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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wednesday - The Visit of the Wise Men - Matthew 2:1-12 - 12/7/16

Wise men from the east inquire after Christ. They worship him, & offer presents.

Verse 1 ... NOW when ... Jesus was born in Beth'le-hem of Ju-de'a in the days of Her'od the king, there came wise men...

Luke 2:4,6,7, ... (The taxation. The birth of Jesus at Bethlehem) And Jo'seph also went up from Gal'i-lee, out of the city of Naz'a-reth, into Ju-de'a, unto the city of Da'vid, which is called Beth'le-hem ... (because he was of the house & lineage of Da'vid,)

And so it was, that while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.

And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.

And she brought forth her firstborn son, & wrapped him swaddling clothes, & laid him in a manager; because there were no room for them in the inn.


Matthew 2:1 ... from the east to Je-ru'sa-lem,

Genesis 10:30 ... And their dwelling was from Me'sha, as thou goest unto Se'phar, a mount of the east.


Matthew 2:2 ... Saying, ... Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen ...

Luke 2:11 ... (An angel announceth it to the shepherds) For unto you is born this day in the city of Da'vid a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.


Matthew 2:2 ... his star in the east, & are come to worship him.

Isaiah 60:3 ... (The Gentiles shall come to her light) And the Gen'tiles shall come to thy light, & kings to the brightness of thy rising.


Matthew 2:3 ... When Her'od the king had heard these things, he was troubled, & all Je-ru'sa-lem with him.


Matthew 2:4 ... And when he had gathered all ... the chief priests & ...

II Chronicles 36:14 ... Moreover all the chief of the priests, & the people, transgressed very much after all the abominations of the heathen; & polluted the house of the LORD which he had hallowed in Je-ru'sa-lem.


Matthew 2:4 ... scribes of the people together, ...

II Chronicles 34:13 ... (Josiah's provideth for the repair of the temple) Also they were over the bearers of burdens, & were overseers of all that wrought the work in any manner of service: & the Le'vites there were scribes, & officers, & porters.


Matthew 2:4 ... he demanded of them where Christ should be born.

Malachi 2:7 ... (The priests reproved for neglecting their covenant) For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, & they should seek the law at his mouth: for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.


Matthew 2:5 ... And they said unto him, In Beth'le-hem of Ju-de'a: for thus it is written by the prophet,


Matthew 2:6 ... And thou Beth'le-hem, in the land of Ju'da, art not the least among the princes of Ju'da: for out of thee shall come a Governor, ...

John 7:42 ... Hath not the Scripture said, That Christ cometh of the seed of Da'vid, & out of the town of Beth'le-hem, where Da'vid was.


Matthew 2:6 ... that shall (feed) rule my people Is'ra-el.


Matthew 2:7 ... Then Her'od when he had privily called the wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.


Matthew 2:8 ... And he sent them to Beth'le-hem, & said, Go & search diligently for the young child; & when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come & worship him also.


Matthew 2:9 ... When they had heard the king, they departed; & lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came & stood over where the young child was.


Matthew 2:10 ... When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.


Matthew 2:11 ... And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Ma'ry his mother, & fell down, & worshipped him: & when they had opened their treasures, ... they (offered) presented unto him; gifts; gold, & frankincense, & myrrh.

Psalm 72:10 ... (The psalmist, praying for the king, foretelleth his prosperous & glorious reign. A Psalm (of) for Solomon) The kings of Tar'shish & of the isles shall bring presents: the kings of She'ba & Se'ba shall offer gifts.


Matthew 2:12 ... And being warned of God ... in a dream that they should not return to Her'od, they departed into their own country another way.

Matthew 1:20 ... (An angel removeth the doubts of Joseph) But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Jo'seph, thou son of Da'vid, fear not to take thee Ma'ry thy wife: for that which is (begotten) conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost.

Scripture reference used from The KJV Bible, SouthWestern Co., Nashville, TN