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Matthew 2 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:1 - Now when Yeshua was born in Beit-Lechem of Yehudah in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Yerushalayim, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:2 - "Where is he who is born King of the Yehudim? For we saw his star in the east, and have come to worship him."
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:3 - When Herod the king heard it, he was troubled, and all Yerushalayim with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:4 - Gathering together all the chief Kohanim and Sofrim of the people, he asked them where the Messiah would be born.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:5 - They said to him, "In Beit-Lechem of Yehudah, for thus it is written through the prophet,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:6 - 'You Beit-Lechem, land of Yehudah, Are in no way least among the princes of Yehudah: For out of you shall come forth a governor, Who shall shepherd my people, Yisra'el.'"
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:7 - Then Herod secretly called the wise men, and learned from them exactly what time the star appeared.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:8 - He sent them to Beit-Lechem, and said, "Go and search diligently for the young child. When you have found him, bring me word, so that I also may come and worship him."
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:9 - They, having heard the king, went their way; and behold, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, until it came and stood over where the young child was.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:10 - When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:11 - They came into the house and saw the young child with Miryam, his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Opening their treasures, they offered to him gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:12 - Being warned in a dream that they shouldn't return to Herod, they went back to their own country another way.

The Flight to Egypt

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:13 - Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Yosef in a dream, saying, "Arise and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Mitzrayim, and stay there until I tell you, for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him."
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:14 - He arose and took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Mitzrayim,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:15 - and was there until the death of Herod; that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying, "Out of Mitzrayim I called my son."

Herod Slaughters Babies

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:16 - Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked by the wise men, was exceedingly angry, and sent out, and killed all the male children who were in Beit-Lechem and in all the surrounding countryside, from two years old and under, according to the exact time which he had learned from the wise men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:17 - Then that which was spoken by Yirmeyahu the prophet was fulfilled, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:18 - "A voice was heard in Ramah, Lamentation, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children; She wouldn't be comforted, Because they are no more."
(Luk 2:39 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:19 - But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Yosef in Mitzrayim, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:20 - "Arise and take the young child and his mother, and go into Eretz-Yisra'el, for those who sought the young child's life are dead."
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:21 - He arose and took the young child and his mother, and came into Eretz-Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:22 - But when he heard that Archelaus was reigning over Yehudah in the place of his father, Herod, he was afraid to go there. Being warned in a dream, he withdrew into the region of the Galil,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:23 - and came and lived in a city called Natzeret; that it might be fulfilled which was spoken through the prophets: "He will be called a Natzri."

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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