New International Version
Abraham was the father of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers,
King James Bible
Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren;
Darby Bible Translation
Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob, and Jacob begat Juda and his brethren;
World English Bible
Abraham became the father of Isaac. Isaac became the father of Jacob. Jacob became the father of Judah and his brothers.
Young's Literal Translation
Abraham begat Isaac, and Isaac begat Jacob, and Jacob begat Judah and his brethren,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Abraham begat Isaac - In this genealogy, those persons only, among the ancestors of Christ, which formed the direct line, as specified: hence no mention is made of Ishmael, the son of Abraham, nor of Esau, the son of Isaac; and of all the twelve patriarchs, or sons of Jacob, Judah alone is mentioned.
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LibraryGenealogy 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.
Christ the Mediator of the Covenant
This is the account of the family line of Abraham's son Isaac. Abraham became the father of Isaac,
She conceived again, and when she gave birth to a son she said, "This time I will praise the LORD." So she named him Judah. Then she stopped having children.
From the descendants of Judah: All the men twenty years old or more who were able to serve in the army were listed by name, according to the records of their clans and families.
This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham:
Judah the father of Perez and Zerah, whose mother was Tamar, Perez the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram,
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