Geneva Study Bible
(1) Jesus Christ came of Abraham of the tribe of Judah, and of the family of David as God promised.
(a) Rehearsal: as the Hebrews used to speak; see (Genesis 5:1), the book of the generations.
(b) Of the ancestors from whom Christ came.
(c) Christ is also the son of Abraham.
(d) That is, the captivity fell in the days of Jakim and Jechonias: for Jechonias was born before the carrying away into captivity.
(e) All those who were considered to be in the lineage of David's family, as they begat one another orderly in turn.
(2) Christ is the true Emmanuel, and therefore, Jesus (that is, Saviour) is conceived in the virgin by the Holy Spirit, as foretold by the prophets.
(f) Receive her from her parents and kinsfolks hands.
(g) Who was promised, and made sure to you to be your wife.
(h) Of the mother's substance by the Holy Spirit.
(3) Christ is born of the same virgin who never knew a man: and is named Jesus by God himself through the angel.
(i) Save, and this shows us the meaning of the name Jesus.
(k) There is an article added in the Hebrew and Greek text, to point out the woman and set her forth plainly: as we would say, the virgin, or a certain virgin.
(l) The word "till", in the Hebrew language, gives us to understand that a thing will not come to pass in time to come: as Michal had no children "till" her death day, (2 Samuel 6:23). And in the last chapter of this evangelist: Behold, I am with you "till" the end of the world.
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Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on Matthew 1". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". https://beta.studylight.org/
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