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Matthew 1:23

18 21 17tch. 2:4; 11:2; 16:16; 22:42; 23:10; Mark 8:29; Luke 3:15; [John 1:41; 4:25] 18uver. 1; Mark 1:1; John 1:17; 17:3; [ver. 16] vLuke 1:27 wLuke 1:35 19x[Deut. 24:1] 20 y ch. 2:13, 19; [ch. 2:12, 22] 21zver. 25; Luke 1:31; 2:21 a Luke 2:11; Acts 4:12; 5:31; 13:23, 38; [Acts 3:26] 22bch. 21:4; 26:56; John 19:36 cch. 2:15, 23; 4:14; Mark 14:49 23dCited from Isa. 7:14 e Isa. 8:8, 10

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a The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, b the son of David, c the son of Abraham. 2 dAbraham was the father of Isaac, and e Isaac the father of Jacob, and f Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 and g Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram,1 4 and Ram the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon, 5 and Salmon the father of Boaz by h Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse, 6 and i Jesse the father of David the king. And j David was the father of Solomon by k the wife of Uriah, 7 and l Solomon the father of Rehoboam, and Rehoboam the father of Abijah, and Abijah the father of Asaph,2 8 and Asaph the father of Jehoshaphat, and Jehoshaphat the father of Joram, m and Joram the father of Uzziah, 9 and Uzziah the father of Jotham, and Jotham the father of Ahaz, and Ahaz the father of Hezekiah, 10 and Hezekiah the father of Manasseh, and Manasseh the father of Amos,3 and Amos the father of Josiah, 11 and n Josiah the father of o Jechoniah and his brothers, at the time of the deportation to Babylon. 12 And after the deportation to Babylon: p Jechoniah was the father of q Shealtiel,4 and r Shealtiel the father of Zerubbabel, 13 and Zerubbabel the father of Abiud, and Abiud the father of Eliakim, and Eliakim the father of Azor, 14 and Azor the father of Zadok, and Zadok the father of Achim, and Achim the father of Eliud, 15 and Eliud the father of Eleazar, and Eleazar the father of Matthan, and Matthan the father of Jacob, 16 and Jacob the father of s Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom Jesus was born, who is called Christ.

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1:1–17 The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah. Jews kept extensive genealogies to establish a person’s heritage, inheritance, legitimacy, and rights (cf. Josephus, Life of Josephus 1–6). Matthew likely draws on the genealogies of the OT, with some omissions (see note on Matt. 1:17). He demonstrates Jesus’ legal claim to the throne of David, emphasizing Jesus’ legal descent from David and Abraham, while Luke’s genealogical record (Luke 3:23–38) emphasizes Jesus’ biological descent from David and Adam. 1:1 The book of the genealogy. The Gospel’s opening words carried special significance for a Jewish audience, whose ancestry was inseparably intertwined with the covenants God made with Israel. Jesus (Gk. Iēsous) was the historical, everyday name, and is Yeshua‘ /Yehoshua‘ (Joshua) in Hebrew, meaning “Yahweh saves” (Neh. 7:7; cf. Matt. 1:21). Christ (Gk. Christos, from Hb. mashiakh, “anointed”) points back to David as the anointed king of Israel. The designation “Messiah” came to summarize several strands of OT expectation, especially the promise of an “anointed one” who would righteously rule God’s people (2 Sam. 7:11b–16). Son of David evoked images of a

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Now the birth of been betrothed2 to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child w from the Holy Spirit. 19 And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling x to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. 20 But as he considered these things, behold, y an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. 21 She will bear a son, and z you shall call his name Jesus, a for he will save his people from their sins.” 22 bAll this took place c to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: 18

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though they were not yet considered to be married, and having sexual relations during that period was considered immoral. put her to shame. Sexual unfaithfulness during betrothal was considered adultery, and under the Mosaic law carried the death penalty by stoning. divorce her quietly. Joseph intended to maintain his personal righteousness, yet he desired to show compassion even though Mary appeared to be an adulteress.

with the Davidic throne (v. 6) as well as the rightful legal heir to the covenant promises related to the Abrahamic seed and land (vv. 1–2). 1:17 fourteen generations. Matthew does not mean all the generations that had lived during those times but “all” that he included in his list (for he evidently skipped some, such as three generations between Uzziah [Ahaziah] and Jotham in v. 9; cf. 1 Chron. 3:10–12); cf. note on Matt. 1:6b–11. Perhaps for ease of memorization, or perhaps for literary or symbolic symmetry, Matthew structures the genealogy to count 14 generations from each major section. (According to the Jewish practice of gematria, the giving of a numeric value to the consonants in a word, David’s name would add to D + V + D or 4 + 6 + 4 = 14, and David is the 14th name on the list.)

1:20 Behold represents Greek idou, used frequently by Matthew to signal emphasis, prompt the reader to pay special attention, or introduce something new or unusual. The angel of the Lord is Gabriel (cf. Luke 1:26). 1:21 The name Jesus was given to sons as a symbolic hope for the Lord’s anticipated sending of salvation through a Messiah who would purify his people and save them from oppression (see note on v. 1). But the angel points to a more important theme: to save his people from their sins. Salvation from sins was a repeated promise in OT prophets (e.g., Isa. 40:2; 53:6; Jer. 31:31–34; Ezek. 36:25–27; Dan. 9:24; Zech. 13:1).

1:18–25 The Angelic Announcement of the Conception of Jesus the Messiah. A new era in Israel’s history begins with the story of Jesus’ conception in the little town of Nazareth. The angel announces his conception (vv. 18–21), explaining that he is the prophesied Immanuel (vv. 22–23). Joseph immediately obeys the angel’s directive (vv. 24–25).

1:22 All this took place to fulfill. This is Matthew’s “fulfillment formula,” by which he points to an event or teaching of Jesus that fulfills an OT passage, indicating: (1) a direct prediction-fulfillment (e.g., vv. 22–23); (2) the intended full meaning of the OT Scripture (e.g., 5:17–20); or (3) a divinely orchestrated analogical/typological correspondence to Israel’s history (e.g., 2:15, 17–18).

1:18 Mary had been betrothed to Joseph. The custom of betrothal was different from “engagement” in modern society. Customarily the parents of a young man chose a young woman to be engaged to their son. A second stage of betrothal involved official arrangements and a prenuptial agreement before witnesses, which was a legally binding contract and could be broken only by a formal process of divorce. found to be with child. Mary is about four months pregnant, having spent three months with Elizabeth, her “relative” (Luke 1:36, 56).

1 Greek Aram; also verse 4 2 Asaph is probably an alternate spelling for Asa; some manuscripts read Asa; also verse 8 3 Amos is probably an alternate spelling for Amon; some manuscripts read Amon; twice in this verse 4 Greek Salathiel; twice in this verse

1:1–2:23 The Arrival in History of Jesus the Messiah. Matthew’s introduction echoes the language of Genesis. The word rendered “genealogy” (1:1) is Greek genesis (“beginning, origin, birth, genealogy”), and this is also the title of the Greek translation of Genesis, implying that it is a book of “beginnings.” “The book of the genealogy” appears to function not only as a heading for the genealogy itself (1:2–17) but also as a title for the entire story to follow: a new beginning with the arrival of Jesus the Messiah and the kingdom of God (cf. note on Gen. 2:4).

17 So all the generations from Abraham to David were fourteen generations, and from David to the deportation to Babylon fourteen generations, and from the deportation to Babylon to t the Christ fourteen generations.

Messiah with a royal lineage who would reestablish the throne in Jerusalem and the kingdom of Israel. son of Abraham. God’s covenant with Abraham established Israel as a chosen people and also affirmed that the whole world would be blessed through his line (Gen. 12:1–3; 22:18).

1:23 the virgin. The Greek word parthenos (“virgin”) corresponds to the Hebrew term ‘almah, which is used in the prophecy of Isa. 7:14 regarding the virgin birth of the coming Savior (see note on Isa. 7:14). The Hebrew word ‘almah (“virgin” or “maiden”) generally denotes an unmarried woman who is a virgin (e.g., Gen. 24:43; Ex. 2:8; Ps. 68:25). The prophecy in Isaiah 7:14

1:19 Betrothed partners were referred to as husband and “wife” (v. 20),

1:2–6a The four generations between Perez and Amminadab encompass approximately 450 years. The six generations from Nahshon to the rise of the monarchy with David total about 400 more.

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1:3 Tamar. The inclusion of five women in Jesus’ genealogy—Tamar, Rahab (v. 5), Ruth (v. 5), Bathsheba (“the wife of Uriah,” v. 6), and Mary (v. 16)—is unusual, since descent was usually traced through men as the head of the family. Rahab and Ruth were Gentiles, and Tamar, Rahab, and Bathsheba were women of questionable character. The lineage is comprised of men, women, adulterers, prostitutes, heroes, and Gentiles—and Jesus will be Savior of all.

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1:20 Behold represents Greek idou, used frequently by Matthew to signa emphasis, prompt the reader to pay special attention, or introduce something new or unusual. The angel of the Lord is Gabriel (cf. Luke 1:26).

1:21 The name Jesus was given to sons as a symbolic hope for the Lord’ anticipated sending of salvation through a Messiah who would purify hi people and save them from oppression (see note on v. 1). But the angel point to a more important theme: to save his people from their sins. Salvation from sins was a repeated promise in OT prophets (e.g., Isa. 40:2; 53:6; Je 31:31–34; Ezek. 36:25–27; Dan. 9:24; Zech. 13:1).

conserve space, some of the extensive articles have been removed this more compact edition 1:18–25 from The Angelic Announcement of the Conception of Jesusand the Messiah. A new era in Israel’s history begins with the story of Jesus’ conmoved online for free access. Enjoy the comprehensive resources of the internationally best-selling ESV ception in the little town of Nazareth. The angel announces his conception (vv. 18–21), explaining that he is the prophesied Immanuel (vv. 22–23). Study Bible, now in a convenient and portable smaller size!

1:22 All this took place to fulfill. This is Matthew’s “fulfillment formula, by which he points to an event or teaching of Jesus that fulfills an OT pas sage, indicating: (1) a direct prediction-fulfillment (e.g., vv. 22–23); (2) the intended full meaning of the OT Scripture (e.g., 5:17–20); or (3) a divinel orchestrated analogical/typological correspondence to Israel’s history (e.g. 2:15, 17–18).

