English Standard Version
Then Herod summoned the wise men secretly and ascertained from them what time the star had appeared.
King James Bible
Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.
American Standard Version
Then Herod privily called the Wise-men, and learned of them exactly what time the star appeared.
Then Herod, privately calling the wise men, learned diligently of them the time of the star which appeared to them;
English Revised Version
Then Herod privily called the wise men, and learned of them carefully what time the star appeared.
Webster's Bible Translation
Then Herod, when he had privately called the wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.
Weymouth New Testament
Thereupon Herod sent privately for the Magi and ascertained from them the exact time of the star's appearing.
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Matthew 2:7 Parallel Commentaries
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I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near: a star shall come out of Jacob, and a scepter shall rise out of Israel; it shall crush the forehead of Moab and break down all the sons of Sheth.
Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem,
And he sent them to Bethlehem, saying, "Go and search diligently for the child, and when you have found him, bring me word, that I too may come and worship him."
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.
But Felix, having a rather accurate knowledge of the Way, put them off, saying, "When Lysias the tribune comes down, I will decide your case."
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