MATTHEW 1:5

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse;”

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Matthew 1:5 Translation & Meaning

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And δὲ But, and, etc And
Salmon Σαλμὼν Salmon, an Israelite Salmon
begat ἐγέννησεν To procreate (properly, of the father, but by extension of the mother); figuratively, to regenerate begat
Booz Βοὸζ Booz, (i.e., Boaz), an Israelite Booz
of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) of
Rachab; Ῥαχάβ· Rachab, a Canaanitess Rachab
and δὲ But, and, etc and
Booz Βοὸζ Booz, (i.e., Boaz), an Israelite Booz
begat ἐγέννησεν To procreate (properly, of the father, but by extension of the mother); figuratively, to regenerate begat
Obed Ὠβὴδ Obed, an Israelite Obed
of ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) of
Ruth; Ῥούθ· Ruth, a Moabitess Ruth
and δὲ But, and, etc and
Obed Ὠβὴδ Obed, an Israelite Obed
begat ἐγέννησεν To procreate (properly, of the father, but by extension of the mother); figuratively, to regenerate begat
Jesse; Ἰεσσαί Jessae (i.e., Jishai), an Israelite Jesse

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  • 3  And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom begat Aram;

  • 4  And Aram begat Aminadab; and Aminadab begat Naasson; and Naasson begat Salmon;

  • 5  And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth; and Obed begat Jesse;

  • 6  And Jesse begat David the king; and David the king begat Solomon of her that had been the wife of Urias;

  • 7  And Solomon begat Roboam; and Roboam begat Abia; and Abia begat Asa;




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