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Archaeologists unearth ancient entryway to King Herod’s Palace

Archaeologist from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Institute of Archaeology have unearthed the ancient corridor that lead to Herod the Great’s palace – the fortress of Herodium. The palace, located about 7 miles south of Jerusalem, was excavated to reveal a space 65 feet long, 65 feet high, and 20…
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Matthew

Herod the Great orders death of all infants in Bethlehem- Jesus on the run (Matthew 2:13 – 2:23)

After the magi (wise men) visited Jesus, an angel told Joseph (via a dream) to take Jesus and Mary and flee to Egypt. The angel explained that Herod the Great was about to search for Jesus and kill him. The angel instructed Joseph to remain in Egypt until the angel…
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Matthew

King Herod sends Magi (wise men) to visit baby Jesus in Bethlehem (Matthew 2:1 – 2:12)

After Jesus' birth in Bethlehem, Magi (wise men) from the East arrived in Jerusalem (five miles north of Bethlehem) asking King Herod where the baby “king of the Jews” was located. The Magi explained that they had seen a star and had come to worship the new king. The mention…
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