Matthew 1:7-11

Solomon begot Rehoboam, Rehoboam begot Abijah, and Abijah begot Asa.

Asa begot Jehoshaphat, Jehoshaphat begot Joram, and Joram begot Uzziah.

Uzziah begot Jotham, Jotham begot Ahaz, and Ahaz begot Hezekiah.

10 Hezekiah begot Manasseh, Manasseh begot Amon, and Amon begot Josiah.

11 Josiah begot Jeconiah and his brothers about the time they were carried away to Babylon.

Matthew’s second set of 14 generations, from David to the Babylonian captivity, although four generations are missing to make 14.

Jeconiah (v.11) — Also called Jehoiachin (2 Kings 24:8) and Coniah (Jeremiah 22:24). he was cursed to never have a descendant sit on the throne of David (Jeremiah 22:30). So Jesus could not have been Joseph’s son by blood and be king.

In this pedigree the names Ahaziah, Joash, Amaziah and Jehoiakim are ommitted according to the law of Deuteronomy 29:20; the first three because of being the third and fourth generation of Ahab, and the remaining one because Jehoiakim was not an independent king and because of Jeremiah 36:23. These four names were blotted out of God’s book of remembrance. — Williams, page 696

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