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Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren;
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Other Translations of Matthew 1:2
Abraham begate Isaac, and Isaac begate Iacob, and Iacob begate Iudas and his brethren.- King James Version (1611)
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Abraham was the father of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers.- New American Standard Version (1995)
Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judah and his brethren;- American Standard Version (1901)
The son of Abraham was Isaac; and the son of Isaac was Jacob; and the sons of Jacob were Judah and his brothers;- Basic English Bible
Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob, and Jacob begat Juda and his brethren;- Darby Bible
Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judah and his brethren; - Webster's Bible
Abraham was the father of Isaac; Isaac of Jacob; Jacob of Judah and his brothers.- Weymouth Bible
Abraham became the father of Isaac. Isaac became the father of Jacob. Jacob became the father of Judah and his brothers.- World English Bible
Abraham bigat Isaac. Isaac bigat Jacob. Jacob bigat Judas and hise britheren.- Wycliffe Bible
Abraham begat Isaac, and Isaac begat Jacob, and Jacob begat Judah and his brethren,- Youngs Literal Bible
View People's Bible Notes for Matthew 1:2
Mt 1:2 Abraham begat Isaac. Matthew begins with Abraham to trace the line down. He was writing for Jews, and Jewish history begins with Abraham. Luke (Lu 3:23-38), writing for Gentiles, goes back to Adam. For the differences between Matthew and Luke, see PNT "Mt 1:16".
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