Matthew 1:1-6 LEB

The Genealogy of Jesus Christ

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

References for Matthew 1:1

      2 Abraham became the father of Isaac, and Isaac became the father of Jacob, and Jacob became the father of Judah and his brothers,
      3 and Judah became the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez became the father of Hezron, and Hezron became the father of Aram,a

      References for Matthew 1:3

        • a 1:3 - Although the Greek text reads "Aram," many English versions substitute the Old Testament form of the name, "Ram" (cf. 1 Chr 2:9; Ruth 4:19), here and in the following verse
          4 and Aram became the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab became the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon became the father of Salmon,
          5 and Salmon became the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz became the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed became the father of Jesse,
          6 and Jesse became the father of David the king. And David became the father of Solomon by the [wife] of Uriah,