Matthew: Chapter 01

The Gospel According to Matthew. The 1st Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
1:1 The book of generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. This is the book of the generation of Jesus Christ the son of David, the son also of Abraham. The book of the generation of JESUS CHRIST the son of David, the son of Abraham. The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
1:2 Abraham gendride Isaac. Isaac forsooth begat Jacob. Jacob forsooth begat Judas and his brethren. Abraham begat Isaac: Isaac begat Jacob: Jacob begat Judas and his brethren: Abraham begat Isaac. And Isaac begat Jacob. And Jacob begat Judas and his brethren. Abraham begat Isaac, and Isaac begat Jacob, and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren.
1:3 Judas forsooth begat Phares and Zaram, of Thamar. Phares forsooth begat Esrom. Esrom forsooth begat Aram. Judas begat phares and zaram of thamar: Phares begat Esrom: Esrom begat Aram: And Judas begat Phares, and Zara of Thamar. And Phares begat Esrom. And Esrom begat Aram. And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar, and Phares begat Esrom, and Esrom begat Aram.
1:4 Aram forsooth begat Aminadab. Aminadab forsooth begat Nason. Nason forsooth begat Salmon. Aram begat Aminadab: Aminadab begat Naasson: Naasson begat Salmon: And Aram begat Aminadab. And Aminadab begat Naasson. And Naasson begat Salmon. And Aram begat Aminadab, and Aminadab begat Naasson, and Naasson begat Salmon.
1:5 Salmon forsooth begat Booz, of Raab. Booz forsooth begat Obed, of Ruth. Obed forsooth begat Jesse. Salmon begat Boos of Rahab: Boos begat Obed of Ruth: Obed begat Jesse: And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab. And Booz begat Obed of Ruth. And Obed begat Jesse. And Salmon begat Boos of Rachab, and Boos begat Obed of Ruth, and Obed begat Jesse.
1:6 Jesse forsooth begat David the king. David forsooth the king begat Salomon, of that woman that was Urias’ wife. Jesse begat David the king: David the king begat Solomon, of her that was the wife of Ury: And Jesse begat David the King. And David the King begat Solomon of her that was the wife of Urias. And Jesse begat David the King, & David the King begat Solomon of her that had been the wife of Urias.
1:7 Salomon forsooth begat Roboam. Roboam forsooth begat Abias. Abias forsooth begat Asa. Solomon begat Roboam: Roboam begat Abia: Abia begat Asa: And Solomon begat Roboam. And Roboam begat Abia. And Abia begat Asa. And Solomon begat Roboam, and Roboam begat Abia, and Abia begat Asa.
1:8 Asa forsooth begat Josophat. Josophat forsooth begat Joram. Joram forsooth begat Osias. Asa begat Josaphat: Josaphat begat Joram: Joram begat Osias: And Asa begat Josaphat. And Josaphat begat Joram. And Joram begat Ozias. And Asa begat Josaphat, and Josaphat begat Joram, and Joram begat Ozias.
1:9 Osias forsooth begat Joathan. Joathan forsooth begat Achaz. Achaz forsooth begat Ezechie. Osias begat Joatham: Joatham begat Athas: Athas begat Ezechias: And Ozias begat Joatham. And Joatham begat Achaz. And Achaz begat Ezecias. And Ozias begat Joatham, and Joatham begat Achas, and Achas begat Ezekias.
1:10 Ezechie forsooth begat Manasses. Manasses forsooth begat Amon. Amon forsooth begat Josias. Ezechias begat Manasses: Manasses begat Amon: Amon begat Josias: And Ezecias begat Manasses. And Manasses begat Amon. And Amon begat Josias. And Ezekias begat Manasses, and Manasses begat Amon, and Amon begat Josias.
1:11 Josias forsooth begat Jechonias and his brethren, in to transmigration of Babylon, Josias begat Jechonias and his brethren about the time of the captivity of Babylon. And Josias begat Jacim. And Jacim begat Jechonias & his brethren about the time they were carried away to Babylon. And Josias begat Jechonias and his brethren, about the time they were carried away to Babylon.
1:12 And after the transmigration of Babylon, Jechonias begat Salatiel. Salatiel forsooth begat Zorobabel. After they were led captive to Babylon, Jechonias begat Salathiel: Salathiel begat Zorobabel: And after they were carried away into Babylon, Jechonias begat Salathiel. And Salathiel begat Zorobabel. And after they were brought to Babylon, Jechonias begat Salathiel, and Salathiel begat Zorobabel.
1:13 Zorobabel forsooth begat Abiud. Abiud forsooth begat Eliachim. Eliachim forsooth begat Asor. Zorobabel begat Abiud: Abiud begat Eliachim: Eliachim begat Azor: And Zorobabel begat Abiud. And Abiud begat Eliacim. And Eliacim begat Azor. And Zorobabel begat Abiud, and Abiud begat Eliakim, and Eliakim begat Azor.
