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Matthew 2:13 NAS

The Flight to Egypt

13 Now when they had gone, behold, an 1angel of the Lord 2appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, "Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the Child to destroy Him."

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  • a 2:1 - A caste of wise men specializing in astronomy, astrology, and natural science
  • b 2:4 - Gr "Christos (Christ)"
  • c 2:5 - Or "through"
  • d 2:7 - Lit "the time of the appearing star"
  • e 2:11 - Lit "prostrated;" i.e. face down in a prone position to indicate worship
  • f 2:14 - Lit "he"
  • g 2:15 - Lit "was"
  • h 2:21 - Lit "he"