Hope this helps, Charisma -- it's not any easy subject.
Some say that women arenít in the genealogies, but I beg to disagree!
2K23:36 has wife of Jehoiakim as daughter of Pedaiah! And 'Shelomith their sister', from 1Chr3:19. The mothers of most kings of Judah are duly noted.
Another Pedaiah is in 1Chr27:20.
Salathiel called Shealtiel in margin of 1Chr3:17 KJV
Maybe spelling at fault, because the Zorobabel in Mt 1:13 cannot be the same person as the Zorobabel in Lk3:27 followed by Salathiel
The ĎZeruí is OT, itís ĎZoroí in the NT.
Whatís with ADOPTED? The Gentiles have now been adopted (or grafted, Rom 11:17) into Godís Covenant, but Jesus is purebred #66 from Adam & Eve#1, Abraham#20, Boaz#30 David#33, Solomon#34, Hezekia#46, Josiah#49, Salathiel#53
The page "Names" at Gospelsmiths.com might help.. Blessings!
And all the people went "to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them". Neh8:12
"The foolishness of God is wiser than men; the weakness of God is stronger than men". 1Cor1:25
Dux allows: "It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out the matter". Pr25:2