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The Genealogy of Jesus Christ

This is the record of the genealogy[a] of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.

Abraham was the father[b] of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers,

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  1. Matthew 1:1 tn Grk “the book of the genealogy.” The noun βίβλος (biblos), though it is without the article, is to be translated as definite due to Apollonius’ corollary and the normal use of anarthrous nouns in titles.
  2. Matthew 1:2 tn Grk “fathered.”