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Matthew 1

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Verses 1-17

The genealogy of Jesus
Matthew 1:1-17Luke 3:23-38
Matthew’s Genealogy starts at Abraham and goes to Jesus. Luke’s Genealogy starts at Jesus and goes in reverse to Adam. When the genealogies arrive at David, they split with David’s sons: Solomon (Matthew / Joseph’s side) and Nathan (Luke / Mary’s side).
Luke
God Adam Seth EnosLuke 3:38 Which was [the son] of Enos, which was [the son] of Seth, which was [the son] of Adam, which was [the son] of God.
Cainan Maleleel Jared Enoch MathusalaLuke 3:37 Which was [the son] of Mathusala, which was [the son] of Enoch, which was [the son] of Jared, which was [the son] of Maleleel, which was [the son] of Cainan,
Lamech Noe Sem Arphaxad CainanLuke 3:36 Which was [the son] of Cainan, which was [the son] of Arphaxad, which was [the son] of Sem, which was [the son] of Noe, which was [the son] of Lamech,
Sala Heber Phalec Ragau SaruchLuke 3:35 Which was [the son] of Saruch, which was [the son] of Ragau, which was [the son] of Phalec, which was [the son] of Heber, which was [the son] of Sala,
MatthewLuke
Matthew 1:1 The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.Nachor TharaLuke 3:34 Which was [the son] of Jacob, which was [the son] of Isaac, which was [the son] of Abraham, which was [the son] of Thara, which was [the son] of Nachor,
Matthew 1:2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren;Abraham Isaac Jacob JudasAbraham Isaac Jacob
Matthew 1:3 And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom begat Aram; Phares Esrom AramJuda Phares Esrom AramLuke 3:33 Which was [the son] of Aminadab, which was [the son] of Aram, which was [the son] of Esrom, which was [the son] of Phares, which was [the son] of Juda,
Matthew 1:4 And Aram begat Aminadab; and Aminadab begat Naasson; and Naasson begat Salmon;AminadabAminadab
Naasson SalmonNaasson SalmonLuke 3:32 Which was [the son] of Jesse, which was [the son] of Obed, which was [the son] of Booz, which was [the son] of Salmon, which was [the son] of Naasson,
Matthew 1:5 And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse;Booz Obed JesseBooz Obed Jesse
Matthew 1:6 And Jesse begat David the king; and David the king begat Solomon of her [that had been the wife] of Urias;David Solomon The ancestor of Joseph, the “as was supposed” father of JesusDavid Nathan The ancestor of Mary, the mother of JesusLuke 3:31 Which was [the son] of Melea, which was [the son] of Menan, which was [the son] of Mattatha, which was [the son] of Nathan, which was [the son] of David,
Matthew 1:7 And Solomon begat Roboam; and Roboam begat Abia; and Abia begat Asa;Roboam Abia AsaMattatha Menan Melea
Matthew 1:8 And Asa begat Josaphat; and Josaphat begat Joram; and Joram begat Ozias;Josaphat Joram OziasEliakim Jonan Joseph Juda SimeonLuke 3:30 Which was [the son] of Simeon, which was [the son] of Juda, which was [the son] of Joseph, which was [the son] of Jonan, which was [the son] of Eliakim,
Matthew 1:9 And Ozias begat Joatham; and Joatham begat Achaz; and Achaz begat Ezekias;Joatham Achaz EzekiasLevi Matthat Jorim Eliezer JoseLuke 3:29 Which was [the son] of Jose, which was [the son] of Eliezer, which was [the son] of Jorim, which was [the son] of Matthat, which was [the son] of Levi,
Matthew 1:10 And Ezekias begat Manasses; and Manasses begat Amon; and Amon begat Josias;Manasses Amon JosiasEr Elmodam Cosam Addi MelchiLuke 3:28 Which was [the son] of Melchi, which was [the son] of Addi, which was [the son] of Cosam, which was [the son] of Elmodam, which was [the son] of Er,
Matthew 1:11 And Josias begat Jechonias and his brethren, about the time they were carried away to Babylon:JechoniasNeriLuke 3:27 Which was [the son] of Joanna, which was [the son] of Rhesa, which was [the son] of Zorobabel, which was [the son] of Salathiel, which was [the son] of Neri,
Matthew 1:12 And after they were brought to Babylon, Jechonias begat Salathiel; and Salathiel begat Zorobabel;Salathiel ZorobabelSalathiel Zorobabel
Rhesa Joanna
Matthew 1:13 And Zorobabel begat Abiud; and Abiud begat Eliakim; and Eliakim begat Azor;Abiud Eliakim AzorJuda Joseph Semei Mattathias MaathLuke 3:26 Which was [the son] of Maath, which was [the son] of Mattathias, which was [the son] of Semei, which was [the son] of Joseph, which was [the son] of Juda,
Matthew 1:14 And Azor begat Sadoc; and Sadoc begat Achim; and Achim begat Eliud;Sadoc Achim EliudNagge Esli Naum Amos MattathiasLuke 3:25 Which was [the son] of Mattathias, which was [the son] of Amos, which was [the son] of Naum, which was [the son] of Esli, which was [the son] of Nagge,
Matthew 1:15 And Eliud begat Eleazar; and Eleazar begat Matthan; and Matthan begat Jacob;Eleazar Matthan Jacob
Joseph Janna Melchi Levi MatthatLuke 3:24 Which was [the son] of Matthat, which was [the son] of Levi, which was [the son] of Melchi, which was [the son] of Janna, which was [the son] of Joseph,
HeliLuke 3:23 And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was [the son] of Heli,
Matthew 1:16 And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.Joseph JesusJoseph Jesus
Matthew 1:17 So all the generations from Abraham to David [are] fourteen generations; and from David until the carrying away into Babylon [are] fourteen generations; and from the carrying away into Babylon unto Christ [are] fourteen generations.

Verses 18-25

The announcement of Jesus
Matthew 1:18-25Luke 1:26-38
Angel to JosephAngel to Mary
Matthew 1:18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.Luke 1:26 And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, Luke 1:27 To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin’s name [was] Mary.
Matthew 1:19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just [man], and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily.Luke 1:28 And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, [thou that art] highly favoured, the Lord [is] with thee: blessed [art] thou among women.
Matthew 1:20 But while he thought on these things, 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:Luke 1:29 And when she saw [him], she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.
for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost.Luke 1:30 And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God.
Matthew 1:21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.Luke 1:31 And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS.
Matthew 1:21 Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying,Luke 1:32 He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:
Matthew 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.Luke 1:33 And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.
Matthew 1:24 Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife:Luke 1:34 Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?
Matthew 1:25 And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name JESUS.Luke 1:35 And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.
Luke 1:36 And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren.
Luke 1:37 For with God nothing shall be impossible.
Luke 1:38 And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.
Bibliographical Information
"Commentary on Matthew 1". "The Gospels Compared". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tgc/matthew-1.html. 2014.
 
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