Matthew 1:2

“Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Abraham begate Isaac, and Isaac begate Iacob, and Iacob begate Iudas and his brethren.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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

Bible commentary

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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