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The genealogy of Christ.
1. & 17.12.
kl Chr. 3.
M". 1. - Jesse begat David the king; and 'David the - 1Sam.16.
king begat Solomon of her that had been the wife i 2 Sam. 7 of Urias; and " Solomon begat Roboam; and 12 24. 8 Roboam begat Abia; and Abia begat Asa; and
Asa begat Josaphat; and Josaphat begat Jo9 ram; and Joram begat Ozias; and Ozias begat - Joatham; and Joatham begat Achaz; and Achaz 10 begat Ezekias; and 'Ezekias begat Manasses ;'2 Kings
and Manasses begat Amon; and Amon begat 1Chr-3.13. 11 Josias; and Josias begat Jechonias and his m See
brethren, about the time they were carried 12 away to Babylon: and after they were brought n2 Kin.24.
to Babylon, oJechonias begat Salathiel; and 14, 15, 16. 13 Salathiel begat Zorobabel; and Zorobabel be- 2 Chr. 36.
. gat Abiud; and Abiud begat Eliakim; and 10, 20, 14 Eliakim begat Azor; and Azor begat Sadoc; & 39. 9. & and Sadoc begat Achim; and Achim begat 28, 29, 30.
, 15 Eliud; and Eliud begat Eleazar; and Eleazar Dan. 1. 2. 16 begat Matthan; and Matthan begat Jacob; and 17, 19.
, . Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of Ezra 3.
whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.
vid are fourteen generations; and from David
• 1 Chr. 3.
2. & 5. 2. Neh. 12. 1.
10. The genealogy of Christ from Joseph upwards. L. 3.
JESUS was (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was the son of Heli, which was the son of Matthat, which was the son of Levi,
which was the son of Melchi, which was the son
was the son of Mattathias, which was the son of
the son of Esli, which was the son of Nagge,
of Mattathias, which was the son of Semei, which
The genealogy of Christ.
12. b2 Sam. 5. 14. 1 Chr. 3.5. c Ruth 4.
which was the son of Joanna, which was the son L. 3.
was the son of Menan, which was the son of Mata Zech. 12 tatha, which was the son of Nathan, which
was the son of David, 'which was the son of Jesse, 32 which was the son of Obed, which was the son of
Booz, which was the son of Salmon, which was 18, &c.
the son of Naasson, which was the son of Ami- 33 nadab, which was the son of Aram, which was the son of Esrom, which was the son of Phares, which was the son of Juda, which was the son of 34
Jacob, which was the son of Isaac, which was a Gen. 11. the son of Abraham, which was the son of Thara,
which was the son of Nachor, which was the son 35 of Saruch, which was the son of Ragau, which
was the son of Phalec, which was the son of He• See Gen. ber, which was the son of Sala, which was the 36
son of Cainan, which was the son of Arphaxad, Gen. 5.6, which was the son of Sem, which was the son
1 Chron. 2.
of Noe, which was the son of Lamech, which was 37
was the son of Enos, which was the son of Seth, 8 Gen. 5. which was the son of Adam, & which was the son 1, 2.
11. An angel appears to the shepherds. L. 2.
AND there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over 9 their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the
Lord ? came upon them, and the glory of the
Lord shone round about them: and they were 10 sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear
not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of 11 great joy, which shall be to : all people. “For Gen.123.
a unto you is born this day in the city of Da12 vid a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And "Acts 2.36.
this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find
the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying 13 in a manger.
And suddenly there was with "Gen. 28. the angel a multitude of the heavenly host 2. Ps. 103 14 praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the 20, 21. highest, and on earth 'peace, & good will toward
8 Dan. 7.10.
Col. 1. 23. b Is. 9. 6.
& 10.36. Phil. 2. 11.
12. & 32.1,
& 148. 2
Heb. 1. 14.
Rev. 5. 13.
2 Thess. 2.
And it came to pass, as the angels were gone e Eph. 1. 6. away from them into heaven, the shepherds said & 3.10,21. one to another, Let us now go even unto Beth- f Is. 57. 19.
lehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, , 16 which the Lord hath made known unto us. And Col 1.20.
Eph. 2.17. they came with haste, and found Mary, and Eph. 2.
4, 7. 17 Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger. And when they had seen it, they made known abroad 16. 1 John
4.9, 10. the saying which was told them concerning this 18 child. And all they that heard it wondered at
those things which were told them by the shep19 herds.
But Mary kept all these things, and " Gen. 37. 20 pondered them in her heart. And the shepherds
returned, glorifying and praising God for all the
? stood hard by them. T. 8 the people. R. C.
a Gen. 17.
b Lev. 12.
& 8.17. & 18. 15.
12. The circumcision and presentation of Christ
And when the days of her purification ac- 22 2, 3, 4, 6. cording to the law of Moses were accomplished,
they brought him to Jerusalem, to present him
to the Lord; (as it is written in the law of the 23 • Ex. 13.2. Lord, “Every male that openeth the womb shall & 22. 29. be called holy to the Lord ;) and to offer a sa- 24 Nu. 3. 13. crifice according to d that which is said in the
law of the Lord, A pair of turtledoves, or two 4 Lev. 12. young pigeons. 2, 6, 8.
And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, 25
whose name was Simeon; and the same man * Is. 40.1. was just and devout, waiting for the consola
tion of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon
him. And it was revealed unto him by the 26 * Ps. 89.48. Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, beHeb. 11. 5. fore he had seen the Lord's Christ. And he 27
came by the Spirit into the temple: and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the law, then took 28
he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and h 18. 52.10. said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart 29 Is.9.2. in peace, according to thy word: for mine eyes 30
" have seen thy salvation, which thou hast pre- 31 23. Acts pared before the face of all people; 'a light to 32
lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people 18. 8. 14. Israel. And Joseph and his mother marvelled 33 Rom.9.32,
at those things which were spoken of him. And 34 33. 1 Cor. Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his 1. 23, 24. 2 Cor. 2.16. mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall Acts 23. and rising again of many in Israel; and for 'a
sign which shall be spoken against ; (yea, ma 35 sword shall pierce through thy own soul also,)
2 dart. D. javelin. C. M.
& Gen. 46.
& 6 & 49. 6. &
1 28 22. m Ps. 42. 10.
2 wise men
13 L. 2. that the thoughts of many hearts may be re
And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser: she
was of a great age, and had lived with an hus-
was a widow of about fourscore and four years,
God with fastings and prayers " night and day. - Acts 26. 38 And she coming in that instant gave thanks 2 1 Tim.
likewise unto the Lord, and spake of him to all
Šlaughter of the innocents. Return from
Egypt. MW. 2.
Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of A. D. 1. Judæa in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came
a from the east to Jeru- a Gen. 10. 2 salem, saying, Where is he that is born King Kin4.30. of the Jews ? for we have seen his star in the bNum. 24. east, and are come to worship him.
When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. 4 And when he had gathered all the chief priests 2 Chron and scribes of the people together, he de-a 2 Chron. manded of them where Christ should be born. 34. 13. 6 And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Ju6 dæa : for thus it is written by the prophet, 'And ? Mic. 5. 2. thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda : for out of
thee shall come a Governor, $that shall rule my 6 Rev.227. 7 people Israel. Then Herod, when he had privily
called the wise men, 'enquired of them diligently 8 what time the star appeared. And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.
2 eastern magi. C. 3 procured from them exact information. C.
e Mal. 2.7.