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1 The book of the generations of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 1 A record of the genealogy of Jesus Christ the son of David, the son of Abraham:
2 The son of Abraham was Isaac; and the son of Isaac was Jacob; and the sons of Jacob were Judah and his brothers; 2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers,
3 And the sons of Judah were Perez and Zerah by Tamar; and the son of Perez was Hezron; and the son of Hezron was Ram; 3 Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar, Perez the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram,
4 And the son of Ram was Amminadab; and the son of Amminadab was Nahshon; and the son of Nahshon was Salmon; 4 Ram the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, Nahshon the father of Salmon,
5 And the son of Salmon by Rahab was Boaz; and the son of Boaz by Ruth was Obed; and the son of Obed was Jesse; 5 Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab, Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth, Obed the father of Jesse,
6 And the son of Jesse was David the king; and the son of David was Solomon by her who had been the wife of Uriah; 6 and Jesse the father of King David. David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah's wife,
7 And the son of Solomon was Rehoboam; and the son of Rehoboam was Abijah; and the son of Abijah was Asa; 7 Solomon the father of Rehoboam, Rehoboam the father of Abijah, Abijah the father of Asa,
8 And the son of Asa was Jehoshaphat; and the son of Jehoshaphat was Joram; and the son of Joram was Uzziah; 8 Asa the father of Jehoshaphat, Jehoshaphat the father of Jehoram, Jehoram the father of Uzziah,
9 And the son of Uzziah was Jotham; and the son of Jotham was Ahaz; and the son of Ahaz was Hezekiah; 9 Uzziah the father of Jotham, Jotham the father of Ahaz, Ahaz the father of Hezekiah,
10 And the son of Hezekiah was Manasseh; and the son of Manasseh was Amon; and the son of Amon was Josiah; 10 Hezekiah the father of Manasseh, Manasseh the father of Amon, Amon the father of Josiah,
11 And the sons of Josiah were Jechoniah and his brothers, at the time of the taking away to Babylon. 11 and Josiah the father of Jeconiah and his brothers at the time of the exile to Babylon.
12 And after the taking away to Babylon, Jechoniah had a son Shealtiel; and Shealtiel had Zerubbabel; 12 After the exile to Babylon: Jeconiah was the father of Shealtiel, Shealtiel the father of Zerubbabel,
13 And Zerubbabel had Abiud; and Abiud had Eliakim; and Eliakim had Azor; 13 Zerubbabel the father of Abiud, Abiud the father of Eliakim, Eliakim the father of Azor,
14 And Azor had Zadok; and Zadok had Achim; and Achim had Eliud; 14 Azor the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Akim, Akim the father of Eliud,
15 And Eliud had Eleazar; and Eleazar had Matthan; and Matthan had Jacob; 15 Eliud the father of Eleazar, Eleazar the father of Matthan, Matthan the father of Jacob,
16 And the son of Jacob was Joseph the husband of Mary, who gave birth to Jesus, whose name is Christ. 16 and Jacob the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.
17 So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; and from David to the taking away to Babylon, fourteen generations; and from the taking away to Babylon to the coming of Christ, fourteen generations. 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 Christ.
18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was in this way: when his mother Mary was going to be married to Joseph, before they came together the discovery was made that she was with child by the Holy Spirit. 18 This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be with child through the Holy Spirit.
19 And Joseph, her husband, being an upright man, and not desiring to make her a public example, had a mind to put her away privately. 19 Because Joseph her husband was a righteous man and did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly.
20 But when he was giving thought to these things, an angel of the Lord came to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, son of David, have no fear of taking Mary as your wife; because that which is in her body is of the Holy Spirit. 20 But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.
21 And she will give birth to a son; and you will give him the name Jesus; for he will give his people salvation from their sins. 21 She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins."
22 Now all this took place so that the word of the Lord by the prophet might come true, 22 All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet:
23 See, the virgin will be with child, and will give birth to a son, and they will give him the name Immanuel, that is, God with us. 23 "The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel"--which means, "God with us."
24 And Joseph did as the angel of the Lord had said to him, and took her as his wife; 24 When Joseph woke up, he did what the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took Mary home as his wife.
25 And he had no connection with her till she had given birth to a son; and he gave him the name Jesus. 25 But he had no union with her until she gave birth to a son. And he gave him the name Jesus.