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Matthew 1

Matthew 1:1  
The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.

Matthew 1:2  
Abraham became the father of Isaac. Isaac became the father of Jacob. Jacob became the father of Judah and his brothers.

Matthew 1:3  
Judah became the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar. Perez became the father of Hezron. Hezron became the father of Ram.

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Ram became the father of Amminadab. Amminadab became the father of Nahshon. Nahshon became the father of Salmon.

Matthew 1:5  
Salmon became the father of Boaz by Rahab. Boaz became the father of Obed by Ruth. Obed became the father of Jesse.

Matthew 1:6  
Jesse became the father of King David. David became the father of Solomon by her who had been Uriah’s wife.

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Solomon became the father of Rehoboam. Rehoboam became the father of Abijah. Abijah became the father of Asa.

Matthew 1:8  
Asa became the father of Jehoshaphat. Jehoshaphat became the father of Joram. Joram became the father of Uzziah.

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Uzziah became the father of Jotham. Jotham became the father of Ahaz. Ahaz became the father of Hezekiah.

Matthew 1:10  
Hezekiah became the father of Manasseh. Manasseh became the father of Amon. Amon became the father of Josiah.

Matthew 1:11  
Josiah became the father of Jechoniah and his brothers at the time of the exile to Babylon.

Matthew 1:12  
After the exile to Babylon, Jechoniah became the father of Shealtiel. Shealtiel became the father of Zerubbabel.

Matthew 1:13  
Zerubbabel became the father of Abiud. Abiud became the father of Eliakim. Eliakim became the father of Azor.

Matthew 1:14  
Azor became the father of Zadok. Zadok became the father of Achim. Achim became the father of Eliud.

Matthew 1:15  
Eliud became the father of Eleazar. Eleazar became the father of Matthan. Matthan became the father of Jacob.

Matthew 1:16  
Jacob became the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary, from whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.

Matthew 1:17  
So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; from David to the exile to Babylon fourteen generations; and from the carrying away to Babylon to the Christ, fourteen generations.

Matthew 1:18  
Now the birth of Jesus Christ was like this: After his mother, Mary, was engaged to Joseph, before they came together, she was found pregnant by the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 1:19  
Joseph, her husband, being a righteous man, and not willing to make her a public example, intended to put her away secretly.

Matthew 1:20  
But when he thought about these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, don’t be afraid to take to yourself Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 1:21  
She shall give birth to a son. You shall name him Jesus, for it is he who shall save his people from their sins.”

Matthew 1:22  
Now all this has happened that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying,

Matthew 1:23  
“Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and shall give birth to a son. They shall call his name Immanuel,” which is, being interpreted, “God with us.”

Matthew 1:24  
Joseph arose from his sleep, and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took his wife to himself;

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and didn’t know her sexually until she had given birth to her firstborn son. He named him Jesus.


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