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* Luke's genealogy goes back to Adam, through a minor son of David, Nathan and apparently again to Joseph.
 
* 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.
 
* 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.
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== The genealogy according to Luke ==
 
== The genealogy according to Luke ==

Revision as of 23:42, August 2, 2011

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

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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The genealogy according to Matthew

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References

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