Joseph immediately obeys the angel’s directive (vv. 24–25).

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ROME IN THE TIME OF PAUL (C. A.D. 60)

Key Themes ***PLACE AFTER THE HEADING “KEY THEMES” 1:18–3:20; 5:12–19

2. The Mosaic law, though good and holy, cannot counteract the power of sin.

2:12–29; 3:9–20; 5:20; 7:1–25; 9:30–10:8

3. Through the righteousness of God, sin is judged and salvation is provided.

3:21–26; 5:12–19; 6:1–10; 7:1–6; 8:1–4

4. With the coming of Jesus Christ, the former age of redemptive history has passed away and the new age of redemptive history has begun.

1:1–7; 3:21–26; 5:1–8:39

5. The atoning death of Jesus Christ is central to God’s plan of salvation.

3:21–26; 4:23–25; 5:6–11, 15–19; 6:1–10; 7:4–6; 8:1–4

6. Justification is by faith alone.

1:16–4:25; 9:30–10:21

7. There is a certain hope of future glory for those who are in Christ Jesus.

5:1–8:39

8. Those who have died with Christ and who enjoy the work of the Holy Spirit are enabled to live a new life.

2:25–29; 6:1–7:6; 8:1–39

9. God is sovereign in salvation; he works all things according to his plan.

The city plan below shows most of the features of the city of Rome that archaeologists have so far identified as dating from the time of Paul. Sections of the city would have been very impressive in his time, but most of the outstanding buildings visible in Rome today date to after his death.

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10. God fulfills his saving promises to both Jews and Gentiles.

1:18–4:25; 9:1–11:36; 15:8–13

11. The grace of the gospel calls Christians to personal holiness, mutual service, good citizenship, and wholehearted neighbor-love in Christ.

12:1–13:14

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The Golden Lampstand 31 t “You shall make a lampstand of pure gold. The lampstand shall be made of hammered work: its base, its stem, its cups, its calyxes, and its flowers shall be of one piece with it. 32 And there shall be six branches going out of its sides, three branches of the lampstand out of one side of it and three branches of the lampstand out of the other side of it; 33 three cups made like almond blossoms, each with calyx and flower, on one branch, and three cups made like almond blossoms, each with calyx and flower, on the other branch—so for the six branches going out of the lampstand. 34 And on the lampstand itself there shall be four cups made like almond blossoms, with their calyxes and flowers, 35 and a calyx of one piece with it under each pair of the six branches going out from the lampstand. 36 Their calyxes and their branches shall be of one piece with it, the whole of it a single piece of hammered work of pure gold. 37 You shall make seven lamps for it. And the lamps u shall be set up so as v to give light on the space in front of it. 38 Its tongs and their trays shall be of pure gold. 39 It shall be made, with all these utensils, out of a talent1 of pure gold. 40 And w see that you make them after the pattern for them, which is being shown you on the mountain.

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Israelite societies suggest that these sometimes looked like winged bulls or lions with human heads. 25:23–30 Table for the Bread of the Presence. The table (see 37:10–16) is one of three items in the Holy Place (see 40:4–5); like all the items, its pieces are to be either overlaid with gold (25:24–26, 28) or made of it (v. 29; see illustration on p. 184). The bread of the Presence consisted of 12 flat loaves of bread, symbolizing the 12 tribes of Israel (Lev. 24:5–9). Facing the lampstand, they enjoyed the perpetual light of divine blessing. 25:31–40 Golden Lampstand. The lampstand (see 37:17–24) is the second of three items in the Holy Place; like the other pieces in the tabernacle, it is made of pure gold (25:31; see illustration to the right). The lamp provides light within the tabernacle, and the priests will be instructed to keep it burning regularly (see 27:20–21; Lev. 24:1–4). Its description in terms of cups, calyxes, and flowers show that it was a symbolic tree, recalling the tree of life in Eden.

26:1 The cherubim (also 25:18) are likely included in the design to signify that the tabernacle is the place on earth where the God of heaven has chosen to dwell with Israel. When Adam and Eve are sent out of the garden, cherubim are placed at the entrance to ensure that the couple do not eat from the tree of life in their fallen state (Gen. 3:22–24). Since the cherubim are incorporated on the curtains of the tabernacle and on the veil that separates the Most Holy Place where God will be present (Ex. 26:31), they may represent a similar warning. The Golden Lampstand The golden lampstand (Ex. 25:31–40) was made of pure gold, hammered out of one solid piece. Resting on a base, the central stem had six branches, three on either side, together carrying seven lamps. The lampstand with its branches was modeled on a flowering almond tree.

25:40 Hebrews 8:5 cites this text in support of its argument that the tent was a faithful copy of the heavenly realities Moses saw on the mountain. From the perspective of the author of Hebrews, the tent had its purpose in the history of God’s people, but that purpose is now finished, and the (probably Jewish Christian) audience must not think of relying on it as if it were a divinely sanctioned substitute for Christian faithfulness.

The altar of incense (Ex. 30:1–5; 37:25–29) The golden lampstand (Ex. 25:31–40; 37:17–24)

The veil that formed the entrance to the tabernacle was similar to the veil separating the Holy Place from the Most Holy Place, except that cherubim were not embroidered on it. It was suspended on five golden pillars (Ex. 26:36–37).

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26:1–37 Tent of the Tabernacle. This section describes the curtains, frames, and bars (vv. 1–30) that would make up the tabernacle (see 36:8–38), which was divided into two sections internally (the Most Holy Place and the Holy Place, 26:31–34) with a screen for the entrance (vv. 36–37). See the illustration of the tabernacle tent (p. 186). The tent’s external dimensions were 45 feet long, 15 feet wide, and 15 feet high (or 13.7 m by 4.6 m by 4.6 m). It was surrounded by a screened courtyard 50 yards by 25 yards (or 45.7 m by 22.9 m); see 27:9–19.

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The framed structure was covered by four layers of cloth and skin (Ex. 26:1–14).

as q holders for the poles to carry the table. 28 You shall make the poles of acacia wood, and overlay them with gold, and the table shall be carried with these. 29 And you shall make its plates and r dishes for incense, and its flagons and bowls with which to pour drink offerings; you shall make them of pure gold. 30 And you shall set the s bread of the Presence on the table before me regularly.

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The Most Holy Place was a 15-foot (4.6-m) cube, containing only the ark of the covenant (Ex. 25:10–22; 37:1–9). It was here that Yahweh would descend to meet with his people in a cloud theophany (divine appearance). The high priest could enter only once a year, on the Day of Atonement (see note on Heb 9:7).

27qch. 26:29; 30:4; 36:34; 37:14, 27; 38:5 29rch. 37:16; Num. 4:7 30sLev. 24:5, 6 31tFor ver. 31-39, see ch. 37:17-24; [1 Kgs. 7:49; Zech. 4:2; Heb. 9:2; Rev. 1:12] 37uLev. 24:2-4; 2 Chr. 13:11 vNum. 8:2 40wver. 9; ch. 26:30; 27:8; Num. 8:4; Acts 7:44; Cited Heb. 8:5; [1 Chr. 28:11, 19] Chapter 26 1xFor ver. 1-37, see ch. 36:8-38 ych. 25:9 zver. 31, 36; ch. 28:6, 15; 36:8, 35; 39:3, 8

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THE TABERNACLE TENT The entire tent was 45 feet (13.7 m) long, 15 feet (4.6 m) wide, and 15 feet (4.6 m) high. It was a wooden skeletal structure, overlaid with gold, with no solid roof or front wall (Ex. 26:15–29). Five wooden bars (overlaid with gold) passed through rings attached to each frame (Ex. 26:26–30).

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And you shall make loops of blue on the edge of the outermost curtain in the first set. Likewise you shall make loops on the edge of the outermost curtain in the second set. 5 Fifty loops you shall make on the one curtain, and fifty loops you shall make on the edge of the curtain that is in the second set; the loops shall be opposite one another. 6 And you shall make fifty clasps of gold, and couple the curtains one to the other with the clasps, so that the tabernacle may be a single whole. 7 “You shall also make a curtains of goats’ hair for a tent over the tabernacle; eleven curtains shall you make. 8 The length of each curtain shall be thirty cubits, and the breadth of each curtain four cubits. The eleven curtains shall be the same size. 9 You shall couple five curtains by themselves, and six curtains by themselves, and the sixth curtain you shall double over at the front of the tent. 10 You shall make fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in one set, and fifty loops on the edge of the curtain that is outermost in the second set. 11 “You shall make fifty clasps of bronze, and put the clasps into the loops, and couple the tent together that it may be a single whole. 12 And the part that remains of the curtains of the tent, the half curtain that remains, shall hang over the back of the tabernacle. 13 And the extra that remains in the length of the curtains, the cubit on the one side, and the cubit on the other side, shall hang over the sides of the tabernacle, on this side and that side, to cover it. 14 bAnd you shall make for the tent a covering of tanned c rams’ skins and a covering of goatskins on top. 4

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Romans contains all of the standard features of a biblical epistle, including the salutation, thanksgiving, body, paraenesis (list of moral exhortations), personal greetings, and benediction. What distinguishes the letter is its long and carefully constructed body, which presents a sustained theological argument. Romans is perhaps the most tightly organized of all the NT letters, which helps explain why it reads as much like a theological treatise as it does a letter. Understanding Romans thus demands careful attention to the details of its doctrine.

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God’s OT promises of salvation are fulfilled in the gospel of the death and resurrection6/25/08 of Jesus Christ, chart.45-Key_Themes.indd 1 5:57:51 PM and of new life received through faith in him. The gospel goes to both Jew and Gentile, fulfilling God’s plan to bless the nations (Gen. 12:3). (For an explanation of the “History of Salvation,” see the Overview of the Bible, pp. 23–26.)

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1. All people are sinners, therefore all, without exception, need to be saved from their sin.

