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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW.

CHAP. I.

| Josiah begat Jehoiakim; and Je1. THE genealogy of JESUS

hoiakim begat Jeconiah and his CHRIST, the son of DAVID, the

brethren, about the time they

were carried away to Babylon; son of ABRAHAM. 2 Abraham begat Isaac; and

12 and, after they were brought Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob

to Babylon, Jeconiah begat Sabegat Judah and his brethren;

lathiel ; and Salathiel begat Ze3 and Judah begat Phares and

rubbabel; 13 and Zerubbabel Zara, by Tamar; and Phares be

begat Abiud; and Abiud begat gat Hezron; and Hezron begat

Eliakim; and Eliakim begat Aram ; 4 and Aram begat

ad Azor ; 14 and Azor begat Sa.

doc; and Sadoc begat Achim; Aminadab; and Aminadab begat Naashon ; and Naashon be

and Achim begat Eliud ; 15 gat Salmon ; 5 and Salmon be

and Eliud begat Eleazar; and gat Boaz, by Rahab; and Boaz

Eleazar begat Matthan; and begat Obed, by Ruth ; and (bed

Matthan begat Jacob; 16 and

| Jacob begat Joseph, the husband begat Jessé ; 6 and Jessé begat king David; and king David

of Mary, of whom was born JEbegat Solomon, by her that had

sus, who is called CHRIST. been the wife of Uriah ; 7 and 17 All the generations thereSolomon begat Rehoboam ; and fore from Abraham to David are Rehoboam begat Abijah; and fourteen generations ; and from Abijah begat Asa; 8 and Asa David until the carrying away to begat Jehoshaphat; and Jeho- Babylon are fourteen generations; shaphat begat Jehoram ; and Je- and from the carrying away to horam begat Uzziah; 9 and Babylon unto Christ are fourteen Uzziah begat Jotham; and Jo-generations. tham begat Ahaz; and Ahaz 18 NOW the birth of [Jesus] begat Hezekiah; 10 and He- Christ was thus. When his mozekiah begat Manasseh ; and ther Mary had been espoused to Manasseh begat Amon; and Joseph, before they came together, Amon begat Josiah ; 11 and she was found to have conceived

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by a holy spirit. 19 Then Joseph 1“ In Bethlehem of Judea : for her husband, being a righteous thus it is written by the prophet: man and not willing to expose her | 6 And thou, Bethlehem, in the to public shame, purposed to put land of Judah, art by no means her away privately. 20 But the least among the governors of after he had thought on these Judah : for out of thee shall come things, behold, an angel of the a governor who shall rule my Lord appeared to him in a dream, I people Israel.'" 7 Then Herod saying, Joseph, thou son of Da- having privately called the Mavid, fear not to take unto thee gians, learnt from them exactly Mary thy wife ; for that which is what time the star appeared. conceived in her, is of a holy spirit. 8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, 21 And she shall bear a son, and and said, Go, make an exact thou shalt call his name Jesus : inquiry about the child ; and, that is, SAVIOUR, for he shall save when ye have found him, inform his people from their sins." 22 me, that I also may come and do (Now all this came to pass, 80 him obeisance." 9 So having that the word of the Lord by heard the king, they departed ; the prophet was fulfilled, saying, and, behold, the star, which they 23 « Behold, a virgin shall con. had seen in the east, went before ceive, and bear a Son, and his then, till it came and stood over name shall be called Emanuel :"the place where the child was. which, being interpreted, is, God 10 And seeing again the star, with us.) 24 Then, Joseph, be they rejoiced exceedingly. 11 And ing raised from sleep, did as the being come into the house, they angel of the Lord had commanded saw the child with Mary, his mo. him, and took to him his wife ; ther, and fell down, and did him 25 and knew her not till she had obeisance; and having opened their brought forth her first-born son; treasures, they presented to him and he called his name Jesus. gifts ; gold, and frankincense,

Ch. II. 1 NOW after Jesus was and inyrrh. 12 And having been born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the warned of God in a dream, that days of king Herod, behold, Ma. they should not return to Herod, gians came from the east, to Jeru- they withdrew into their own salem, 2 saying, Where is he country by another way. that is born king of the Jews ? 13 When they were gone, lo, for we have seen his star in the a messenger of the Lord appeared cast-country, and are come to do to Joseph in a dream, saying, him obeisance." 3 But when king" Arise, take the child and his Herod heard these things, he was mother, and fee into Egypt, disturbed, and all Jerusalem with and remain there till I acquaint him. 4. And when he had gather. thee : for Herod will seek the ed together the chief priests and child to destroy him.” 14 Then 8cribes of the people, he inquired arising, he took the child and his of them where Christ was to be mother by night, and withdrew born. 5 And they said to him, I into Egynt ; 15 and remained

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