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Matthew 2:1

Context
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After Jesus was born in Bethlehem 1  in Judea, in the time 2  of King Herod, 3  wise men 4  from the East came to Jerusalem 5 

XREF

Ge 10:30; Ge 25:6; Ge 49:10; 1Ki 4:30; Job 1:3; Ps 72:9-12; Isa 11:10; Isa 60:1-22; Da 9:24,25; Mic 5:2; Hag 2:6-9; Mt 1:25; Mt 2:3,19; Mt 2:5; Lu 2:4-7; Lu 2:11,15; Joh 7:42

NET © Notes

map For location see Map5 B1; Map7 E2; Map8 E2; Map10 B4.

tn Grk “in the days.”

sn King Herod was Herod the Great, who ruled Palestine from 37 b.c. until he died in 4 b.c. He was known for his extensive building projects (including the temple in Jerusalem) and for his cruelty.

sn The Greek term magi here describes a class of wise men and priests who were astrologers (L&N 32.40).

map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.



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