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Matthew 2:16 CSB

The Massacre of the Innocents

16 Then Herod, when he saw that he had been outwitted by the wise men, flew into a rage. He gave orders to massacre all the male children in and around Bethlehem who were two yearsa old and under, in keeping with the time he had learned from the wise men.

References for Matthew 2:16

    • h 2:16 - Lit were from two years

      Study tools for Matthew 2:16

      • a 2:2 - Or star at its rising
      • b 2:2 - Or to pay Him homage
      • c 2:6 - Mc 5:2
      • d 2:8 - Or and pay Him homage
      • e 2:9 - Or star . . . at its rising
      • f 2:11 - Or they paid Him homage
      • g 2:15 - Hs 11:1
      • h 2:16 - Lit were from two years
      • i 2:18 - Other mss read Ramah, lamentation, and weeping,
      • j 2:18 - Jr 31:15
      • k 2:22 - A son of Herod the Great who ruled a portion of his father's kingdom 4 b.c.-a.d.