Matthew 1:5

“And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Salmon begat Boos of Rachab, and Boos begate Obed of Ruth, and Obed begate Iesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Salmon was the father of Boaz by Rahab, Boaz was the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and Salmon begat Boaz of Rahab; and Boaz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the son of Salmon by Rahab was Boaz; and the son of Boaz by Ruth was Obed; and the son of Obed was Jesse;
- Basic English Bible

and Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse,
- Darby Bible

And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse;
- Webster's Bible

Salmon (by Rahab) of Boaz; Boaz (by Ruth) of Obed; Obed of Jesse;
- Weymouth Bible

Salmon became the father of Boaz by Rahab. Boaz became the father of Obed by Ruth. Obed became the father of Jesse.
- World English Bible

Salmon bigat Booz, of Raab. Booz bigat Obeth, of Ruth. Obeth bigat Jesse. Jesse bigat Dauid the king.
- Wycliffe Bible

and Salmon begat Boaz of Rahab, and Boaz begat Obed of Ruth, and Obed begat Jesse,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 1:5


1:5 Obed begat Jesse - The providence of God was peculiarly shown in this, that Salmon, Boaz, and Obed, must each of them have been near a hundred years old, at the birth of his son here recorded.


Discussion for Matthew 1:5

  • Evang. Queen Williams for verse 5
    No matter what our past may look like! The future of God's direction for us, is far greater than our past and our faithfulness, God will honor if we are steadfast in our Faith and stay strong! Rahab a WOMAN of GOD was Blessed because of her Faithfulness in protecting the Spies!! HALLELUJAH!

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