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such as the Circus Maximus, Tabularium (state archives), theaters (including those of Pompey and of Marcellus), and multiple forums. Later, in the third century a.d., the Umbilicus Romae stood in the center of the city, and this cylindrical monument marked the theoretical “center” of the Roman world (likely this way of thinking about Rome’s place in the world stemmed from well before the NT period). The prestige of the early emperors was memorialized during Paul’s day in their basilicas, arches, and forums (e.g., the Forums of Caesar and of Augustus), in the Altar of Peace, in the Mausoleum of Augustus, in porticoes and images honoring their extended imperial family, and in imperial cult temples (such as the temple of Julius Caesar from 29 b.c. and the temple of Claudius). Innumerable pagan gods received worship in Rome. Especially impressive temples were dedicated to such ancient gods/goddesses as Mars, Saturn, Castor and Pollux, Vesta, Venus and Roma, Apollo, and Jupiter. Indeed, devotion to all the great Roman gods was offered in the monumental domed Pantheon, which stands in Rome to this day. (An earlier Pantheon—depicted in the illustration—was built in 27 b.c. and destroyed by fire in a.d. 80. The present-day structure was built c. a.d. 120.) A significant portion of the city was destroyed by fire during Nero’s rule in a.d. 64. Nero, who was suspected of having started the blaze, blamed and persecuted Christians for the conflagration. The fire allowed Nero to design and construct his own monumental buildings, including his 200-acre imperial dwelling, the Domus Aurea (“Golden House”). Among the structures that are contemporary with the last books in the NT canon, one should especially note the Arch of Titus and the Colosseum. The Arch of Titus, built in a.d. 81 by the emperor Domitian (reigned 81–96), commemorates the capture and destruction of Jerusalem and its temple in a.d. 70. The two generals who reconquered Palestine received such fame from this war that they both attained imperial

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rule, which went first to Vespasian (a.d. 69–79) and then to his son Titus (79–81). The Arch of Titus still manifests a relief portraying the captured temple menorah and other Jewish sacred objects being carried through Rome in processional tribute to Titus. Vespasian and Titus built the Flavian Amphitheater, better known as the Colosseum due to its proximity to a gigantic statue (Gk. kolossos) of Nero. The Colosseum is estimated to have seated more than 45,000 for gladiatorial spectacles. Daily life in Rome could be luxurious for the wealthy but onerous for others. Multiple aqueducts and a huge sewer system provided for the immense water requirements of Rome, including the many bathhouses, fountains, and latrines. Food had to be imported to satisfy the needs of this thriving metropolis, and the emperor often directly oversaw the vital grain supply. Luxury villas in Rome were the privileged possessions of the wealthiest families (often of senatorial or equestrian rank) and especially of the emperors, but most of the housing in ancient Rome consisted of insulae (multistory apartment buildings often constructed above first-floor shops). Contemporary authors spoke of a severely overcrowded, loud, and smelly city—a place that provided every virtue and vice known to mankind. The residents of Rome were mostly pagan, although a sizable Jewish population also existed (as evidenced both by 1st-century literature and by later remains of inscriptions). The expulsion of the Jews under the emperor Claudius (a.d. 49) was a limited measure. Today, churches in Rome built during the fourth- to fifth-century Byzantine period mark the traditional burial places of Paul and of Peter, reflecting the post-NT church tradition which claims that Paul and Peter died as martyrs in Rome during the reign of Nero (c. a.d. 64–65, perhaps after an incarceration in the Mamertine Prison). The Roman catacombs house early Christian burials (from the 2nd century a.d. and after), and these catacombs contain some inscriptions and graffiti testifying to Christian martyrdom prior to the legitimization of Christianity by Licinius and Constantine (by the Edict of Milan in a.d. 313). ***KEY THEMES LIST FOR ROMANS***

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18 21 17tch. 2:4; 11:2; 16:16; 22:42; 23:10; Mark 8:29; Luke 3:15; [John 1:41; 4:25] 18uver. 1; Mark 1:1; John 1:17; 17:3; [ver. 16] vLuke 1:27 wLuke 1:35 19x[Deut. 24:1] 20 y ch. 2:13, 19; [ch. 2:12, 22] 21zver. 25; Luke 1:31; 2:21 a Luke 2:11; Acts 4:12; 5:31; 13:23, 38; [Acts 3:26] 22bch. 21:4; 26:56; John 19:36 cch. 2:15, 23; 4:14; Mark 14:49 23dCited from Isa. 7:14 e Isa. 8:8, 10

The Gospel AccordinG To

Matthew Chapter 1 1a[Luke 3:23-38] b2 Sam. 7:12-16; Ps. 132:11; Isa. 11:1; Jer. 23:5; Luke 1:32, 69; John 7:42; Acts 2:30; 13:23; Rom. 1:3; 2 Tim. 2:8; Rev. 22:16 cGen. 22:18; Gal. 3:16 2dGen. 21:3 eGen. 25:26 f Gen. 29:35 3g[Ruth 4:18-22; 1 Chr. 2:1-15] 5hJosh. 6:25 6i1 Sam. 16:1; 17:12 j 2 Sam. 12:24 k2 Sam. 12:10 7lFor ver. 7-10, see 1 Chr. 3:10-14 8m[2 Kgs. 15:1; 1 Chr. 3:11, 12] 11n1 Chr. 3:15, 16 oEsth. 2:6; Jer. 24:1; 27:20 12p1 Chr. 3:17-19 qLuke 3:27 rEzra 3:2 16sLuke 3:23

The Genealogy of Jesus Christ

The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 1 Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez a

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1:1–17 The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah. Jews kept extensive genealogies to establish a person’s heritage, inheritance, legitimacy, and rights (cf. Josephus, Life of Josephus 1–6). Matthew likely draws on the genealogies of the OT, with some omissions (see note on Matt. 1:17). He demonstrates Jesus’ legal claim to the throne of David, emphasizing Jesus’ legal descent from David and Abraham, while Luke’s genealogical record (Luke 3:23–38) emphasizes Jesus’ biological descent from David and Adam. 1:1 The book of the genealogy. The Gospel’s opening words carried special significance for a Jewish audience, whose ancestry was inseparably intertwined with the covenants God made with Israel. Jesus (Gk. Iēsous) was the historical, everyday name, and is Yeshua‘ /Yehoshua‘ (Joshua) in Hebrew, meaning “Yahweh saves” (Neh. 7:7; cf. Matt. 1:21). Christ (Gk. Christos, from Hb. mashiakh, “anointed”) points back to David as the anointed king of Israel. The designation “Messiah” came to summarize several strands of OT expectation, especially the promise of an “anointed one” who would righteously rule God’s people (2 Sam. 7:11b–16). Son of David evoked images of a

The Birth of Jesus Christ 18 Now the birth of u Jesus Christ1 took place in this way. v When his mother Mary had been betrothed2 to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child w from the Holy Spirit. 19 And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling x to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. 20 But as he considered these things, behold, y an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. 21 She will bear a son, and z you shall call his name Jesus, a for he will save his people from their sins.” 22 bAll this took place c to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: 23

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though they were not yet considered to be married, and having sexual relations during that period was considered immoral. put her to shame. Sexual unfaithfulness during betrothal was considered adultery, and under the Mosaic law carried the death penalty by stoning. divorce her quietly. Joseph intended to maintain his personal righteousness, yet he desired to show compassion even though Mary appeared to be an adulteress.

with the Davidic throne (v. 6) as well as the rightful legal heir to the covenant promises related to the Abrahamic seed and land (vv. 1–2). 1:17 fourteen generations. Matthew does not mean all the generations that had lived during those times but “all” that he included in his list (for he evidently skipped some, such as three generations between Uzziah [Ahaziah] and Jotham in v. 9; cf. 1 Chron. 3:10–12); cf. note on Matt. 1:6b–11. Perhaps for ease of memorization, or perhaps for literary or symbolic symmetry, Matthew structures the genealogy to count 14 generations from each major section. (According to the Jewish practice of gematria, the giving of a numeric value to the consonants in a word, David’s name would add to D + V + D or 4 + 6 + 4 = 14, and David is the 14th name on the list.)

1:20 Behold represents Greek idou, used frequently by Matthew to signal emphasis, prompt the reader to pay special attention, or introduce something new or unusual. The angel of the Lord is Gabriel (cf. Luke 1:26). 1:21 The name Jesus was given to sons as a symbolic hope for the Lord’s anticipated sending of salvation through a Messiah who would purify his people and save them from oppression (see note on v. 1). But the angel points to a more important theme: to save his people from their sins. Salvation from sins was a repeated promise in OT prophets (e.g., Isa. 40:2; 53:6; Jer. 31:31–34; Ezek. 36:25–27; Dan. 9:24; Zech. 13:1).

1:18–25 The Angelic Announcement of the Conception of Jesus the Messiah. A new era in Israel’s history begins with the story of Jesus’ conception in the little town of Nazareth. The angel announces his conception (vv. 18–21), explaining that he is the prophesied Immanuel (vv. 22–23). Joseph immediately obeys the angel’s directive (vv. 24–25).

1:22 All this took place to fulfill. This is Matthew’s “fulfillment formula,” by which he points to an event or teaching of Jesus that fulfills an OT passage, indicating: (1) a direct prediction-fulfillment (e.g., vv. 22–23); (2) the intended full meaning of the OT Scripture (e.g., 5:17–20); or (3) a divinely orchestrated analogical/typological correspondence to Israel’s history (e.g., 2:15, 17–18).

1:18 Mary had been betrothed to Joseph. The custom of betrothal was different from “engagement” in modern society. Customarily the parents of a young man chose a young woman to be engaged to their son. A second stage of betrothal involved official arrangements and a prenuptial agreement before witnesses, which was a legally binding contract and could be broken only by a formal process of divorce. found to be with child. Mary is about four months pregnant, having spent three months with Elizabeth, her “relative” (Luke 1:36, 56).

1 Greek Aram; also verse 4 2 Asaph is probably an alternate spelling for Asa; some manuscripts read Asa; also verse 8 3 Amos is probably an alternate spelling for Amon; some manuscripts read Amon; twice in this verse 4 Greek Salathiel; twice in this verse

1:1–2:23 The Arrival in History of Jesus the Messiah. Matthew’s introduction echoes the language of Genesis. The word rendered “genealogy” (1:1) is Greek genesis (“beginning, origin, birth, genealogy”), and this is also the title of the Greek translation of Genesis, implying that it is a book of “beginnings.” “The book of the genealogy” appears to function not only as a heading for the genealogy itself (1:2–17) but also as a title for the entire story to follow: a new beginning with the arrival of Jesus the Messiah and the kingdom of God (cf. note on Gen. 2:4).

