(note:)Jesus Christ came of Abraham of the tribe of Judah, and of the family of David as God promised.(:note)
Rehearsal: as the Hebrews used to speak; see (Gen_5:1), the book of the generations. book of the Of the ancestors from whom Christ came. generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the Christ is also the son of Abraham. son of Abraham.
geneva@Matthew:1:2@ Abraham begate Isaac. And Isaac begate Iacob; Iacob begat Iudas and his brethren.
geneva@Matthew:1:3@ And Iudas begate Phares, and Zara of Thamar; Phares begate Esrom; Esrom begate Aram.
(note:)All those who were considered to be in the lineage of David's family, as they begat one another orderly in turn.(:note)
the generations, therefore, from Abraham to David [were] fourteen generations; and from David until the carrying away of Babylon, fourteen generations; and from the carrying away of Babylon unto the Christ, fourteen generations.