What did the genealogies in Matthew 1 and Luke 3 show about Jesus’ lineage?


Matthew 1:1 - 24

MSG - 1 The family tree of Jesus Christ, David's son, Abraham's son: 2 Abraham had Isaac, Isaac had Jacob, Jacob had Judah and his brothers, Judah had Perez and Zerah (the mother was Tamar), Perez had Hezron, Hezron had Aram, Aram had Amminadab, Amminadab had Nahshon, Nahshon had Salmon, Salmon had Boaz (his mother was Rahab), Boaz had Obed (Ruth was the mother), Obed had Jesse, Jesse had David, and David became king.

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
They show that through both His (apparent) royal paternal lineage (as given in Matthew) and His biological maternal lineage (as contained in Luke), He was descended from Abraham and David (as prophesied), while avoiding the curse that had been placed on the descendants of Jehoiachin (also known as Jeconiah or Coniah) in Joseph's ancestry (Jeremiah 22:29-30), since Joseph was not Jesus' biological father.

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