Salmon was the father of Boaz and Rahab was Boaz's mother. Boaz fathered Obed and Obed's mother was Ruth. Obed fathered Jesse. Matthew 1:5
Jesse was the father of King David. King David fathered Solomon.and King David's mother was the woman who had been Uriah's wife (Bathsheba)Matthew 1:6 Solomon was the father of Rehoboam. Rehoboam was the father of Abijah. Abijah fathered Asaph. Matthew 1:7
Azor became the father of Zadok. Zadok was the father of Achim. Achim was the father of Eliud. Matthew 1:14
Eliud was the father of Eleazar. Eleazar had a son named Matthan and Matthan was the father of Jacob. Matthew 1:15
Jacob was Joseph's father. Joseph was Mary's husband. Mary was the mother of Jesus who is called Christ. Matthew 1:16
There were 14 generations from Abraham to David. From David to the deportation to Babylon was 14 generations. From the deportation to Babylon to Christ was 14 generations. Matthew 1:17 As Christians we are to recognize Jesus Christ's genealogy but we are not to dwell on it We can read about Jesus Christ's Genealogy but we should not make it a primary focus of our studies. Spend the bulk of your study time reading and studying the word of God not wasting time occupying your minds with endless genealogies which promote speculations. And not to occupy themselves with myths and endless genealogies that promote speculations rather than the divine training that is known by faith. 1 Timothy 1:4 (NRS)
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