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.

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.