Matthew 2:13-19 NIV

The Escape to Egypt

13 When they had gone, an angel1 of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream.2 "Get up," he said, "take the child and his mother and escape to Egypt. Stay there until I tell you, for Herod is going to search for the child to kill him."3

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      14 So he got up, took the child and his mother during the night and left for Egypt,
      15 where he stayed until the death of Herod. And so was fulfilled4 what the Lord had said through the prophet: "Out of Egypt I called my son."a5

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        • f 2:15 - Hosea 11:1
          16 When Herod realized that he had been outwitted by the Magi, he was furious, and he gave orders to kill all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity who were two years old and under, in accordance with the time he had learned from the Magi.
          17 Then what was said through the prophet Jeremiah was fulfilled:6

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              18 "A voice is heard in Ramah, weeping and great mourning, Rachel7 weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted, because they are no more."b8

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              The Return to Nazareth

              19 After Herod died, an angel9 of the Lord appeared in a dream10 to Joseph in Egypt

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