1 Chronicles 3:17-19

The Royal Line After the Exile

17 The descendants of Jehoiachin the captive: Shealtiel his son,
18 Malkiram, Pedaiah, Shenazzar, Jekamiah, Hoshama and Nedabiah.
19 The sons of Pedaiah: Zerubbabel and Shimei. The sons of Zerubbabel: Meshullam and Hananiah. Shelomith was their sister.

1 Chronicles 3:17-19 Meaning and Commentary


This chapter gives an account of the sons of David, born to him both in Hebron and in Jerusalem, 1Ch 3:1-9, and of his successors in the kingdom, to the Babylonish captivity, 1Ch 3:10-16, and of his family, to the coming of the Messiah, 1Ch 3:17-24.

born in Hebron, who are reckoned in the same order as in 2Sa 3:2-5, only here the second son is called Daniel, who there goes by the name of Chileab; he had two names, the reason of which see there; and here David's wife, Eglah, is said in the Targum to be Michal, Saul's daughter, \\See Gill on "2Sa 3:5"\\, to which is added an account of his reign both in Hebron and Jerusalem, agreeably to 2Sa 5:5. 18321-941229-1000-1Ch3.2

Cross References 4

  • 1. Ezra 3:2
  • 2. Ezra 1:8; Ezra 5:14
  • 3. Jeremiah 22:30
  • 4. Haggai 2:2">Ezr Haggai 2:2; Ezra 3:2; Ezra 5:2; Nehemiah 7:7; Nehemiah 12:1; Haggai 1:1; Haggai 2:2; Zechariah 4:6
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