asking, "Where is the One who has been born King of the Jews? We saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him."
Cross ReferencesNumbers 24:17
I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob, and a scepter will arise from Israel. He will crush the skulls of Moab and strike down all the sons of Sheth.
Behold, the days are coming, declares the LORD, when I will raise up for David a Righteous Branch, and He will reign wisely as king and administer justice and righteousness in the land.
Instead, they will serve the LORD their God and David their king, whom I will raise up for them.
Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! See, your King comes to you, righteous and victorious, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
When King Herod heard this, he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him.
Meanwhile Jesus stood before the governor, who questioned Him: "Are You the King of the Jews?" "You have said so," Jesus answered.
"Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord!" "Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!"
Above Him was posted an inscription: This is the King of the Jews.
"Rabbi," Nathanael answered, "You are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!"
"I, Jesus, have sent My angel to give you this testimony for the churches. I am the Root and the Offspring of David, the bright Morning Star."
Chapter Outline1. The wise men from the east enquire after Jesus;
3. at which Herod is alarmed.
9. They are directed by a star to Bethlehem, worship him, and offer their presents.
13. Joseph flees into Egypt with Jesus and his mother.
16. Herod slays the children;
20. himself dies.
23. Jesus is brought back again into Galilee to Nazareth.
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Isaiah 9:6, 7
Isaiah 32:1, 2
Luke 23:3, 38
John 19:12-15, 19
Luke 1:78, 79
Matthew 2:10, 11
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