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Did the three wise men actually visit Jesus at birth as the Christmas nativity scene depicts?


According to the Bible, the wise men arrived in Bethlehem approximately 2 years after Jesus was born.

 

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    safiq ali patel 4 years ago

    Why can't you just accept the story of Christmas without picking at it or splitting hair over its finer details...


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    PlanksandNails 4 years ago

    From Matthew 2:2 reads in the past tense which would mean the wise men had seen the star from a distance, but no longer could see it. Later in the 10th verse the wise men rejoice because they could see the star again which led them straight to Jesus.

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    PlanksandNails 4 years ago

    If you read the question that was presented you may have an answer to your question.

    The way you know a story is accurate is by reading it first to see if the representation of it is correct.That is the difference between accuracy and discrepancy.

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    PlanksandNails 4 years ago

    That's right CJ, many Jewish visitors from the East were in Bethlehem as it was close to Jerusalem. Many had flocked to the area for the observance of the Feast of Tabernacles. (Leviticus 23:34-35)

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    PlanksandNails 4 years ago

    There is no mention of the number of wisemen that travelled to see Jesus.