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CHAPTER I.

Sadoc begat Achim; and The genealogy of Jesus Christ. 18 The virgin begat Eliud; Mary, schile espoused to Joseph, conceiveth by the 15 And Eliud begat Eleaz Holy Ghost. 19 An angel removeth the doubts

Eleazar begat Matthan: a of Joseph. 21 The name Jesus. 25 The birth of Jesus.

than begat Jacob; THE book of the generation of 16 And Jacob begat Josi 1 Jesus Christ, the son of David, husband of Mary, of whom w the son of Abraham,

Jesus, who is called Christ. 2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac 17 So all the generations fro begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas ham to David are fourteen and his brethren;

tions; and from David until 3 And Judas begat Phares and Za- rying away into Babylon ra of Thamar; and Phares begat teen generations; and from Esrom ; and Esrom begat Aram; rying away into Babylon un 4 And Aram begat Aminadab; and are fourteen generations. Aminadab begat Naasson; and Na- | 18 asson begat Salmon;

Now the birth of Jesu 5 And Salmon begat Booz of Ra- mother Mary was espouse

was on this wise: When

chab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; seph, before they came toget
and Obed begat Jesse; was found with child of th
6 And Jesse begat David the king; Ghost.
and David the king begat Solomon 19 Then Joseph her husban
of her that had been the wife of Urias; a just man, and not willing

7 And Solomon begat Roboam; her a public example, was
and Roboam begat Abia; and Abia to put her away privily.
begat Asa;

20 But while he thought
8 And Asa begat Josaphat; and things, behold, the angel of 1
Josaphat begat Joram; and Joram appeared unto him in a dre
begat Ozias;

ing, Joseph, thou son of Da
9 And Ozias begat Joatham; and not to take unto thee Mary1
Joatham begat Achaz; and Achaz for that which is conceived
begat Ezekias;

10 And Ezekias begat Manasses; 21 And she shall bring for Amon begat Josias;

and Manasses begat Amon; and and thou shalt call his name

for he shall save his people 11 And Josias begat Jechonias and sins, his brethren, about the time they 22 Now all this was doni were carried away to Babylon: might be fulfilled which w

12 And after they were brought to of the Lord by the prophe Babylon, Jechonias begat Salathiel; 23 Behold, a virgin shal and Salathiel begat Zorobabel; child, and shall bring for

13 And Zorobabel begat Abiud; and they shall call his
and Abiud begat Eliakim; and Eli- manuel, which being inte
akim begat Azor;
14 And Azor begat Sadoc; and 24 Then Joseph

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Preaching a of his father go thither: 1 warned of Go ed aside into

23 And beca called Nazare filled which wa ets, He shall

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Birth of Jesus. ST. MATTHEW. Herods massacre sleep did as the angel of the Lord child with Mary his mother, and fell had bidden him, and took unto him down, and worshipped him: and his wife:

when they had opened their treas 25 And knew her not till she had ures, they presented unto him gifts; brought forth her firstborn son: and gold, and frankincense, and myrrh he called his name JESUS.

12 And being warned of God in a

dream that they should not return CHAPTER II.

to Herod, they departed into their Wise men from the east inquire after Christ. 11 | own country another way.

They worship him and offer presents. 14, The 13 And when they were departed
flight into Egypt. 16 Herod slayeth the children
in Belhlehem. 19 After his death, Joseph and his behold, the angel of the Lord ap
family relurn and dwell in Nazareth.

peareth to Joseph in a dream, say. NOW when Jesus was born in ing, Arise, and take the young child I Bethlehem of Judea in the days and his mother, and flee into Egypt, of Herod the king, behold, there and be thou there until I bring thee came wise men from the east to Je-word : for Herod will seek the young rusalem,

child to destroy him. 2 Saying, Where is he that is born 14 When he arose, he took the King of the Jews ? for we have seen young child and his mother by night, his star in the east, and are come to and departed into Egypt: worship him.

15 And was there until the death 3 When Herod the king had heard of Herod : that it might be fulfilled these things, he was troubled, and which was spoken of the Lord by all Jerusalem with him.

the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt 4 And when he had gathered all have I called my son. the chief priests and scribes of thel 16 | Then Herod, when he saw people together, he demanded of that he was mocked of the wise men, them where Christ should be born. was exceeding wroth, and sent forth,

5 And they said unto him, In Beth- and slew all the children that were lehem of Judea : for thus it is writ-I in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts ten by the prophet,

thereof, from two years old and un6 And thou Bethlehem, in the land der, according to the time which he of Judah, art not the least among had diligently inquired of the wise the princes of Judah: for out of thee / men. shall come a Governor, that shall 17 Then was fulfilled that which rule my people Israel.

was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, 7 Then Herod, when he had priv- ) saying, ily called the wise men, inquired of 18 In Ramah was there a voice them diligently what time the star heard, lamentation, and weeping, appeared.

| and great mourning, Rachel weep 8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, ing for her children, and would not and said, Go and search diligently be comforted, because they are not for the young child; and when ye 19 But when Herod was dead, have found him, bring me word behold, an angel of the Lord appear again, that I may come and worship eth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, him also.

20 Saying, Arise, and take the 9 When they had heard the king, young child and his mother, and they departed; and, lo, the star, go into the land of Israel: for they which they saw in the east, went are dead which sought the young before them, till it came and stood child's life. over where the young child was. 21 And he arose, and took the

10 When they saw the star, they young child and his mother, and rejoiced with exceeding great joy. I came into the land of Israel.

il And when they were come 22 But when he heard that Archeinto the house, they saw the young | laus did reign in Judea in the room

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