Re: ANDRA and ANHR in the Genealogy of Jesus Christ

From: Lemuel G. Abarte (
Date: Sat Jun 21 1997 - 05:47:07 EDT

The convincing evidence in context is Genesis 3:17 in the LXX: kai pros
ton andra sou hH apostrofH sou...

The genealogy on Joseph's line was from Coniah, under the curse. The
genealogy on Mary's line was from Nathan.

It is worth noting that both evangelists are careful in their accounts
concerning the supernatural origin of Jesus Christ and his royal descent.
They never took Joseph as his father but they do state that Mary is his

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