Matthew 1:10
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New International Version
Hezekiah the father of Manasseh, Manasseh the father of Amon, Amon the father of Josiah,

King James Bible
And Ezekias begat Manasses; and Manasses begat Amon; and Amon begat Josias;

Darby Bible Translation
and Ezekias begat Manasses, and Manasses begat Amon, and Amon begat Josias,

World English Bible
Hezekiah became the father of Manasseh. Manasseh became the father of Amon. Amon became the father of Josiah.

Young's Literal Translation
and Hezekiah begat Manasseh, and Manasseh begat Amon, and Amon begat Josiah,

Matthew 1:10 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Joram begat Ozias - This is the Uzziah, king of Judah, who was struck with the leprosy for his presumption in entering the temple to offer incense before the Lord. See 2 Chronicles 26:16, etc. Ozias was not the immediate son of Joram: there were three kings between them, Ahaziah, Joash, and Amaziah, which swell the fourteen generations to seventeen: but it is observed that omissions of this kind are not uncommon in the Jewish genealogies. In Ezra 7:3, Azariah is called the son of Meraioth, although it is evident, from 1 Chronicles 6:7-9, that there were six descendants between them. This circumstance the evangelist was probably aware of; but did not see it proper to attempt to correct what he found in the public accredited genealogical tables; as he knew it to be of no consequence to his argument, which was merely to show that Jesus Christ as surely descended, in an uninterrupted line from David, as David did from Abraham. And this he has done in the most satisfactory manner; nor did any person in those days pretend to detect any inaccuracy in his statement; though the account was published among those very people whose interest it was to expose the fallacy, in vindication of their own obstinate rejection of the Messiah, if any such fallacy could have been proved. But as they were silent, modern and comparatively modern unbelievers may for ever hold their peace. The objections raised on this head are worthy of no regard; yet the following statement deserves notice.

St. Matthew took up the genealogies just as he found them in the public Jewish records, which, though they were in the main correct, yet were deficient in many particulars. The Jews themselves give us sufficient proof of this. The Talmud, title Kiddushim, mentions ten classes of persons who returned from the Babylonish captivity:

I. כהני Cohaney, priests.

II. לוי Levey, Levites.

III. ישראל Yishrael, Israelites.

IV. חלולי Chululey, common persons, as to the priesthood; such whose fathers were priests, but their mothers were such as the priests should not marry.

V. גירי Girey, proselytes.

VI. חרורי Charurey, freed-men, or servants who had been liberated by their masters.

VII. ממזירי Mamzirey, spurious, such as were born in unlawful wedlock.

VIII. נתיני Nethiney, Nethinim.

IX. שתוקי Shetukey, bastards, persons whose mothers, though well known, could not ascertain the fathers of their children, because of their connections with different men.

X. אסופי Asuphey, such as were gathered up out of the streets, whose fathers and mothers were utterly unknown.

Such was the heterogeneous mass brought up from Babylon to Jerusalem; and although we learn from the Jews, that great care was taken to separate the spurious from the true-born Israelites, and canons were made for that purpose, yet it so happened, that sometimes a spurious family had got into high authority, and therefore must not be meddled with. See several cases in Lightfoot. On this account, a faithful genealogist would insert in his roll such only as were indisputable. "It is therefore easy to guess," says Dr. Lightfoot, "whence Matthew took the last fourteen generations of this genealogy, and Luke the first forty names of his: namely, from the genealogical rolls, at that time well known, and laid up in the public κειμηλια, repositories, and in the private also. And it was necessary indeed, in so noble and sublime a subject, and a thing that would be so much inquired into by the Jewish people, as the lineage of the Messiah would be, that the evangelists should deliver a truth, not only that could not be gainsayed, but also might be proved and established from certain and undoubted rolls of ancestors." See Horae Talmudicae.

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Manasses.

2 Kings 20:21 And Hezekiah slept with his fathers: and Manasseh his son reigned in his stead.

2 Kings 21:1-18 Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign, and reigned fifty and five years in Jerusalem...

