
So he said, "You know that the kingdom was mine and that all Israel expected me to be king; however, the kingdom has turned about and become my brother's, for it was his from the LORD.

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