Let’s Read The Bible (New Testament): Matthew Chapter Two In Matthew chapter two, we learn of eents that happened soon after !es"s Christ was born in Bethlehem# $e learn of the wise men which had followed a star that the% saw in the east, and we learn that the% ac&"ired abo"t a child that was born 'in of the !ews when the% were in the presence of 'in erod# $e learn of prophecies that were forefilled concernin !es"s* birth and how +- forefilled these prophecies that the prophets of +- reealed man% %ears before the birth of !es"s Christ#
We learn how King Herod was angered about the news that the King of the Jews was born. We learn what measures King Herod took in his attempt to kill Jesus Christ when He was still a child. We learn of the plan that GOD had to protect His Son Jesus Christ and Jesus earthl! famil! Joseph and "ar!. We learn where GOD sent them to protect them from King Herod# and then we learn how GOD planned to further protect Jesus after H$ %GOD the &ather' had called them to return back to the (and of )srael. We learn of !et another prophec! being forefilled e*actl! when the! came and li+ed in the cit! called ,a-areth.
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/,ow when Jesus was born in 0ethlehem of Judaea in the da!s of Herod the king# behold# there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem#1 Sa!ing# Where is he that is born King of the Jews2 for we ha+e seen his star in the east# and are come to worship him.3 When Herod the king had heard these things# he was troubled# and all Jerusalem with him.4 5nd when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together# he demanded of them where Christ should be born.6 5nd the! said unto him# )n 0ethlehem of Judaea7 for thus it is written b! the prophet#8 5nd thou 0ethlehem# in the land of Juda# art not the least among the princes of Juda7 for out of thee shall come a Go+ernor# that shall rule m! people )srael.9 :hen Herod# when he had pri+il! called the wise men# en;uired of them diligentl! what time the star appeared.< 5nd he sent them to 0ethlehem# and said# Go and search diligentl! for the !oung child= and when !e ha+e found him# bring me word again# that ) ma! come and worship him also.