Then the king summoned Ziba, Saul’s steward, and said to him, “I have given your master’s grandson everything that belonged to Saul and his family.
You and your sons and your servants are to farm the land for him and bring in the crops, so that your master’s grandson may be provided for. And Mephibosheth, grandson of your master, will always eat at my table.” (Now Ziba had fifteen sons and twenty servants.)
References for 2 Samuel 9:10
Then Ziba said to the king, “Your servant will do whatever my lord the king commands his servant to do.” So Mephibosheth ate at David’s table like one of the king’s sons.
References for 2 Samuel 9:11
Mephibosheth had a young son named Mika, and all the members of Ziba’s household were servants of Mephibosheth.
References for 2 Samuel 9:12
And Mephibosheth lived in Jerusalem, because he always ate at the king’s table; he was lame in both feet.