1 A record of descent of Jesus Anointed, son of David, son of Abraham.
2 Abraham begot the Isaac, Isaac and begot the Jacob, Jacob and begot the Judas and the brothers of him.
3 Judas and begot the Phares and the Zara by the Thamar. Phares and begot the Esrom; Esrom and begot the Aram;
4 Aram and begot the Aminadab; Aminadab and begot the Naasson; Naasson and begot the Salmon;
5 Salmon and begot the Booz by the Rachab; Booz and begot the Obed by the Ruth; Obed and begot the Jesse.
6 Jesse and begot the David the king. David the king and begot the Solomon by the of the Urias;
7 Solomon and begot the Roboam; Roboam and begot the Abia; Abia and begot the Asa;
8 Asa and begot the Josaphat; Josaphat and begot the Joram; Joram and begot the Ozias;
9 Ozias and begot the Jotham; Jotham and begot the Achaz; Achaz and begot the Ezekias;
10 Ezekias and begot the Manasses; Manasses and begot the Amon; Amon and begot the Josias;
11 Josias and begot the Jechonias and the brothers of him, near the removal Babylonian.
12 After the removal Babylonian, Jechonias begot the Salathiel. Salathiel and begot the Zorobabel;
13 Zorobabel and begot the Abiud; Abiud and begot the Eliakim; Eliakim and begot the Azor;
14 Azor and begot the Sadok; Sadok and begot the Achim; Achim and begot the Eliud;
15 Eliud and begot the Eleazar; Eleazar and begot the Matthan; Matthan and begot the Jacob;
16 Jacob and begot the Joseph, the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, that being named Anointed.
17 All then the generations from Abraham till David, generations fourteen; and from David till the removal Babylonian, generations fourteen; and from the removal of Babylonian till Anointed, generations fourteen.
18 Of the now Jesus Anointed the birth thus was. Being espoused for the mother of him Mary to the Joseph, before either came together them, she was found in womb having by a spirit holy.
19 Joseph and the husband of her, a just man being and not willing her to publicly expose, was inclined secretly to release her.
20 These but of him thinking on, lo a messenger of a Lord in a dream appeared to him, saying: Joseph, son of David, not thou shouldst fear to take Mary the wife of thee; that for in her being found, by a spirit is holy;
21 she shall bear and a son, and thou shalt call the name of him Jesus; he for shall save the people of him from the sins of them;
22 (This and all was done, so that might be fulfilled the word spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying:
23 Lo, the virgin in womb shall have, and shall bear a son, and they shall call the name of him Emmanuel; which is being translated, with us a God.)
24 Being aroused and the Joseph from the sleep, he did as commanded to him the messenger of a Lord, and took the wife of him,
25 but not he knew her till she brought forth the a son of her the first born; and called the name of him Jesus.