Thematic Bible

Matthew 1:1 (show verse)

This is the book of the generations of Jesus Christ: the son of David, the son also of Abraham.

Matthew 1:2 (show verse)

Abraham begat Isaac; Isaac begat Jacob; Jacob begat Judah and his brethren;

Matthew 1:3 (show verse)

Judah begat Perez and Zerah of Tamar; Perez begat Hezron; Hezron begat Ram;

Matthew 1:4 (show verse)

Ram begat Amminadab; Amminadab begat Nahshon; Nahshon begat Salmon;

Matthew 1:5 (show verse)

Salmon begat Boaz of Rahab; Boaz begat Obed of Ruth; Obed begat Jesse;

Matthew 1:6 (show verse)

Jesse begat David the king: David the king begat Solomon of her that was the wife of Uriah:

Matthew 1:7 (show verse)

Solomon begat Rehoboam; Rehoboam begat Abijah; Abijah begat Asa;

Matthew 1:8 (show verse)

Asa begat Jehoshaphat; Jehoshaphat begat Joram; Joram begat Uzziah;

Matthew 1:9 (show verse)

Uzziah begat Jotham; Jotham begat Ahaz; Ahaz begat Hezekiah;

Matthew 1:10 (show verse)

Hezekiah begat Manasseh; Manasseh begat Amon; Amon begat Josiah;

Matthew 1:11 (show verse)

Josiah begat Jechoniah and his brethren about the time they were carried away to Babylon.

Matthew 1:12 (show verse)

And after they were brought to Babylon, Jechoniah begat Shealtiel: Shealtiel begat Zerubbabel;

Matthew 1:13 (show verse)

Zerubbabel begat Abiud; Abiud begat Eliakim; Eliakim begat Azor;

Matthew 1:14 (show verse)

Azor begat Sadoc; Sadoc begat Achim; Achim begat Eliud;

Matthew 1:15 (show verse)

Eliud begat Eleazar; Eleazar begat Matthan; Matthan begat Jacob;

Matthew 1:16 (show verse)

Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born that Jesus, that is called Christ.

Matthew 1:17 (show verse)

All the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; And from David unto the captivity of Babylon are fourteen generations; And from the captivity of Babylon unto Christ are also fourteen generations.

Matthew 1:18 (show verse)

The birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, before they came to dwell together, she was found with child by the holy ghost.

Matthew 1:19 (show verse)

Then Joseph her husband, being a perfect man, and loath to make an example of her, was minded to put her away secretly.

Matthew 1:20 (show verse)

While he thus thought, Behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: For that which is conceived in her is of the holy ghost.

Matthew 1:21 (show verse)

She shall bring forth a son; and thou shalt call his name Jesus: For he shall save his people from their sins."

Matthew 1:22 (show verse)

All this was done, to fulfill that which was spoken of the Lord by the Prophet saying,

Matthew 1:23 (show verse)

"Behold, a maiden shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which is by interpretation, God with us."

Matthew 1:24 (show verse)

And Joseph, as soon as he awoke out of sleep, did as the angel of the Lord bade him, and took his wife unto him:

Matthew 1:25 (show verse)

and knew her not till she had brought forth her first son: and called his name Jesus.