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Matthew 2

1It came to pass when Yeshua [God is Salvation] was born in Beit-Lechem [house of bread] of Y’hudah [Praise] in the days of Herod [heroic] the king, behold Astronomers came from the East to Yerushalayim [abode of peace]
2saying: ‘Where is the King of the Yehudim [praise] who has been born? We have seen his star in the East and have come with important gifts to do homage to him’.
3Herod [heroic] the king heard and was dismayed and all the inhabitants of Yerushalayim [abode of peace] with him.
4So he gathered all the chief priests and Torah-teachers (Scribes) of the people and inquired from them if they knew where Ha-Moshiach [Messiah] [The Messiah] would be born.
5They answered him: ‘In Beit-Lechem [house of bread] Y’hudah [Praise], as it is written by the Prophet according to Yehovah [Messiah Pre-Incarnate]’:
6“You Beit-Lechem [house of bread] Efratah, behold you are insignificant among the tribes of Y’hudah [Praise]; from you shall come forth to Me one to be Ruler in Y’sra’el [he who holds onto the heal of God]”.
7Then King Herod [heroic] called the Astronomers in secret and asked them thoroughly concerning the time the star appeared to them.
8He sent them to Beit-Lechem [house of bread] and said unto them: ‘Go and enquire thoroughly concerning the child and when you find him inform me. I also will go to him to do homage’.
9They listened unto the king and departed and behold the star which they saw in the East was going before them until they came to the place. When they entered Beit-Lechem [house of bread] it stopped over the place where the Child was.
10When they saw the star they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.
11They came into the house, found the Boy and his mother Miryam [waters of strength], knelt before him, did homage to him, opened their sacks and presented to him gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.
12Then they were commanded in a dream by the angel who spoke to them not to return to Herod [heroic]; so they returned to their land by another route.
13As they were going, behold an angel of Yehovah [Messiah Pre-Incarnate] appeared unto Yosef [he will add] saying: “Arise take the Boy and his mother, flee to Mitzrayim (Egypt) [the black land] and stay there until I tell you, because Herod [heroic] will seek the Boy to kill him”.
14So he took the Boy and his mother by night and departed for Mitzrayim (Egypt) [the black land],
15and was there until Herod [heroic] died, to fulfill what was spoken by the prophet “Out of Mitzrayim (Egypt) [the black land] I called My Son”.
16Then Herod [heroic] saw that the Astronomers had outwitted him and was very displeased. Being grieved at heart, he commanded that word be sent to all his princes to kill all the male children who were in Beit-Lechem [house of bread] and its borders who had been born from the time when the star appeared, which he had determined when the Astronomers spoke to him concerning the birth of the Boy.
17Then was fulfilled that which Yirmeyahu [Our God has uplifted] the prophet spoke:
18“A voice is heard in Ramah [high], lamentation and bitter weeping, Rachel weeping for her children and she refused to be comforted for her children because they are no more”.
19It came to pass when King Herod [heroic] died; the angel of Yehovah [Messiah Pre-Incarnate] appeared in a dream to Yosef [he will add] in Mitzrayim (Egypt) [the black land]
20saying: “Arise, take the Boy and his mother and go to the land of Y’sra’el [he who holds onto the heal of God], because those who were seeking to kill him are dead”.
21So he arose, took the Boy and his mother, and they returned to the land of Y’sra’el [he who holds onto the heal of God].
22Then he heard that Archelaus [ruler of the people] reigned in Y’hudah [Praise] in the place of Herod [heroic] his father, and he was afraid to go there. So the angel urged him in a dream that he should turn aside into the land of Galil [circuit].
23He came and dwelt in a city called Natzeret in order to fulfill what the prophets said: “He shall be called ‘despised’”.

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