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Matthew 1 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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The Genealogy of Jesus Christ
(Rth 4:18–22; 1Ch 2:1–15; Luk 3:23–38 )
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An account of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham:

From Abraham to David
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Abraham fathered[fn] Isaac,

Isaac fathered Jacob,

Jacob fathered Judah and his brothers,

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Judah fathered Perez and Zerah by Tamar,

Perez fathered Hezron,

Hezron fathered Aram,

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Aram fathered Amminadab,

Amminadab fathered Nahshon,

Nahshon fathered Salmon,

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Salmon fathered Boaz by Rahab,

Boaz fathered Obed by Ruth,

Obed fathered Jesse,

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and Jesse fathered King David.

David fathered Solomon[fn] by Uriah’s wife,

From David to the Babylonian Exile
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Solomon fathered Rehoboam,

Rehoboam fathered Abijah,

Abijah fathered Asa,[fn]

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Asa[fn] fathered Jehoshaphat,

Jehoshaphat fathered Joram,[fn]

Joram fathered Uzziah,

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Uzziah fathered Jotham,

Jotham fathered Ahaz,

Ahaz fathered Hezekiah,

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Hezekiah fathered Manasseh,

Manasseh fathered Amon,[fn]

Amon fathered Josiah,

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and Josiah fathered Jeconiah and his brothers

at the time of the exile to Babylon.

From the Exile to the Messiah
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After the exile to Babylon

Jeconiah fathered Shealtiel,

Shealtiel fathered Zerubbabel,

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Zerubbabel fathered Abiud,

Abiud fathered Eliakim,

Eliakim fathered Azor,

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Azor fathered Zadok,

Zadok fathered Achim,

Achim fathered Eliud,

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Eliud fathered Eleazar,

Eleazar fathered Matthan,

Matthan fathered Jacob,

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and Jacob fathered Joseph the husband of Mary,

who gave birth to Jesus who is called the Messiah.

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So all the generations from Abraham to David were fourteen generations; and from David until the exile to Babylon, fourteen generations; and from the exile to Babylon until the Messiah, fourteen generations.

The Nativity of the Messiah
(Luk 2:1–7 )
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The birth of Jesus Christ came about this way: After his mother Mary had been engaged[fn] to Joseph, it was discovered before they came together that she was pregnant from the Holy Spirit.

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So her husband, Joseph, being a righteous man, and not wanting to disgrace her publicly, decided to divorce her secretly.

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But after he had considered these things, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, don’t be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because what has been conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.

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“She will give birth to a son, and you are to name him Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.”

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Now all this took place to fulfill what was spoken by the Lord through the prophet:

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See, the virgin will become pregnant

and give birth to a son,

and they will name him Immanuel,

which is translated “God is with us.”

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When Joseph woke up, he did as the Lord’s angel had commanded him. He married her

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but did not have sexual relations with her until she gave birth to a son.[fn] And he named him Jesus.

CSB Footnotes
In vv. 2–16 either a son, as here, or a later descendant, as in v. 8
Other mss add King
Other mss read Asaph
Other mss read Asaph
= Jehoram
Other mss read Amos
Or betrothed
Other mss read to her firstborn son

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