Matthew 2:1-6 ESV

The Visit of the Wise Men

1 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,

References for Matthew 2:1

    • g 2:1 - Greek magi; also verses 7, 16
      2 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."

      References for Matthew 2:2

        • h 2:2 - Or in the east; also verse 9
          3 When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him;
          4 and assembling all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where 8the Christ was to be born.

          References for Matthew 2:4

          5 They told him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, for so it is written by the prophet:
          6 9"'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.'"

          References for Matthew 2:6