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How did the wise man found Jesus?
Luke records the birth of Jesus, and the visit of the shepherds (Luke 2), but the wise men came some time after Jesus had been born, according to Matthew 2, and found him in a house in Bethlehem. (cf. Matthew 2:11). Rather, the star indicated a birth, and they thus traveled to Jerusalem.
What did Magi do when they saw baby Jesus?
On entering the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother; and they knelt down and paid him homage. Then, opening their treasure chests, they offered him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
Who first discovered baby Jesus?
Why were the Shepherds the first people to find out about the birth of Jesus? And what an amazing way they found out about it!
What did the Three Wise Men bring to Jesus?
The typical telling is that three wise men arrived on camels to visit baby Jesus in his manger, the first bringing a gift of gold, the second bringing a gift of frankincense and the third bringing a gift of myrrh. According to the Matthew 2:1, “… behold there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem.”
How old was Jesus when the wise men found him?
It’s very possible the magi or wise men may have first observed the star of Bethlehem the night of Jesus’ birth, seeing it up to two years beforehand and knowing when the exact time to depart for Jerusalem would be. Either way, they found Jesus, not in stable but in a “house” (Matt 2:11), and Jesus was no baby, but likely around two years old.
How did the wise men find Jesus in Bethlehem?
Matthew was quoting the prophecy of Micah (5:2) which mentions Bethlehem. This is why “Herod summoned the wise men secretly and ascertained from them what time the star had appeared.
Where did the wise men or magi find Jesus?
When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him; and assembling all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Christ was to be born. They told him, “In Bethlehem of Judea, for so it is written by the prophet: Matthew was quoting the prophecy of Micah (5:2) which mentions Bethlehem.