New International Version
Rehoboam married Mahalath, who was the daughter of David's son Jerimoth and of Abihail, the daughter of Jesse's son Eliab.
King James Bible
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;
Darby Bible Translation
And Rehoboam took Mahalath the daughter of Jerimoth the son of David as wife, [and of] 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;
Young's Literal Translation
And Rehoboam taketh to him a wife, Mahalath, child of Jerimoth son of David, and Abigail daughter of Eliab, son of Jesse.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Took him Mahalath - By marrying thus in the family of David, he strengthened his right to the Jewish throne.
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1 Samuel 16:6
When they arrived, Samuel saw Eliab and thought, "Surely the LORD's anointed stands here before the LORD."
2 Chronicles 11:19
She bore him sons: Jeush, Shemariah and Zaham.
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