HARMONY Evangelical between St MATHEW & LUKE in the deduction of CHRIST'S Geneologie.

Here St. Luke steping up by twenty degrees higher in the Gene­ologie of Chr▪ then Mathew doth, reckon­eth alone.

  • 1 God
  • 2 Adam
  • 3 Seth
  • 4 Enos
  • 5 Cainan
  • 6 Maleleel
  • 7 Jared
  • 8 Enoch
  • 9 Mathusala
  • 10 Lamech
  • 11 Noah
  • 12 Sem
  • 13 Atphaxad
  • 14 Sala
  • 15 Heber
  • 16 Phalec
  • 17 Ragau
  • 18 Saruch
  • 19 Nachor
  • 20 Thara

Here the two Evangelists Reckon on togeather the Natural Line of our Lord from Abraham unto David.

  • 21 Abraham
  • 22 Isaac
  • 23 Jacob
  • 24 Juda
  • 25 Phares
  • 26 Ezrom
  • 27 Aram
  • 28 Aminadab
  • 29 Naasson
  • 30 Salmon
  • 31 Booz
  • 32 Obed
  • 33 Jesse
  • 34 David
From David St. Ma­thew reckoneth the legal Line of Christ to lett us see that Je­sus Christ was law­fully King of the Jewes and did Suc­ceede by the law as neerest of Kin to sitt upon the Throne of David his Father.From David St. Luke reckoneth the natural line of Chr: to lett us see that. Jesus Christ is the son of David natu­rally descended of him by Nathan ac­cording to the flesh, For the Messias was promissed to be the son of David the King of Israel and Juda.
  • Solomon
  • Roboam
  • Abia
  • Asa
  • Josaphet
  • Joram
  • Ozias
  • Joatham
  • Achaz
  • Ezekias
  • Manasses
  • Amon
  • Josias
  • Jechonias
  • Here endeth the race of Solomon.
  • 35 Nathan
  • 36 Mattatha
  • 37 Menan
  • 38 Melca
  • 39 Eliakim
  • 40 Jonan
  • 41 Joseph
  • 42 Judah
  • 43 Simeon
  • 44 Levi
  • 45 Matthat
  • 46 Jorim
  • 47 Eli
  • 48 Josse
  • 49 Er
  • 50 Elmodam
  • 51 Cosam
  • 52 Addi
  • 53 Melchi
  • 54 Neri
Where St Mathew calls Salathiel the son of Jechonias, understand his legal son succeeding as ye neerest of Kind­red.Where St Luke calls Sala­thiel ye son of Neri, under­stand, ye natural son of Neri
  • 55 Salathiel
  • 56 Pedaiah
  • 57 Zorobabel
Saint Mathew reckoneth in this line the forefathers of JosephSaint Luke reckoneth in this the forefathers of Mary
  • Abiud
  • Eliakim
  • Azar
  • Sadoc
  • Achim
  • Eliud
  • Eliazar
  • Matthan
  • Jacob
  • Joseph
  • Jesus Christ
  • 58 Rhesa
  • 59 Joanna
  • 60 Juda
  • 61 Joseph
  • 62 Sem
  • 63 Mattathia
  • 64 Maath
  • 65 Nagge
  • 66 Esli
  • 67 Naum
  • 68 Amos
  • 69 Mattathias
  • 70 Joseph Note: Joseph is called by St Luke the son of Heli because he was his son in law
  • 71 Joanna
  • 72 Melchi
  • 73 Levi
  • 74 Matthat
  • 75 Heli
  • 76 Mary
  • 77 Jesus Christ

This Geneologie hath five Sections, all running (for memories sake) as St. Mathew doth, from Fathers to Children. The first from Adam to Noah; The second from Noah to Abraham: The third from Abraham to David; The fourth from David to Zorobabel; The fifth from him to Christ. In the first and second, St. Luke runns alone; In the third St Mathew and St Luke run together, In the fourth they take different courses. St Mathew goeing downe from David by Solomon, St Luke frō David by Nathan (not Nathan the prophet but another of that name Davids son by Bathsheba, and soe Solomon's brother germane) both meet in Salathiel-where goeing on two Stepps togeather, they part again, the one taking his course from Zorobabel by Abiud to Joseph; the other, Rhesa to Mary, both of them meel in Jesus Christ.

Thus you have the golden line of Christ it begins at the first Adam, and is absolved in the second, it contains a roll of the Fathers, who through the priviledge of the first borne were ordinary Doctors and chiefe lights of the Church, till the comming of Christ. Upon this golden line runnes ye whole booke of God, He that would read it with profit, must remember the course of the spirit in the deduction of this line. If at any time he divert from it, it is only to enterlace a purpose which may cleare the story of the line. So with a description of the lineage of Seth, he adjoynes a description of the ofspring of Cain, when he draweth the posterity of Sem, he adds the seed of Japhet and Cham, and as he hand­leth the history of Abraham, Isaac, & Jacob, Soe likewise of Nahor, Ismael, and Esau but as we may easily perceive, he insists not long on any of them, who are beside the line; but haveing spoken soe much of them as may clear the story of the line, he returnes to his purpose (leaving them) untill he cometh to the fore-promised shiloh, Jesus the son of the most high & everliveing God.

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