2 Samuel 3:5
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New International Version
and the sixth, Ithream the son of David's wife Eglah. These were born to David in Hebron.

King James Bible
And the sixth, Ithream, by Eglah David's wife. These were born to David in Hebron.

Darby Bible Translation
and the sixth, Ithream, of Eglah David's wife. These were born to David in Hebron.

World English Bible
and the sixth, Ithream, of Eglah, David's wife. These were born to David in Hebron.

Young's Literal Translation
and the sixth is Ithream, of Eglah wife of David; these have been born to David in Hebron.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

There was long war - Frequent battles and skirmishes took place between the followers of David and the followers of Ish-bosheth, after the two years mentioned above, to the end of the fifth year, in which Ish-bosheth was slain by Rechab and Baanah.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

2 Samuel 3:6 It came about while there was war between the house of Saul and the house of David that Abner was making himself strong in the house of Saul.

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The King --Continued.
The years thus well begun are, in the historical books, characterized mainly by three events, namely, the bringing up of the ark to the newly won city of David, Nathan's prophecy of the perpetual dominion of his house, and his victories over the surrounding nations. These three hinges of the narrative are all abundantly illustrated in the psalms. As to the first, we have relics of the joyful ceremonial connected with it in two psalms, the fifteenth and twenty-fourth, which are singularly alike not
Alexander Maclaren—The Life of David

A Believer's Privilege at Death
'For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.' Phil 1:1I. Hope is a Christian's anchor, which he casts within the veil. Rejoicing in hope.' Rom 12:12. A Christian's hope is not in this life, but he hash hope in his death.' Prov 14:42. The best of a saint's comfort begins when his life ends; but the wicked have all their heaven here. Woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.' Luke 6:64. You may make your acquittance, and write Received in full payment.' Son, remember that
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
2 Samuel 3:4
the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith; the fifth, Shephatiah the son of Abital;

2 Samuel 3:6
During the war between the house of Saul and the house of David, Abner had been strengthening his own position in the house of Saul.

1 Chronicles 3:3
the fifth, Shephatiah the son of Abital; and the sixth, Ithream, by his wife Eglah.

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