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which was the son of Bethlehem.
was the son of God.
So all the generations from Abraham 17.
ND when eight days were accom- Luk. ii.
plished for the circumcising of the 21. Child, his name was called Jesus, which was so named of the Angel before he was conceived in the womb.
The coming and departure of the
Ow when Jesus was born in Bethle- 1. Mat. ii.
I. hem of Fudea in the days of Herod the King, behold there came wise men from the East to Jerusalem, faying, Where is he that is born King of the 2. Fews ? For we have seen his star in the East, and are come to worship him.
Eethlehem."? When Herod the King had heard these Anno. Mar. ii.
things he was troubled, and all feruja-Arat. I. 3.
lem with him, and when he had gathered all the chief Priests and Scribes of the people together, he demanded of 5. them where Christ should be born. And ." they said unto him in Bethlehem of fu:
dea :: for thus it is written by the Pro,
in the land of Juda, art noi the least áo
the Princes of Fudes
Then Herod when he had privily calld the wise men, enquired of them
diligently what time the star appear'd.
faid, Go and search diligently for the
ye have found
had heard the King, they departed; and
went before them, till it came and stood
they saw the star they rejoiced with ex11. ceeding great joy. And when they were
come into the house, they saw the young
down, and worshipped him: and when
sented unto him gifts, gold and frank-
ed of God in a dream that they should
ND when the days of [Mary's] pu- 22.
rification, according to the Law of Mofes, were accomplished, they brought [Fesus] to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord, (as it is written in the Law of 27. the Lord, Every'male that openeth the womb shall be called holy to the Lord) and to offer a facrifice according to that 24. which is said in the Law of the Lord, a pair of turtle doves, or two young pigeons. And behold there was a man in 2s. Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him. And it 26. was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord's Christ. And he came 27. by the Spirit into the Temple: and when the Parents brought in the Child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the Law, then took he him up in his arms 28. and blessed God and said,
Lord, now lettest thou thy servant
to lighten the Gentiles, and the gory
Temple. And Joseph and his Mother marvelled Anno Luke ii. 33. at those things which were spoken of him. Ætat. I.
And Simeon blessed them, and said unto
ny in Israel; and for a sign which shall
peirce thro' thine own foul also) that
And there was one Anna a prophetefs, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Afer; she was of a great age, and had
lived with an husband seven years from , her virginity: and she was a widow of about fourfcore and four years: which departed not from the temple, but ferved
God with fastings and prayers night and
gave thanks likewise unto the Lord, and
ND when the [wise men] were de-
parted, behold the Angel of the
for Herod will seek the young child to dé14. ftroy him. When he arose, he took the
young child and his mother by night
and departed into Ægypt; and was there Egypt. Acaca 2. until the death of Herod : that it might 15. Mat. ii,
be fulfilled which was spoken of the
Slaughter of the Infants at Bethlehem. Bethlehem.
Hen Herod when he saw that he was 16.
mocked of the wise men, was ex-
SE CT. XIII.
an Angel of the Lord appeareth in a