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Matt 1:6 “And Jess the father of King David, David was the father of Solomon, whose mother had been Uriah’s wife.”

Matthew reports the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the Messiah, “The son of David, son of Abraham (v.1).” He goes all the way back to Abraham, who obeyed God’s call to leave his homeland and establish a new nation. Matthew highlights David, who became Israel’s greatest king. This is significant because Jesus was referred to as “The Son of David” during His ministry.

But notice what Matthew does when he reports that David is Solomon’s father. He specifies Solomon’s mother “had been” Ur...


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