Genealogy of Christ

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The Genealogy of Christ is detailed in two passages of the Gospels: [1]

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Background

  • Luke's genealogy goes back to Adam, through a minor son of David, Nathan and apparently again to Joseph.
  • Matthew's genealogy commences with Abraham and then from King David's son Solomon follows the legal line of the kings through Jeconiah, the king whose descendants were cursed, to Joseph, legal father of Jesus.
  • Christ's ancestry in art; the Root of Jesse icon

The genealogy according to Luke

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  1. Adam
  2. Seth
  3. Enos
  4. Kenan
  5. Mahalalel
  6. Jared
  7. Enoch
  8. Methuselah
  9. Lamech
  10. Noah
  11. Shem
  12. Arphaxad
  13. Cainan
  14. Shelah
  15. Eber
  16. Peleg
  17. Reu
  18. Serug
  19. Nahor
  20. Terah
  21. Abraham
  22. Isaac
  23. Jacob
  24. Judah
  25. Perez
  26. Hezron
  27. Ram
  28. Amminadab
  29. Nahshon
  30. Salmon
  31. Boaz
  32. Obed
  33. Jesse
  34. David
  35. Nathan
  36. Mattaha
  37. Menna
  38. Melea
  39. Eliakim
  40. Jonam
  41. Joseph
  42. Judah
  43. Simeon
  44. Levi
  45. Matthat
  46. Jorim
  47. Eliezer
  48. Joshua
  49. Er
  50. Elmadam
  51. Cosam
  52. Addi
  53. Melchi
  54. Neri
  55. Shealtiel
  56. Zerubbabel
  57. Rhesa
  58. Joanan
  59. Joda
  60. Josech
  61. Semein
  62. Mattathias
  63. Mahath
  64. Naggai
  65. Hesli
  66. Nahum
  67. Amos
  68. Mattathais
  69. Joseph
  70. Jannai
  71. Melchi
  72. Levi
  73. Matthat
  74. Heli
  75. Mary
  76. Jesus

The genealogy according to Matthew

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Other accounts

References

  1. The Genealogy of Christ is detailed in the Scriptural passages of Luke 3:23–38 and Matthew 1:1–17.
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