The New Testament
Translated from the Original Greek
1858 by Leicester Sawyer
Matthew Chapter 1
Mat 1:1 AN account of the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
Mat 1:2 Abraham begat Isaac, and Isaac begat Jacob, and Jacob begat Judah and his brothers;
Mat 1:3 and Judah begat Pharez and Zarah by Thamar; and Pharez begat Hezron, and Hezron begat Ram,
Mat 1:4 and Ram begat Aminadab, and Aminadab begat Nashon, and Nashon begat Salmon,
Mat 1:5 and Salmon begat Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz begat Obed by Ruth, and Obed begat Jesse,
Mat 1:6 and Jesse begat David the king. And David begat Solomon by the wife of Uriah,
Mat 1:7 and Solomon begat Rehoboam, and Rehoboam begat Abijah, and Abijah begat Asa,
Mat 1:8 and Asa begat Jehoshaphat, and Jehoshaphat begat Jehoram, and Jehoram begat Uzziah,
Mat 1:9 and Uzziah begat Jotham, and Jotham begat Ahaz, and Ahaz begat Hezekiah,
Mat 1:10 and Hezekiah begat Manassah, and Manassah begat Amon, and Amon begat Josiah,
Mat 1:11 and Josiah begat Jechoniah and his brothers at the Babylonian exile.
Mat 1:12 After the Babylonian exile, Jechoniah begat Shealtiel, and Shealtiel begat Zerubabel,
Mat 1:13 and Zerubabel begat Abiud, and Abiud begat Eliakim, and Eliakim begat Azar,
Mat 1:14 and Azar begat Zadoc, and Zadoc begat Achim, and Achim begat Eliud,
Mat 1:15 and Eliud begat Eleazar, and Eleazar begat Matthan, and Matthan begat Jacob,
Mat 1:16 and Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, called Christ.
Mat 1:17 All the generations therefore, from Abraham to David, are fourteen generations; and from David to the Babylonian exile, fourteen generations; and from the Babylonian exile to the Christ, fourteen generations.
Mat 1:18 The birth of Christ was thus. His mother Mary having been espoused to Joseph, before they came together, was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.
Mat 1:19 But Joseph her husband being a righteous man, and not wishing to make her an example, was designing to put her away privately.
Mat 1:20 But while he was thinking of these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, son of David, fear not to take Mary your wife, for that which is conceived in her is by the Holy Spirit,
Mat 1:21 and she shall bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins.
Mat 1:22 But all this was done, that the word of the Lord might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying;
Mat 1:23 Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and shall bear a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel; which is interpreted, God is with us.
Mat 1:24 And when Joseph awoke from his sleep, he did as the angel of the Lord had commanded him, and took his wife,
Mat 1:25 and knew her not till she bore a son, and he called his name Jesus.