Matthew 1:1-6 TNIV

The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah

1:1-17pp -- Lk 3:23-38 1:3-6pp -- Ru 4:18-22 1:7-11pp -- 1Ch 3:10-17

1 This is the genealogya of Jesus the Messiahb the son of David,1 the son of Abraham:2

References for Matthew 1:1

    • 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,3 Isaac the father of Jacob,4 Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers,5

      References for Matthew 1:2

      3 Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar,6 Perez the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram,

      References for Matthew 1:3

      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,7 Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth, Obed the father of Jesse,

      References for Matthew 1:5

      6 and Jesse the father of King David.8 David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah's wife,9

      References for Matthew 1:6