The story of a king outsmarted by wise men from the East. A fresh account of an ancient, reported in a new easy-reading Bible still under construction, The Casual English Bible, at CasualEnglishBible.com. You’ll find the story in the Bible book of Matthew, second chapter. 3D Bible maps you see in the video are among nearly 1,000 Bible maps available for download as PDFs. The complete set is available, along with Q&A Bible study leader’s guides.
WISE MEN FOLLOW A STAR TO BETHLEHEM
1Jesus was born in Bethlehem, in the province of Judea, when Herod the Great was king of the Jews. Later, a group of wise men known as magi showed up in Jerusalem. They came from a distant land somewhere in the east.2They started asking around, “Where’s the boy who’s going to become king of the Jews? We saw the sign of his birth: a rising star. We came to honor him.”