Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional)

馬太福音 1

耶穌基督的家譜

1耶穌基督是亞伯拉罕的子孫、大衛的後裔,以下是祂的家譜:

亞伯拉罕生以撒,

以撒生雅各,

雅各生猶大和他的兄弟,

猶大和她瑪生法勒斯和謝拉,

法勒斯生希斯崙[a]

希斯崙生蘭,

蘭生亞米拿達,

亞米拿達生拿順,

拿順生撒門,

撒門和喇合生波阿斯,

波阿斯和路得生俄備得,

俄備得生耶西,

耶西生大衛王。

大衛和烏利亞的妻子生所羅門,

所羅門生羅波安,

羅波安生亞比雅,

亞比雅生亞撒,

亞撒生約沙法,

約沙法生約蘭,

約蘭生烏西雅,

烏西雅生約坦,

約坦生亞哈斯,

亞哈斯生希西迦,

10 希西迦生瑪拿西,

瑪拿西生亞們,

亞們生約西亞,

11 約西亞生耶哥尼雅和他的兄弟,

那時以色列人被擄往巴比倫。

12 被擄到巴比倫以後,

耶哥尼雅生撒拉鐵,

撒拉鐵生所羅巴伯,

13 所羅巴伯生亞比玉,

亞比玉生以利亞敬,

以利亞敬生亞所,

14 亞所生撒督,

撒督生亞金,

亞金生以律,

15 以律生以利亞撒,

以利亞撒生馬但,

馬但生雅各,

16 雅各生約瑟。

約瑟就是瑪麗亞的丈夫,

那被稱為基督[b]的耶穌就是瑪麗亞生的。

17 這樣,從亞伯拉罕到大衛共有十四代,從大衛到被擄至巴比倫也是十四代,從被擄至巴比倫到基督降生也是十四代。

耶穌的降生

18 以下是耶穌基督降生的經過。

耶穌的母親瑪麗亞和約瑟訂了婚,還沒有成親就從聖靈懷了孕。 19 約瑟是個義人,不願公開地羞辱她,便決定暗中和她解除婚約。 20 他正在考慮這事的時候,主的一位天使在夢中向他顯現,說:「大衛的後裔約瑟,不要怕,把瑪麗亞娶過來,因為她所懷的孕是從聖靈來的。 21 她將生一個兒子,你要給祂取名叫耶穌[c],因為祂要把自己的子民從罪惡中救出來。」

22 這一切應驗了主藉著先知所說的話: 23 「必有童貞女懷孕生子,祂的名字要叫以馬內利,意思是『上帝與我們同在』。」 24 約瑟醒來,就遵從主的天使的吩咐和瑪麗亞結婚, 25 只是在她生下孩子之前沒有與她同房。約瑟給孩子取名叫耶穌。

Notas al pie

  1. 1·3 」希臘文是「亞蘭」。
  2. 1·16 基督」意思是「受膏者」。
  3. 1·21 耶穌」意思是「救主」。

New Living Translation

Matthew 1

The Ancestors of Jesus the Messiah

1This is a record of the ancestors of Jesus the Messiah, a descendant of David and of Abraham[a]:

Abraham was the father of Isaac.
Isaac was the father of Jacob.
Jacob was the father of Judah and his brothers.
Judah was the father of Perez and Zerah (whose mother was Tamar).
Perez was the father of Hezron.
Hezron was the father of Ram.[b]
Ram was the father of Amminadab.
Amminadab was the father of Nahshon.
Nahshon was the father of Salmon.
Salmon was the father of Boaz (whose mother was Rahab).
Boaz was the father of Obed (whose mother was Ruth).
Obed was the father of Jesse.
Jesse was the father of King David.
David was the father of Solomon (whose mother was Bathsheba, the widow of Uriah).
Solomon was the father of Rehoboam.
Rehoboam was the father of Abijah.
Abijah was the father of Asa.[c]
Asa was the father of Jehoshaphat.
Jehoshaphat was the father of Jehoram.[d]
Jehoram was the father[e] of Uzziah.
Uzziah was the father of Jotham.
Jotham was the father of Ahaz.
Ahaz was the father of Hezekiah.
10 Hezekiah was the father of Manasseh.
Manasseh was the father of Amon.[f]
Amon was the father of Josiah.
11 Josiah was the father of Jehoiachin[g] and his brothers (born at the time of the exile to Babylon).
12 After the Babylonian exile:
Jehoiachin was the father of Shealtiel.
Shealtiel was the father of Zerubbabel.
13 Zerubbabel was the father of Abiud.
Abiud was the father of Eliakim.
Eliakim was the father of Azor.
14 Azor was the father of Zadok.
Zadok was the father of Akim.
Akim was the father of Eliud.
15 Eliud was the father of Eleazar.
Eleazar was the father of Matthan.
Matthan was the father of Jacob.
16 Jacob was the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary.
Mary gave birth to Jesus, who is called the Messiah.

17 All those listed above include fourteen generations from Abraham to David, fourteen from David to the Babylonian exile, and fourteen from the Babylonian exile to the Messiah.

The Birth of Jesus the Messiah

18 This is how Jesus the Messiah was born. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But before the marriage took place, while she was still a virgin, she became pregnant through the power of the Holy Spirit. 19 Joseph, to whom she was engaged, was a righteous man and did not want to disgrace her publicly, so he decided to break the engagement[h] quietly.

20 As he considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream. “Joseph, son of David,” the angel said, “do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife. For the child within her was conceived by the Holy Spirit. 21 And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesus,[i] for he will save his people from their sins.”

22 All of this occurred to fulfill the Lord’s message through his prophet:

23 “Look! The virgin will conceive a child!
    She will give birth to a son,
and they will call him Immanuel,[j]
    which means ‘God is with us.’”

24 When Joseph woke up, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded and took Mary as his wife. 25 But he did not have sexual relations with her until her son was born. And Joseph named him Jesus.

Notas al pie

  1. 1:1 Greek Jesus the Messiah, Son of David and son of Abraham.
  2. 1:3 Greek Aram, a variant spelling of Ram; also in 1:4. See 1 Chr 2:9-10.
  3. 1:7 Greek Asaph, a variant spelling of Asa; also in 1:8. See 1 Chr 3:10.
  4. 1:8a Greek Joram, a variant spelling of Jehoram; also in 1:8b. See 1 Kgs 22:50 and note at 1 Chr 3:11.
  5. 1:8b Or ancestor; also in 1:11.
  6. 1:10 Greek Amos, a variant spelling of Amon; also in 1:10b. See 1 Chr 3:14.
  7. 1:11 Greek Jeconiah, a variant spelling of Jehoiachin; also in 1:12. See 2 Kgs 24:6 and note at 1 Chr 3:16.
  8. 1:19 Greek to divorce her.
  9. 1:21 Jesus means “The Lord saves.”
  10. 1:23 Isa 7:14; 8:8, 10 (Greek version).