28 “Please forgive(A) your servant’s presumption. The Lord your God will certainly make a lasting(B) dynasty for my lord, because you fight the Lord’s battles,(C) and no wrongdoing(D) will be found in you as long as you live.

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35 Once for all, I have sworn by my holiness—
    and I will not lie to David—
36 that his line will continue forever
    and his throne endure before me like the sun;(A)
37 it will be established forever like the moon,
    the faithful witness in the sky.”(B)

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The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah(A)(B)(C)

This is the genealogy[a] of Jesus the Messiah[b] the son of David,(D) the son of Abraham:(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 1:1 Or is an account of the origin
  2. Matthew 1:1 Or Jesus Christ. Messiah (Hebrew) and Christ (Greek) both mean Anointed One; also in verse 18.

32 He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High.(A) The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David,(B) 33 and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom(C) will never end.”(D)

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22 After removing Saul,(A) he made David their king.(B) God testified concerning him: ‘I have found David son of Jesse, a man after my own heart;(C) he will do everything I want him to do.’(D)

23 “From this man’s descendants(E) God has brought to Israel the Savior(F) Jesus,(G) as he promised.(H)

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Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead,(A) descended from David.(B) This is my gospel,(C)

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