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Matt. i. 1-17.

Luke iii. 23–38. 1 The book of the generation 23 And Jesus himself began of Jesus Christ, the son of to be about thirty years of age, David, the son of Abraham. being (as was supposed) the

2 Abraham begat Isaac; and son of Joseph, which was the Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob son of Heli,

24 Which was begat Judas and his brethren; the son of Matthat, which was 3 And Judas begat Phares and the son of Levi, which was the Zara of Thamar; and Phares son of Melchi, which was the begat Esrom; and Esrom begat son of Janna, which was the Aram; 4 And Aram begat son of Joseph, 25 Which was Aminadab; and Aminadab be- the son of Mattathias, which gat Naasson; and Naasson be

was the son of Amos, which gat Salmon; 5 And Salmon was the son of Naum, which begat Booz of Rachab; and was the son of Esli, which was Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and the son of Nagge,

26 Which Obed begat Jesse; 6 And Jesse was the son of Maath, which begat David the king;

was the son of Mattathias, And David the king begat So- which was the son of Semei, lomon of her that had been the which was the son of Joseph, wife of Urias; 7 And Solomon which was the son of Juda, begat Roboam ; and Roboam 27 Which was the son of Joanna, begat Abia ; and Abia begat which was the son of Rhesa,

8 And Asa begat Josa- which was the son of Zorophat; and Josaphat begat babel, which was the son of Joram; and Joram begat Salathiel, which was the son Ozias; 9 And Ozias begat of Neri, Joatham; and Joatham begat 28 Which was the son of MelAchaz; and Achaz begat chi, which was the son of Addi, Ezekias; 10 And Ezekias be- which was the son of Cosam, gat Manasses; and Manasses which was the son of Elmodam,

Asa ;

* See Vol. Nativity, pp. 103_121.

12 And

14 And

Matt. i. 1-17.1

Luke iii. 23–38. begat Amon; and Amon begat which was the son of Er, Josias ; 11 And Josias begat

29 Which was the son of Jose, Jechonias and his brethren,

which was the son of Eliezer, about the time they were car

which was the son of Jorim, ried away to Babylon:

which was the son of Matthat, after they were

which was the son of Levi, brought to Babylon, Jechonias 30 Which was the son of Simeon, begat Salathiel; and Salathiel which was the son of Juda, begat Zorobabel; 13 And Zo- which was the son of Joseph, robabel begat Abiud; and

which was the son of Jonan, Abiud begat Eliakim; and which was the son of Eliakim, Eliakim begat Azor;

31 Which was the son of Melea, Azor begat Sadoc; and Sadoc which was the son of Menan, begat Achim; and Achim be- which was the son of Mattatha, gat Eliud; 15 And Eliud be- which was the son of Nathan, gat Eleazar; and Eleazar be- which was the son of David, gat Matthan; and Matthan

32 Which was the son of begat Jacob; 16 And Jacob Jesse, which was the son of begat Joseph the husband of Obed, which was the son of Mary, of whom was born

Booz, which was the son of JESUS, who is called Christ. Salmon, which was the son of 17 So all the generations from

Naasson, 33 Which was the son Abraham to David are four- of Aminadab, which was the teen generations; and from

son of Aram, which was the David until the carrying away

son of Esrom, which was the into Babylon are fourteen ge

son of Phares, which was the nerations; and from the car- son of Juda, 34 Which was rying away into Babylon unto the son of Jacob, which was Christ are fourteen genera

the son of Isaac, which was tions.

the son of Abraham, which was the son of Thara, which was the son of Nachor,

35 Which was the son of Saruch, which was the.son of Ragau, which was the son of Luke üïi. 23–38. Phalec, which was the son of Heber, which was the son of Sala, 36 Which was the son of Cainan, which was the son of Arphaxad, which was the son of Sem, which was the son of Noe, which was the son of Lamech. 37 Which was the son of Mathusala, which was the son of Enoch, which was the son of Jared, which was the son of Maleleel, which was the son of Cainan, 38 Which was the son of Enos, which was the son of Seth, which was the son of Adam, which was the son of God.


