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5. ABIUD. 6. ELIACHIM. 7. AZOR. 8. SADOC. 9. ACHIM 10. ELIUD.
E LE AZAR.
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24. RHES A. 25. JOANNA. 26. UDA. 27. JOSEPH. 28. SEMEI. 29. MATT AT HIAS. 30. M A ATH. 31. NAGOE. 32. ESLI. 33. NAUMO 34. AMOS. 35. M ATT AT HI A SA 36. JOS E P.H. 37. JANNA. 38. MELCHI the natural Rain
ther of Jacob. 39. HELI-Levi Jacob's nama tural Brother
c H A P. I. 14 And Azor begat Sadoc, and Sadoc begat Achim, and Achim begar Eliud.
15 And Eliud begat Eleazar, and Eleazar begat Matchan, and Matthan begat Jacob.
16 And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.
17 So all the generations from Abraham to Da
CHA P. II.
34 Which was the for
35 which was the fon of Saruch, which was the Son of Ragau, which was the son of Phalec, which was the son of Heber, which was tbe son of Sala,
Eli's Son and Jacob's Heir. If you count the number of those in the Legal Line, who are mention'd by name as they are extracted out of the Genealogical Book, you will find there were just fourteen who had the Government of the Kingdom of Judah, from the time of Chrift back to the Babylonish Captivity, in which time the Kingdom of Judah fell; and as many from the Babylonilh Captivity to David, who was the first of his Family that wore the Diadem: and there were the like number from David to Abraboam, as will appear by the following Table. 1. ABRAHAM.
8. AMINAD A B. 2. I S A AC.
9. NA ASSON. 3. JACOB. .
10. SALMON. 4. JUDAS.
II. Booz, the Son of Ra5. PRAR ES, the Son of
chab a Woman of Jericho. Thamar and Brother of : 12. OBED.
13. 'JESS E. ,. : 6. ESROM
14. DAVID, who had bis Son 7. ARAM.
Solomon by Bathfheba formerly the Wife of Urias.
CHA P. III.
CHAP. I. vid, are fourteen generations: and from David until the carrying away into Babylon, are fourteen generacions: and from the carrying away into Babybon unco Christ, are fourteen generations.
36 which was the for 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 Lamech,
37 Which was the fon of Mathusala, which was the son of Enoch, which was the son of Jared, which was the son of Maleleel, which was the song of Cainan,
38 which was the for of Enos, which was the son of Seth, which was the son of Adam, which was the son of God.
And if you ascend from Abraham to Adam, the first man, you will find nineteers Patriarchs whose names follow. 1. ADAM.
· II. SEM. 2. SETH.
12. ARPHAXA D. 3. ENOS.
13. SALA. 4, CAINAN.
14. HEBER, 5. MAL EL EEE,
15. PHALIC. 6. JARED.
16. RAGAU. 7. ENOCH
17. SARUCH. 8. MATHUS A LA.
18. NACHOR. 9. LAMECH.
19. THARA, Abrabam's 10. NOE.
So that the number of all the men in the natural Line from Chrif to Adam is LXXII, from whom Fesus of Nazareth descended.
Before Christ according
LUKE. - JOHN.
CHA P. IV. The firt year of Christ. His Circumcision. The Coming and Depar. ture of the Wise men. The Offering of Christ in the Temple. The Purification of Mary. The Song of Simeon. Joseph's flight with Christ into Egypt. The slaughter of the Infants of Bethlehem.
TIGHT days after his birth Mary's Son was circumcis'd according to the custom how of the Jews, and was nam'd Jesus, as the Angel, who was sent by God to his mother, before his Conception had commanded. Soon after, during the Life of Herod the Great, there came certain Magi (or wise men) from Arabia to Ferusalem, to enquire where they might find the new-born King of the Jews, affirming they had seen an unusual Star in Arabia, by which they understood there was a King of the Fem's born, who was worthy to receive the highest honour from them; and that therefore they were come to worship him. When Herod, a cruel and a jealous Prince,