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2 Abraham was the father of Isaac,c
Isaac the father of Jacob,d
Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers,e
3 Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar,f
Perez the father of Hezron,
Hezron the father of Ram,
Amminadab the father of Nahshon,
Nahshon the father of Salmon,
5 Salmon the father of Boaz, whose mother was Rahab,g
Boaz the father of Obed, whose mother was Ruth,
Obed the father of Jesse,
6 and Jesse the father of King David.h
David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah’s wife,i
Rehoboam the father of Abijah,
Abijah the father of Asa,
Jehoshaphat the father of Jehoram,
Jehoram the father of Uzziah,
Jotham the father of Ahaz,
Ahaz the father of Hezekiah,
10 Hezekiah the father of Manasseh,j
Manasseh the father of Amon,
Amon the father of Josiah,
Jeconiah was the father of Shealtiel,l
Shealtiel the father of Zerubbabel,m
Abihud the father of Eliakim,
Eliakim the father of Azor,
Zadok the father of Akim,
Akim the father of Elihud,
Eleazar the father of Matthan,
Matthan the father of Jacob,
18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came aboutd: His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit.p 19 Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yete did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorceq her quietly.
20 But after he had considered this, an angelr of the Lord appeared to him in a dreams 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 She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus,f t because he will save his people from their sins.”u
24 When Joseph woke up, he did what the angelx of the Lord had commanded him and took Mary home as his wife. 25 But he did not consummate their marriage until she gave birth to a son. And he gave him the name Jesus.y
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