2 Kings 24:3,4 Surely at the commandment of the LORD came this on Judah, to remove them out of his sight, for the sins of Manasseh...

1 Chronicles 3:13-15 Ahaz his son, Hezekiah his son, Manasseh his son...

2 Chronicles 32:33 And Hezekiah slept with his fathers, and they buried him in the most chief of the sepulchers of the sons of David...

2 Chronicles 33:1-19 Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign, and he reigned fifty and five years in Jerusalem...

Manasseh. Amon.

2 Kings 21:19-26 Amon was twenty and two years old when he began to reign, and he reigned two years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Meshullemeth...

2 Chronicles 33:20-24 So Manasseh slept with his fathers, and they buried him in his own house: and Amon his son reigned in his stead...

Josias.

1 Kings 13:2 And he cried against the altar in the word of the LORD, and said, O altar, altar, thus said the LORD; Behold...

2 Kings 21:26 And he was buried in his sepulcher in the garden of Uzza: and Josiah his son reigned in his stead.

2 Kings 22:1-20 Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned thirty and one years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Jedidah...

2 Kings 23:1-30 And the king sent, and they gathered to him all the elders of Judah and of Jerusalem...

2 Chronicles 33:25 But the people of the land slew all them that had conspired against king Amon...

2 Chronicles 34:1-33 Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem one and thirty years...

2 Chronicles 35:1-27 Moreover Josiah kept a passover to the LORD in Jerusalem: and they killed the passover on the fourteenth day of the first month...

Jeremiah 1:2,3 To whom the word of the LORD came in the days of Josiah the son of Amon king of Judah, in the thirteenth year of his reign...

Josiah.

Library
Genealogy of Jesus According to Matthew.
^A Matt. I. 1-17. ^a 1 The book of the generation [or genealogy] of Jesus Christ, the son of David [the Messiah was promised to David--II. Sam. vii. 16; John vii. 42], the son of Abraham. [Messiah was also promised to Abraham--Gen. xxii. 18; Gal. iii. 16.] 2 Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judah and his brethren [mentioned here because they were the heads of the tribes for whom especially Matthew wrote his Gospel]; 3 and Judah begat Perez and Zerah [these two were twins]
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

The Annunciation of Jesus the Messiah, and the Birth of his Forerunner.
FROM the Temple to Nazareth! It seems indeed most fitting that the Evangelic story should have taken its beginning within the Sanctuary, and at the time of sacrifice. Despite its outward veneration for them, the Temple, its services, and specially its sacrifices, were, by an inward logical necessity, fast becoming a superfluity for Rabbinism. But the new development, passing over the intruded elements, which were, after all, of rationalistic origin, connected its beginning directly with the Old Testament
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Christ the Mediator of the Covenant
'Jesus the Mediator of the New Covenant,' &c. Heb 12:24. Jesus Christ is the sum and quintessence of the gospel; the wonder of angels; the joy and triumph of saints. The name of Christ is sweet, it is as music in the ear, honey in the mouth, and a cordial at the heart. I shall waive the context, and only speak of that which concerns our present purpose. Having discoursed of the covenant of grace, I shall speak now of the Mediator of the covenant, and the restorer of lapsed sinners, Jesus the Mediator
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Against Jovinianus.
Book I. Jovinianus, concerning whom we know little more than is to be found in the two following books, had published at Rome a Latin treatise containing all, or part of the opinions here controverted, viz. (1) "That a virgin is no better as such than a wife in the sight of God. (2) Abstinence is no better than a thankful partaking of food. (3) A person baptized with the Spirit as well as with water cannot sin. (4) All sins are equal. (5) There is but one grade of punishment and one of reward in
St. Jerome—The Principal Works of St. Jerome

Cross References
1 Chronicles 3:14
Amon his son, Josiah his son.

Matthew 1:9
Uzziah the father of Jotham, Jotham the father of Ahaz, Ahaz the father of Hezekiah,

Matthew 1:11
and Josiah the father of Jeconiah and his brothers at the time of the exile to Babylon.

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