The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.…
1. A profane use for ostentation.
2. A holy use
(1) For the observing of judicial laws;
(2) For the distinguishing the church from those without;
(3) For the setting forth the pedigree of the Messiah, lest it should be thought that he were some obscure or secret person.
Parallel VersesKJV: The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.