7 Then Herod, having secretly called the magi, inquired of them accurately the time of the star that was appearing;

References for Matthew 2:7

    • e 2:7 - Or 'learned:' so ver. 16.
    • f 2:7 - It is evident that the star had not been all the way, but now reappeared: see ver. 10. 'The time' is practically when it appeared; 'how long since?'