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| The Gospel according to Saint MATTHEW.
20 But while he thought on these things, The genealogy of Christ. behold, the angel of the Lord appeared
, Christ, the son of David, the son of son of David, fear not to take unto thee Abraham.
Mary thy wife : for that which is con. 2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac be-ceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. gat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and 21 And she shall bring forth a son, and his brethren;
thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he 3 And Judas begat Phares and Zara/shall save his people from their sins. of Thamat; and Phares begat Esrom ;| 22 Now all this was done, that it might and Esrom begat Aram ;
be fulfiled which was spoken of tho 4 And Aram begat Aminadab; ard Lord by the prophet, saying, Aminadab begat Naasson; and Naas- 23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, son begat Salmon;
and shall bring forth a son, and they 5 And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; shall call his name Emmanuel, which and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and being interpreted is, God with us. Obed begat Jesse ;
24 Then Joseph, being raised from 6 And Jesse begat David the king; and sleep, did as the angel of the Lord had David the king begat Solomon of her bidden him, and took unto him his wise: that had been the wife of Urias;
20 And knew her not till she had 7 And Solomon begatRoboam; undRo. brought forth her first-horn son: apd boam hegat Abia ; and Abia begat Asa; he called his name JESUS. 8 And Asa begat Josaphat; and Josa.
CHAP. II. phat begat Joram; and Joram begat The wise men worship Christ. 9 Anå Ozias begat Joatham; and Jon. Now when Jesus was born in Beth.
lehem of Judea in the days of Hertham begat Achaz; and Achaz begatod the king, behold, there came wise Ezekias ;
men from the east to Jerusalem, 10 And Ezekias begat Manasses , and 2 Saying, Where is he that is born Manasses begat Amon; and Amon be. King of the Jews ? for we have seen his gat Josias ;
star in the east, and are come to wor11 And Josias begat Jechonias and his ship him. brethren, about the time they were car. 3 When Herod the king had heard ried away to Babylon :
these things, he was troubled, and all 12 And after they were brought to Jerusalem with him. Babylon, Jechonias begat Salathiel; 4 And when he had gathered all the and Salathiel begat Zorobabel ; chief priests and scribes of the people 13 And Zorobabel begat Abiud; and together, he demanded of them where Abind begat Eliakim; and Eliakiin be. Christ should be born. gat Azor;
5 And they said unto him, In Bethle. 14 And Azor begat Sadoc; and Sadoc hem of Judea : for thus it is written by begat Achim ; and Achim begat Eliud ; the prophet,
15 And Eliud begat Eleazar; and Ele 6 And thou Bethlehem, in the land azar begat Matthan; and Matthan be- of Juda, art not the least among the gat Jacob;
princes of Juda : for out of thee shall 16 And Jacob begat Joseph the hus. come a Governor, that shall rule my band of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, people Israel. who is called Christ.
7 Then Herod, when he had privily 17 So all the generations from Abra- called the wise men, inquired of them ham to David are fourteen generations; diligently what time the star appeared. and from David until the carrying away 8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, and into Babylon are fourteen generations, said, Go, and senrch diligently for the and from the carrying away into Baby- young child ; and when ye have found lon unto Christare fourteen generations. him, bring me word again, that I may 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was come and worship him : so. on this wise : When as his mother Mary 9 When they had hear the king, they was espoused to Joseph, before they departed; and lo, the star, which they came together, she was found with saw in the east, went before ihein, till it child of the Holy Ghost.
came and stood over where the young 19 Then Joseph her husband, being a child was. just man, and not willing to make her a 10 When they saw the star, they republic example, with minded to put her joiced with exceeding great joy. away privily.
111 And when they were come into