5 and these were the children born to him there: Shammua,[1] Shobab, Nathan and Solomon. These four were by Bathsheba[2] daughter of Ammiel.

Other Translations of 1 Chronicles 3:5

King James Version

5 And these were born unto him in Jerusalem; Shimea, Shimea: or, Shammua and Shobab, and Nathan, and Solomon, four, of Bathshua the daughter of Ammiel:

English Standard Version

5 These were born to him in Jerusalem: Shimea, Shobab, Nathan and Solomon, four by Bath-shua, the daughter of Ammiel;

The Message

5 These are the sons he had in Jerusalem: first Shammua, then Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon. Bathsheba daughter of Ammiel was the mother of these four.

New King James Version

5 And these were born to him in Jerusalem: Shimea, Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon--four by Bathshua the daughter of Ammiel.

New Living Translation

5 The sons born to David in Jerusalem included Shammua, Shobab, Nathan, and Solomon. Their mother was Bathsheba, the daughter of Ammiel.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on 1 Chronicles 3:5

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Of all the families of Israel, none were so illustrious as the family of David: here we have a full account of it. From this family, as concerning the flesh, Christ came. The attentive observer will perceive that the children of the righteous enjoy many advantages.