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22 Obed was the father of Jesse.
Jesse was the father of David.

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31 Eliakim was the son of Melea.
Melea was the son of Menna.
Menna was the son of Mattatha.
Mattatha was the son of Nathan.
Nathan was the son of David.

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Jesse was the father of King David.
David was the father of Solomon (whose mother was Bathsheba, the widow of Uriah).

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A Branch from David’s Line

11 Out of the stump of David’s family[a] will grow a shoot—
    yes, a new Branch bearing fruit from the old root.

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Footnotes

  1. 11:1 Hebrew the stump of the line of Jesse. Jesse was King David’s father.

15 his sixth was Ozem, and his seventh was David.

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Samuel Anoints David as King

16 Now the Lord said to Samuel, “You have mourned long enough for Saul. I have rejected him as king of Israel, so fill your flask with olive oil and go to Bethlehem. Find a man named Jesse who lives there, for I have selected one of his sons to be my king.”

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