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Introduction to the Gospel

II - Genealogy of Jesus


"The book of the generation of Jesus Christ..."  (Matthew 1:1)

 

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Genealogy of Jesus

 
 

 

Examination of the Text

Theories & Speculations Topics for Further Exploration
Differences
Matthew
Luke
Begins with Abraham and traces the descendants down to Jesus Begins with Jesus and lists the ancestry back through Adam
Excludes ancestors prior to Abraham Includes ancestors back through Adam to God
42 generations 77 generations
42 names from Abraham to Jesus 56 names from Abraham to Jesus
1 generation between Hezron and Amminadab (Ram) 2 generations between Hezron and Amminadab (Arni and Admin)
Father of Boaz is Salmon Father of Boaz is Sala
14 generations between David and Shealtiel  20 generations between David and Shealtiel 
9 generations between Zerrubabel and Joseph 18 generations between Zerrubabel and Joseph
Father of Joseph is Jacob Father of Joseph is Heli
Emphasis on Jesus as the  son of Abraham and David, who is the 
Jewish Messiah
Emphasis on Jesus as the son of Adam, who is  the universal Saviour of all humanity

 
 
 
 
 

Comparison of Genealogies

Matthew
 
Luke
Different
<0
22>
God > Adam > Seth > Enos > Cainan > Maleleel > Jared > Enoch > Mathusala > Lamech > Noe > Sem > Arphaxad > Cainan > Sala > Heber > Phalec > Ragau > Saruch > Nachor > Thara > Abraham (vs 34-38)
Abraham > Isaac > Jacob > Judah > Perez > Hezron (vs 2-3)
Same
Abraham > Isaac > Jacob > Judah > Perez > Hezron  (vs 33-34)
Hezron > Ram > Amminadab >
(vs 3-4)
Different
 <3
4>
Hezron > Arni > Admin > Amminadab (vs 33)
Ammindadab > Nahshon > Salmon > Boaz > Obed > Jesse > David (vs 4-6)
Same except for
< Salmon
Sala >
Ammindadab > Nahshon > Sala > Boaz > Obed > Jesse > David (vs 31-33)
David > Solomon > Rehoboam > Abijah > Asa > Jehosaphat > Joram > Uzziah > Jotham > Ahaz > Hezekiah > Manasseh > Amos > Josiah > Jeconiah > Shealtiel (vs 6-12)
Different
<16
22>
David > Nathan > Mattatha > Menna > Melea > Eliakim > Jonam > Joseph > Judah > Simeon > Levi > Matthat > Jorim > Eliezer > Joshua > Er > Elmadam > Cosam > Addi > Melchi > Neri > Shealtiel (vs 29 - 31)
Shealtiel > Zerubbabel (vs 12)
Same
Shealtiel > Zerubbabel (vs 29)
Zerubbabel > Abiud > Eliakim > Azor > Zadok > Achim > Eliud > Eleazar > Matthan > Jacob > Joseph 
Different
<11
20>
Zerubbabel > Rhesa > Joanan > Joda > Josech > Semein > Mattathias > Maath > Naggai > Esli > Naham > Amos > Mattathias > Joseph > Jannai > Melchi > Levi > Matthat > Heli > Joseph
Joseph, the husband of Mary, of whom Jesus was born... (vs 16)
Same
[Jesus] being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph... (vs 22)
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    Updated:   Wednesday, March 06, 2013 at 03:55 AM

     

     

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