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¶ The GOSPEL according to ST. MATTHEW.
The genealogy of Christ.
HE book of the generation
begat Salathiel; and Salathiel begat Zorobabel;
13 And Zorobabel begat
of Jesus Christ, the son of Abiud; and Abiud begat EliaDavid, the son of Abraham. kim; and Eliakim begat Azor;
2 Abraham begat Isaac; and 14 And Azor begat Sadoc; Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob and Sadoc begat Achim; and begat Judas and his brethren; Achim begat Eliud;
3 And Judas begat Phares 15 And Eliud begat Eleazar; and Zara of Thamar; and Pha- and Eleazar begat Matthan; and res begat Esrom; and Esrom Matthan begat Jacob;
16 And Jacob begat Joseph 4 And Aram begat Aminadab; the husband of Mary, of whom and Aminadab begat Naasson; was born Jesus, who is called and Naasson begat Salmon; Christ.
5 And Salmon begat Booz of 17 So all the generations Rachab; and Booz begat Obed from Abraham to David are of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse; fourteen generations; and from
6 And Jesse begat David the David until the carrying away king; and David the king begat into Babylon are fourteen geneSolomon of her that had been the rations; and from the carrying wife of Urias; away into Babylon unto Christ 7 And Solomon begat Robo-are fourteen generations. am; and Roboam begat Abia; 18 T Now the birth of Jesus and Abia begat Asa; Christ was on this wise: When 8 And Asa begat Josaphat; as his mother Mary was espousand Josaphat begat Joram; and ed to Joseph, before they came Joram begat Ozias; together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.
9 And Ozias begat Joatham; and Joatham begat Achaz; and Achaz begat Ezekias;
19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing 10 And Ezekias begat Ma- to make her a public example, nasses; and Manasses begat was minded to put her away Amon; and Amon begat Josias ; privily.
11 And Josias begat Jecho- 20 But while he thought on nias and his brethren, about the these things, behold, the angel time they were carried away to of the Lord appeared to him in Babylon : a dream, saying, Joseph, thou 12 And after they were son of David, fear not to take brought to Babylon, Jechonias unto thee Mary thy wife: for