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Eglah .

Hebrew: עגלה .
Also Known As: "Mikhal"
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Wife of King David of Israel
Mother of Yitream .

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About Eglah .

Biblical Genealogy: From Judah to Bustanai


33. King David (b. 2854 after creation, 1048 B.C.E., ruled Israel and Judah from 2883 after creation until his death on Shabbat 2924 after creation, 973 B.C.E.). Shephard. Annointed by Samuel. Played harp for King Saul (Shaul). Defeated Goliath the Philistine. Ruled 7 years 6 months in Hebron [Chevron]. Ruled 33 years in Jerusalem. 10 wives.

1∞ Michal daughter of King Saul. No children.

2∞ Ahinoam. Son: Amnon. (Amnon was murdered by his brother Absalom, at a feast Absalom held for all the king's sons. It was shearing time and after all the sheep were sheared, they always had a feast. Absalom had to convince his father, King David, to let all the King's sons to attend the feast. First, King David said no, but Absalom kept pressing him, finally David said yes, but it was Absalom's intention just to kill Amnon. Absalom then had his brother murdered by his servants while they were eating and drinking wine. Amnon raped Absalom's full sister Tamar. Absalom waited 2 years for revenge. Amnon was not murdered by King David's 4th wife. The story is in 2nd Samuel; Chapter 13.)

3∞ Abigail. Son: Chileab (Daniel), died young without issue (for whom there is a doubtful line leading to General Robert E. LEE and King Victor Emanuel III of Italy)

4∞ Maachah daughter of Talmai, king of Guechour. Children: Absalom, the crown prince (killed) and Tamar

5∞ Haggith. Son: Adonijah, heir-expectant (after Absalom’s death)

6∞ Abital. Son: Shephatiah=Chefatia (possible ancestor of Hillel and Rashi)

7∞ Eglah. Son: Ithream=Yitream (b. Hebron [Chevron])

8∞ name unknown. Sons: Ibhar, Elishua (Elishama), Elpalet (Eliphelet), Eliadah (Beeliada), Nogah

9∞ name unknown. Sons: Japhia, Nepheg, Jerimoth [father of Mahalath, 1st wife of King Rehoboam], Asahel, Joab

10∞ Bathsheba (Bathshua) (Bath-Shev'a) daughter of Eliam (Ammiel) ('Amiel) son of Achithofel. Bathsheba was the widow of Uriah. Favorite wife of King David. David fell in love with her when he glimped her bathing and had an affair with her. When she became pregnant, he arranged for her soldier husband Uriah the Hittite to be sent home so that he would regard the child as his own. This ruse failed and Uriah was posted to the front line so he would be killed in battle. (Note that according to the Talmud, all soldiers in the king's army had given their wives conditional divorces before going into battle.) Sons: an un-named infant who died a few days after birth, Nathan, Shammuah (Shimea), Shobab, Jedidiah [who changed his name to Solomon, on his accession]

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II Samuel 5:13

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