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".

Discussion for Matthew 1

  • Keith Jones
    first generation is found in the book of genesis chapter 5..Adam with his descendants. whereby cain is not listed as part of adam s sons ..
    read st luke Chapter 3;23.generation of ourJesus..jesus Christ. up to adam . Human being has adopted in a 3 sonship .Son of abraham .son of David and son of God....God plan was to allow Joseph to accept adoption of our lord Jesus Christ so that He can adopt u
  • Steve morrow
    2 THESSALONIANS 1:11 wherefore also we pray always for you that our GOD would count you worthy of this calling and fulfil all the good pleasure of HIS goodness and the work of faith with power
  • Steve morrow
    EPHESIANS 6:18 praying always with all prayer and supplication in the spirit and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints LUKE 21:36 watch you therefore and pray always that you may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass and to stand before the son of man
  • Dennis carr
    In the New Testament it says to ask for healing or sickness; and actually the word ask is spoken 60 to 65 times in the New Testament and in the Greek it means demand because God has already given us our healing by grace 2000 years ago.
  • Henry
    When we ask God for something do we continue to ask or ask just that one time ? I have put this before a few and have gotten different answers.
  • Itoshe sumi
    It's a good, but I want to know detail of the Mathew chapter, 1. Verse 18 to 21

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