17 So all the generations from Abraham to David were fourteen generations, and from David to the deportation to Babylon fourteen generations, and from the deportation to Babylon to t the Christ fourteen generations.

Messiah with a royal lineage who would reestablish the throne in Jerusalem and the kingdom of Israel. son of Abraham. God’s covenant with Abraham established Israel as a chosen people and also affirmed that the whole world would be blessed through his line (Gen. 12:1–3; 22:18).

1:23 the virgin. The Greek word parthenos (“virgin”) corresponds to the Hebrew term ‘almah, which is used in the prophecy of Isa. 7:14 regarding the virgin birth of the coming Savior (see note on Isa. 7:14). The Hebrew word ‘almah (“virgin” or “maiden”) generally denotes an unmarried woman who is a virgin (e.g., Gen. 24:43; Ex. 2:8; Ps. 68:25). The prophecy in Isaiah 7:14

1:19 Betrothed partners were referred to as husband and “wife” (v. 20),

1:2–6a The four generations between Perez and Amminadab encompass approximately 450 years. The six generations from Nahshon to the rise of the monarchy with David total about 400 more.

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1:3 Tamar. The inclusion of five women in Jesus’ genealogy—Tamar, Rahab (v. 5), Ruth (v. 5), Bathsheba (“the wife of Uriah,” v. 6), and Mary (v. 16)—is unusual, since descent was usually traced through men as the head of the family. Rahab and Ruth were Gentiles, and Tamar, Rahab, and Bathsheba were women of questionable character. The lineage is comprised of men, women, adulterers, prostitutes, heroes, and Gentiles—and Jesus will be Savior of all.

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Jesus’ Birth and Flight to Egypt As the time drew near for Jesus to be born, a mandatory Roman census made it necessary for Joseph to return to his ancestral home of Bethlehem. There Mary gave birth to Jesus, and later, wise men from the east came to worship him. The wise men’s recognition of a new king, however, troubled King Herod and the ruling establishment in Jerusalem, and Herod sought to kill Jesus. Joseph and his family escaped to Egypt and remained there until Herod died. When they returned to Palestine, they settled in the remote district of Galilee, where Jesus grew up in the northern village of Nazareth, to avoid the attention of the rulers in Jerusalem.

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The Genealogy of Jesus Christ

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The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, b the son of Abraham was the father of Isaac, and e Isaac the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 and g Judah the father of Perez a the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram,1 4 and R and Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the f the father of Boaz by h Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obed of Jesse, 6 and i Jesse the father of David the king. And j David was the father of Solomon by k the wife of Ur Actual Type Size of Rehoboam, and Rehoboam the father of Abijah, and Abi Asaph the father of Jehoshaphat, and Jehoshaphat the fat father of Uzziah, 9 and Uzziah the father of Jotham, and Jo Ahaz the father of Hezekiah, 10 and Hezekiah the father of father of Amos,3 and Amos the father of Josiah, 11 and n Josia his brothers, at the time of the deportation to Babylon. And after Red theLetter deportation to Babylon: p Jechoniah was Concordance 12Cross-ref. Thumbnail r Shealtiel the father of Zerubbabel, 13 and Zerubbabel the f father of Eliakim, and Eliakim the father of Azor, 14 and Azor YES FULL NO the father of Achim, and Achim the father of Eliud, 15 and E Eleazar the father of Matthan, and Matthan the father of Ja s Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom Jesus was born, wh

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1:1–2:23 The Arrival in History of Jesus the Messiah. Matthew’s introduction echoes the language of Genesis. The word rendered “genealogy” (1:1) is Greek genesis (“beginning, origin, birth, genealogy”), and this is also the title of the Greek translation of Genesis, implying that it is a book of “beginnings.” “The book of the genealogy” appears to function not only as a heading for the genealogy itself (1:2–17) but also as a title for the entire story to follow: a new beginning with the arrival of Jesus the Messiah and the kingdom of God (cf. note on Gen. 2:4).

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(nonexhaustive) and artistically arranged genealogy, clustered symmetrically into thre groups of fourteen ancestors. Many of the names are unfamiliar, but we can profitab ponder the significance of the names that we do recognize as members of the messian line. In particular, notice some surprising inclusions, some of which stress the Messiah immersion in the gritty and even seamy side of fallen history—foreigners, women whos stories might raise eyebrows, and kings of dubious moral character.

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The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abrah 2 Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jaco father of Judah and his brothers, 3 and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Ta and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram,1 4 and Ram the f of Amminadab, and Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the fath Salmon, 5 and Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obe Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse, 6 and Jesse the father of David the king. And David was the father of Solomon by the wife of Uriah, 7 and Solomon the f of Rehoboam, and Rehoboam the father of Abijah, and Abijah the father of As 8 and Asaph the father of Jehoshaphat, and Jehoshaphat the father of Joram the father of Jotham, and Jotham the fath Joram the father of Uzziah, 9 and Uzziah Actual Type Size Ahaz, and Ahaz the father of Hezekiah, 10 and Hezekiah the father of Manasseh Manasseh the father of Amos,3 and Amos the father of Josiah, 11 and Josiah the f of Jechoniah and his brothers, at the time of the deportation to Babylon. 12 Combining thousands of insightful notes with the complete ESV Bible text, the Literary Study Bible to Babylon: Jechoniah was the father of Shealtiel, And after the deportation 13 helps readers understand God’s Word more fully, in all its richness and beauty. It highlights Bible’s and Zerubbabel the father of Abiud, and A Shealtiel the fatherthe of Zerubbabel, the father ofthemes, Eliakim, and Eliakim the father of Azor, 14 and Azor the father of Z story lines, complex characters, historical settings, literary genres, motifs, theological imagery, ZadokThis the one-of-a-kind father of Achim, and Achim the father of Eliud, 15 and Eliud the f and important terms, making the Bible come alive with greater clarity andand impact. of Eleazar, and Eleazar the father of Matthan, and Matthan the father of Jacob, study Bible is an indispensable tool for devotional reading and in-depth study. Jacob the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom Jesus was born, w called Christ. 17 So all the generations from Abraham to David were fourteen generations L I T E RA RY ST U DY B I B L E from David to the deportation to Babylon fourteen generations, and from the d tation to Babylon to the Christ fourteen generations. Description ISBN Price Edging Packaging Concordance Cross-ref. Red Letter Thumbnail

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Now the birth of Jesus Christ 5 took place in this way. When his mother Mary been betrothed 6 to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with from the Holy Spirit. 19And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilli put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. 20 But as he considered these th behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, s 18

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The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, b the son of David, c the son of Abraham. 2 dAbraham was the father of Isaac, and e Isaac the father of Jacob, and f Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 and g Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Actual Hezron the father Type Size of Ram,1 4 and Ram the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon, 5 and Salmon the father of Boaz by h Rahab, and Boaz the T HE M AC A R T H U R ST U DY B I B L E , E SV father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of and i Jesse the father of David the king. For years, the spiritual lives of countless men and women all over the world Jesse, have 6been strengthened And j David was the father of Solomon by with the help of The MacArthur Study Bible. This all-in-one spiritual library contains John MacArthur’s k 7 and l Solomon the father of the wife of Uriah, personal study notes below the full-length Bible text. Virtually every Scripture passage has a matchRehoboam, and Rehoboam of Abijah, ing study note with detailed information, explanation, and helpful insight. The notes are based on the father and Abijah the father of Asaph,2 8 and Asaph John MacArthur’s verse-by-verse approach to the Bible and nearly forty years of careful study. His the father of Jehoshaphat, and Jehoshaphat goal is to let the Bible speak for itself—nothing more, nothing less. the father of Joram, m and Joram the father 1

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Chapter 1 of Uzziah, 1a  [Luke 3:23-38] b  2 Sam.  and Jotham 7:12-16; Ps. 132:11; Isa.  11:1; Jer. 23:5; Luke 1:32, 69;  father of He John 7:42; Acts 2:30; 13:23;  Manasseh, Rom. 1:3; 2 Tim. 2:8; Rev.  22:16 c  Gen. 22:18; Gal. 3:16 and Amos d e 2   Gen. 21:3    Gen. 25:26  f the father   Gen. 29:35 3g  [Ruth 4:18-22; 1 Chr. 2:1the time of 15] 12 And a 5h  Josh. 6:25 6i  1 Sam. 16:1; 17:12 j  2 Sam.  p Jechoniah 12:24 k  2 Sam. 12:10 r Shealtiel 7l  For ver. 7-10, see 1 Chr.  3:10-14 Zerubbabe m 8   [2 Kgs. 15:1; 1 Chr. 3:11,  the father 12]

