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Visitors from the East

Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the reign of King Herod. About that time some wise men[a] from eastern lands arrived in Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star as it rose,[b] and we have come to worship him.”

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Footnotes

  1. 2:1 Or royal astrologers; Greek reads magi; also in 2:7, 16.
  2. 2:2 Or star in the east.