31 the son of Melea, the son of Menna,

the son of Mattatha, the son of Nathan,(A)

the son of David,

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These six were born to David in Hebron,(A) where he reigned seven years and six months.(B)

David reigned in Jerusalem thirty-three years, and these were the children born to him there:

Shammua,[a] Shobab, Nathan and Solomon. These four were by Bathsheba[b](C) daughter of Ammiel. There were also Ibhar, Elishua,[c] Eliphelet, Nogah, Nepheg, Japhia, Elishama, Eliada and Eliphelet—nine in all. All these were the sons of David, besides his sons by his concubines. And Tamar(D) was their sister.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 3:5 Hebrew Shimea, a variant of Shammua
  2. 1 Chronicles 3:5 One Hebrew manuscript and Vulgate (see also Septuagint and 2 Samuel 11:3); most Hebrew manuscripts Bathshua
  3. 1 Chronicles 3:6 Two Hebrew manuscripts (see also 2 Samuel 5:15 and 1 Chron. 14:5); most Hebrew manuscripts Elishama