The genealogy of Christ from Abraham to Joseph.
Matthew 1:1 This is the boke of the generacion of Iesus Christ ye sonne of Dauid, the sonne of Abraham. Matthew 1:2 Abraha begat Isaac: Isaac begat Iacob: Iacob begat Iudas & his brethre: Matthew 1:3 Iudas begat Phares & Zara of Thamar: Phares begat Hesrom: Hesrom begat Aram: Matthew 1:4 Aram begat Aminadab: Aminadab begat Naasson: Naasson begat Salmon: Matthew 1:5 Salmon begat Boos of Rahab: Boos begat Obed of Ruth: Obed begat Iesse: Matthew 1:6 Iesse begat Dauid the kynge: Dauid the kynge begat Salomon, of her that was the wyfe of Vry: Matthew 1:7 Salomon begat Roboam: Roboam begat Abia: Abia begat Asa: Matthew 1:8 Asa begat Iosaphat: Iosaphat begat Ioram: Ioram begat Osias: Matthew 1:9 Osias begat Ioatham: Ioatham begat Achas: Achas begat Ezechias: Matthew 1:10 Ezechias begat Manasses: Manasses begat Amon: Amon begat Iosias: Matthew 1:11 Iosias begat Iechonias and his brethren aboute the tyme of the captiuyte of Babylon. Matthew 1:12 And after the captiuyte of Babylon, Iechonias begat Salathiel: Salathiel begat Zorobabel: Matthew 1:13 Zorobabel begat Abiud: Abiud begat Eliachim: Eliachim begat Azor: Matthew 1:14 Azor begat Sadoc: Sadoc begat Achin: Achin begat Eliud: Matthew 1:15 Eliud begat Eleasar: Eleasar begat Matthan: Matthan begat Iacob: Matthew 1:16 Iacob begat Ioseph the hussbande of Mary, of who was borne that Iesus, which is called Christ. Matthew 1:17 All the generacions from Abraha to Dauid are fourtene generacions: From Dauid vnto the captiuite of Babylon, are fourtene generacions. From the captiuite of Babylon vnto Christ, are also fourtene generacions.
He was conceived by the Holy Ghost, and born of the Virgin Mary when she was espoused to Joseph.
Matthew 1:18 The byrth of Christ was on thys wyse: When his mother Mary was maried to Ioseph before they came together, she was foude with chylde by ye holy goost,
The angel satisfieth the misdeeming thoughts of Joseph, and interpreteth the names of Christ.
Matthew 1:19 But Ioseph her hussbande was a perfect man, and wolde not bringe her to shame, but was mynded to put her awaie secretely. Matthew 1:20 Neuertheles whyle he thus thought, beholde, the angell of the LORDE appered vnto him in a dreame, saynge: Ioseph thou sonne of Dauid, feare not to take vnto the Mary thy wyfe. For that which is coceaued in her, is of ye holy goost. Matthew 1:21 She shall brynge forth a sonne, and thou shalt call his name Iesus. For he shall saue his people from their synnes. Matthew 1:22 All this was done, yt the thinge might, be fulfilled, which was spoken of the LORDE by the Prophet, saynge: Matthew 1:23 Beholde, a mayde shall be with chylde, and shall brynge forth a sonne, and they shall call his name Emanuel, which is by interpretacion, God wt vs. Matthew 1:24 Now whan Ioseph awoke out of slepe he did as the angell of ye LORDE bade hym, and toke his wyfe vnto hym, Matthew 1:25 and knewe her not, tyll she had brought forth hir fyrst borne sonne, and called his name Iesus.