Matthew 1:1-9 NLT

1 This is a record of the ancestors of Jesus the Messiah, a descendant of King David and of Abraham:
2 Abraham was the father of Isaac. Isaac was the father of Jacob. Jacob was the father of Judah and his brothers.
3 Judah was the father of Perez and Zerah (their mother was Tamar). Perez was the father of Hezron. Hezron was the father of Ram. a

References for Matthew 1:3

    • a 1:3 - Greek <I>Aram;</I> also in 1:4. See 1 Chr 2:9-10.
      4 Ram was the father of Amminadab. Amminadab was the father of Nahshon. Nahshon was the father of Salmon.
      5 Salmon was the father of Boaz (his mother was Rahab). Boaz was the father of Obed (his mother was Ruth). Obed was the father of Jesse.
      6 Jesse was the father of King David. David was the father of Solomon (his mother was Bathsheba, the widow of Uriah).
      7 Solomon was the father of Rehoboam. Rehoboam was the father of Abijah. Abijah was the father of Asaph. b

      References for Matthew 1:7

        • b 1:7 - <I>Asaph</I> is the same person as Asa; also in 1:8. See 1 Chr 3:10.
          8 Asaph was the father of Jehoshaphat. Jehoshaphat was the father of Jehoram. c Jehoram was the father d of Uzziah.

          References for Matthew 1:8

            • c 1:8 - Greek <I>Joram.</I> See 1 Kgs 22:50 and note at 1 Chr 3:11.
            • d 1:8 - Or <I>ancestor;</I> also in 1:11.
              9 Uzziah was the father of Jotham. Jotham was the father of Ahaz. Ahaz was the father of Hezekiah.