2540 Jesus Christ, genealogy of

2540 Jesus Christ, genealogy of

Jesus Christ’s human ancestry is traced back in two separate lines to David and thence back to Adam. Jesus’descent from David is of importance for his Messianic claims.

Jesus Christ is descended from Adam

Lk 3:23-38

Jesus Christ is descended from Abraham

Gal 3:16 See also Ac 3:25-26

Jesus Christ is descended from Isaac

Ge 21:12; Ge 26:2-4; Gal 3:16

Jesus Christ is descended from Jacob

Ge 28:13-14; Mt 1:2; Lk 3:34

Jesus Christ is descended from the tribe of Judah

Heb 7:14 See also Ru 4:18-22

Jesus Christ is descended from Jesse

Isa 11:1; Ro 15:12

Jesus Christ is descended from David

Jesus Christ’s human lineage Mt 1:1-17; Lk 2:4 See also 1Ch 3:10-19; Lk 3:23-31

Jesus Christ as the Son of David Rev 22:16 See also Mt 1:20; Mt 20:30-31 pp Mk 10:47-48 pp Lk 18:38-39; Mt 21:9,15; Lk 1:27,32; Jn 7:42

Jesus Christ is greater than David Mt 22:41-45 pp Mk 12:35-37 pp Lk 20:41-44 See also Ps 110:1; Rev 5:5; Rev 22:16

Jesus Christ is greater than Solomon Mt 12:42 pp Lk 11:31

Jesus Christ as the son of Joseph and Mary

Mt 13:55 pp Mk 6:3 Jn 6:42 See also Mt 1:16; Lk 4:22; Jn 1:45

See also

2033Christ, humanity
2078Christ, sonship of
2215Christ, Son of David
2218Christ, Son of God
2230Messiah, coming of
2312Christ as king
2535Christ, family of
5078Abraham, significance
5083Adam, and Christ
5089David, significance
7248patriarchs