Matthew 1:5 NLT

5 Salmon was the father of Boaz (whose mother was Rahab). Boaz was the father of Obed (whose mother was Ruth). Obed was the father of Jesse.

Study tools for Matthew 1:5

  • a 1:1 - Greek Jesus the Messiah, Son of David and son of Abraham.
  • b 1:3 - Greek Aram, a variant spelling of Ram; also in 1:4 . See 1 Chr 2:9-10 .
  • c 1:7 - Greek Asaph, a variant spelling of Asa; also in 1:8 . See 1 Chr 3:10 .
  • d 1:8 - Greek Joram, a variant spelling of Jehoram; also in 1:8b . See 1 Kgs 22:50 and note at 1 Chr 3:11 .
  • e 1:8 - Or ancestor; also in 1:11 .
  • f 1:10 - Greek Amos, a variant spelling of Amon; also in 1:10b . See 1 Chr 3:14 .
  • g 1:11 - Greek Jeconiah, a variant spelling of Jehoiachin; also in 1:12 . See 2 Kgs 24:6 and note at 1 Chr 3:16 .
  • h 1:19 - Greek to divorce her.
  • i 1:21 - Jesus means “The saves.”
  • j 1:23 - Isa 7:14 ; 8:8, 10 (Greek version).