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 Matthew 1:1 - 2:23
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   Book of Matthew
   Chapter 1  - Click for Chapter Audio
1:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The record F1 of the genealogy of Jesus F2 the F3 Messiah, the R1 son of David, the R2 son of Abraham:
 
1:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Abraham was F4 the father of Isaac, Isaac F5 the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah F6 and his brothers.
 
1:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Judah was the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, Perez R3 was the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram. F7
 
1:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Ram was the father of Amminadab, Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon.
 
1:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Salmon was the father of Boaz by Rahab, Boaz was the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse.
 
1:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Jesse was the father of David the king. David was R4 the father of Solomon by Bathsheba F8 who had been the wife of Uriah.
 
1:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Solomon was R5 the father of Rehoboam, Rehoboam the father of Abijah, and Abijah the father of Asa. F9
 
1:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Asa was the father of Jehoshaphat, Jehoshaphat the father of Joram, F10 and Joram the father of Uzziah.
 
1:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Uzziah was the father of Jotham, F11 Jotham the father of Ahaz, and Ahaz the father of Hezekiah.
 
1:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Hezekiah was the father of Manasseh, Manasseh the father of Amon, F12 and Amon the father R6 of Josiah.
 
1:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Josiah became the father of Jeconiah F13 and his brothers, at the time of the deportation R7 to Babylon.
 
1:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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After the deportation R8 to Babylon: Jeconiah became the father of Shealtiel, F14 and Shealtiel the father of Zerubbabel.
 
1:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Zerubbabel was the father of Abihud, F15 Abihud the father of Eliakim, and Eliakim the father of Azor.
 
1:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Azor was the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Achim, and Achim the father of Eliud.
 
1:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Eliud was the father of Eleazar, Eleazar the father of Matthan, and Matthan the father of Jacob.
 
1:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Jacob was the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, by whom Jesus was born, who R9 is called the F16 Messiah.
 
1:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; from David to the deportation R10 to Babylon, fourteen generations; and from the deportation R10 to Babylon to the F17 Messiah, fourteen generations.
 
1:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now the birth of Jesus Christ F18 was as follows: when His mother R11 Mary had been betrothed F19 to Joseph, before they came together she was found R12 to be with child by the Holy Spirit.
 
1:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man and not wanting to disgrace her, planned to R13 F20 send her away secretly.
 
1:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But when he had considered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, "Joseph, R14 son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for the F21 Child who has been conceived F22 in her is of the Holy Spirit.
 
1:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"She will bear a Son; and you R15 shall call His name Jesus, for He F23 will R16 save His people from their sins."
 
1:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now all this took F24 place to fulfill what was spoken R17 by the Lord through the prophet:
 
1:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"BEHOLD, THE VIRGIN SHALL BE WITH CHILD AND SHALL BEAR A SON, AND THEY SHALL CALL HIS NAME IMMANUEL," which translated means, "GOD WITH US."
 
1:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And Joseph awoke F26 from his sleep and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took Mary as his wife,
 
1:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
but F27 kept her a virgin until she gave R21 birth to a Son; and he R22 called His name Jesus.
 
   Chapter 2  - Click for Chapter Audio
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Now after Jesus was born R23 in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod R24 the king, magi F28 from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying,
 
2:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Where is He who has been born King R25 of the Jews? For we saw His R26 star in the east and have come to worship Him."
 
2:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
 
2:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Gathering together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Messiah F29 was to be born.
 
2:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They said to him, "In R27 Bethlehem of Judea; for this is what has been written by F30 the prophet:
 
2:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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`AND YOU, BETHLEHEM, LAND OF JUDAH, ARE BY NO MEANS LEAST AMONG THE LEADERS OF JUDAH; FOR OUT OF YOU SHALL COME FORTH A RULER WHO WILL SHEPHERD MY PEOPLE ISRAEL.' "
 
2:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then Herod secretly called the magi and determined from them the F31 exact time the R30 star appeared.
 
2:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And he sent them to Bethlehem and said, "Go and search carefully for the Child; and when you have found Him, report to me, so that I too may come and worship Him."
 
2:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
After hearing the king, they went their way; and the star, which they had seen in the east, went on before them until it came and stood over the place where the Child was.
 
2:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.
 
2:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
After coming into the house they saw the Child with Mary R31 His mother; and they fell F32 to the ground and worshiped R32 Him. Then, opening their treasures, they presented to Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
 
2:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And having been warned R33 by God in R34 a dream not to return to Herod, the magi left for their own country by another way.
 
2:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now when they had gone, behold, an angel R35 of the Lord appeared R36 to Joseph in a dream and said, "Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the Child to destroy Him."
 
2:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So Joseph F33 got up and took the Child and His mother while it was still night, and left for Egypt.
 
2:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He remained F34 there until the death of Herod. This was to fulfill what had been spoken by the Lord through the prophet: "OUT OF EGYPT I CALLED MY SON."
 
2:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then when Herod saw that he had been tricked by the R39 magi, he became very enraged, and sent and slew R40 all the male children who were in Bethlehem and all its vicinity, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had determined from the magi.
 
2:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then what had been spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled:
 
2:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"A R41 VOICE WAS HEARD IN RAMAH, WEEPING AND GREAT MOURNING, RACHEL WEEPING FOR HER CHILDREN; AND SHE REFUSED TO BE COMFORTED, BECAUSE THEY WERE NO MORE."
 
2:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared R42 in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, and said,
 
2:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Get up, take the Child and His mother, and go into the land of Israel; for those who sought the Child's life are dead."
 
2:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So Joseph F35 got up, took the Child and His mother, and came into the land of Israel.
 
2:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But when he heard that Archelaus was reigning over Judea in place of his father Herod, he was afraid to go there. Then after being warned R43 by God in a dream, he left for the regions of Galilee,
 
2:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and came and lived in a city called Nazareth. R44 This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophets: "He shall be called a Nazarene." R45
 

FOOTNOTES:
F1 Lit book
F2 Heb Yeshua (Joshua), meaning The LORD saves
F3 Gr Christos (Christ), Gr for Messiah, which means Anointed One
F4 Lit fathered, and throughout the genealogy
F5 Lit and..., and throughout the genealogy
F6 Gr Judas; names of people in the Old Testament are given in their Old Testament form
F7 Gr Aram
F8 Lit her of Uriah
F9 Gr Asaph
F10 Also Gr for Jehoram in 2 King 8:16; cf 1 Chron 3:11
F11 Gr Joatham
F12 Gr Amos
F13 Jehoiachin in 2 Kin 24:15
F14 Gr Salathiel
F15 Gr Abioud, usually spelled Abiud
F16 Gr Christos (Christ)
F17 Gr Christos (Christ)
F18 I.e. The Messiah
F19 The first stage of marriage in Jewish culture, usually lasting for a year before the wedding night, more legal than an engagement
F20 Or to divorce her
F21 Lit that which
F22 Lit begotten
F23 Lit He Himself
F24 Lit has happened
F25 Or Emmanuel
F26 Lit got up
F27 Lit and was not knowing her
F28 A caste of wise men specializing in astronomy, astrology, and natural science
F29 Gr Christos (Christ)
F30 Or through
F31 Lit the time of the appearing star
F32 Lit prostrated; i.e. face down in a prone position to indicate worship
F33 Lit he
F34 Lit was
F35 Lit he

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R1 2 Samuel 7:12-16; Psalms 89:3f; 132:11; Isaiah 9:6f; 11:1; Matthew 9:27; Luke 1:32,69; John 7:42; Acts 13:23; Romans 1:3; Revelation 22:16
R2 Matthew 1:1-6: {Luke 3:32-34;} Gen 22:18; Galatians 3:16
R3 Ruth 4:18-22; 1 Chronicles 2:1-15; Matthew 1:3-6
R4 2 Samuel 11:27; 12:24
R5 1 Chronicles 3:10ff
R6 1 Chronicles 3:14
R7 2 Kings 24:14f; Jeremiah 27:20; Matthew 1:17
R8 2 Kings 24:14f; Jeremiah 27:20; Matthew 1:17
R9 Matthew 27:17,22; Luke 2:11; John 4:25
R10 2 Kings 24:14f; Jeremiah 27:20; Matthew 1:11,12
R11 Matthew 12:46; Luke 1:27
R12 Luke 1:35
R13 Deuteronomy 22:20-24; 24:1-4; John 8:4,5
R14 Luke 2:4
R15 Luke 1:31;
R16 Luke 2:11; John 1:29; Acts 4:12; 5:31; 13:23,38,39; Colossians 1:20-23
R17 Luke 24:44; Romans 1:2-4
R18 Isaiah 7:14
R19 Isaiah 9:6,7
R20 Isaiah 8:10
R21 Luke 2:7
R22 Matthew 1:21; Luke 2:21
R23 Micah 5:2; Luke 2:4-7
R24 Luke 1:5
R25 Jeremiah 23:5; 30:9; Zechariah 9:9; Matthew 27:11; Luke 19:38; 23:38; John 1:49
R26 Numbers 24:17
R27 John 7:42
R28 Micah 5:2; John 7:42
R29 John 21:16
R30 Numbers 24:17
R31 Matthew 1:18;
R32 Matthew 14:33
R33 Matthew 2:13,19,22; Luke 2:26; Acts 10:22; Hebrews 8:5;
R34 Job 33:15,16; Matthew 1:20
R35 Acts 5:19; 10:7;
R36 Matthew 2:12,19
R37 Hosea 11:1; Numbers 24:8
R38 Exodus 4:22f
R39 Matthew 2:1
R40 Isaiah 59:7
R41 Jeremiah 31:15
R42 Matthew 1:20; 2:12,13,22
R43 Matthew 2:12,13,19
R44 Luke 1:26; 2:39; John 1:45,46
R45 Mark 1:24; John 18:5,7; 19:19

 
 

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