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The Ancestors of Jesus the Messiah

1This is a record of the ancestors of Jesus the Messiah, a descendant of Davidc and of Abraham.G976G1078G2424G5547G5207G1138G5207G112Abraham was the father of Isaac. Isaac was the father of Jacob. Jacob was the father of Judah and his brothers.G11G1080G2464G1161G2464G1080G2384G1161G2384G1080G2455G2532G846G803Judah was the father of Perez and Zerah (whose mother was Tamar) Perez was the father of Hezron. Hezron was the father of Ramc.G1161G2455G1080G5329G2532G2196G1537G2283G1161G5329G1080G2074G1161G2074G1080G6894Ram was the father of Amminadab. Amminadab was the father of Nahshon. Nahshon was the father of Salmon.G1161G689G1080G284G1161G284G1080G3476G1161G3476G1080G45335Salmon 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.G1161G4533G1080G1003G1537G4477G1161G1003G1080G5601G1537G4503G1161G5601G1080G24216Jesse was the father of King David. David was the father of Solomon (whose mother was Bathsheba, the widow of Uriah).G1161G2421G1080G1138G935G1161G1138G935G1080G4672G1537G3588G37747Solomon was the father of Rehoboam. Rehoboam was the father of Abijah. Abijah was the father of Asac.G1161G4672G1080G4497G1161G4497G1080G7G1161G7G1080G7608Asa was the father of Jehoshaphat. Jehoshaphat was the father of Jehoramc. Jehoram was the father of Uzziah.G1161G760G1080G2498G1161G2498G1080G2496G1161G2496G1080G36049Uzziah was the father of Jotham. Jotham was the father of Ahaz. Ahaz was the father of Hezekiah.G1161G3604G1080G2488G1161G2488G1080G881G1161G881G1080G147810Hezekiah was the father of Manasseh. Manasseh was the father of Amonc. Amon was the father of Josiah.G1161G1478G1080G3128G1161G3128G1080G300G1161G300G1080G250211Josiah was the father of Jehoiachinc and his brothers (born at the time of the exile to Babylon).G1161G2502G1080G2423G2532G846G80G1909G3350G89712After the Babylonian exile: Jehoiachin was the father of Shealtiel. Shealtiel was the father of Zerubbabel.G1161G3326G3350G897G2423G1080G4528G1161G4528G1080G221613Zerubbabel was the father of Abiud. Abiud was the father of Eliakim. Eliakim was the father of Azor.G1161G2216G1080G10G1161G10G1080G1662G1161G1662G1080G10714Azor was the father of Zadok. Zadok was the father of Akim. Akim was the father of Eliud.G1161G107G1080G4524G1161G4524G1080G885G1161G885G1080G166415Eliud was the father of Eleazar. Eleazar was the father of Matthan. Matthan was the father of Jacob.G1161G1664G1080G1648G1161G1648G1080G3157G1161G3157G1080G238416Jacob was the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary. Mary gave birth to Jesus, who is called the Messiah.G1161G2384G1080G2501G435G3137G1537G3739G1080G2424G3588G3004G554717All those listed above include fourteen generations from Abraham to David, fourteen from David to the Babylonian exile, and fourteen from the Babylonian exile to the Messiah.G3767G3956G1074G575G11G2193G1138G1180G1074G2532G575G1138G2193G3350G897G1180G1074G2532G575G3350G897G2193G5547G1180G1074

The Birth of Jesus the Messiah

18This is how Jesus the Messiah was born. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But before the marriage took place, while she was still a virgin, she became pregnant through the power of the Holy Spirit.G1161G1083G2424G5547G2258G3779G1063G846G3384G3137G3423G2501G4250G2228G846G4905G2147G1722G1064G2192G1537G40G415119Joseph, her fiance, was a good man and did not want to disgrace her publicly, so he decided to break the engagementc quietly.G1161G2501G846G435G5607G1342G2532G3361G2309G3856G846G3856G1014G630G846G630G297720As he considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream. "Joseph, son of David," the angel said, "do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife. For the child within her was conceived by the Holy Spirit.G1161G846G1760G5023G2400G32G2962G5316G846G2596G3677G3004G2501G5207G1138G5399G3361G3880G4675G3137G1135G1063G1080G1722G846G2076G1537G40G415121And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesusc, for he will save his people from their sins."G1161G5088G5207G2532G2564G846G3686G2424G1063G846G4982G846G2992G575G846G26622All of this occurred to fulfill the Lord's message through his prophet.G1161G3650G5124G1096G2443G4137G3588G4483G5259G2962G1223G4396G300423"Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuelc, which means 'God is with us.'"G2400G3933G1722G1064G2192G2532G5088G5207G2532G2564G846G3686G1694G3739G3177G2076G2316G3326G225724When Joseph woke up, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded and took Mary as his wife.G1161G2501G1326G575G5258G4160G5613G32G2962G4367G846G2532G3880G846G113525But he did not have sexual relations with her until her son was born. And Joseph named him Jesus.G2532G1097G846G3756G2193G3739G5088G846G4416G5207G2532G2564G846G3686G2424


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