2 Samuel 3:5
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New Living Translation
The sixth was Ithream, whose mother was Eglah, David's wife. These sons were all 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.

2 Samuel 3:5 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

3:5 Eglah - This is added, either because she was of obscure parentage, and was known by no other title but her relation to David: or, because this was his first and most proper wife, best known by her other name of Michal, who, though she had no child by David after she scoffed at him for dancing before the ark, chap.6:23, yet might have one before that time. And she might be named the last, because she was given away from David, and married to another man. Six sons in seven years. Some have had as numerous an offspring, and with much more honour and comfort, by one wife. And we know not that any of the six were famous: but three were very infamous.

2 Samuel 3:5 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Samuel
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book[1] of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
2 Samuel 3:4
The fourth was Adonijah, whose mother was Haggith. The fifth was Shephatiah, whose mother was Abital.

2 Samuel 3:6
As the war between the house of Saul and the house of David went on, Abner became a powerful leader among those loyal to Saul.

1 Chronicles 3:3
The fifth was Shephatiah, whose mother was Abital. The sixth was Ithream, whose mother was Eglah, David's wife.

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