The Genealogy of Jesus Christ

Matthew 1

1 a The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, b the son of David, c the son of Abraham.

2 d Abraham was the father of Isaac, and e Isaac the father of Jacob, and f Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 and g Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram, 1 4 and Ram the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon, 5 and Salmon the father of Boaz by h Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse,

6 and i Jesse the father of David the king. And j David was the father of Solomon by k the wife of Uriah, 7 and l Solomon the father of Rehoboam, and Rehoboam the father of Abijah, and Abijah the father of Asaph, 2 8 and Asaph the father of Jehoshaphat, and Jehoshaphat the father of Joram, m and Joram the father of Uzziah, 9 and Uzziah the father of Jotham, and Jotham the father of Ahaz, and Ahaz the father of Hezekiah, 10 and Hezekiah the father of Manasseh, and Manasseh the father of Amos, 3 and Amos the father of Josiah, 11 and n Josiah the father of o Jechoniah and his brothers, at the time of the deportation to Babylon.

12 And after the deportation to Babylon: p Jechoniah was the father of q Shealtiel, 4 and r Shealtiel the father of Zerubbabel, 13 and Zerubbabel the father of Abiud, and Abiud the father of Eliakim, and Eliakim the father of Azor, 14 and Azor the father of Zadok, and Zadok the father of Achim, and Achim the father of Eliud, 15 and Eliud the father of Eleazar, and Eleazar the father of Matthan, and Matthan the father of Jacob, 16 and Jacob the father of s Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom Jesus was born, who is called Christ.

17 So all the generations from Abraham to David were fourteen generations, and from David to the deportation to Babylon fourteen generations, and from the deportation to Babylon to t the Christ fourteen generations.

  1. Cross References
    Luke 3:23 - 38
    Jesus, when he began his ministry, was about thirty years of age, being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son of Heli.
  2. Cross References
    2 Samuel 7:12 - 16
    When your days are fulfilled and you lie down w...
    Psalms 132:11
    The Lord swore to David a sure oath from which ...
    Isaiah 11:1
    There shall come forth a shoot from the stump o...
    Jeremiah 23:5
    Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord,...
    Luke 1:32
    He will be great and will be called the Son of ...
    Luke 1:69
    And has raised up a horn of salvation for us in...
    John 7:42
    Has not the Scripture said that the Christ come...
    Acts 2:30
    Being therefore a prophet, and knowing that God...
    Acts 13:23
    Of this man's offspring God has brought to Isra...
    Romans 1:3
    Concerning his Son, who was descended from Davi...
    2 Timothy 2:8
    Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, the...
    Revelation 22:16
    "I, Jesus, have sent my angel to testify to you...
  3. Cross References
    Genesis 22:18
    And in your offspring shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, because you have obeyed my voice.
    Galatians 3:16
    Now the promises were made to Abraham and to his offspring. It does not say, "And to offsprings," referring to many, but referring to one, "And to your offspring," who is Christ.
  4. Cross References
    Genesis 21:3
    Abraham called the name of his son who was born to him, whom Sarah bore him, Isaac.
  5. Cross References
    Genesis 25:26
    Afterward his brother came out with his hand holding Esau's heel, so his name was called Jacob. Isaac was sixty years old when she bore them.
  6. Cross References
    Genesis 29:35
    And she conceived again and bore a son, and said, "This time I will praise the Lord." Therefore she called his name Judah. Then she ceased bearing.
  7. Cross References
    Ruth 4:18 - 22
    Now these are the generations of Perez: Perez fathered Hezron.
    1 Chronicles 2:1 - 15
    These are the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun.
  8. Cross References
    Joshua 6:25
    But Rahab the prostitute and her father's household and all who belonged to her, Joshua saved alive. And she has lived in Israel to this day, because she hid the messengers whom Joshua sent to spy out Jericho.
  9. Cross References
    1 Samuel 16:1
    The Lord said to Samuel, "How long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil, and go. I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for myself a king among his sons.
    1 Samuel 17:12
    Now David was the son of an Ephrathite of Bethlehem in Judah, named Jesse, who had eight sons. In the days of Saul the man was already old and advanced in years.
  10. Cross References
    2 Samuel 12:24
    Then David comforted his wife, Bathsheba, and went in to her and lay with her, and she bore a son, and he called his name Solomon. And the Lord loved him
  11. Cross References
    2 Samuel 12:10
    Now therefore the sword shall never depart from your house, because you have despised me and have taken the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your wife.
  12. Cross References
    Matthew 1:7 - 10
    And Solomon the father of Rehoboam, and Rehoboam the father of Abijah, and Abijah the father of Asaph.
    1 Chronicles 3:10 - 14
    The son of Solomon was Rehoboam, Abijah his son, Asa his son, Jehoshaphat his son.
  13. Cross References
    2 Kings 15:1
    In the twenty-seventh year of Jeroboam king of Israel, Azariah the son of Amaziah, king of Judah, began to reign.
    1 Chronicles 3:11 - 12
    Joram his son, Ahaziah his son, Joash his son.
  14. Cross References
    1 Chronicles 3:15 - 16
    The sons of Josiah: Johanan the firstborn, the second Jehoiakim, the third Zedekiah, the fourth Shallum.
  15. Cross References
    Esther 2:6
    Who had been carried away from Jerusalem among the captives carried away with Jeconiah king of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had carried away.
    Jeremiah 24:1
    After Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had taken into exile from Jerusalem Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, together with the officials of Judah, the craftsmen, and the metal workers, and had brought them to Babylon, the Lord showed me this vision: behold, two baskets of figs placed before the temple of the Lord.
    Jeremiah 27:20
    Which Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon did not take away, when he took into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon Jeconiah the son of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, and all the nobles of Judah and Jerusalem -
  16. Cross References
    1 Chronicles 3:17 - 19
    And the sons of Jeconiah, the captive: Shealtiel his son.
  17. Cross References
    Luke 3:27
    The son of Joanan, the son of Rhesa, the son of Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel, the son of Neri.
  18. Cross References
    Ezra 3:2
    Then arose Jeshua the son of Jozadak, with his fellow priests, and Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel with his kinsmen, and they built the altar of the God of Israel, to offer burnt offerings on it, as it is written in the Law of Moses the man of God.
  19. Cross References
    Luke 3:23
    Jesus, when he began his ministry, was about thirty years of age, being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son of Heli.
  20. Cross References
    Matthew 2:4
    And assembling all the chief priests and scribe...
    Matthew 11:2
    Now when John heard in prison about the deeds o...
    Matthew 16:16
    Simon Peter replied, "You are the Christ, the S...
    Matthew 22:42
    Saying, "What do you think about the Christ? Wh...
    Matthew 23:10
    Neither be called instructors, for you have one...
    Mark 8:29
    And he asked them, "But who do you say that I a...
    Luke 3:15
    As the people were in expectation, and all were...
    John 1:41
    He first found his own brother Simon and said t...
    John 4:25
    The woman said to him, "I know that Messiah is ...
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