Matthew 1:17 NIV

17 Thus there were fourteen generations in all from Abraham to David, fourteen from David to the exile to Babylon, and fourteen from the exile to the Messiah.

Study tools for Matthew 1:17

  • a 1:1 - Or "is an account of the origin"
  • b 1:1 - Or "Jesus Christ" . "Messiah" (Hebrew) and "Christ" (Greek) both mean "Anointed One" ; also in verse 18.
  • c 1:11 - That is, Jehoiachin; also in verse 12
  • d 1:18 - Or "The origin of Jesus the Messiah was like this"
  • e 1:19 - Or "was a righteous man and"
  • f 1:21 - "Jesus" is the Greek form of "Joshua," which means "the " Lord"saves."
  • g 1:23 - Isaiah 7:14