THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO
Christ is born of Mary—She conceives by the power of the Holy Ghost—Our Lord is named Jesus.
book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of aDavid
, the son of Abraham.
begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat bJudas
and his brethren;
And Judas begat aPhares
of Thamar; and Phares begat cEsrom
; and Esrom begat Aram;
And Aram begat Aminadab; and Aminadab begat Naasson; and aNaasson
And Salmon begat aBooz
of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse;
And Jesse begat David the king; and David the king begat aSolomon
of her that had been the wife
And Solomon begat Roboam; and Roboam begat Abia; and Abia begat Asa;
And Asa begat Josaphat; and Josaphat begat Joram; and Joram begat Ozias;
And Ozias begat Joatham; and Joatham begat Achaz; and Achaz begat Ezekias;
And Ezekias begat Manasses; and Manasses begat Amon; and Amon begat Josias;
And Josias begat Jechonias and his brethren, about the time they were carried away to aBabylon
And after they were brought to Babylon, Jechonias begat Salathiel; and Salathiel begat aZorobabel
And Zorobabel begat Abiud; and Abiud begat Eliakim; and Eliakim begat Azor;
And Azor begat Sadoc; and Sadoc begat Achim; and Achim begat Eliud;
And Eliud begat Eleazar; and Eleazar begat Matthan; and Matthan begat Jacob;
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
of Jesus Christ was con
this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.
Then Joseph her husband, being a just man,
and not willing to make her a publick aexample
, was bminded
her away privily.
But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a adream
, saying, Joseph, thou son of bDavid
, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the cHoly
And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his aname bJESUS
: for he shall csave
his people from their sins.
Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying,
, a bvirgin
shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his cname dEmmanuel
, which being interpreted is, God with us.
Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his awife
And knew her not till she had brought forth her afirstborn
son: and he called his name JESUS.