Matthew 1 CSB

The Genealogy of Jesus Christ

1 The historical recorda of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham:

References for Matthew 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Or The book of the genealogy

      From Abraham to David

      2 Abraham fatheredb Isaac, Isaac fathered Jacob, Jacob fathered Judah and his brothers,

      References for Matthew 1:2

        • b 1:2 - In vv. 2-16 either a son, as here, or a later descendant, as in v. 8
          3 Judah fathered Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez fathered Hezron, Hezron fathered Aram,
          4 Aram fathered Aminadab, Aminadab fathered Nahshon, Nahshon fathered Salmon,
          5 Salmon fathered Boaz by Rahab, Boaz fathered Obed by Ruth, Obed fathered Jesse,
          6 and Jesse fathered King David. Thenc David fathered Solomon by Uriah's wife,

          References for Matthew 1:6

            • c 1:6 - Other mss add King

              From David to the Babylonian Exile

              7 Solomon fathered Rehoboam, Rehoboam fathered Abijah, Abijah fathered Asa,d

              References for Matthew 1:7

                • d 1:7 - Other mss read Asaph
                  8 Asae fathered Jehoshaphat, Jehoshaphat fathered Joram, Joram fathered Uzziah,

                  References for Matthew 1:8

                    • e 1:8 - Other mss read Asaph
                      9 Uzziah fathered Jotham, Jotham fathered Ahaz, Ahaz fathered Hezekiah,
                      10 Hezekiah fathered Manasseh, Manasseh fathered Amon,f Among fathered Josiah,

                      References for Matthew 1:10

                        • f 1:10 - Other mss read Amos
                        • g 1:10 - Other mss read Amos
                          11 and Josiah fathered Jechoniah and his brothers at the time of the exile to Babylon.

                          From the Exile to the Messiah

                          12 Then after the exile to Babylon Jechoniah fathered Salathiel, Salathiel fathered Zerubbabel,

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                              13 Zerubbabel fathered Abiud, Abiud fathered Eliakim, Eliakim fathered Azor,
                              14 Azor fathered Zadok, Zadok fathered Achim, Achim fathered Eliud,
                              15 Eliud fathered Eleazar, Eleazar fathered Matthan, Matthan fathered Jacob,
                              16 and Jacob fathered Joseph the husband of Mary, who gave birth toh Jesus who is called the Messiah.

                              References for Matthew 1:16

                                • h 1:16 - Lit Mary, from whom was born
                                  17 So all the generations from Abraham to David were 14 generations; and from David until the exile to Babylon, 14 generations; and from the exile to Babylon until the Messiah, 14 generations.

                                  The Nativity of the Messiah

                                  18 The birth of Jesus Christ came about this way: After His mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, it was discovered before they came together that she was pregnant by the Holy Spirit.

                                  References for Matthew 1:18

                                      19 So her husband Joseph, being a righteous man, and not wanting to disgrace her publicly, decided to divorce her secretly.
                                      20 But after he had considered these things, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared to him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, son of David, don't be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because what has been conceived in her is by the Holy Spirit.
                                      21 She will give birth to a son, and you are to name Him Jesus,i because He will save His people from their sins."

                                      References for Matthew 1:21

                                        • i 1:21 - Jesus is the Gk form of the Hb name "Joshua," which "The Lord saves" or "Yahweh saves."
                                          22 Now all this took place to fulfill what was spoken by the Lord through the prophet:
                                          23 See, the virgin will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and they will name Him Immanuel ,j which is translated "God is with us."

                                          References for Matthew 1:23

                                            • j 1:23 - Isaiah 7:14
                                              24 When Joseph got up from sleeping, he did as the Lord's angel had commanded him. He married her
                                              25 but did not know her intimately until she gave birth to a son.k And he named Him Jesus.

                                              References for Matthew 1:25

                                                • k 1:25 - Other mss read to her firstborn son