Matthew 2:1-12

Matthew 2:1 NABRE

When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem
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Matthew 2:2 NABRE

saying, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star at its rising and have come to do him homage.”
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Matthew 2:11 NABRE

and on entering the house they saw the child with Mary his mother. They prostrated themselves and did him homage. Then they opened their treasures and offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
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Matthew 2:12 NABRE

And having been warned in a dream not to return to Herod, they departed for their country by another way. The Flight to Egypt.
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Matthew 2:3 NABRE

When King Herod heard this, he was greatly troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
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Matthew 2:4 NABRE

Assembling all the chief priests and the scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Messiah was to be born.
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Matthew 2:5 NABRE

They said to him, “In Bethlehem of Judea, for thus it has been written through the prophet
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Matthew 2:6 NABRE

‘And you, Bethlehem, land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; since from you shall come a ruler, who is to shepherd my people Israel.’”
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Matthew 2:7 NABRE

Then Herod called the magi secretly and ascertained from them the time of the star’s appearance.
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Matthew 2:8 NABRE

He sent them to Bethlehem and said, “Go and search diligently for the child. When you have found him, bring me word, that I too may go and do him homage.”
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Matthew 2:9 NABRE

After their audience with the king they set out. And behold, the star that they had seen at its rising preceded them, until it came and stopped over the place where the child was.
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Matthew 2:10 NABRE

They were overjoyed at seeing the star
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Matthew 2:1-12

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