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Matthew 1 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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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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The book of the genealogy of [fn]Jesus [fn]Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham:

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Abraham [fn]was the father of Isaac,

and Isaac was the father of Jacob,

and Jacob was the father of [fn]Judah and his brothers.

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And Judah was the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar,

and Perez was the father of Hezron,

and Hezron was the father of [fn]Ram.

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And Ram was the father of Amminadab,

and Amminadab was the father of Nahshon,

and Nahshon was the father of Salmon.

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And Salmon was the father of Boaz by Rahab,

and Boaz was the father of Obed by Ruth,

and Obed was the father of Jesse.

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And Jesse was the father of David the king.

And David was the father of Solomon by [fn]the wife of Uriah.

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And Solomon was the father of Rehoboam,

and Rehoboam was the father of Abijah,

and Abijah was the father of [fn]Asa.

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And Asa was the father of Jehoshaphat,

and Jehoshaphat was the father of [fn]Joram,

and Joram was the father of Uzziah.

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And Uzziah was the father of [fn]Jotham,

and Jotham was the father of Ahaz,

and Ahaz was the father of Hezekiah.

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And Hezekiah was the father of Manasseh,

and Manasseh was the father of [fn]Amon,

and Amon was the father of Josiah.

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And Josiah was the father of [fn]Jeconiah and his brothers, at the time of the deportation to Babylon.

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And after the deportation to Babylon:

Jeconiah was the father of [fn]Shealtiel,

and Shealtiel was the father of Zerubbabel.

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And Zerubbabel was the father of [fn]Abihud,

and Abihud was the father of Eliakim,

and Eliakim was the father of Azor.

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And Azor was the father of Zadok,

and Zadok was the father of Achim,

and Achim was the father of Eliud.

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And Eliud was the father of Eleazar,

and Eleazar was the father of Matthan,

and Matthan was the father of Jacob.

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And Jacob was the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, by whom Jesus was born, who is called [fn]Christ.

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Therefore all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; and from David to the deportation to Babylon, fourteen generations; and from the deportation to Babylon to [fn]the Christ, fourteen generations.

The Conception and Birth of Jesus

(Luk 2:1–7 )
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Now the birth of Jesus [fn]Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been [fn]betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:19 - And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man and not wanting to disgrace her, planned [fn]to send her away secretly.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:20 - But when he had considered this, behold, an angel of the [fn]Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for [fn]the One who has been [fn]conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:21 - “And she will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for [fn]He will save His people from their sins.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:22 - Now all this [fn]took place in order that what was spoken by the [fn]Lord through the prophet would be fulfilled, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:24 - And Joseph got up from his sleep and did as the angel of the [fn]Lord commanded him, and took Mary as his wife,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:25 - [fn]but kept her a virgin until she [fn]gave birth to a Son; and he called His name Jesus.
LSB Footnotes
Heb Yeshua (Joshua), meaning Yahweh saves
Lit fathered, so in genealogy
Gr Judas; names of people in the Old Testament are given in their Old Testament form
Gr Aram
Lit her of Uriah
Gr Asaph
Also Gr for Jehoram in 2 Kin 8:16, cf. 1 Chr 3:11
Gr Joatham
Gr Amos
Jehoiachin in 2 Kin 24:15
Gr Salathiel
Gr Abioud, usually spelled Abiud
The Messiah
The first stage of marriage in ancient Jewish culture, usually lasting for a year before the wedding night, more legal than an engagement
Or to divorce her
In OT, Yahweh, cf. 1 Kin 1:3
Lit that which
Lit begotten
Lit He Himself
Lit has happened
In OT, Yahweh, cf. Is 7:10
Or Emmanuel
In OT, Yahweh, cf. 1 Kin 1:3
Lit and was not knowing her
Or bore a Son, cf. 1:21, 23

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