Mateus 2

1 The and Jesus being born in Bethleem of the Judea, in days of Herod the king, lo, wise–man from an east country came into Jerusalem, saying:

2 Where is the new–born king of the Jews? we saw for of him the star in the rising, and are come to do homage of him.

3 Having heard and Herod the king was alarmed, and all Jerusalem with him;

4 and having called together all the chief–priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Anointed should be born.

5 They and said to him: In Bethleem of the Judea; thus for is written by the prophet;

6 And thou Bethleem, land of Juda; by no means least art among the princes of Juda; out of thee for shall come forth a prince, who shall govern the people of me, the Israel.

7 Then Herod privately having called the wise–men, learned exactly from them the time of the appearing a star,

8 and sending them into Bethleem, he said: Passing on your way, exactly inquire about the infant; as soon as and you have found, bring word to me, that I also going pay homage to him.

9 They and having heard the king departed. And lo, the star, which they saw in the rising, went before them, till going it stood over where was the infant.

10 Seeing and the star, they rejoiced a joy very great;

11 and being come into the house, they saw the infant with Mary the mother of it, and falling down did homage to it, and opening the treasuries of them, they offered to it gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.

12 And being warned in a dream not to return to Herod, by another way they withdrew into the country of them.

13 Having withdrawn but of the, lo, a messenger of a Lord appears in a dream to the Joseph, saying: Arising take the infant and the mother of it, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there, till I speak to thee; is about for Herod to seek the infant, to kill it.

14 He then arising took the infant and the mother of it by night, and went into Egypt;

15 and he was there till the death of Herod; that might be fulfilled the word spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying: Out of Egypt I called the son of me.

16 Then Herod seeing that he was mocked by the wise–men, was enraged much; and sending forth he slew all the boys the in Bethleem and in all the borders of her, from two years and under, according to the time which he exactly learnt from the wise–men.

17 Then was fulfilled the word spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying:

18 A voice in Rama was heard, lamentation and weeping and mourning great; Rachel bewailing the children of her; and not is willing to be comforted because not they are.

19 Having died and of the Herod, lo, a messenger of a Lord in a dream appears to the Joseph in Egypt, saying:

20 Arising take the infant and the mother of it, and go thou into land Israel; they are dead for the seeking the life of the infant.

21 He and arising took the infant and the mother of it, and came into land Israel.

22 Hearing and, that Archelaus was reigning over the Judea instead of Herod the father of him, he was afraid there to go; being warned and in a dream, he withdrew into regions of the Galilee.

23 And coming he dwelt into a city named Nazareth; that might be fulfilled the words spoken through the prophets, that a Nazarene he will be called.