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Bethlehem. knew her not till she had brought forth Anno Mar. i.

her first born Son; and he called his name Ætat. i.

Luke ii And it came to pass in those days,

that there went out a decree from

(c) Cesar Auguftus, that all the world 2. Thould be taxed. (And this taxing was

first made when Cyrenius was governour
3. of Syria) And all went to be taxed eve.
4. ry one into his own City. And Joseph

also went up from Galilee out of the
City of Nazareth, into Judea, unto the
City of David, which is called Bethle-

hem, (because he was of the house and
3. lineage of David) to be taxed with Ma-

ry his espoused wife, being great with 6. child. And so it was, that while they

were there, the days were accomplished
7. that she should be delivered. And she

brought forth her first born fon, and
wrapped him in swadling cloachs, and
laid him in a manger, because there was

no room for them in the inn.
8. And there were in the same country

shepherds abiding in the field, keeping
9. watch over their flock by night. And lo,

the Angel of the Lord came upon them,
and the glory of the Lord shone round

about them, and they were fore afraid,
10. And the Angel said unto them, Fear not,

for behold I bring you good tidings of

great joy, which shall be to all people, ļi. For unto you is born this day, in the II

(c) Cesar Augustus was Emperour of Rome, and to him Judea was tributary,

(d) City

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Anno (d) City of David, a Saviour, which is Bethlehem. Æcat. I. (e) Christ the Lord. And this shall be a

Luke ii. Sign unto you; ye shall find the babe wrapped in swadling cloaths lying in a manger.

And suddenly there was with the An- 13
gel a multitude of the heavenly hoft prai-
sing God, and saying, Glory to God in 14.
the highest, and on eartb peace, good
will towards men.

And it came to pass, as the Angels is.
were gone away from them into heaven,
the shepherds said one to another, Let us
now go even unto Bethlehem, and see
this thing which is come to pass, which the
Lord hath made known into us. And 16.
they came with hafte, and found Mary
and Joseph, and the babe lying in a man-
ger. And when they had seen it, they 17.
made known abroad the saying which was
told them concerning this child. And all 18.
they that heard it, wondred at those
things which were told them by the she-
pherds. But Mary kept all these things 19:
and pondered them in her heart,

And the shepherds returned, glorify-
ing and praising God, for all the things
that they had heard and seen, as it was
told unto them.

(d) City of David, that is Bethlehem.
(e) Chrift in Greek is the fame which Meffiah
in Hebrew. See S: 19


Christ's Genealogy

Mat. i.


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HE book of the generation of Jesus Christ

the son of David, Luk. iii. being (as was suppo2. the son of Abraham.A- 23. fed) the son of Joseph, braham begat Isaac, I. which was the son of saac begat Jacob, and 24. Heli, which was the

Jacob begat Judas and Son of Matthat, which 3. his brethren, and Judas, was the son of Levi,

begat Pharesand Zara which was the son of of

Thamar, and Pha- Melchi, which was res begat Efrom, and the son of Janna,which 4. Efrom

begat Aram,and was the son of Joseph, Aram begatAminadab, 25, which was the son of and Aminadab begat

Mattathias, which was Naasfon, and Naaffon the son of Amos,which 5. begat Salmon, and

was the son of Naum, Salmon begat Booz which was the son of of Rachab, and Booz ENi, which was the begat Obed of Ruth, 26. fon of Nagge, which and Obed begat Jesse, was the son of Maath, 6. and Jesse begat Da- which was the son of vid the King, and Da- Mattathias which vid the King begat was the son of Semei, Salomon of her that which was the son of

had been the Wife of Joseph, which was the 7. Urias and Salomon be- 27. Son of Juda,which was gar Roboam, and Ro

the son of Joanna, boam begat Abia, and which was the son of 8. Abia begat Afa, and Rhes, which was the Asa begat Josaphat, son of Zorobabel, and Josaphat begat which was the son of Joram, and Joram be- Salathiel, which was




gat C

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gat Ozias, and Ozias Mat. i. ''the son of Neri, which Luk. iii. begat Joatham, and %. was the son of Mel-28. Joatham begat Acház,

chi, which was the and Achaz begat Eze- son of Addi, which chias, and Ezekias bě- was the son of Cofam, gat Manaffes, and 10. which was the son of Manaffes begat A- : Elmodam; which was mon, and Amon begat the son of Er, which 29: Josias, and Jofias be- 11. was the son of Jose, gat Jechonias and his which was the son of brethren about the

Eliezer, which was timelo were carri

the son of Jorim, ed away to Babylon.

which was the son of And after they were 12.

Matthat, which was brought to Babylon the son of Levi, which 30. Jeconias begat Sala- was the son of Simeon, thiel, and Salathiel

which was the son of begit Zorobabel, and 13. Juda, which was the Zorobabel begat Abi

son of Joseph, which ud, and Abiud begat

was the son of Jonan, Eliakim, and Eliakim which was the son of begat Azor, and Azor 14.

Eliakim, which was 31. begat Sadoc, and Sa- the son of Melea doc begat Achim, and

which was the son of Achim begat Eliud,

Menan, which was and Eliud begat Elea- 15.

the son of Mattatha zar, and Eleazar' be- which was the son of gat Matthan and Mat- Nathan, which was than begat Jacob, and 16.

the son of David Jacob begat Joseph.

which was the son of 32.,
Jesse, which was the
Son of Obed, which
was the son of Booz,
which was the son of
Salmon, which was
the son of Naaffon,




Luk. iii. which was the son of

33. Aminadab, which was

the son of Aram,which was the son of Efrom, which was the son of

Phares, which was the 34. Son of Judah, which was the son of Jacob, which was the son of Ifaac, which was the fon of Abraham which was the son of

Thara, which was the 35. fon of Nachor, which

was the son of Saruch which was the son of Ragau,

which was the Son of Phalec, which was the son of Heber,

which was the son of 36. Sala, which was the

Son of Cainan, which was the son of Arphaxad, which was the son of Sem, which was the son of Noe,

which was the son of 37. Lamech, which was

the son of Mathusala which was the son of Enoch, which was the Son of Jared, which was the son of Male

leel, which was the 38. Son of Cainan, which was the son of Enos,


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