Mat 1:15 Eliud became the father
of Eleazar. Eleazar became the father of Matthan. Matthan became the father of Jacob.
Mat 1:16 Jacob became the
father of Joseph, the husband of Mary, from whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.
Mat 1:17 So all the generations
from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; from David to the exile to
Babylon fourteen generations; and from the carrying away to Babylon to the
Christ, fourteen generations.
Mat 1:18 Now the birth of
Jesus Christ was like this; for after his mother, Mary, was engaged to Joseph, before they
came together, she was found pregnant by the Holy Spirit.
Mat 1:19 Joseph, her
husband, being a righteous man, and not willing to make her a public example, intended to
put her away secretly.