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How would Jesus have a bloodline back to King David? The OP question isn’t about whether Jesus had a legal right or not to the kingship of David. The question isn’t about Levirate marriage. The question isn’t about the Jeconiah curse. The question is about Jesus’ bloodline; is Jesus descended by blood from David? There is only one answer. Was it through ...


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Here are few thoughts. You can figure the answer for yourselves. There are obvious discrepancies between the Genealogies in Matthew (Matt 1:1-17) and Luke (Luke 3:23-38), both trying to prove Jesus' Davidic lineage, though. The most immediately evident one is that Joseph, the putative father of Jesus, is affirmed to be the son of Jacob in Matt 1:16, but the ...


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There are some excellent answers to this question, and my post is simply to keep things simple in an attempt to show, from the Bible, the legitimacy of the claim that Jesus is a descendant from David through his biological mother, Mary. Matthew 1:1-16 traces Jesus’ genealogy through the line of Joseph (and his father Jacob) to David. Joseph was not Jesus’ ...


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It is a virtual mathematical certainty that Jesus was a biological descendent of David. Let's consider the genealogist's dilemma. The Math Go back one generation--your parents--you have 2^1 (2 to the first power) of them Go back 10 generations--your 8th great-grandparents--you have 2^10 of them Go back 20 generations--your 18th great-grandparents--you have ...


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How could Jesus be descended from the royal line of David if he was born of the Virgin Birth? The answer to this question if in the form of legality that Joseph was indeed of the house of David. The purpose of the genealogy in Matthew’s gospel is to demonstrate that Jesus is “the son of David, the son of Abraham,” that is, the legal heir of both of these ...


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