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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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Reinarudo Watanabe's Matthew Chapter 2 comment on 1/17/2015, 6:57pm...

MATTHEW CHAPTER 2 1 18 15 9:48 AM December 25th is a Pagans holiday. For in the Holy Bible was no specific date that our Lord Jesus was born in that date. On this month can only the people to celebrate and family reunion. We are saved through our Lord Jesus Christ. God bless. A-men.


Rob's Matthew Chapter 2 comment on 1/17/2015, 10:23am...

IT is sad to mention why people try to tell us Christian that x-mas is a pagan holiday. When we have taken A Day to celebrate Jesus birthday , in so calling it a pagan holiday, does not matter ,it is a day we take of the year to celebrate. 25 LG DEC.


Motdaugrnds's Matthew Chapter 2 comment on 1/15/2015, 5:22pm...

The actual time of Jesus ' birth can be found in Luke 1:5 thru 2:8 where Zacharias was spoken to about a son he and Elizabeth were to have and call "John ". Zacharias ' service times, his return home and the birth of John are made clear with John being born in the spring. Since Jesus ' mother, Mary, conceived in the 6th month of Elizabeth 's pregnancy, it leaves little doubt Jesus was born in the early fall. I know December 25th is when many enjoy giving and celebrating the birth of Christ however, Christmas is actually a pagan holiday having nothing to do with Jesus ' birth.


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Matthew Chapter 2 comment on 12/26/2014, 6:47am...

Hello Everyone I would like to make a correction. The shepherds were in the same country. He was given the name Jesus. The name Christ was added and it comes from the Greek word Christos meaning Anointed. It is equivalent to the Hebrew word mashiach, meaning Messiah.


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Matthew Chapter 2 comment on 12/25/2014, 10:04am...

Part 2 of 2 The wise men did not appear until Jesus was about two years old and living in a house with his parents. The scriptures call him a young child as oppose to a baby. The reason why we can deduce this is because this was during the time that Herod had decreed the killing of all male children from two on down. There is not an exact number of wise men. People deduced that it was three wise men because of the gifts that were presented to the young child, Jesus, when they came and kneeled down before him. The gifts were gold, frankincense, and myrrh. This means that Jesus was not poor as people try to make him out to be. He was rich.


Evangelist Chatauna Robinson's Matthew Chapter 2 comment on 12/25/2014, 10:03am...

Part 1 of 2 Merry Christmas Everyone I would like to talk about the nativity scene. When Jesus Christ was born there was no room in the inn for him and his parents. He was born in a barn and laid in a manger wrapped in swaddling clothes. We deduce that he was born in a barn, because a manger by definition is a box or trough to hold fodder for horses or cattle to eat. The only ones that showed up were the shepherds in the same county. They came because the angel told them about Jesus Christ, Luke 2 1 thru 20. Then eight days after he was born, he was circumcised and given his name Jesus Christ.


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


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