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|NASB||Matthew 1:1 The record of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham:|
|Matthew 1:1 The record of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son (descendant) of David, the son (descendant) of Abraham: [Ps 132:11; Is 11:1]|
|Bible Question (short): Genealogy of Jesus|
Question (full): Why is the genealogy of Jesus traced to his Step Father Joseph instead of his actual Birth Mother? Was this due to a tradition of tracing fathers and not Mothers?