1:14 Asor forsooth begat Sadoc. Sadoc forsooth begat Achim. Achim forsooth begat Eliud. Azor begat Sadoc: Sadoc begat Achin: Achin begat Eliud: And Azor begat Sadoc. And Sadoc begat Achim. And Achim begat Eliud. And Azor begat Sadoc, & Sadoc begat Achim, and Achim begat Eliud.
1:15 Eliud forsooth begat Eleasar. Eleasar forsooth begat Mathan. Mathan forsooth begat Jacob. Eliud begat Eleasar: Eleasar begat Matthan: Matthan begat Jacob: And Eliud begat Eleazar. And Eleazar begat Matthan. And Matthan begat Jacob. And Eliud begat Eleazar, and Eleazar begat Matthan, and Matthan begat Jacob.
1:16 Jacob forsooth begat Joseph, the husband of Mary, of which Mary Jesus is born, that is called Christ. Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born that Jesus which is called Christ. And Jacob begat Joseph, the husband of Marie, of whom was born JESUS, that is called Christ. And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.
1:17 And so all the generations from Abraham till to David be fourteen generations, and from David unto transmigration of Babylon be fourteen generations, and from the transmigration of Babylon unto Christ be fourteen generations. All the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations. And from David unto the captivity of Babylon, are fourteen generations. And from the captivity of Babylon unto Christ, are also fourteen generations. So all the generations from Abraham to David, are fourteen generations. And from David until they were carried away into Babylon, fourteen generations: and after they were carried away into Babylon until Christ, fourteen generations. So all the generations from Abraham to David, are fourteen generations: and from David until the carrying away into Babylon, are fourteen generations: and from the carrying away into Babylon unto Christ, are fourteen generations.
1:18 Forsooth the generation of Christ was thus. When Mary, his mother, was spoused to Joseph, before that they should come together, she is found having in the womb of the Holy Ghost. The birth of Christ was on this wise, When his mother mary was married unto Joseph, before they came to dwell together, she was found with child by the holy ghost. Now the birth of JESUS Christ was thus, When as his mother Marie was betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the holy Ghost. Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph (before they came together) she was found with child of the holy Ghost.
1:19 Joseph forsooth, her husband, when he was just man, and would not publish her, would privily forsake her. Then her husband Joseph being a perfect man, and loth to defame her, was minded to put her away secretly. Then Joseph her husband being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away secretly. Then Joseph her husband being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily.
1:20 Soothly him thinking these things, lo! the angel of the Lord appeared in sleep, to him, saying, Joseph, the son of David, null thou dread to take Mary, thy wife; forsooth that thing that is born in her is of the Holy Ghost. While he thus thought, behold the angel of the lord appeared unto him in sleep saying: Joseph the son of David, fear not to take unto thee, Mary thy wife. For that which is conceived in her is of the holy ghost. But whiles he thought these things, behold, the Angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph the son of David, fear not to take Marie for thy wife: for that which is conceived in her, is of the holy Ghost. But while he thought on these things, behold, the Angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife; for that which is conceived in her, is of the holy Ghost.
1:21 Soothly she shall bear a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus; for he shall make his people safe from their sins. She shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus. For he shall save his people from their sins. And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his Name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins.
1:22 Forsooth all this thing was done, that it should be fulfilled, that thing that was said by a prophet, saying, All this was done to fulfill that which was spoken of the lord by the prophet saying: And all this was done that it might be fulfilled, which was spoken of the Lord by the Prophet, saying, (Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the Prophet, saying,
1:23 Lo! a virgin shall have in womb, and she shall bear a son, and his name shall be called Emanuel, that is interpreted, God with us. Behold a maid shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emanuel, which is as much to say by interpretation, as God with us. Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bear a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which is by interpretation, God with us. Behold, a Virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted, is, God with us.)
1:24 Soothly Joseph rising up from sleep, did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took his wife; Joseph as soon as he awoke out of sleep, did as the angel of the lord bade him, and took his wife unto him, Then Joseph, being raised from sleep, did as the Angel of the Lord had enjoined him, and took his wife. Then Joseph, being raised from sleep, did as the Angel of the Lord had bidden him, & took unto him his wife:
1:25 and he knew her not, till she had born her first begotten son, and called his name Jesus. and knew her not till she had brought forth her first son, and called his name Jesus. But he knew her not, till she had brought forth her firstborn son, and he called his name JESUS. And knew her not, till she had brought forth her firstborn son, and he called his name Jesus.
Matthew: Chapter 02