Now 1after Jesus was born in 2Bethlehem of Judea 3in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise mena from 4the east came to Jerusalem,
saying, "Where is he who has been born 5king of the Jews? For we saw 6his star when it roseb and have come to 7worship him."
When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him;
and assembling all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where 8the Christ was to be born.
They told him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, for so it is written by the prophet:
69"'And you, O Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for from you shall come a ruler who will 10shepherd my people Israel.'"