English Translation of the Bible
also called Mace New Testament
1729 by Daniel Mace
Matthew Chapter 1
Mat 1:1 The History of the life of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
Mat 1:2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Judas and his brethren.
Mat 1:3 And Judas the father of Phares and Zara by Thamar, and Phares the father of Esrom, Esrom the father of Aram.
Mat 1:4 Aram the father of Aminadab, Aminadab the father of Naasson, Naasson the father of Salmon.
Mat 1:5 Salmon the father of Booz by Rachab, and Booz the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse.
Mat 1:6 And Jesse the father of David the king, and David had Solomon by her that had been the wife of Urias.
Mat 1:7 Solomon was the father of Roboam, Roboam the father of Abia, Abia the father of Asa.
Mat 1:8 Asa the father of Josaphat, Josaphat the father of Joram, Joram the father of Ozias.
Mat 1:9 Ozias the father of Joatham, Joatham the father of Achaz, Achaz the father of Ezekias.
Mat 1:10 Ezekias the father of Manasses, Manasses the father of Amon, Amon the father of Josias.
Mat 1:11 Josias the father of Jechonias and his brethren, about the time when the Jews were carried away to Babylon.
Mat 1:12 and after their transmigration to Babylon, Jechonias was father of Salathiel, Salathiel father of Zorobabel.
Mat 1:13 Zorobabel father of Abiud, Abiud father of Eliakim, Eliakim father of Azor.
Mat 1:14 And Azor father of Sadoc, Sadoc father of Achim, Achim father of Eliud.
Mat 1:15 Eliud father of Eleazar, Eleazar father of Matthan, Matthan father of Jacob.
Mat 1:16 Jacob father of Joseph the husband of Mary of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.
Mat 1:17 So all the generations from Abraham to David, are fourteen generations: and from David to the Babylonian transmigration, are fourteen generations: and from the Babylonian transmigration unto Christ, are fourteen generations.
Mat 1:18 Now the manner of Christ's birth was this: his mother Mary being promised in marriage to Joseph, before they came together, she became pregnant by the holy Spirit.
Mat 1:19 but Joseph her husband, being a good-natur'd man, and unwilling to expose her to publick shame, he designed to put her away privately.
Mat 1:20 but while he was revolving this in his mind, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, the off-spring of David, don't make any difficulty of taking Mary for thy wife: for her pregnancy is from the holy Spirit.
Mat 1:21 and she shall be deliver'd of a son, to whom you shall give the name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins.
Mat 1:22 now by these events, that divine prediction of the Prophet had its full accomplishment, when he said, "Behold,
Mat 1:23 a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel," that is to say, God our Saviour.
Mat 1:24 Then Joseph being awak'd out of sleep, did as the angel of the Lord directed, and took his wife home,
Mat 1:25 but did not cohabit with her as a wife, before she had-brought forth her first-born son; whom he named JESUS.