Matthew 2:13-23 ESV

The Flight to Egypt

13 Now when they had departed, behold, 1an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, "Rise, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you, for Herod is about to search for the child, to destroy him."

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      14 And he rose and took the child and his mother by night and departed to Egypt
      15 and remained there until the death of Herod. 2This was to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet, 3"Out of Egypt I called my son."

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          Herod Kills the Children

          16 Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, became furious, and he sent and killed all the male children in Bethlehem and in all that region who were two years old or under, according to the time that he had ascertained from the wise men.

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              17 4Then was fulfilled what was spoken by the prophet Jeremiah:

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              18 5"A voice was heard in Ramah, weeping and loud lamentation, Rachel weeping for her children; she refused to be comforted, because they 6are no more."

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              The Return to Nazareth

              19 But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,

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                  20 saying, "Rise, take the child and his mother and go to the land of Israel, for 7those who sought the child's life are dead."

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                  21 And he rose and took the child and his mother and went to the land of Israel.
                  22 But when he heard that Archelaus was reigning over Judea in place of his father Herod, he was afraid to go there, and 8being warned in a dream he withdrew to the district of Galilee.

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                    • 57 2:22 - See ver. 12
                      23 And he went and lived in a city called 9Nazareth, 10that what was spoken by the prophets might be fulfilled: "He shall be called a Nazarene."

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