1 The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham:
2 Abraham begot Isaac, Isaac begot Jacob, and Jacob begot Judah and his brothers.
3 And Judah begot Pharez and Zarah by Tamar, Pharez begot Hezron, and Hezron begot
4 And Aram begot Amminadab, Amminadab begot Nahshon, and Nahshon begot
5 And Salmon begot Boaz by Rahab, Boaz begot Obed by Ruth, Obed begot Jesse,
6 and Jesse begot David the king. David the king begot Solomon by her who had been
the wife of Uriah.
7 And Solomon begot Rehoboam, Rehoboam begot Abijah, and Abijah begot Asa.
8 And Asa begot Jehoshaphat, Jehoshaphat begot Joram, and Joram begot Uzziah.
9 And Uzziah begot Jotham, Jotham begot Ahaz, and Ahaz begot Hezekiah.
10 And Hezekiah begot Manasseh, Manasseh begot Amon, and Amon begot Josiah.
11 And Josiah begot Jeconiah and his brothers about the time they were carried away to
12 And after they were brought to Babylon, Jeconiah begot Shealtiel, and Shealtiel begot
13 And Zerubbabel begot Abiud, Abiud begot Eliakim, and Eliakim begot Azor.
14 And Azor begot Sadok, Sadok begot Achim, and Achim begot Eliud.
15 And Eliud begot Eleazar, Eleazar begot Matthan, and Matthan begot Jacob.
16 And Jacob begot Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus who is called
17 So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations, from David
until the deportation into Babylon are fourteen generations, and from the deportation
into Babylon until the Christ are fourteen generations.
18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was in this way: After His mother Mary was betrothed
to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child from the Holy Spirit.
19 But Joseph her husband, being just, and not wanting to make her a public example,
was minded to put her away secretly.
20 But while he was pondering these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take to you Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.
21 And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name JESUS, for He will save
His people from their sins.
22 So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through
the prophet, saying:
23 Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bring forth a Son, and they shall call His
name Emmanuel, which is translated, God with us.
24 Then Joseph, being aroused from sleep, did as the angel of the Lord commanded him
and took to him his wife,
25 and did not know her till she had brought forth her firstborn Son. And he called His