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The article discusses the Davidic key for counting the generations in Matthew 1:17. Topics covered include the debate over the issue of whether Matthew miscounted the number of generations from Abraham to Jesus Christ, the question of why Matthew presents the patrilineal genealogy for a Messiah that was born of the Virgin Mary, and the role of King David in the solution of this enigma.

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