Matthew 1:1-8 NIV

The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah

1 This is the genealogya of Jesus the Messiahb the son of David, the son of Abraham:

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    • 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.
      2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers,

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      3 Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar, Perez the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram,

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      4 Ram the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon,
      5 Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab, Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth, Obed the father of Jesse,

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      6 and Jesse the father of King David. David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah’s wife,

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      7 Solomon the father of Rehoboam, Rehoboam the father of Abijah, Abijah the father of Asa,
      8 Asa the father of Jehoshaphat, Jehoshaphat the father of Jehoram, Jehoram the father of Uzziah,