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 Greek Aram; also verse 4  Asaph is probablyAn an alternate spelling for Asa; some manuscripts read Asa; also verse 8  Amos is probab For the first time, The MacArthur Study Bible is now available in the English Standard Version (ESV). Amon; twice in this verse 4 Greek Salathiel; twice in this verse “essentially literal” translation, the ESV Bible combines “word-for-word” accuracy with readability, literary excellence, and depth of meaning. More than 100 of the world’s leading Bible scholars and teachers 1:1 book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ. This phrase is viewed by some using a kind of genealogic order to make a symmetric were involved in its creation. Timeless, trustworthy, and relevant, the ESV has as Matthew’s title for the entire gospel. The Greek phrase translated “book of become the fastest-growthe genealogy” is exactly the same phrase used in Gen. 5:1 in the lxx. Jesus. ing Bible translation and the trusted choice of millions of Bible readers, students, teachers, and preachThe Hebrew Jeshua means “the Lord is Salvation.” son of David. A messianic 1:11 Josiah the father o ers worldwide. title used as such in only the synoptic gospels (see notes on Matt. 22:42–45). between Josiah and Jecon

son of Abraham. Takes his royal lineage all the way back to the nation’s Jehoiachin (2 Kings 24:6; 2 Jeconiah’s presence in this g inception in the Abrahamic Covenant (Gen. 12:1–3). The MacArthur Study Bible, ESV, is an essential resource for growing Christians. It can transform your on him forbade any of his personal time in God’s Word by clarifying difficult passages, bringing unseen cultural and historical see note 22:30). Since Jesus was he 1:2 For a comparison of this genealogy and the one given by Luke, on Luke 3:23–38. not an actual son of Joseph details to life, and helping you understand and apply biblical truth. line, the curse bypassed him 1:3 tamar. It is unusual for women to be named in genealogies. Matthew names five: “Tamar” was a Canaanite woman who posed as a prostitute to 1:12 Shealtiel the fathe seduce Judah (Gen. 38:13–30). “Rahab” (Matt. 1:5) was a Gentile and a Zerubbabel is said to be the prostitute (Josh. 2:1). “Ruth” (Matt. 1:5) was a Moabite woman (Ruth 1:3) in the OT, Zerubbabel is a and a worshiper of idols. “Bathsheba” (“wife of Uriah,” Matt. 1:6) committed Ezra 3:2; Neh. 12:1). Possib adultery with David (2 Samuel 11). And “Mary” (Matt. 1:16) bore the stigma 2:23). Zerubbabel is the la of pregnancy outside of wedlock. Each of these women is an object lesson of the OT genealogies. about the workings of divine grace. 1:16 Joseph the husband 1:5–6 Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab. . . . Jesse the father of David “whom” is singular, referri the king. This is not an exhaustive genealogy. Several additional generations final entry is phrased unde must have elapsed between Rahab (in Joshua’s time) and David (v. 6)—nearly offspring. The genealogy n four centuries later. Matthew’s genealogy (like most of the biblical ones) some- David as Joseph’s legal hei


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len by night. 40 There I was: by day the heat consumed me, and the cold by night, and my sleep fled from my eyes. 41 These twenty years I have been in your house. d I served you fourteen years for your two daughters, and six years for your flock, and e you have changed my wages ten times. 42 f If the God of my father, the God of Abraham and the g Fear of Isaac, had not been on my side, surely now you would have sent me away empty-handed. h God saw my affliction and the labor of my hands and i rebuked you last night.” 43 Then Laban answered and said to Jacob, “The daughters are my daughters, the children are my children, the flocks are my flocks, and all that you see is mine. But what can I do this day for these my daughters or for their children whom they have borne? 44 Come now, j let us make a covenant, you and I. kAnd let it be a witness between you and me.” 45 So Jacob l took a stone and set it up as a pillar. 46 And Jacob said to his kinsmen, “Gather stones.” And they took stones and made a heap, and they ate there by the heap. 47 Laban called it Jegar-sahadutha,1 but Jacob called it Galeed.2 48 Laban said, m “This heap is a witness between you and me today.” Therefore he named it Galeed, 49 n and Mizpah,3 for he said, “The Lord watch between you and me, when we are out of one another’s sight. 50 If you oppress my daughters, or if you take wives besides

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“Joseph is b a fruitful bough, a fruitful bough by a spring; his branches run over the wall.2 The archers c bitterly attacked him, shot at him, and harassed him severely, yet d his bow remained unmoved; his arms3 were made agile by the hands of the e Mighty One of Jacob (from there is f the Shepherd,4 g the Stone of Israel), h by the God of your father who will help you, by i the Almighty5 j who will bless you with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that crouches beneath, blessings of the breasts and of the womb. The blessings of your father are mighty beyond the blessings of my parents, up to the bounties k of the everlasting hills.6 May they be l on the head of Joseph, and on the brow of him who was set apart from his brothers.

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required for embalming. And the Egyptians x wept for him seventy days. 4 And when the days of weeping for him were past, Joseph spoke to the household of Pharaoh, saying, y “If now I have found favor in your eyes, please speak in the ears of Pharaoh, saying, 5 My father made me swear, saying, ‘I am about to die: in my tomb z that I hewed out for myself in the land of Canaan, there shall you bury me.’ Now therefore, let me please go up and bury my father. Then I will return.” 6 And Pharaoh answered, “Go up, and bury your father, as he made you swear.” 7 So Joseph went up to bury his father. With him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his household, and all the elders of the land of Egypt, 8 as well as all the household of Joseph, his brothers, and his father’s household. Only their children, their flocks, and

Jacob’s Death and Burial

27m  [Judg. 20:21, 25; Ezek.  22:27] n  Zech. 14:1; [Ezek.  39:10] 29o  ver. 33; ch. 25:8 p  ch.  47:30 q  ch. 50:13; [ch. 23:9] 30r  See ch. 23:16-18 31s  ch. 23:19; 25:9 t  ch. 35:29 33u  ver. 29 Chapter 50 1v  ch. 46:4 2w  ver. 26; [2 Chr. 16:14; Mark  16:1; Luke 23:56; John  19:39, 40]

49:22–26 Addressed to Joseph, but applicable to his two sons (cf. 48:15–20), these words thrust forth a contrasting experience of growth and prosperity alongside hostility and conflict. Verses 23–24 may be a biography of Joseph. No other tribe had such direct reference to the Lord God (vv. 24–25) in their blessing as addressed to Joseph. The four names for God well reflect Joseph’s emphasis on the sovereignty of his God, no matter the misfortune and grief that attended his way (cf. v. 23). Samuel was from Ephraim, Gideon from Manasseh. 49:27 The warlike nature of the small tribe of Benjamin became well known, as exhibited in their archers and slingers (Judg. 20:16; 1 Chron. 8:40; 12:2; 2 Chron. 14:8; 17:17) and in their brazen defense of their wickedness in Gibeah (Judg. 19; 20). Both Sauls in the Bible were from this tribe: the first king in Israel (1 Sam. 9:1–2) and the apostle Paul (Phil. 3:5). 49:29–32 Jacob’s dying instructions were fully carried out (cf. 50:12–14). See 23:6–20. 49:31 there i buried leah. Honor was finally accorded to Leah in death and in Jacob’s request to be buried alongside his wife, as were his fathers. Burial alongside Rachel, the beloved wife, was not requested.

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28 All these are the twelve tribes of Israel. This is what their father said to them as he blessed them, blessing each with the blessing suitable to him. 29 Then he commanded them and said to them, “I am to be o gathered to my people; p bury me with my fathers q in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite, 30 in the cave that is in the field at Machpelah, to the east of Mamre, in the land of Canaan, r which Abraham bought with the field from Ephron the Hittite to possess as a burying place. 31 s There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife. There t they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife, and there I buried Leah— 32 the field and the cave that is in it were bought from the Hittites.” 33 When Jacob finished commanding his sons, he drew up his feet into the bed and breathed his last and u was gathered to his people. Then Joseph v fell on his father’s face and wept over him and kissed him. 2 And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to w embalm his father. So the physicians embalmed Israel. 3 Forty days were required for it, for that is how many are

JOSEPH—A TYPE OF CHRIST Joseph

AdAm to IsrAel’s twelve trIbes Adam Abel

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Abraham Ishmael

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49:33 Jacob . . . breathed his last. C. 1858 b.c. gathered to his people. See note on 25:8.

Parallels

Jesus

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A shepherd of his father’s sheep

John 10:11, 27–29

37:3

His father loved him dearly

Matt. 3:17

37:4

Hated by his brothers

John 7:4–5

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Sent by father to brothers

Heb 2:11

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Others plotted to harm them

John 11:53

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Robes taken from them

John 19:23–24

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Taken to Egypt

Matt. 2:14–15

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Sold for the price of a slave

Matt. 26:15

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Tempted

Matt. 4:1

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Falsely accused

Matt. 26:59–60

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Bound in chains

Matt. 27:2

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Placed with two other prisoners, one who was saved and the other lost

Luke 23:32

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Exalted after suffering

Phil. 2:9–11

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Both 30 years old at the beginning of public recognition

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Both wept

John 11:35

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Forgave those who wronged them

Luke 23:34

45:7

Saved their nation

Matt. 1:21

50:20

What men did to hurt them, God turned to good

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8a  See ch. 45:10 10b  [2 Sam. 1:17; Acts 8:2]  c   [ver. 3] 13d  ch. 49:29, 30; [Acts 7:16]  e   ch. 23:16

GEnESIS 50:14

their herds were left a in the land of Goshen. 9 And there went up with him both chariots and horsemen. It was a very great company. 10 When they came to the threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, b they lamented there with a very great and grievous lamentation, and he c made a mourning for his father seven days. 11 When the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning on the threshing floor of Atad, they said, “This is a grievous mourning by the Egyptians.” Therefore the place was named Abel-mizraim;1 it is beyond the Jordan. 12 Thus his sons did for him as he had commanded them, 13 for d his sons carried him to the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave of the field at Machpelah, to the east of Mamre, which Abraham e bought with the field from Ephron the Hittite to possess as a burying place. 14 After he had

50:2–3 physicians to embalm. Joseph summoned medical men, who were 50:3–6 Once normal embalming and mourning had been properly observed fully capable of embalming, rather than the religious embalmers in order to according to Egyptian custom, Joseph was free to seek permission to conduct avoid the magic and mysticism associated with their practices. Usually in Egypt, a funeral in Canaan. mummifying was a 40-day process, which included gutting the body, drying 50:7–11 Out of respect for Joseph, a substantial escort accompanied him it, and wrapping it. and all his relatives into the land of Canaan. This extraordinary event gave

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1 Abel-mizraim means mourning (or meadow) of Egypt

1 Or he gives beautiful words, or that bears fawns of the fold 2 Or Joseph is a wild donkey, a wild donkey beside a spring, his wild colts beside the wall 3 Hebrew the arms of his hands 4 Or by the name of the Shepherd 5 Hebrew Shaddai 6 A slight emendation yields (compare Septuagint) the blessings of the eternal mountains, the bounties of the everlasting hills

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49:21 Deer-like speed and agility marked Naphtali’s military prowess (cf. Judg. 4:6; 5:18). The song of Deborah and Barak, who hailed from Naphtali (Judg. 4:6), is representative of his eloquent words (Judg. 5).

Jacob Returns to Canaan c. 1976/1810 b.c. After acquiring wealth in Paddan-aram, Jacob returned to Canaan. He came to Mahanaim, where he sent his household ahead of him and crossed the Jabbok alone. There he wrestled with a mysterious man until morning and named the place Peniel (also called Penuel). Jacob then encountered his brother Esau, who had come from Edom to meet him. After the two were reconciled, Esau returned to Edom, while Jacob journeyed to Canaan.

