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 for Matthew 1:5

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 for Matthew 1:5

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.


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