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The Worship of the Magi

Mat 2:1  Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, Wise-men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying,

Mat 2:2  Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we saw his star in the east, and are come to worship him.

Mat 2:3  And when Herod the king heard it, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.

Mat 2:4  And gathering together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Christ should be born.

Mat 2:5  And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written through the prophet,

Mat 2:6  And thou Bethlehem, land of Judah, Art in no wise least among the princes of Judah: For out of thee shall come forth a governor, Who shall be shepherd of my people Israel.

Mat 2:7  Then Herod privily called the Wise-men, and learned of them exactly what time the star appeared.

Mat 2:8  And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search out exactly concerning the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word, that I also may come and worship him.

Mat 2:9  And they, having heard the king, went their way; and lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.

Mat 2:10  And when they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.

Mat 2:11  And they came into the house and saw the young child with Mary his mother; and they fell down and worshipped him; and opening their treasures