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Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him. 2 And when Jacob saw them he said, “This is God’s t camp!” So he called the name of that place u Mahanaim.2 3 And Jacob sent3 messengers before him to Esau his brother in the land of v Seir, the country of Edom, 4 instructing them, “Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: Thus says your servant Jacob, ‘I have sojourned with Laban and stayed until now. 5 I have oxen, donkeys, flocks, male servants, and female servants. I have sent to tell my lord, in order that w I may find favor in your sight.’ ” 6 And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, “We came to your brother Esau, and x he is coming to meet you, and there are four hundred men with him.” 7 Then Jacob was y greatly afraid and distressed. He divided the

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have ended at this point. 31:47–49 Jegar-sahadutha . . . Galeed . . . Mizpah. The first two words mean in Aramaic and also Hebrew, “heap of witnesses” (see esv footnote). The third word means “watchpost.” 31:53 God of nahor. Laban’s probable syncretistic paralleling of the God of Abraham with that of Nahor and Terah, his brother and father respectively, elicited Jacob again using “the Fear of his father Isaac,” a reference to the true God (v. 42), for he certainly could not give credence to any of Laban’s syncretistic allusions. 32:1 the angels of God. With one crisis behind him and before him the suspense of having to face Esau, Jacob was first met by an angelic host, who must have reminded him of Bethel, which served also as a timely reminder and encouragement of God’s will being done on earth (28:11–15). 32:2 God’s camp . . . Mahanaim. Meaning “two camps,” i.e., one being God’s and one being his own. It was located east of the Jordan River in Gilead near the Jabbok River. 32:3 Seir . . . edom. The territory of Esau south of the Dead Sea. 32:7 greatly afraid and distressed. He had sought reconciliation with Esau (vv. 4–5), but the report of the returning envoys (v. 6) only confirmed his deepest suspicions that Esau’s old threat against him (27:41–42) had not abated over the years, and his coming with force betokened only disaster (32:8, 11). He prepared for the attack by dividing his company of people and animals.

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Chapter 32 2t  [Josh. 5:14; Luke 2:13]  u   Josh. 21:38; 2 Sam. 2:8;  17:24, 27; 1 Kgs. 2:8 3v  ch. 36:8, 9; Deut. 2:5; Josh.  24:4 5w  ch. 33:8, 15 6x  ch. 33:1 7y  ch. 35:3

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1 Aramaic the heap of witness 2 Hebrew the heap of witness 3 Mizpah means watchpost

31:34–35 One dishonest deed needed further dishonesty and trickery to cover it up. 31:35 the way of women. Rachel claimed she was having her menstrual period. 31:37 decide between us two. Rachel’s theft and dishonest cover-up had precipitated a major conflict between her father and her husband that could only be resolved by judicial inquiry before witnesses. 31:38–42 Jacob registered his complaint that he had unfairly borne the losses normally carried by the owner and had endured much discomfort in fulfilling his responsibility. Jacob also delivered his conclusion that except for the oversight of God, Laban may very well have fleeced him totally. 31:42 Fear of isaac. Also see “the Fear of his father Isaac” (v. 53). This was another divine name, signifying Jacob’s identification of the God who caused Isaac to reverence him. 31:43 Laban pled his case, amounting to nothing more than the manifestation of his grasping character, by claiming everything was his. 31:44 let us make a covenant. Although Laban did regard all in Jacob’s hands as his—after all Jacob had arrived 20 years before with nothing— nevertheless, the matter was clearly ruled in Jacob’s favor, since Laban left with nothing. A treaty was struck in the customary fashion (vv. 45–51) in which they covenanted not to harm one another again (v. 52). With heaps of stones as testaments to the treaty named and in place (vv. 47–49), with the consecration meals having been eaten (vv. 46, 54), and with the appropriate oaths and statements made in the name of their God (vv. 50, 53), the agree-

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my daughters, although no one is with us, see, o God is witness between you and me.” 51 Then Laban said to Jacob, “See this heap and the pillar, which I have set between you and me. 52 p This heap is a witness, and the pillar is a witness, that I will not pass over this heap to you, and you will not pass over this heap and this pillar to me, to do harm. 53 The God of Abraham and the God of Nahor, the God of their father, judge between us.” So Jacob swore by the q Fear of his father Isaac, 54 and Jacob offered a sacrifice in the hill country and called r his kinsmen to eat bread. They ate bread and spent the night in the hill country. 55 1 Early in the morning Laban arose and kissed s his grandchildren and his daughters and blessed them. Then Laban departed and returned home.

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thought that you would take your daughters from me by force. 32 zAnyone with whom you find your gods shall not live. In the presence of our kinsmen point out what I have that is yours, and take it.” Now Jacob did not know that Rachel had stolen them. 33 So Laban went into Jacob’s tent and into Leah’s tent and into the tent of the two female servants, but he did not find them. And he went out of Leah’s tent and entered Rachel’s. 34 Now Rachel had taken the household gods and put them in the camel’s saddle and sat on them. Laban felt all about the tent, but did not find them. 35 And she said to her father, “Let not my lord be angry that I cannot a rise before you, for the way of women is upon me.” So he searched but did not find the household gods. 36 Then Jacob became angry and berated Laban. Jacob said to Laban, “What is my offense? What is my sin, that you have hotly pursued me? 37 For you have felt through all my goods; what have you found of all your household goods? Set it here before my kinsmen and b your kinsmen, that they may decide between us two. 38 These twenty years I have been with you. Your ewes and your female goats have not miscarried, and I have not eaten the rams of your flocks. 39 What was torn by wild beasts I did not bring to you. I bore the loss of it myself. c From my hand you required it, whether stolen by day or sto-

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2 abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by tamar, and Perez the father of hezron, and hezron the father of Ram, 1 4 and Ram the father of amminadab, and amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon, 5 and Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse, 6 and Jesse the father of David the king.

17 So all the generations from abraham to David were fourteen generations, and from David to the deportation to Babylon four­ teen generations, and from the deportation to Babylon to the Christ fourteen generations.

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18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ5 took place in this way. when his mother Mary had been betrothed6 to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the holy Spirit. 19 and her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. 20 But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from the holy Spirit. 21 She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” 22 all this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet:

and David was the father of Solomon by the wife of Uriah, 7 and Solomon the father of Rehoboam, and Rehoboam the father of abijah, and abijah the father of asaph, 2 8 and asaph the father of Jehoshaphat, and Jehoshaphat the father of Joram, and Joram the father of Uzziah, 9 and Uzziah the father of Jotham, and Jotham the father of ahaz, and ahaz the father of hezekiah, 10 and hezekiah the father of Manasseh, and Manasseh the father of amos,3 and amos the father of Josiah, 11 and Josiah the father of Jechoniah and his brothers, at the time of the deportation to Babylon. 12

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Jechoniah was the father of Shealtiel, 4 and Shealtiel the father of Zerubbabel, 13 and Ze­ rubbabel the father of abiud, and abiud the father of eliakim, and eliakim the father of azor, 14 and azor the father of Zadok, and Zadok the father of achim, and achim the father of eliud, 15 and eliud the father of eleazar, and eleazar the father of Matthan, and Matthan the father of Jacob, 16 and Jacob the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom Jesus was born, who is called Christ.

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The Creation of the World and over the night, and to separate th In the beginning, God created the heavens from the darkness. And God saw tha and the earth. 2 The earth was without form good. 19  And there was evening and th and void, and darkness was over the face of the morning, the fourth day. 20  And God said, “Let the waters swar deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over swarms of living creatures, and let bi the face of the waters. 3  And God said, “Let there be light,” and above the earth across the expanse of th there was light. 4  And God saw that the light ens.” 21  So God created the great sea cr was good. And God separated the light from and every living creature that move the darkness. 5  God called the light Day, and which the waters swarm, according the darkness he called Night. And there was kinds, and every winged bird accordin 22 kind. And evening and there was morning, the first day. Actual Type Size God saw that it was good.  A 6  And God said, “Let there be an expanse1 blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and m in the midst of the waters, and let it sepa­ and fill the waters in the seas, and let bir rate the waters from the waters.” 7  And God tiply on the earth.” 23 And there was even made2 the expanse and separated the waters there was morning, the fifth day. 24  And God said, “Let the earth brin that were under the expanse from the waters that were above the expanse. And it was so. living creatures according to their kind 8  And God called the expanse Heaven.3 And stock and creeping things and beasts of t there was evening and there was morning, according to their kinds.” And it was so God made the beasts of the earth ac the second day. 9  And God said, “Let the waters under the to their kinds and the livestock accor heavens be gathered together into one place, their kinds, and everything that creeps and let the dry land appear.” And it was so. ground according to its kind. And God s 10 God called the dry land Earth,4 and the waters it was good. The ESV Value Pew Bible is an affordable and durable Bible, specially designed for regular use in 26  Then God said, “Let us make man that were gathered together he called Seas. And churches. Slightly smaller than the standard ESV Pew Bible, this new edition contains the full ESV Bible image, after our likeness. And let the God saw that it was good. 11 And God said, “Let the earth sprout vegeta­ text in highly readable black letter text—priced at only $9.99 for wide distribution. dominion over the fish of the sea and o tion, plants5 yielding seed, and fruit trees bear­ birds of the heavens and over the livest ing fruit in which is their seed, each according over all the earth and over every creepin to its kind, on the earth.” And it was so. 12  The that creeps on the earth.” earth brought forth vegetation, plants yield­ 27   So God created man in his own im VA LUE P E W B I B L E ing seed according to their own kinds, and in the image of God he created trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each male and female he created the according to its kind. And God saw that it was Description ISBN Price Edging Packaging good. Concordance Red Letter Thumbnail 28  And God blessed them. And God 13  And thereCross-ref. was evening and there was them, “Be fruitful and multiply and morning, the third day. 14  And God said, “Let there be lights in the earth and subdue it and have domini 978-1-4335-2204-8 $9.99 WHITE NONE NONE NONE to separate NO the day Hardcover, Black the fish of the sea and over the birds expanse of the heavens from the night. And let them be for signs and heavens and over every living thing tha for seasons,6 and for days and years, 15  and let on the earth.” 29  And God said, “Behold them be lights in the expanse of the heavens given you every plant yielding seed th to give light upon the earth.” And it was so. the face of all the earth, and every tree w 16  And God made the two great lights—the in its fruit. You shall have them for food greater light to rule the day and the lesser to every beast of the earth and to every light to rule the night—and the stars. 17  And the heavens and to everything that cr God set them in the expanse of the heavens to the earth, everything that has the breath give light on the earth, 18  to rule over the day I have given every green plant for foo

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The Gospel of Matthew presents Jesus as Israel’s Messiah. The account alternates between Jesus’ activities of healing and c demons, and major blocks of his teaching, including the Sermon on the Mount (chs. 5–7), the Parables of the Kingdom (ch the Olivet Discourse (chs. 24–25). The Sermon on the Mount includes the Beatitudes (5:3-12) and the Lord’s Prayer (6:5-15) closes with the Great Commission (28:18-20). A recurring theme is the conflict between Jesus and the religious leaders, cu in his pronouncement of “seven woes” upon them (ch. 23). As do all four Gospel accounts, Matthew focuses on Christ’s t ministry and his death and resurrection. Matthew probably wrote his Gospel in the 50s or 60s a.d.

