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1 Now when Iesus was borne in Bethlehem of Iudea, in the dayes of Herod the king, behold, there came Wise men from the East to Hierusalem,

2 Saying, Where is he that is borne King of the Iewes? for we haue seene his Starre in the East, and are come to worship him.

3 When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Hierusalem with him.

4 And when he had gathered all the chiefe Priests and Scribes of the people together, hee demanded of them where Christ should be borne.

5 And they said vnto him, In Bethlehem of Iudea: For thus it is written by the Prophet;

6 And thou Bethlehem in the land of Iuda, art not the least among the Princes of Iuda: for out of thee shall come a Gouernour, that shall rule my people Israel.

7 Then Herod, when he had priuily called the Wise men, enquired of them diligently what time the Starre appeared:

8 And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Goe, and search diligently for the yong child, and when ye haue found him, bring me word againe, that I may come and worship him also.

9 When they had heard the King, they departed, and loe, the Starre which they saw in the East, went before them, till it came and stood ouer where the young childe was.

10 When they saw the Starre, they reioyced with exceeding great ioy.

11 And when they were come into the house, they saw the yong child with Mary his mother, and fell downe, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented vnto him gifts, gold, and frankincense, and myrrhe.

12 And being warned of God in a dreame, that they should not returne to Herode, they departed into their owne countrey another way.

13 And when they were departed, behold, the Angel of the Lord appeareth to Ioseph in a dreame, saying, Arise and take the young childe, and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and bee thou there vntill I bring thee word: for Herode will seeke the young childe, to destroy him.

14 When he arose, he tooke the yong childe and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt:

15 And was there vntill the death of Herode, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the Prophet, saying, Out of Egypt haue I called my sonne.

16 Then Herode, when hee saw that hee was mocked of the Wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent foorth, and slewe all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two yeeres olde and vnder, according to the time, which he had diligently enquired of the Wise men.

17 Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Ieremie the Prophet, saying,

18 In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.

19 But when Herode was dead, behold, an Angel of the Lord appeareth in a dreame to Ioseph in Egypt,

20 Saying, Arise, and take the yong childe and his mother, and goe into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the yong childes life.

21 And he arose, and tooke the yong childe and his mother, and came into the land of Israel.

22 But when he heard that Archelaus did reigne in Iudea in the roome of his father Herod, hee was afraid to goe thither: notwithstanding, beeing warned of God in a dreame, he turned aside into the parts of Galilee:

23 And hee came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Prophets, He shalbe called a Nazarene.


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Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Matthew Chapter 2 comment on 12/17/2014, 3:47pm...

Hello Ar I did respond to your post two days ago. I will try and post this again. You are correct about the name Ieremias. The English translation from this is Jeremy. The following is the definition that I found The Biblical baby name Jeremy is the Greek version of the Hebrew name Jeremiah and its meaning is Jehovah has appointed or elevated . The following is another definition of Jeremiah This biblical name is that of the prophet Jeremiah. This Hebrew word means 'highest ranking given by God '. The English name of this name is Jeremy.


Okunlola David Tunde's Matthew Chapter 2 comment about verse 10 on 12/15/2014, 3:29pm...

Star in this verse means "glory " that bring joy to the world


Ar's Matthew Chapter 2 comment on 12/15/2014, 2:56am...

Evangelist Chatauna 's remark on Matthew 2. Please note that the name Jeremiah in Greek is Ieremias. The Greek langauge does not have the letter "J ". Also the Greek Bible Matthew ch 2 verse 17 refers to prophet in his full name Ieremiah, that is the full name of the prophet Jeremiah.


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Matthew Chapter 2 comment on 12/14/2014, 2:49pm...

Hello Kt The name Jeremy is the Greek version of the Hebrew name Jeremiah and its meaning is Jehovah has appointed or elevated. So it is just the translation that was done.


Kt's Matthew Chapter 2 comment about verse 17 on 12/11/2014, 9:29pm...

I do not understand why Jeremiah is referred to as Jeremy this one time in the KJV


Insight 777's Matthew Chapter 2 comment on 12/09/2014, 11:23am...

This is important. What is the signifigance of the gifts of Frankincense and Myrrh? Frankincense or olibanum was mentioned in the Scriptures over 50 times and is found in the books of Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Chronicles, Nehemiah, Song of Solomon, Isaiah, Matthew, and Revelations. International laboratory research has demonstrated frankincense essential oil 's ability to shut down cancer cells without harming healthy cells. It shuts the cancer cells down by probing the nucleus and resetting the cancerous DNA to normal cellular DNA. Frankincense fights infections and combats the effects of nuclear radiation. Also medical reasearch has proven that Myrrh helps support thyroid function and combats radiation exposure. Myrrh is also used in embalming.


Jo's Matthew Chapter 2 comment about verse 9 on 12/05/2014, 3:50am...

I think that the star, like Jonah 's fish, was a creation for the moment.


Victoriousvijay's Matthew Chapter 2 comment on 12/01/2014, 4:47am...

this information very useful to me .give details about Mary 's generation


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