For other uses, see Three Kings (disambiguation) and Wise men (disambiguation
). .... These names have a far greater likelihood of being originally Persian, ...
We really don't know the names of the magi because the Bible doesn't tell us. In
fact, the Bible is silent on how many wise men visited Jesus. ... In particular, the
Messianic prophecies of the Old Testament must have claimed their attention ...
The unfounded idea that they were also kings came from the imagery of Isaiah 60
What were the names of the Three Kings (or Three Wise Men), and the gifts ... to
Matthew 2:1-12, "wise men" came from the East to visit Jesus, bearing gifts of ...
... there were three “wise men,” their names were Melchior, Caspar and Balthasar
, and ... The East could have been Babylonia or Persia, although later legends
imagined ... Some folks have been saying that the 3 wise men don't exist…true?
However, the Bible does not say there were only three wise men. ... Tradition
says that there were three and that their names were Gaspar, ... Also, the magi
may have been aware of the prophecy of Balaam (who was from ... So, the magi
were men who 1) read and believed God's Word, 2) sought Jesus, 3) recognized
The History of the Christmas Story - Who were the Wisemen or Magi? ... Although
they are often called the 'Three Kings', the Bible does not say how many ... them
three gifts: but however many there were of them, they probably would have ...
The names of the magi or three wisemen who visited the Christ child. ... The 3
magi have been described not only as wise men, but also as kings or Persian ...
Dec 14, 2010 ... Nativity displays often have three wise men. ... We Three Kings ... had seen the
baby Jesus and presented their gifts to Him ( Matthew 2:12 ).
The 'wise men from the East' who came to adore Jesus in Bethlehem ... This
return to Nazareth may have been either before the Magi came to ... The Magians
revolted and set up Gaumata, their chief, as King of Persia under the name of
Smerdis. ... Strabo (XI, ix, 3) says that the Magian priests formed one of the two