The Genealogy of Jesus Christ The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. 2Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram,1 4 and Ram the father of Amminadab, and Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon, 5 and Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse, 6 and Jesse the father of David the king. And David was the father of Solomon by the wife of Uriah, 7 and Solomon the father of Rehoboam, and Rehoboam the father of Abijah, and Abijah the Actual father of Asaph,2 8 and Asaph the father of Jehoshaphat, and Jehoshaphat the father of Joram, and Joram the father of Uzziah, 9 and Uzziah the father of Jotham, and Jotham the father of Ahaz, and Ahaz the father of Hezekiah, 10 and Hezekiah the father of Manasseh, and Manasseh the father of Amos,3 and Amos the father of Josiah, 11 and Josiah the father of Jechoniah and his brothers, at the time of the deportation to Babylon. 12And after the deportation to Babylon: Jechoniah 4 was the father of Shealtiel, and Award Shealtiel the father Special occasions call for a special Bible to celebrate them. The affordably priced ESV Gift and of Zerubbabel, 13 and Zerubbabel the father of Abiud, Bible makes bulk-buying convenient, so that a church or group can honor everyone who is graduatand Abiud the father of Eliakim, and Eliakim the father Azor, 14 Azor the fatherpage, of Zadok, and Zadok the ing, being baptized, or being recognized. Available in two colors—bothofwith a and presentation father of Achim, and Achim the father of Eliud, 15 and introductions to each book of the Bible, gold-stained edges, and rounded is one Eliud corners—this the father of Eleazar, and edition Eleazar the father of Matthan, Matthan father of Jacob, 16 and Jacob that will not only commemorate important moments in people’s lives but thatand they will the cherish for the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom Jesus years to come. was born, who is called Christ. 17 So all the generations from Abraham to David were fourteen generations, and from David to the deportation to Babylon fourteen generations, and from the deportation to Babylon to the Christ fourteen generations.

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Chapter 1 rate  the  day  from  the  night.  A 1a Job 38:4-7; Ps. In  the   beginning,  God  created  33:6; 136:5; Isa. them  be  for  i signs  and  for  j se 45:18; John and for days and years, 15 and le the  heavens  and  the  earth.  2 The  42:5; 1:1-3; Acts 14:15; b earth was   without form and void, and  17:24; Col. 1:16, be lights in the expanse of the h Heb. 1:10; to  give  light  upon  the  earth.”  darkness was over the face of the deep.  17; 11:3; Rev. 4:11 b was so. 16And God k made the tw And  the  Spirit  of  God  was  hovering  2c Jer. 4:23 3 2 Cor. 4:6 lights—the  greater  light  to  ru d over the face of the waters. 6 Job 37:18; Ps. 3And God said, c “Let there be light,”  136:5; Jer. 10:12; day  and  the  lesser  light  to  ru 51:15 and  there  was  light.  4And  God  saw  7eProv. 8:27-29 night—and  the  stars.  17And  G them  in  the  expanse  of  the  h that the light was good. And God sep- fgPs. 148:4 9 Job 38:8-11; Ps. to  give  light  on  the  earth,  18 t arated  the  light  from  the  darkness.  Actual 33:7; 136:6;Type Jer. Size 5 God  called  the  light  Day,  and  the  5:22; 2 Pet. 3:5 over the day and over the nigh 11h Ps. 104:14 darkness  he  called  Night.  And  there  14iJer. 10:2; Ezek. to  separate  the  light  from  the was evening and there was morning,  32:7, 8; Joel 2:30, ness. And  God  saw  that  it  was 31; 3:15; Matt. 19And there was evening and th the first day. 24:29; Luke 21:25 6And  God  said,  d “Let  there  be  an  j Ps. 104:19 morning, the fourth day.

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together  into  one  place,  and  let  the  dry land appear.” And it was so. 10 God  called  the  dry  land  Earth,4  and  the  waters  that  were  gathered  together  he  called  Seas.  And  God  saw  that  it  Packaging was good. Concordance Cross-ref. Red Letter 11And  God  said,  h “Let  the  earth  sprout  vegetation,  plants5  yielding  BOX YES FULL YES seed,  and  fruit  trees  bearing  fruit  in  which is their seed, each according to  its kind, on the earth.” And it was so.  12 The earth brought forth vegetation,  BOX YES FULL YES plants yielding seed according to their  own kinds, and trees bearing fruit in  which is their seed, each according to  its kind. And God saw that it was good.  13And there was evening and there was  morning, the third day. 14And God said, “Let there be lights  in the expanse of the heavens to sepa-

20And  God  said,  “Let  the  swarm  with  swarms  of  livin tures, and let birds7 fly above th across  the  expanse  of  the  he 21 So  m God created the great se tures  and  every  living  creatu moves, with which the waters s according  to  their  kinds,  and winged bird according to its kin God saw that it was good.  22An blessed them, saying, n “Be fruit multiply and fill the waters in t and  let  birds  multiply  on  the  23And there was evening and th morning, the fifth day. 24And God said, “Let the earth Thumbnailforth  living  creatures  accord their  kinds—livestock  and  ing  things  and  beasts  of  the according to their kinds.” And so.  25And God made the beasts 16k Deut. 4:19; Ps. 136:7-9 earth according to their kinds a 18l Jer. 31:35 21m Ps. 104:25, 26 livestock according to their kin 22n ch. 8:17; 9:1 everything that creeps on the g 26o ch. 3:22; 11:7; according  to  its  kind.  And  Go Isa. 6:8 p ch. 5:1; 9:6; 1 Cor. 11:7; that it was good. Eph. 4:24; Col. 26 Then  God  said,  o “Let  us 3:10; James 3:9 q ch. 9:2; Ps. 8:6-8; man1 in our image, p after our li James 3:7 q 27r ch. 2:18, 21-23; And   let them have dominion o 5:2; Mal. 2:15; fish of the sea and over the bird Matt. 19:4; Mark heavens  and  over  the  livesto 10:6

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GENESIS The Creation of the World

Chapter 1 1a Job 38:4-7; Ps. 33:6; 136:5; Isa. 42:5; 45:18; John 1:1-3; Acts 14:15; 17:24; Col. 1:16, 17; Heb. 1:10; 11:3; Rev. 4:11 2b Jer. 4:23 3c 2 Cor. 4:6 6d Job 37:18; Ps. 136:5; Jer. 10:12; 51:15 7e Prov. 8:27-29 f Ps. 148:4 9g Job 38:8-11; Ps. 33:7; 136:6; Jer. 5:22; 2 Pet. 3:5 11h Ps. 104:14 14i Jer. 10:2; Ezek. 32:7, 8; Joel 2:30, 31; 3:15; Matt. 24:29; Luke 21:25 j Ps. 104:19

The Golden Lampstand The golden lampstand (Ex. 25:31–40) was made of pure gold, hammered out of one solid piece. Resting on a base, the central stem had six branches, three on either side, together carrying seven lamps. The lampstand with its branches was modeled on a flowering almond tree. Although the Bible text does not indicate the size of the lampstand, the text indicates that the lampstand (and the utensils) were made out of pure gold, weighing one talent (about 75 pounds or 34 kilograms). The lampstand may have been 5 or 6 feet tall.

rate  the  day  from  the  night.  And  let  them  be  for  i signs  and  for  j seasons,6  and for days and years, 15 and let them  be lights in the expanse of the heavens  to  give  light  upon  the  earth.” And  it  was so. 16And God k made the two great  lights—the  greater  light  to  rule  the  day  and  the  lesser  light  to  rule  the  night—and  the  stars.  17And  God  set  them  in  the  expanse  of  the  heavens  to  give  light  on  the  earth,  18 to  l rule  over the day and over the night, and  to  separate  the  light  from  the  darkness. And  God  saw  that  it  was  good.  19And there was evening and there was  morning, the fourth day. 20And  God  said,  “Let  the  waters  swarm  with  swarms  of  living  creatures, and let birds7 fly above the earth  across  the  expanse  of  the  heavens.”  21 So  m God created the great sea creatures  and  every  living  creature  that  moves, with which the waters swarm,  according  to  their  kinds,  and  every  winged bird according to its kind. And  God saw that it was good.  22And God  blessed them, saying, n “Be fruitful and  multiply and fill the waters in the seas,  and  let  birds  multiply  on  the  earth.”  23And there was evening and there was  morning, the fifth day. 24And God said, “Let the earth bring  forth  living  creatures  according  to  their  kinds—livestock  and  creeping  things  and  beasts  of  the  earth  according to their kinds.” And it was  so.  25And God made the beasts of the  earth according to their kinds and the  livestock according to their kinds, and  everything that creeps on the ground  according  to  its  kind.  And  God  saw  that it was good. 26 Then  God  said,  o “Let  us  make  man1 in our image, p after our likeness.  And q let them have dominion over the  fish of the sea and over the birds of the  heavens  and  over  the  livestock  and 

The Bronze Altar The bronze altar for burnt offerings (Ex. 27:1–8; 38:1–7) stood in the outer courtyard with its poles removed. It was a hollow wooden box, overlaid with bronze, measuring 4.5 feet high, 7.5 feet long, and 7.5 feet wide (1.4 m x 2.3 m x 2.3 m). There was a bronze grating on the top and on the sides of the altar.