Matt. ii. 1-12. I Now when Jesus was born with him. 4 And when he had in Bethlehem of Judea, in the gathered all the chief priests days of Herod the king, be- and scribes of the people tohold, there came wise men gether, he demanded of them from the east to Jerusalem, where Christ should be born? 2 Saying, Where is he that is 5 And they said unto him, In born King of the Jews? for we Bethlehem of Judea : for thus have seen his star in the east, it is written by the prophet, and are come to worship him. 6 And thou, Bethlehem, in the

3 When Herod the king had land of Juda, art not the least heard these things, he was among the princes of Juda: troubled, and all Jerusalem for out of thee shall come a

* See Vol. Nativity, pp. 121–123.

Matt. ii. 1-12.
Governor that shall rule my the

child was.

10 When people Israel.

7 Then Herod, they saw the star, they rejoiced when he had privily called with exceeding great joy. the wise men, enquired of 11 And when they were come them diligently what time the into the house, they saw the star appeared. 8 And he sent

young child with Mary his them to Bethlehem, and said, mother, and fell down, and Go and search diligently for worshipped him: and when the young

: and when ye

they had opened their treahave found him, bring me sures, they presented unto him word again, that I may come gifts ; gold, and frankincense, and worship him also.

and myrrh.

12 And being 9 When they had heard the warned of God in a dream, king, they departed; and lo, that they should not return to the star, which they saw in Herod, they departed into their the east, went before them, till own country another way. it came and stood over where




Luke ii. 22–39. 22 And when the days of her 25 And behold, there was a purification, according to the man in Jerusalem, whose name law of Moses, were accom- was Simeon; and the same plished, they brought him to was just and devout, Jerusalem, to present him to waiting for the consolation of the Lord. 23 (As it is written Israel: and the Holy Ghost in the law of the Lord, Every was upon him.

26 And it was male that openeth the womb revealed unto him by the Holy shall be called holy to the Ghost, that he should not see Lord.) 24 And to offer a sacri- death, before he had seen the fice according to that which is Lord's Christ. 27 And he came said in the law of the Lord, A by the Spirit into the temple: pair of turtle doves, two and when the parents ht young pigeons.

in the child Jesus, to do for him



Luke ii. 22—39. after the custom of the law, thoughts of many hearts may 28 then took he him up in his be revealed. arms, and blessed God, and 36 And there was one Anna said, Lord, now lettest thou a prophetess, the daughter of thy servant depart in peace, Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser: according to thy word : 30 for she was of a great age, and had mine eyes have seen thy sal- lived with an husband seven vation, 31 which thou hast

years from her

virginity: prepared before the face of all 37 And she was a widow of people; a light to lighten about fourscore and four years, the Gentiles, and the glory of which departed not from the thy people Israel.

temple, but served God with Joseph and his mother mar- fastings and prayers night and velled at those things which day. 38 And she coming in were spoken of him.

that instant, gave thanks likeSimeon blessed them, and said wise unto the Lord, and spake unto Mary his mother, Behold, of him to all them that looked this Child is set for the fall and for redemption in Jerusalem. rising again of many in Israel; 39 And when they had perand for a sign which shall be formed all things according to spoken against; (yea, a the law of the Lord, they resword shall pierce through thy turned into Galilee, to their

soul also,) that the own city Nazareth*.

33 And

34 And





Matt. ii. 13-23. 13 And when they were de- be thou there until I bring thee parted, behold, the angel of the word : for Herod will seek the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a young child to destroy him. dream, saying, Arise, and take 14 When he arose, he took the the young child, and his mo- young child and his mother by ther, and flee into Egypt, and night, and departed into Egypt:

* See Vol. Nativity, pp. 152, 153.

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