Conception and Birth of Jesus

18 Now the birth of Jesus [a]Christ was as follows: when His (A)mother Mary had been [b]betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was (B)found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.

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  1. Matthew 1:18 I.e. The Messiah
  2. Matthew 1:18 The first stage of marriage in Jewish culture, usually lasting for a year before the wedding night, more legal than an engagement

25 [a]but kept her a virgin until she (A)gave birth to a Son; and (B)he called His name Jesus.

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  1. Matthew 1:25 Lit and was not knowing her