The Ark of the Covenant The ark of the covenant (Ex. 25:10–22; 37:1–9) was the only piece of furniture in the Most Holy Place; the ark and its contents were kept hidden from view at all times. The ark itself was a wooden chest, overlaid with pure gold, measuring 3.75 feet long, 2.25 feet wide, and 2.25 feet high (1.1 m x 0.7 m x 0.7 m). It contained within it the two stone tablets of the Testimony (the Ten Commandments). The author of Hebrews adds that it also contained “a golden urn holding the manna, and Aaron’s staff that budded” (Heb. 9:4). The ark was not to be touched by human hands. Two wooden poles, overlaid with gold, were used to transport it and were not to be removed from the ark. The mercy seat, or atonement cover, was a solid golden slab that fit perfectly on top of the ark. The golden cherubim, which were hammered out of the same piece of gold, had wings outstretched over the mercy seat and faces that looked downward (in reverent awe). It was here, from between the cherubim, that God spoke to Moses,the representative of the people of Israel. Ancient iconography often depicts cherubim as having a lion-like body, wings, and a human face.

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1 Or a canopy; also verses 7, 8, 14, 15, 17, 20  2 Or fashioned; also verse 16  3 Or Sky; also verses 9, 14, 15, 17, 20, 26, 28, 30; 2:1  4 Or Land; also verses 11, 12, 22, 24,  25, 26, 28, 30; 2:1  5 Or small plants; also verses 12, 29  6 Or appointed times  7 Or flying things; see Leviticus 11:19-20  880

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casting out demons, and major blocks of his teaching, including the Sermon on the the Kingdom (ch. 13), and the Olivet Discourse (chs. 24–25). The Sermon on the Mou and the Lord’s Prayer (6:5-15). The book closes with the Great Commission (28:18-20 between Jesus and the religious leaders, culminating in his pronouncement of “seven four Gospel accounts, Matthew focuses on Christ’s three-year ministry and his death a wrote his Gospel 03.pp.146-424.indd 222in the 50s or 60s a.d.

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ESV ONE YEAR BIBLES

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activities of healing and casting out demons, and major blocks of his teaching, including the Sermon on the Mount (chs. 5–7), the Parables of the Kingdom (ch. 13), and the Olivet Discourse (chs. 24–25). The Sermon on the Mount includes the Beatitudes (5:3-12) and the Lord’s Prayer (6:5-15). The book closes with the Great Commission (28:18-20). A recurring theme is the conflict between Jesus and the religious leaders, culminating in his pronouncement of “seven woes” upon them (ch. 23). As do all four Gospel accounts, Matthew focuses on Christ’s three-year ministry and his death and resurrection. Matthew probably wrote his Gospel in the 50s or 60s A.D. The Genealogy of Jesus Christ

Shealtiel the father of Zerubbabel, 13 and The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, Zerubbabel the father of Abiud, and Abiud the son of David, the son of Abraham. the father of Eliakim, and Eliakim the father 2Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac of Azor, 14 and Azor the father of Zadok, and the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Zadok the father of Achim, and Achim the 15 Judah and his brothers, 3 and Judah the father father of Eliud, and Eliud the father of Matthan, of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the Eleazar, and Eleazar the father of 16 father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of and Matthan the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, of � 4 Ram, and Ram the father of Amminadab, Jesus was born, who is called Christ. and Amminadab the father of Nahshon, and whom 17 So all the generations from Abraham to Nahshon the father of Salmon, 5 and Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the fa- David were fourteen generations, and from ther of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of David to the deportation to Babylon fourteen Jesse, 6 and Jesse the father of David the king. generations, and from the deportation to Babylon to the Christ fourteen generations. And David was the father of Solomon by the wife of Uriah, 7 and Solomon the father The Birth of Jesus Christ Actual Type Size of Rehoboam, and Rehoboam the father 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ� took place NEW of Abijah, and Abijah the father of Asaph,� in this way. When his mother Mary had been 8 and Asaph the father of Jehoshaphat, AVAILABLE betrothed� to Joseph, before they came toand Jehoshaphat the father of Joram, and gether she was found to be with child from APRIL 2011 9 Joram the father of Uzziah, and Uzziah the Holy Spirit. 19And her husband Joseph, the father of Jotham, and Jotham the father being a just man and unwilling to put her to of Ahaz, and Ahaz the father of Hezekiah, shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. 20 But 10 and Hezekiah the father of Manasseh, and as he considered these things, behold, an anthe fatheranytime of Amos,� and Amos gel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, The ESV Compact New Testament with Psalms and Proverbs is sized just rightManasseh for reading, 11 the father of Josiah, and Josiah the father saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear of Jechoniah his brothers, at the time of to take Mary as your wife, for that which is and anywhere. Super slim and portable, it fits easily in a pocket, purse, or backpack. Inand addition to the deportation to Babylon. conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. 21 She the complete New Testament text, this handy edition includes two of the most-read books of the 12And after the deportation Old to Babylon: will bear a son, and you shall call his name � was thebegins father of Shealtiel, Testament—Psalms and Proverbs—for devotional reference and reading. Each Jechoniah Bible book with and Jesus, for he will save his people from their

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The Gospel of Matthew presents Jesus as Israel’s Messiah. The account alternates betwe casting out demons, and major blocks of his teaching, including the Sermon on the M the Kingdom (ch. 13), and the Olivet Discourse (chs. 24–25). The Sermon on the Moun and the Lord’s Prayer (6:5-15). The book closes with the Great Commission (28:18-20) between Jesus and the religious leaders, culminating in his pronouncement of “seven w four Gospel accounts, Matthew focuses on Christ’s three-year ministry and his death an wrote his Gospel in the 50s or 60s a.d. The Genealogy of Jesus Christ

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the book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of abraham. 2abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, 3 and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by tamar, and Perez the father of hezron, and hezron the father of Ram,1 4 and Ram the father of amminadab, and ammina­ dab the father of Nahshon, and Nahshon the father of Salmon, 5 and Salmon the father of Boaz by Rahab, and Boaz the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse, 6 and Jesse the father of David the king. Actual Type Size and David was the father of Solomon by the wife of Uriah, 7 and Solomon the father of Re­ hoboam, and Rehoboam the father of abijah, and abijah the father of asaph, 2 8 and asaph the father of Jehoshaphat, and Jehoshaphat the fa­ ther of Joram, and Joram the father of Uzziah, 9 and Uzziah The ESV Outreach New Testament is the best-selling ESV Bible available. Its affordability, readability, compact the father of Jotham, and Jotham the father of ahaz, andand ahaztwo the father of heze­ size, and user-friendly bonus features—such as How to Read the New Testament, Where to Find Help, kiah, 10 and hezekiah the father of Manasseh, different reading plans—make this New Testament perfect for personal distribution or community outreach. and Manasseh the father of amos, 3 and amos Josiah, 11 and Josiah the father of The Christmas edition is uniquely designed for individuals and churches to reach outthe to father their of communities Jechoniah and his brothers, at the time of the with the gospel during the holiday season. deportation to Babylon. 12and after the deportation to Babylon: Jecho­ niah was the father of Shealtiel, 4 and Shealtiel the father of Zerubbabel, 13 and Zerubbabel the father of abiud, and abiud the father of eliakim, O U T R E AC H N E W T E STAME NT and eliakim the father of azor, 14 and azor the father of Zadok, and Zadok the father of achim, eliud the the father eliud, 15 and Description ISBN Price Edging Packaging Concordanceand achim Cross-ref. RedofLetter Thumbnail father of eleazar, and eleazar the father of Mat­ than, and Matthan the father of Jacob, 16 and Jacob the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, of whomNO Jesus was born, who is called Christ. 978-1-58134-835-4 $1.99 WHITE NONE NO NO Paperback 17 So all the generations from abraham to David were fourteen generations, and from David to the deportation to Babylon fourteen generations, and from the deportation to Bab­ Paperback, Christmas 978‑1‑4335‑1052‑6 $1.99 WHITE NONE NO ylon to the NO NOgenerations. Christ fourteen Wreath Design

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ESV INDEX

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Children’s Bible ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 35

One Year Bible ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 38

Classic Reference Bible ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������32

Oswald Chambers Devotional Bible �������������������������������������������������������� 37

Compact Bible ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 16

Outreach Bible ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������25

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Outreach New Testament ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 42

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ESV Study Bibles, Large Print ��������������������������������������������������������������������������� 6

Personal Size Reference Bible����������������������������������������������������������������������� 30

ESV Study Bibles, Personal Size���������������������������������������������������������������������4

Pew and Worship Bible ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 20

ESV Study Bible ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 2

Pew and Worship Bible, Large Print��������������������������������������������������������� 21

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Pocket New Testament������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 43

Four Holy Gospels, The ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 10

Premium Thinline Bible���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������14

Reference

English-Greek Reverse Interlinear New Testament ��������������� 45

Pulpit Bible��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 23

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Gift & Award Bible������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 26

Seek and Find Bible��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 34

Gospel of John����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 43

Share the Good News of Christmas Kit�������������������������������������������������41 Share the Good News of Easter Kit��������������������������������������������������������� 42

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Share the Good News™ Outreach Bible ���������������������������������������������� 27

Hear the Word Audio Bible������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 44

Share the Good News™ Outreach New Testament ���������������� 27

Hear the Word Audio New Testament������������������������������������������������� 44

Single Column Reference Bible��������������������������������������������������������������������� 33

I Illustrated Family Bible������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 36

T Thinline Bible������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 12

J Journaling Bible��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 24

Devotional

Spanish/English Parallel Bible ����������������������������������������������������������������������� 46

Children

German/English Parallel Bible ����������������������������������������������������������������������� 46

U Urban Devotional Bible ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 36

Large Print Bible ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18

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Literary Study Bible������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 7

Value Pew Bible����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������22 Value Thinline Bible������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 15

M MacArthur Study Bible, ESV, The������������������������������������������������������������������� 8

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NT & Portions

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Wide Margin Reference Bible ������������������������������������������������������������������������� 33

N New Classic Reference Bible��������������������������������������������������������������������������� 28

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