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Matthew 1 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:1 - The [fn]record of the genealogy of [fn]Jesus [fn]the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham:

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:2 - Abraham [fn]was the father of Isaac, [fn]Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of [fn]Judah and his brothers.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:3 - Judah was the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez was the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of [fn]Ram.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:4 - Ram was the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:5 - Salmon was the father of Boaz by Rahab, Boaz was the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:6 - Jesse was the father of David the king. David was the father of Solomon by [fn]Bathsheba who had been the wife of Uriah.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:7 - Solomon was the father of Rehoboam, Rehoboam the father of Abijah, and Abijah the father of [fn]Asa.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:8 - Asa was the father of Jehoshaphat, Jehoshaphat the father of [fn]Joram, and Joram the father of Uzziah.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:9 - Uzziah was the father of [fn]Jotham, Jotham the father of Ahaz, and Ahaz the father of Hezekiah.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:10 - Hezekiah was the father of Manasseh, Manasseh the father of [fn]Amon, and Amon the father of Josiah.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:11 - Josiah became the father of [fn]Jeconiah and his brothers, at the time of the deportation to Babylon.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:12 - After the deportation to Babylon: Jeconiah became the father of [fn]Shealtiel, and Shealtiel the father of Zerubbabel.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:13 - Zerubbabel was the father of [fn]Abihud, Abihud the father of Eliakim, and Eliakim the father of Azor.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:14 - Azor was the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Achim, and Achim the father of Eliud.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:15 - Eliud was the father of Eleazar, Eleazar the father of Matthan, and Matthan the father of Jacob.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:16 - Jacob was the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, by whom Jesus was born, who is called [fn]the Messiah.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:17 - So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; from David to the deportation to Babylon, fourteen generations; and from the deportation to Babylon to [fn]the Messiah, fourteen generations.

Conception and Birth of Jesus

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:18 - 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 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 Child who has been [fn]conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:21 - “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 to fulfill what was spoken by the Lord through the prophet:

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:23 - “BEHOLD, THE VIRGIN SHALL BE WITH CHILD AND SHALL BEAR A SON, AND THEY SHALL CALL HIS NAME [fn]IMMANUEL,” which translated means, “GOD WITH US.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:24 - And Joseph [fn]awoke from his sleep and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took Mary as his wife,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:25 - [fn]but kept her a virgin until she gave birth to a Son; and he called His name Jesus.
NASB Footnotes
Literally: book
Hebrew: Yeshua (Joshua), meaning The LORD saves
Gr Christos (Christ), Gr for Messiah, which means Anointed One
Literally: fathered, and throughout the genealogy
Literally: and..., and throughout the genealogy
Gr Judas; names of people in the Old Testament are given in their Old Testament form
Gr Aram
Literally: her of Uriah
Gr Asaph
Also Gr for Jehoram in 2 King 8:16; cf 1 Chron 3:11
Gr Joatham
Gr Amos
Jehoiachin in 2 Kin 24:15
Gr Salathiel
Gr Abioud, usually spelled Abiud
Gr Christos (Christ)
Gr Christos (Christ)
I.e. The Messiah
The first stage of marriage in Jewish culture, usually lasting for a year before the wedding night, more legal than an engagement
Or, to divorce her
Literally: that which
Literally: begotten
Literally: He Himself
Literally: has happened
Or, Emmanuel
Literally: got up
Literally: and was not knowing her
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